Registered Nurse (Days and Nights) (up to £2000 welcome payment)
Join Colten Care as a Nurse and receive a Warm Welcome Bonus of £2000!* terms apply
Hours offered as 36 or 42 hours per week, (48 hours p/w subject to availability) including alternate weekends
Rates of pay from £16.57 p/h to £19.37 p/h, including all enhancements
Based at Braemar Lodge, Salisbury
Firstly, you will be a qualified Registered Nurse / Staff Nurse ( RGN / RMN ) with a current NMC PIN registration.
You will be able to demonstrate how you have proactively updated your knowledge and clinical skills, bringing your experience and passion for elderly nursing to this role.
Sharing our goal of delivering excellence in person-centred nursing care, you will be confident to work to high standards in line with the expectations of Colten Care and the Care Quality Commission, providing a kind, caring and friendly service.
Whether newly qualified or more experienced, we have great career prospects for you. At Colten Care, we are small enough to get to know you and care about your individual needs, yet large enough to offer excellent onward career opportunities within the Colten Care group and we regularly promote from within.
About the role
Registered Nurses ( RGN / RMN ) are pivotal to our residents’ day-to-day enjoyment of a dignified and fulfilling life. Nursing at one of our care homes is dynamic and fast paced; no two days are the same.
We have created environments within our nursing homes where you can take the initiative and lead the care teams using your excellent clinical skills and knowledge to deliver the highest standards of nursing care.
Respecting our residents’ independence and choice, Nurses are responsible for care planning including regular written updates to residents’ preferences and changes of condition, clinical interventions, for example managing wounds, assessing tissue viability etc, drug administration rounds. Respecting confidentiality, you will have regular, sensitive contact with residents’ families, internal support teams and external health professionals.
Nurses at Colten Care support the appraisal and development of our Senior Care Leads, Healthcare Assistants, Trainee Nursing Associates, student Nurses and other care staff.
Please enquire if you need a Tier 2 VISA Certificate of Sponsorship - (not applicable if you apply via a recruitment agency)
*Terms of warm welcome bonus. If successfully appointed, you will be paid as follows:
- £500 paid after completion of four week’s service
- £500 after successful completion of probation, usually at 3 months
- £1000 on your 1st year anniversary of service
All payments are subject to tax and NI. You will not be eligible for payment if you resign during these periods.
About our benefits
- competitive rates of pay plus excellent enhancements for nights and weekends
- reimbursement of annual professional NMC registration subscription
- support with studies and diploma qualifications relevant to job role
- excellent induction, training and ‘on the job’ support
- provision of fantastic homely environments
- friendly teams and great support networks of internal professionals
- real career progression opportunities
- staff recommendation scheme – refer a friend
- annual pay review
- paid breaks
- additional hours / overtime opportunities
- hot meals on duty, choose from the daily menu
- free uniforms provided
- contributory pension scheme
- background checks at no cost to you
- Nursing Times on line subscription paid to support on-going professional learning
- support with revalidation
Colten Care is an expanding family-owned business with 21 beautifully appointed care homes across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and West Sussex.
Our established services are all rated as ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and we provide residential, general nursing, dementia and short-stay care.
We are a prestigious, award-winning healthcare provider that champions the latest approaches to person-centred care. Each of our homes has a distinct character while retaining that all-important sense of ‘home.’ We play an active role in furthering dementia friendly communities as part of our work.
Our aims are simple: to be recognised as both the care home ‘provider of choice’ and ‘employer of choice.’
We'd love to hear from you. Get in touch with the recruitment team on 01425 460955 to see how we can help
Note: Your employment is subject to the receipt of two satisfactory job references plus an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) background check.