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Staff Nurse - Bank
Ref: DAN03960

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  • Location
  • Whorlton Hall Hospital, Whorlton Village, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham, DL12 8XQ
  • Salary
  • 11.93 - 14.94 ph (24,814 - 31,075 pa)
  • We support and care for adults living with a learning disability, who may also have a diagnosis of autism, in specialist supported living, residential services and hospitals. Our aim is to deliver effective and outcome based services within person centred, professional care environments, supporting people to have the most choice and independence possible. We set high standards for ourselves in the delivery of care, and most importantly, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do.

     

    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then please read on...


     

    In this role you will have a unique opportunity to support people to achieve their goals and move on along their care pathway to more independent living, while developing your own specialist skills alongside training courses tailored to your personal development.

     

    In this role your main focus would be to provide safe, sound and supportive care to the people you support. You will have working relationships with the nursing and multi-disciplinary teams, and will play an important role in the lives of the people you support, as well as their families or loved ones.

     

    The support and care you provide will be respectful, dignified and caring, following each individual's person-centred care plan to promote choice and independence. As a key member of the team, you will contribute to the leadership of the service, ensuring each individual is working to support people in the best way.


     

    So what qualifications and attributes do you need?

    • We would welcome all applicants that feel they would be able to make a positive difference to people's lives
    • You would need to be compassionate, understanding and trustworthy
    • Qualified Nurse (RNLD or RMN)
    • Previous experience would be beneficial
    • See job description for more details

    If this sounds like you, we would love to welcome you to the team.
     

     

    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • Opportunities to become a permanent employee
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Opportunities to progress and develop

     

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions

  • Location Information
  • Located in a picturesque village near to Barnard Castle, County Durham, Whorlton Hall is a specialist hospital providing assessment and intervention for up to 17 men and women living with a learning disability and complex needs.

     

    Whorlton Hall is a beautiful and spacious detached, grade 2 listed period property, surrounded by stunning countryside in an idyllic village location. The service comprises of three separate elements that support people with varying levels of need along their care pathway towards more independent living.

     

    There are a number of living areas, as well as an activities hub for crafts, games and skills sessions, a recreation room with pool and table football, an IT suite and a beauty and aromatherapy room. There is also a life skills kitchen where people can practice their skills ready for moving on. Whorlton Hall is set in large grounds surrounded by lawns and seating areas. The people we support enjoy using the outdoor sporting equipment including playing games of football and cricket.

     

    Click here to read more about Whorlton Hall

     

    Click here to see the awards we have won at Danshell

  • Closing date
  • 17/07/2018
  • Job Description
  • JD_PS_Staff_Nurse.pdf

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