Deputy Care Centre Director in Northampton

... Are you a Registered Nurse looking for a new opportunity to work in an organisation that will help to develop you to achieve your goals to become the best you can be? If so, join the team at Pathfields Lodge as...

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Are you a Registered Nurse looking for a new opportunity to work in an organisation that will help to develop you to achieve your goals to become the best you can be? If so, join the team at Pathfields Lodge as Lead Nurse / Deputy Care Centre Director.

Your career within 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.

It’s 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 an experienced RN you will provide a high profile, visible clinical leadership to the nursing team at Pathfields Lodge and the new service. You will promote and safeguard the wellbeing and interests of all service users, employees, and visitors.


You will ensure that standards of resident care are always maintained within the parameters of operational policies and governing legislation, working 37.5 hours per week, recognising the need for flexible hours to meet the needs of the service.

As you work alongside team, you will provide exceptional support to the two distinct services providing specialist care and rehabilitation with a wide range of neurological needs. You will be working in an environment where there is an emphasis on teamwork. You will provide operational leadership in the delivery of highest quality nursing services.

No two days are the same, with plenty to keep you engaged and motivated, but also a good amount of routine. 

There are career development opportunities, with a huge range of training that will 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.

Things that you will have:


  • A relevant Nursing or HCPC qualification and registration with several years’ post qualification experience
  • Management and leadership experience
  • Strong clinical skills
  • Effective team-working skills
  • Influencing skills
  • A high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach
  • A positive attitude and be naturally caring and compassionate.
  • Highly skilled at report writing.
  • Good organisational skills
  • A commitment to high-quality care and to values and evidence-based practice

Site Information

Where you will be working

Location: Pathfields Lodge, Station Road, Knuston, Irchester, NN29 7EY

You will be working alongside the clinical team at Pathfields Lodge and new service to care for people with neurological conditions, acquired brain injuries, complex care needs, often in conjunction with complex physical health needs.

You will deliver truly person-centred care where each individual is at the heart of everything you do, at this specialist inpatient neurological rehabilitation and complex care service which boasts extensive facilities that cater for specific needs of the residents.

Set in beautiful grounds within a small village, Pathfields Lodge is a care home providing care and support for residents, along with a brand new neurological service, opening in April 2023, within a tranquil setting. Close to Rushden Lakes, the good road links makes it easily commutable from Northampton, Wellingborough and Milton Keynes.

Benefits & About Elysium

What you will get

•         Salary of £48,000 - £53,000
•         The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
•         Free meals and parking
•         Wellbeing support and activities
•         Career development and training
•         Pension contribution
•         Enhanced Maternity Package
•         Flexible working opportunities
•         2 week paid induction

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers.

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.


Site Information
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Benefits & About Elysium
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Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
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Profession type
Health / Medical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

Northampton | Medical Jobs | Graduate jobs

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