Most of us grow up with 5 senses and can’t imagine what it’s like to lose any one of those.
For some ex-service people, this is their reality. Suddenly their whole way of life is changed, even walking to the shops becomes a huge task.
Fortunately, Blind Veterans are here to help rebuild their lives. But they can’t do it alone.
This is where you come in.
As a registered nurse you’ll lead, engage and inspire our Health and Wellbeing team to deliver excellent care and support, while planning, delivering and managing high-quality person centred care to our blind veterans.
You’ll share your skills, knowledge and clinical expertise with your team, providing effective clinical supervision to those who you line manage and supporting Blind Veterans UK in creating a positive and solution-focused working culture.
You’ll facilitate the safe admissions, stays and discharges of our veterans and ensure consistently safe standards of practice.
You’ll need to be an Adult Level One Registered Nurse, with experience working as a Registered Nurse and knowledge of Health and Safety in relation to delivering care.
Our Health & Wellbeing Nurses work 37.5 hours across days and nights. Day shifts are 3 per week working 7am – 8.30pm. Nights are on a 3 on/3 off basis across 4 weeks and colleagues will be expected to do a maximum of 2 night rotations per year.
– Salary of £39,758 per annum
– Unsociable Hours Allowance
– 25 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays
– Between 6-8% pension contribution
– Life Assurance
– Employee Assistance Programme
– Enhanced Parental Package
– Holiday Buying Scheme
– Retail Discounts
– Cycle to Work Scheme
Blind Veterans UK helps vision-impaired ex-service people of every generation rebuild their lives after sight loss. We help blind ex-service people lead independent and fulfilling lives by supporting them with our in-depth expertise, experience and full range of services.
This position is subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Checks.
We are only able to accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK. We are unable to provide any type of Visa sponsorship.
We embrace diversity and welcome applicants from people with a disability and from all backgrounds and cultures.
The current closing date is 15 September 2023, however we may close the role early if we successfully appoint a candidate, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.