Charge Nurse

Elysium Healthcare
Competitive salary
10 Jun 2021
12 Jun 2021
Role Type
Start Date
Are you a Registered Charge 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, Springwood Lodge could be for you!

As a Registered Charge Nurse, you will lead and co-ordinate the quality and management of nursing care for women with mental health conditions.

With previous experience in a similar setting from the NHS or private care, you will be responsible for the clinical environment and managing the clinical services throughout the wards and units.

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:
  • To be accountable for the safe and effective clinical and operational functioning of a defined unit.
  • To provide credible clinical leadership to a defined staff group
  • Act in a professional role manner clinical leader, a resource for staff, and supporting, guiding and supervising staff as required.
  • Develops and supports an environment which supports competent ethical nursing care.
  • Integrates team members with clear information and creates opportunities to influence work objectives, planning and organisation.
  • Develops and implements strategies to facilitate effective communication pathways.

You will need:
  • Relevant experience as RMN/RNMH/RNLD
  • Professional training in a related environment
  • Recognised Mentorship certification
  • NVQ Assessor Qualification
  • Values based practice
  • Leadership skills
  • Administrative, planning and organisational skills
  • A knowledge of the organizational policies and procedures
  • Report writing

Where you will be working

Location:Springwood Lodge, Guiseley, LS20 9PQ

Situated in the small town of Guiseley on the outskirts of Leeds the service is surrounded by beautiful countryside with easy access to all local amenities.

Spring Wood Lodge supports women over the age of 18 who have complex emotional and mental health problems associated with significant risk behaviours. Typically they have a diagnosis of personality disorder or a severe mental illness. They may not have had their needs met in a general psychiatric service including acute inpatient units, community mental health teams or community personality disorder service. The service focuses on active rehabilitation with a view to achieving a sustainable discharge.

Facilities include 21 bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms, modern comfortable and homely communal living space with a lawn and walled court yard garden. We have an exercise studio as well as our own hair and beauty salon and all facilities are wheelchair accessible.

Spring Wood Lodge provides:
  • 17 bedded Inpatient rehabilitation (Bronte Ward)
  • 5 bedded high dependency inpatient rehabilitation (Byron Ward)

What you will get
  • Annual salary of £35,203 - £37,500 + benefits
  • Enjoy a £750 retention bonus payable upon each anniversary
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeingsupport and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • Flexible working opportunities

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care.

Each and every employee is valued and supported, as everyone has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is only with the dedication, passion and hard work from staff that excellent care programs that truly benefit the service users can be delivered.

With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

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.

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