You’ve just qualified as a nurse. Congrats. Now you need to choose your first job; one that will give your career the best start; that won’t drop you in the deep end.
When you join Elysium as a newly qualified nurse, you are automatically enrolled onto the RCN-accredited Preceptorship Academy. That’s 12 months of expert support, training and supervision to help you apply your academic knowledge in real life situations.
You will be developed to grow into a confident, autonomous professional with refined skills, values and behaviours. That’s on top of your new role helping to change the lives of others and making a difference.
As a qualified nurse you will ensure patients diagnosed with a mental health conditions receive high-quality care, while 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.
Your personal development matters, after all, a better you means better care. So expect plenty of opportunities to continually develop yourself throughout your career with Elysium.
You will have:
Relevant nursing qualification and registration
Strong team-working skills
High level of self-motivation and a flexible approach
Positive attitude and be naturally caring and compassionate
Commitment to high-quality care and to values and evidence-based practice
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.
Patients may be detained under The Mental Health Act (1983), and subject to Ministry of Justice restrictions or Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. They usually require higher levels of physical and relational security than provided by community services, but do not meet the criteria for secure services. Patients may present with challenging behaviour and self-harm and require a period of stabilisation before they commence their rehabilitation program.
Facilities include 22 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:
9 bedded Inpatient rehabilitation (Bronte Ward)
12 bedded high dependency inpatient rehabilitation (Byron Ward)
What you will get
Annual salary of £25,744 to £29,994 (after completion of Preceptorship)
Receive a £750 retention bonus payable upon each anniversary!
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
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.