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Night Deputy Head of Department/Senior Sister in Gloucester

... Are you an experienced UK-based Registered Nurse (RGN) looking for a new opportunity to work in a supportive, rewarding and kind environment that will help you develop and achieve your career goals to become the...

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Are you an experienced UK-based Registered Nurse (RGN) looking for a new opportunity to work in a supportive, rewarding 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 The Dean Neurological Centre in Gloucester.

As an experienced Registered Nurse from the NHS or private sector, you'll join the team at The Dean as the Head of Department, to lead and manage the staff and clinical welfare of the residents providing clinical leadership to our teams within The Dean 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 The Dean is a career that you can take pride in and enjoy. With a strong focus on quality and improvement; it’s what delivering great healthcare should feel like. The successful applicant will work alongside the Senior Leadership Team while we continue our Journey to Outstanding.

What you will be doing

As the Night Deputy HoD/Senior Sister, 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 slow stream rehabilitative care.

You will lead teams alongside your therapy colleagues and wider clinical leadership team to deliver the individual care each person needs while maintaining accurate records and clinical governance standards.   

The service is a 24/7 environment. This position is full-time with the expectation of working shifts primarily as well as the occasional day time shift pattern to allow for clinical supervision and attendance of key meetings.

You will join our teams that support people who have complex rehabilitation needs such as tracheostomies, ventilators, and 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 and language teams, 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

The Dean Neurological Centre is a 60 bedded specialist Neurological Centre based in Gloucester which is currently rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission. The centre is based on main transport links and driving is therefore not essential.

The Dean provides 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. The Dean provides a successful community tracheostomy care provision and features piped oxygen in a number of rooms.

The Dean features communal lounges, dining rooms, therapy gym and a specifically designed sensory room. All rooms are adapted to each resident's requirements according to their assessments and needs providing truly person centred, individualised care.

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 £43,602 DOE (37.5 Hours a week)
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Ability for flexible working
  • Subsidised meals and free parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • Free Parking

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.

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Extra information

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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