There has never been a more exciting time to join Halton Borough Council. We are excited as a care home division to be involved in many exciting projects, including the development of an electronic care recording system, recruitment of volunteers and plans for a refurbishment of all our homes with over £3 million secured to start work in 2023. Because of this, we are looking to recruit a Senior Nurse to support the needs of our service.
ABOUT THE JOB
Reporting to the Registered Manager the Senior Nurse will be part of a team who have responsibility for the clinical care of residents within a unit, working with the support of other health colleagues and the whole care team to ensure the highest standards of care are achieved for all residents. You will be supported to develop your skills as an autonomous practitioner and will have opportunities to enhance your leadership and management skills.
You will work with a team of nurses with a breadth of clinical skills and knowledge. You will be supported by the community and acute health colleagues, with strong links with GP and Mental Health teams. You will build meaningful relationships with the residents you support, understanding their history and what is important to them.
As the Senior Nurse, you will be genuinely enthusiastic about providing person-centred and strengths-based care to our elderly residents, supporting them to enhance their health and well-being and live meaningful lives.
The successful candidate will need to be able to work in a fast-paced environment, showing confidence to make clinical decisions daily. Great communication and an ability to show empathy and compassion are essential.
Applicants must be
- A Registered Nurse and have a Diploma in Nursing
- Clinical leadership of a care home / clinical environment
- Management and supervision of registered nurses and care staff
Halton council owns 3 nursing homes in the borough
- Millbrow Care Home, Widnes- 44-bed nursing home – providing general nursing care and Dementia nursing care.
- St Patricks, Widnes- 40 bedded Nursing home – providing Dementia nursing care.
- St Lukes, Runcorn, 56 bedded Nursing home – providing Dementia nursing care.
All our homes have a range of activities and areas available to the individuals who live in them, including spacious garden areas. Care in our homes is personalised and focuses on the needs and wishes of everyone.
Halton has amenities, attractions, and activities in abundance. The area offers endless opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, with three canals and miles of footpaths right on our doorstep.
The overarching Council vision is “Halton will be a thriving and vibrant borough where people can learn and develop their skills, enjoy a good quality of life with good health; a high quality, modern urban environment; the opportunity for all to fulfil their potential; greater wealth and equality; sustained by a thriving business community; and within safer, stronger and more attractive neighbourhoods”
We provide a generous benefits package along with a flexible family-friendly working culture and opportunities for progression with a commitment to provide high quality training and CPD opportunities to all staff.
Here are some of our benefits:
- Flexible Working Arrangements
- 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays (Increasing after 5 years’ service)
- Local government Pension Scheme
- Access to a range of learning and development opportunities
- Free Car Parking
- Employee Health Initiatives
- Car Leasing Scheme
- Salary Sacrifice Schemes
- Employee Discounts
This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop your career in a supportive and team orientated environment.
We wish to make the application process as straightforward as possible, so we just ask that you upload your CV and answer a couple of shortlisting questions.
This recruitment campaign is being managed by JGP Resourcing. Please contact Amy Andrews for more information about this role at firstname.lastname@example.org or 07401 073325
We are actively reviewing applications and keen to invite shortlisted candidates for interview prior to the advert closing. If a suitable candidate is appointed the role may close early, therefore please do not hesitate to submit your application.