Senior Nurse ( RMN / RNLD ) - Learning Disabilities Rehabilitation

Zoek Pin Taunton, Somerset, England

£38k per year + Excellent training and development

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 38 days ago

Senior Registered Nurse - Learning Disabilities Rehabilitation

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced registered nurse - RMN or RNLD ( Mental Health Nurse and / or Learning Disability Nurse ) to work within a very positive, friendly and supportive Low and Medium Secure Hospital situated in Taunton, Somerset in a charge nurse role on the learning disabilities Unit

Location: Taunton, Somerset

Salary: £38,000 per annum - negotiable depending on your experience

  • Overtime rates: 25% extra per hour for weekday shifts, 30% extra per hour for night shifts, 50% extra per hour for weekend shifts
  • Hours: Full Time and Part Time hours are available - you can choose depending on your preference (options of: hours, 23 hours, hours or hours)
  • Shifts : Options of Days only ( - 8pm) or Nights only (7pm - 8am) or Mixed shifts on a rotational basis

This Hospital has a combination of low secure and medium secure units for adults with mental health problems. Patients may have histories of offending and/or may have failed in previous placements. The hospital is currently going through a new phase and is due to open up two brand new specialist learning disabilities services early 2020.

Training / Induction and opportunities for development and progression: The hospital offers a structured and thorough 2-week induction programme, which will include various training courses. You will also have access to clear and structured development programmes where you can see clear pathways to progression within the hospital. Training and development is one of the major ethos' of the hospital. There are no limits to training and development as the hospital will fund any training course you would like to do that is relevant to your job role.

Staff wellbeing: The hospital has a monthly staff wellbeing budget and regularly host wellbeing events for their staff. For example, next month a massage therapist is coming into the hospital for 3 days to give massages to nurses for free. The hospital also does regular breakfast mornings, whereby the hospital director comes round with bacon / sausage butties or Krispy Kreme's for all staff. The hospital also does monthly and quarterly staff raffles - some of the recent prizes have been 'a city break for two' or '£1,500 worth of holiday vouchers'.

Employee Benefits:

  • Many benefits in line with the NHS

  • A thorough induction programme

  • A very strong talent development programme with a clear development structure

  • Ongoing and regular training and support

  • A fantastic preceptorship programme

  • Working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team

  • A variety of flexible working options

  • Excellent overtime rates - 25% extra per hour for weekday shifts, 30% extra per hour for night shifts, 50% extra per hour for weekend shifts

  • Free on-site parking

  • Enhanced maternity pay

  • Free meals on shift

  • Access to development opportunities including:

  • Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel

  • Leadership & management development

  • Long service award

  • Enhanced support with Return to Practice

  • Support with your NMC PIN revalidation

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Birthday Holiday - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave

  • Mentoring and involvement in HCA / Support worker development

  • CPD top up

  • Employee of the Month awards

For more information or to apply for the role please call Amy Parker on######### or email a copy of your CV to

You can also text me on######### this number is only for texting. If you do decide to text, please pop your name on there so I know it's from you.


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