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Registered General Nurse - Braintree, Essex

Registered General Nurse – Braintree, Essex

Location: Riverdale Care Home, Duggers Lane, Braintree, Essex, CM7 1BA

Hourly rate: £21.00 with an increase to £23.50 after probation, plus paid breaks and paid handover

Hours: 39 hours per week (3 shifts one week, 4 shifts the next) including alternate weekends

Job type: Full time, permanent  

Come and make a difference with the team at Westgate Healthcare! #CareWithUsAtWestgate

We are looking for a compassionate and caring Registered General Nurse to join our family at Riverdale Care Home.

We are looking for individuals who share our values, have an interest in helping others, a can-do attitude and who will treat the people we support with care, compassion and respect.

If you want to make a difference to the lives of our elderly residents, apply today.

What’s in it for you

  • Competitive pay rates plus enhanced pay on bank holidays
  • 5.6 weeks’ annual leave (pro rata for part-time)
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Comprehensive induction and named buddy to help you settle in
  • Free training and development
  • Support in achieving additional qualifications, including nationally recognised qualifications
  • Work in a friendly team with experienced staff
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme where you can earn points and financial rewards via the Care Friends app
  • Access to the Blue Light Card which provides various discounts from hundreds of nationwide high street and online stores
  • Opportunities, support and encouragement for career progression
  • Loyalty and long-service awards
  • Free uniform 
  • Wellbeing initiatives and team recognition rewards

*Please note, some of the above benefits depend on your position in the company.

Further information can be given at interview stage

About the role:

  • Look after the physical, psychological and social needs of our residents
  • Support the Home Manager to effectively implement policies and procedures and ensure they are upheld at all times
  • Ensure that the residents have access to key medical, social and other care workers as required
  • Have full knowledge of and take responsibility to ensure adherence to infection control policies and procedures of the Department of Health and the company at all times
  • Work in line with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) guidelines, NMC code of conduct and relevant legislation at all times

About you:

  • The right to live and work in the UK 
  • Recognised qualification as a Registered General Nurse
  • Valid and current NMC registration and PIN
  • Good written communication skills and the ability to lead a team
  • A compassionate and caring nature, a positive attitude and a flexible work ethic

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we receive suitable applications, therefore, an early submission is encouraged. Due to a high volume of applications, if you do not hear from us within 5 working days, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Westgate Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.


  • Rate: £21.00 - 23.50 per hour + paid breaks and paid handover
  • Location: CM7 1BA, Braintree, Essex, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: The Talent Hub
  • Tel: 01376349643
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: RD-RGN-260224
  • Posted: 2024-02-26 10:10:46 -

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