Head Of Department in London
... Are you a UK-based Registered Nurse (RGN) looking for a new opportunity to work in a supportive and kind environment that will help you develop and achieve your career goals to become the best you can be? If so,...
Are you a UK-based Registered Nurse (RGN) looking for a new opportunity to work in a supportive and kind environment that will help you develop and achieve your career goals to become the best you can be? If so, join our team at Gardens & Jacobs Neurological Centre in Sawbridgeworth.
As an experienced Registered Nurse from the NHS or private sector, you'll join the team at Gardens & Jacobs as the head of department, to lead and manage the staff and clinical welfare of the residents in one of the wards within Jacobs and Gardens neurological Centre.
Your career at Elysium will be enjoyable and rewarding as you develop specialist skills and make a real difference for some of the most vulnerable people in society.
Being part of the clinical management team at Garden & Jacobs is a career that you can take pride in and enjoy. It’s what delivering great healthcare should feel like.
What you will be doing
As the Head Of Department you will join a supportive multi-disciplinary team that works well together in caring for people of all ages who are living with neurological and long-term conditions, including those living with physical disabilities and recovering from traumatic injuries, and providing a high level of personal and rehabilitative care.
You will lead the department alongside your therapy colleagues to deliver the individual care each person needs while maintaining accurate records.
The service is a 24/7 environment. The position is full-time (Monday to Friday), working the occasional weekend to provide senior cover for the whole centre.
You will join our teams that support people who have complex rehabilitation needs such as tracheostomies / ventilated / peg feeds and who have extensive and long-term rehabilitation goals. You will be working closely with a range of internal and external services including wheelchair, speech, the local trust and funding providers.
Things that you will have:
- A relevant nursing qualification
- NMC registration
- Management experience and /or demonstrated ability to manage a team.
- Effective communication skills and proven ability to work effectively
- Demonstrated commercial and financial awareness
- Good computer skills
- A high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach
- A positive attitude and be naturally caring and compassionate
- A commitment to high-quality care and to values and evidence-based practice
Where you will be working
Gardens Neurological Centre and Jacobs Neurological Centre have a combined total of 132 beds on the same site in Sawbridgeworth (CM21 0HH), which is on the Hertfordshire and Essex border within easy travelling distance of London and Cambridge.
The two Centres deliver specialist 24-hour nursing and therapy services for people with complex long-term neurological conditions, and brain or spinal injuries who require ongoing support and assistance to maximise functional ability.
Each service has communal lounges, dining rooms, and all bedrooms have en-suite facilities with over 95% on single occupancy. All rooms are adapted to each resident's requirements according to their assessments and needs.
What you will get
With the Elysium Wellbeing team on-hand to keep you feeling great; be it a chat, massage or group activities, and a huge range of career development opportunities to help you grow and succeed, if you have the aspiration, capability, and dedication, we can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.
- Annual salary of £37,000 - £42,000 DOE (37.5 Hours a week)
- The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
- Subsidised meals and free parking
- Wellbeing support and activities
- Career development and training
- Pension contribution
- Life Assurance
- Enhanced Maternity Package
There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.
About your next employer
You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.
Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally.
The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.
Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.
- Type of Contract
- Graduate jobs
- Profession type
- Health / Medical
- Full UK/EU driving license preferred
- Car Preferred
- Must be eligible to work in the EU
- Cover Letter Required
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