Senior Nurse

Lonnen Grove, Rotherham

Position: Senior Nurse - a £5,000 welcome bonus*
Location: Rotherham Region, working between Rotherham and Swallownest
Contract type: Permanent - full time
Shifts Available: Various (including nights, 12hr shifts & office hours)
Rate/Salary: Up to £20.95 ph (£43,576 pa based on 40hrs pw) dependent on experience
CQC Rating: 2 Outstanding and 2 Good rated homes

About the Role:

The Senior Nurse role is a new role within Exemplar Health Care and have responsibility for supporting a team of nursing and care staff in the Rotherham and Swallownest area. You will work closely with the Home Managers and Clinical Nurse managers to led by example of what great nursing looks like.  

Delivering hands-on nursing care and providing strong leadership to your team. You will have a person centred ethos and be committed to enriching the lives of the individuals in your care.  

You will lead your team during your shifts; you will make certain that we fully meet medical, physical and emotional requirements of adults in your care. Ensuring compliance with our clinical governance framework, you will mentor and motivate colleagues, champion safety and dignity and drive continuous improvement.

The Peripatetic Unit Manager will be required to work a mixture of 12hr shifts (including nights) and office hours where necessary.  The role will initially be working from Greenside Court in Rotherham with eventual responsibilities at Fairwinds, Lonnen Grove and The Lodge in Swallownest. All homes are within a 10 mile radius of each other, and you will be able to claim millage allowance to travel to the homes*  

About You:

  • You will be a Registered General Nurse/Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse/Registered Mental Health Nurse and will have a valid NMC pin with a minimum of 2 years experience
  • You will provide warmth, enthusiasm and compassion when providing care
  • You will always strive to provide great quality holistic care, making every day better than the last; promoting our core values: maintaining independence and dignity
  • As with all our employees, you will be expected to work within our staff values and use these at all times by being an effective communicator and being passionate about your work
  • Working alongside staff teams you will be a team player by coaching and mentoring junior staff, demonstrating outstanding communication skills with a positive and supportive attitude within a multi-disciplined team
  • You’ll be up to date with current evidence based practice and have a working knowledge of CQC Standards and Regulations and will work using your initiative making effective decisions to improve care quality

About Your Career:

We’re committed to investing in our colleagues.

As a Nurse at Exemplar Health Care, there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge and progress in your career if you wish.  

You’ll have free access to the RCNi Learning Platform to support your Continuing Professional Development, receive specialist skills development from our in-house Clinical Team and have the opportunity to attend our in-house leadership and management development programmes.

To learn more about career opportunities at Exemplar Health Care click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-NXh0mMkoA

About Your Benefits*:

  • £5k welcome bonus
  • Mileage allowance
  • Paid DBS check, we pay for all new starters to have a DBS check where required, so you don’t need to cover the cost
  • Paid NMC membership after 12 months; we’ll reimburse you for the cost of renewing your Nursing and Midwifery Council Registration (PIN)
  • Paid access to RCNi Learning Platform with eLearning to support you to meet CPD requirements for re-validation
  • My FIRST Rewards, with access to lifestyle and retail discounts, an award winning 24/7 employee counselling and support service, and an online Wellbeing Centre
  • Refer a friend scheme worth up to £1,500
  • Employee Assistance Program with a 24hr helpline

About Exemplar Health Care:

We have over 20 years of experience providing exceptional specialist nursing care for adults living with complex and high acuity needs. We started our journey as a training company, and have grown into one of the country’s leading providers of adult specialist care, with over 35 complex needs care homes in England.  

Our vision is that adults living with complex needs can access outstanding specialist care and support, in a community-based home that’s close to their family and friends, and that focuses on their personal goals and outcomes.  Our person-centred care is the bedrock for maximising independence, building everyday living skills and empowering people to live as fulfilled lives as possible.  

Our mission is to make every day better for the people we support and our colleagues.  We’re proud of the culture that we’ve created at Exemplar Health Care, which is underpinned by our vision, mission and values.

About Our Values:

At Exemplar Health Care, our FIRST values underpin everything that we do and ensure that we continue to make every day better for our residents and colleagues; our values are:

- Fun
- Integrity
- Responsiveness
- Success
- Teamwork

Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

At Exemplar Health Care you will work in an inclusive environment in which we champion diversity. We understand the importance of our workforce representing the communities and populations we serve.  We provide a work place where you are encouraged to be yourself whilst offering our colleagues and our service users support, care and a place of belonging.

How to Apply:

For further details on the role please contact our Nurse Talent Specialist Jane on 01977 630830 for an informal chat or alternatively email: nursetalentspecialist@exemplarhc.com

*T&Cs apply

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Colleague stories

“There are many career opportunities at Exemplar Health Care and the support that I’ve received has been amazing. Everyone at Exemplar Health Care is committed to not only our residents, but each other. I am proud to be part of the Exemplar family.”

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Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC Pin payment for nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.

Lifestyle and retail discounts

Lifestyle and retail discounts - all colleagues can access great savings and monthly discounts on high street shops, restaurants, pubs and holidays, as well as 2-for-1 cinema tickets.

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.

Pension Plan

Pension plan – after 3 months, you’ll be auto-enrolled into our pension scheme with NOW pensions, where you’ll have up to 5% of your earnings (depending on your salary) put into the pension and we’ll contribute an additional 3%.

Paid DBS Check

Paid DBS check – we’ll pay for all new starters to have a DBS check, so you don’t need to cover the cost.

Referral Bonus

Referral bonus – if you recommend a friend for a care role with us, you’ll both receive £150, and you can refer as many people as you like.

Free RCNi membership

Career development opportunities - there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and progress in your career at Exemplar Health Care, if you wish. Find out more.

And for new Nurses joining our team:

Paid NMC membership

Paid NMC membership – we’ll reimburse nurses for the cost of renewing your Nursing and Midwifery Council Registration (NMC PIN) once you’ve been employed by the company for 12 months. Here’s a form to claim back your NCM PIN cost.

Free RCNi membership

Free RCNi membership – all Registered Nurses have access to the RCNi Learning Platform, which has over 200 RCN-accredited learning modules to help you to meet your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements for revalidation.

£1500 welcome bonus

£1,500 welcome bonus – new nurses will receive £500 when you complete your 3 month induction and training period, and a further £1000 after 6 months

Pro-rated for part-time colleagues and subject to qualifying conditions.

Click here to download your refer-a-friend claim form and view terms and conditions.