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Dementia Nurse

Location
Keighley, Yorkshire
Salary
£26,259 to £35,906
Job Type
Full Time
Posted
7 Jun 2021

Are you a Dementia Nurse looking for a new opportunity to work in an organisation that will help you to develop and achieve your goals to become the best you can be? If so, you're in luck! Join our team in Steeton and enjoy a £5,000 welcome bonus!

As an experienced Nurse from the NHS or private care, you'll join the team at Three Valleys Hospital as a Dementia Nurse working 37.5 hours per week (12.5 hour shifts), where you'll help to change lives for the better.

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:

As an experienced Dementia Nurse, you will be working on the Oakworth Ward at Three Valleys, where you will support up to nine men who are living with a neuroprogressive disorder, ensuring they receive high-quality care, while also supporting your colleagues and promote good teamwork.

No two days are the same, with plenty to keep you engaged and motivated, but also a good amount of routine.

You will have access to the Elysium Wellbeing team, which is on hand to keep you feeling great; be it a chat, massage or group activities. Who doesn't like a free massage at work.

There are also career development opportunities, with a huge range of courses that will help you grow and succeed. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, we can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

The site operates 24 hours 7 days a week, you will work 12 hour shifts including days, nights, weekends and bank holidays.

Things that you will have:

  • A relevant nursing qualification and registration
  • A high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach
  • A commitment to high-quality care, values and evidence-based practice
  • A "lead by example" approach to promote strong care values across the hospital
  • A true passion to work in mental health and dementia care


The service operates 24/7. You will work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights. Standard shifts are 12 hours a day, working 3 days one week, 4 days the next.

Where you will be working

Location: 2 Burley Court, Steeton, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD20 6TU

Join the multidisciplinary team at Three Valleys Hospital, care for people with complex mental health issues in a safe and supportive environment.

There are a range of services across five wards - including a specialist dementia service - where you'll gain experience working with gender-specific distinct rehabilitation and step-down services. All 43 bedrooms have en-suite facilities and the communal areas are spacious with a warm, homely feel. Oldfield Ward for male mental health rehabilitation and Ingrow Ward for female mental health rehabilitation.

In addition, Oakworth ward our specialist neuro-psychiatric service for males with a degenerative diagnosis, primarily dementia, which has been designed to care for patients who occasionally have a challenging presentation requiring a compassionate, dementia-friendly approach. We provide a specialist environment to give outstanding care across all 3 services and our staff teams develop transferable skills.

What you will get

  • Annual salary of £26,259 - £35,906 (DOE) (37.5 hours a week)
  • Enjoy a £5000 welcome bonus!
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support 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 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. 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 an 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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Details

  • Job Reference: 301323378-2
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2021
  • Employer: Elysium Healthcare
    Elysium Healthcare
  • Location: Keighley, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £26,259 to £35,906
  • Sector: NHS, Nursing, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time