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Mental Health Nurse / General Nurse

  • Job reference: EL9999
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: Mental Health Nurses (RMN) and Registered Nurses (RGN) are required for permanent position within a private care home within Ipswich.

*Do you know someone who would be interested in this role? We offer a £250 referral bonus per successful candidate that is referred*

Salary (wage is paid hourly): £16 per hour

Hours and length of contract:
*Permanent position - Night shifts 19:00-07:00
*Initial 1 night per week, increasing to 3-4 nights per week from December

Daily Duties:
You will be working within a 38 bedded modern home, situated in a rural area, surrounded by farmland.

The service offers specialised end of life Residential and nursing care to residents with varying needs and you will work as part of the nursing team to provide individualised care to help promote independence and quality of life to for each resident.

You will be given a caseload and be expected to assess their needs and formulate care plans to manage and minimise risk. You will also be expected to evaluate and review care packages and supervise and manage lower banded staff.

You will be expected to work within the Multi-Disciplinary team and therefore team working skills are essential. Previous older peoples care experience is desirable but not essential.

*paid 15-minute handover following a 12-hour shift
*Specialist dementia training and support
*interactive learning resources for personal & professional development
*Online benefits portal with a range of offers and cashback rewards
*25 days' annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service
*Extra Service Annual leave awards
*Free meals/refreshments when on duty
*childcare vouchers, pension, car leases, gym membership, technology purchase schemes and more

Person specification:
The applicant must be DBS cleared for the position advertised and have recent experience within the field.
If you are interested in this role then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to