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Registered Nurse

  • Job reference: ELP4
  • Location: Thetford, Norfolk
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Adults, Older Adults
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An exciting opportunity has just become available to join a Private Care Home providing general and dementia residential and nursing care to older people in Thetford.


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

Salary per hour: £21ph ltd (£17ph PAYE)

Hours and length of contract:
*Full Time Permanent Position
*Nights only or days only
oLong Days 07:00-19:00 (1h unpaid break)
oLong Nights: 19:00 - 07:00 (1h unpaid break)
*Service operates 24/7
*The manager is looking for the position to be filled ASAP.

Daily Duties:
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within a purpose built care home for older people requiring general or dementia residential and nursing care.

Responsibilities will include:
*Assess, plan and deliver, with the patient and their carer/family, a structured approach to nursing care which takes account of patient choice and wishes and acting as the patients named nurse
*Supervising team members and contributing to their overall CPD, mandatory training and appraisal process recognising the skills required across the team
*Provide accurate information about care in an accessible format to residents/service Users and their families
*Monitor and review Nursing Care plans
*Prioritise nursing duties and delegate appropriately and effectively within the shift co-ordination Framework, working as nurse in charge as required, ensuring as far as reasonably practicable a safe environment

*Competitive salary
*25 days' annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service
*Extra Service Annual leave awards
*Career development - progress across the Staff Nurse grading is via a distinct career path
*A contributory pension scheme
*An employee assistance programme
*Free meals/refreshments when on duty
*NMC Payment in full
*Sign on bonus - £2000- either a sign on bonus or an e-voucher code for a Benefits portal to be redeemed on various items including discounted shopping, red letter days, gym membership etc
*Payment into the pension scheme
*CPD top up
*Donation to a charity of their choice

The home is situated in a bustling market time close to Norwich and is easily accessible from the A11, A47 and is on the main bus route. The home provides a modern and supportive environment with en-suite bedrooms and a quiet lounge. A variety of activities are offered to the residents including social nights at the on-site bar, cinema days and regular trips out.

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