Unit Manager/ Senior Registered Nurse

Tyne Grange, Newcastle upon Tyne

Location – Newcastle-upon-Tyne (NE4) 
Salary - £18.01 per hour + £1500 welcome bonus
Full Time (3 shifts 1 week 4 shifts the next)

Tyne Grange is a nursing home with a difference! 

Tyne Grange is a specialist nursing facility, located close to the vibrant centre of Newcastle, and opened in late 2020. We have 20 en-suite bedrooms and two pathway apartments, complemented with therapy rooms, spacious communal areas and attractive gardens. The unique layout at Tyne Grange means that we can care for adults with a vast array of complex mental and physical health needs and associated challenging behaviours.

Tyne Grange wants a highly motivated Senior RMN /RNLD or RGN with a passion and desire to make a difference! We aim to deliver person centred and outcome focused care and strive to help those service users who are able to transition away from nursing care and back to community living.

We are looking for a Senior Registered Nurse to join the team at Tyne Grange as our Unit Manager. Being at the forefront of clinical care delivery you will be responsible in providing strong leadership to develop and improve the standard of daily living. You will be empowered to really make a difference and the nursing home size means you have sufficient time in a day to make a real difference to the lives of those in your care.

You will lead the nurse team during your shifts; you will make certain that we fully meet medical, physical and emotional requirements of adults in your care. Ensuring compliance with our clinical governance framework, you will mentor and motivate colleagues, champion safety and dignity and drive continuous improvement.

As an integral and appreciated member of our Exemplar Health Care team you will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • £1500 welcome bonus*
  • 28 days holiday
  • Paid NMC registration after 12 months - Worth £120
  • RCNi CPD e-learning – offers support and training for revalidation*
  • Paid enhanced DBS check
  • Exemplar rewards – Including: retail and high street restaurant and Pub discounts, holiday discounts and 2 for 1 cinema tickets.
  • Refer a Friend scheme - Up to £1,500*
  • Employee assistance program – 24-hour helpline and face to face counselling
  • Free uniform
  • Free car parking
  • Pension
  • Free financial advice and assistance

What do we ask of you?

  • You will be a registered nurse RMN/RNLD/RGN and will have a valid NMC pin.
  • You will provide warmth, enthusiasm and compassion when providing care.
  • You will always strive to provide great quality holistic care, making every day better than the last; promoting our core values: maintaining independence and dignity.

As with all our employees, you will be expected to work within our staff values and use these at all times by being an effective communicator and being passionate about your work.

Working alongside staff teams you will be a team player by coaching and mentoring junior staff, demonstrating outstanding communication skills with a positive and supportive attitude within a multi-disciplined team. 

You’ll be up to date with current evidence based practice and have a working knowledge of CQC Standards and Regulations and will work using your initiative making effective decisions to improve care quality.. 

Exemplar Values:
Our Values express what it is like to work in our organisation and our colleagues should make these a part of everything we do:

  • Fun
  • Integrity
  • Responsive
  • Success
  • Teamwork

*Ts & Cs apply

If you would like to learn more, please contact our Commissioning Home Director, Sam Cottam, to arrange an informal talk or visit. (scottam@exemplarhc.com)

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Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC Pin payment for nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.

Lifestyle and retail discounts

Lifestyle and retail discounts - all colleagues can access great savings and monthly discounts on high street shops, restaurants, pubs and holidays, as well as 2-for-1 cinema tickets.

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.

Pension Plan

Pension plan – after 3 months, you’ll be auto-enrolled into our pension scheme with NOW pensions, where you’ll have up to 5% of your earnings (depending on your salary) put into the pension and we’ll contribute an additional 3%.

Paid DBS Check

Paid DBS check – we’ll pay for all new starters to have a DBS check, so you don’t need to cover the cost.

Referral Bonus

Referral bonus – if you recommend a friend for a care role with us, you’ll both receive £150, and you can refer as many people as you like.

Free RCNi membership

Career development opportunities - there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and progress in your career at Exemplar Health Care, if you wish. Find out more.

And for new Nurses joining our team:

Paid NMC membership

Paid NMC membership – we’ll reimburse nurses for the cost of renewing your Nursing and Midwifery Council Registration (NMC PIN) once you’ve been employed by the company for 12 months. Here’s a form to claim back your NCM PIN cost.

Free RCNi membership

Free RCNi membership – all Registered Nurses have access to the RCNi Learning Platform, which has over 200 RCN-accredited learning modules to help you to meet your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements for revalidation.

£1500 welcome bonus

£1,500 welcome bonus – new nurses will receive £500 when you complete your 3 month induction and training period, and a further £1000 after 6 months

Pro-rated for part-time colleagues and subject to qualifying conditions.

Click here to download your refer-a-friend claim form and view terms and conditions.