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About us: 

Leonard Cheshire is the leader in enriching the lives of disabled people. We are the largest disability non-profit organisation in the UK, with around 7,000 employees, and we support more than 20,000 disabled people across our global operations. We honour our past, drawing on our legacy to inspire us for the future. We are in the exciting process of transforming into a modern, relevant and sustainable organisation. 

Position: Nurse 
Location: Copthorne, Crawley (commutable from Tonbridge, Horsham and surrounding areas) 
Job type: Full time, Permanent 
Hours: Full time hours available, day and night shifts. 
Salary: £17.51 per hour (£34,238 per annum FTE 37.5 hour) 

Closing Date: 31 May 2019 

About the role: 

Subsidiary accommodation is available onsite. 

As a Nurse with Leonard Cheshire you’ll be responsible and accountable for providing the highest standards of nursing, clinical and personal support, while promoting independence and choice to our customers. Leading a team of support staff you will ensure the smooth and efficient management of the shift, prioritising, planning and delegating activities for the support team. 

About you: 

- Be a registered nurse (current registration with NMC). 
- Have thorough and up-to-date knowledge of nursing theory and best practice at the level of a qualified nurse (level 5). 
- Be able to demonstrate effective nursing practice in all basic registered nurse procedures. 
- Work flexibly within rostered hours and on-call rota as required. 

Benefits: Fair and competitive pay rates. Contributory company pension scheme with competitive life cover benefit. Substantial and flexible annual leave, with the option to buy or sell, depending on needs (salary sacrifice). Access to cash health plan at very favourable rates. Access to cycle-to-work benefits (salary sacrifice). Access to child-care vouchers (salary sacrifice). Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme. 

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

A satisfactory disclosure check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post. 

Shortlisting for this role will take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed. 

You may have experience of the following: Registered General Nurse, NHS, RGN, Staff Nurse, Hospital, Nursing, Nurse, NMC, General Nurse, Social Care, Healthcare Assistant, Support Worker, Support Manager, Senior Support Worker, Healthcare, Social Work, Learning Disabilities, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, Third Sector, etc.