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Staff Nurse
Ref: DAN04387

  • Location
  • Trinity House Residential Service, 38 Carlisle Road, Lockerbie, DG11 2DS
  • Location
  • Lockerbie
  • Salary
  • From 14.50 per hour dependant on experience
  • Hours
  • Full Time / Part Time /Bank
  • We support and care for adults living with a learning disability, who may also have a diagnosis of autism, in specialist supported living, residential services and hospitals. Our aim is to deliver effective and outcome based services within person centred, professional care environments, supporting people to have the most choice and independence possible. We set high standards for ourselves in the delivery of care, and most importantly, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do.


    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then please read on...


    In this role you will have a unique opportunity to support people to achieve their goals and move on along their care pathway to more independent living, while developing your own specialist skills alongside training courses tailored to your personal development.


    In this role your main focus would be to provide safe, sound and supportive care to the people you support. You will have working relationships with the nursing and multi-disciplinary teams, and will play an important role in the lives of the people you support, as well as their families or loved ones.


    The support and care you provide will be respectful, dignified and caring, following each individual's person-centred care plan to promote choice and independence. As a key member of the team, you will contribute to the leadership of the service, ensuring each individual is working to support people in the best way.


    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 compassionate, understanding and trustworthy
    • Qualified Nurse (RNLD or RMN)
    • Previous experience would be beneficial
    • See job description for more details

    If this sounds like you, we would love to welcome you to the team.


    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 33 days annual leave
    • Fully paid training
    • Paid DBS
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Opportunities to progress and develop
  • Location Information
  • Based in Lockerbie, Trinity House is a care home with nursing offering care and support to up to 13 adults with a learning disability and complex needs within a structured and therapeutic environment.


    Trinity House is a detached period property set away from the main road. There is a choice of living areas, a bright dining room and an activities room, as well as a life skills kitchen where people can plan and cook meals and snacks for themselves and visitors.


    Outside there is an established garden with greenhouses where the green fingered can enjoy cultivating plants and flowers. There are also seating areas for relaxing with friends. Trinity House also has a “secret garden”, a piece of conservation land which was donated locally to the service users, which hosts Trinity House’s annual firework display, as well as BBQs throughout the summer.


    Click here to read more about Trinity House


    Awards for Trinity House

    • Caring UK Awards 2018 – Care Home of the Year Award
    • Great British Care Awards 2018 (North West Region)
      • Care Home Manager Award – Service Manager Kirsty Dale
      • Ancillary Worker Award – Cleaner Jeanette Swinhoe
      • Care Assessor/Planner Award – Nurse Lesley McCulloch
      • Care Home Chefs Award – Senior Chefs Amanda Jackson & Rikki Maxwell
      • Care Innovator Award – the whole team at Trinity House
      • Learning Disability Nurse Award – Nurse Tracy Patterson
    • National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2018 – The Sporting Chance Award – Activity Coordinator Lorraine Platt (Finalist)
    • Great British Care Awards 2017
      • Care Home Chef Award – Senior Chefs Rikki Maxwell & Amanda Jackson (Finalist)
      • Care Home Worker Award  – Senior Support Worker Wendy Taylor (Finalist)
    • British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD) Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Awards 2017 – Innovative practice in supporting people with intellectual disabilities through positive behaviour support – Trinity House Team (Winner)


    Click here to see more awards we have won at Danshell

  • Closing date
  • 04/01/2019
  • Job Description
  • Danshell_Staff_Nurse.docx

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