Nurse Band 6 (INTERNAL ONLY)

Closing Date: 20/06/2024

Location: Hedleys Horizons, Station Road, Forest Hall, NE12 8YY

Who Are We?

The Percy Hedley Foundation is one of the largest regional charities supporting people with a range of learning and physical needs. We take a person centred, flexible approach to the care and support we provide. We work towards excellence every day and our team members are committed to delivering the very best outcomes for the people we support. Our dynamic and flexible service is tailored to the specific needs of the individual, making it easier to live, learn and be part of a world adapting to change.

The Percy Hedley Foundation has three main sites providing specialist education, adult day services and residential care to our service users. Our sites are based in Forest Hall, Killingworth, and Jesmond.   

The Role

We require a qualified and NMC registered Nurse (Band 6) to support our College and Adult services (day and residential services).

In this role the successful applicant will provide a nursing service to adults and young people with a disability or long-term condition together with providing nursing advice and support to parents, carers, staff and other professionals.

There are excellent opportunities for CPD and clinical supervision.

This post will join the existing nursing team within the Foundation that currently support into our Education services.

This is a Full time position. 

Please click here for the job description 

Why Work for Us

Percy Hedley encourages career development and progression. We run a robust training programme and also have development opportunities across the Foundation.

We also offer the following benefits to staff:

  • Wellbeing support (including occupational health, physio services and counselling services)
  • Contributory Pension Scheme. (Contributions can be matched up to 5%.)
  • Induction and ongoing training.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to a rewards scheme designed to save money on shopping
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Annual leave entitlement is 27 days rising to 29 days after 5 years continuous service and 33 days after 10 years continuous service, plus Bank Holidays.

Click here for more information on the benefits available: https://www.percyhedley.org.uk/work-with-us/

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS and barring checks as well as other employment clearances such as referencing and online checks in line with our regulator’s legislation requirements.

Please note it is an offence to apply for this role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and the Percy Hedley Foundation has the right to respond appropriately.

As a disability confident employer who is registered and accredited by the scheme, we would encourage all applications but please reach out if you require any guidance or support in your application.

This role is classed as regulated activity as it involves working directly with children and/or vulnerable adults. All shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a criminal records self-declaration form prior to interview.

The position will be closed once a suitable candidate has been appointed 

Please access the following link for our vulnerable adults protection policy:


To arrange an informal chat about the role please contact recruitment@percyhedley.org.uk  

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Nurse Band 6 (INTERNAL ONLY)

Services: Adult Services

Location: Hedleys Horizons, Station Road, Forest Hall, NE12 8YY

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £35,392 - £42,618 per annum

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