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Charge Nurse
Ref: DAN03824

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  • Location
  • Thistle Care Home 119 Americanmuir Road, Dundee,DD3 9AG
  • Location
  • Thistle Care Home
  • Salary
  • 15.71 - 17.87 ph (32,677 - 37,170 pa)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Who is Danshell?


    We care for and support adults living with a learning disability or autism in specialist hospitals and residential services throughout the UK.

    Our purpose is to make a positive difference to the people and their families by delivering person-centred health and social care that helps our service users to fulfil the things they want out of life.

    We set high standards for our staff teams and we want people who are compassionate, trustworthy and resilient but most importantly, put the service user at the centre of all they do.

    Does this appeal to you? Would you like to help us deliver high quality, safe care? Then please read on…

    So what will the job involve?


    You will undertake work that is meaningful to our service users and socially important within the local community – working for Danshell will provide you with the opportunity to support vulnerable adults with a learning disability and/or on the autistic spectrum. 

    You will have a unique opportunity to get to know our service users in-depth before they take the next step in their care pathway.  Your contribution will enable you to observe progress, sometimes working with service users who challenge, while developing your own specialist skills alongside training courses tailored to your personal development.

    The main focus of the role will be to provide safe, sound and supportive care to the people who use our service. You will have key working relationships with the multidisciplinary team, as well as internal and external stakeholders, including service users' families and loved ones. 

    As a key member of the team, you will contribute to the leadership of the service engaging with Support Workers or Healthcare Assistants within your service.

    As a role model, your contribution will promote the highest levels of quality and care delivery at your service.

    So what qualifications and attributes do you need?

    • We would welcome all applicants that feel they would be able to make a positive difference to people's lives,
    • You would need to be a compassionate, understanding and trustworthy
    • Qualified Nurse (RNLD or RMN)
    • Previous experience would be beneficial,
    • See job description for more details.

    If you are saying yes to the above, and you have an affinity with delivering quality care – we would welcome your application.
     

    Benefits include:

    • 28 days annual leave with length of service entitlements
    • Fully paid training and travel assistance to offsite training
    • Enhanced overtime rates
    • Paid PVG
    • Travel allowance (terms apply)
    • Free on-site parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Life Assurance
    • Refer a friend scheme
    • Opportunities to progress and develop


    If you are saying yes to the above, and you have an affinity with delivering quality care – we would welcome your application.

  • Location Information
  • Situated in a residential area of Dundee, Thistle Care Home supports up to ten adults with learning disabilities and complex needs. The team also supports those who have an autistic spectrum condition, those with additional mental or physical health issues, or complex behaviours. People come to Thistle Care Home for different reasons; they may require more support than can be provided in a supported living setting, or they may be moving along their care pathway from a hospital placement. Whatever the reason, Thistle Care Home can offer specialist input based on individual need to deliver flexible and effective support.

  • Closing date
  • 25/05/2018
  • Job Description
  • JD_PS_Charge_Nurse.pdf

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