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Career Opportunities

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Shelley Park offers career path opportunities for a wide range of Care disciplines and also provides ongoing professional development and training for staff interested in furthering   their skills and experience.

We currently provide work place opportunities for Nurses, Therapists and for Psychology students under arrangements with Bournemouth University.

For Care staff who are just embarking on their career, we also provide full training and support for formal NVQ /diploma level qualifications. 

We are always interested in talking to people who share our passion for providing high quality Specialist Care and Rehabilitation and who would like Shelley Park to be part of their future success.

STAFF PROFILES: RACHEL, MUSIC THERAPIST

It’s a privilege to work with our clients here at Shelley Park – enabling and supporting them to engage in music work, as part of their rehab journey. Through music I can see and hear people developing and re-connecting with others and their environment. It motivates, stimulates and supports expression and creativity.

Healthcare Assistant (HCA)

You don’t need any previous experience or qualifications to be a Health Care Assistant. Much more important are your personal qualities and values. You will be friendly, kind, honest, reassuring and an effective communicator, equally comfortable to act on instructions or work on your own initiative and you'll enjoy being part of a close-knit team.

Our Health Care Assistants deliver the highest standards of person centred care whilst respecting residents’ independence and choice. We will offer you training from day one and support with ongoing career development.

More about our benefits: 

  • competitive rates of pay

  • support with studies and diploma qualifications (depending on job role)

  • excellent inductions, training and ‘on the job’ support

  • you’ll be trained to the nationally recognised ‘care certificate’ standard

  • we provide fantastic homely environments

  • work with friendly teams and a great support network of internal professionals

  • offer real career progression opportunities

  • paid breaks

  • additional hours / overtime opportunities

  • contributory pension scheme

  • Employee Health and Wellbeing Support Service

Job Types: Full-time and Part-Time

Experience: Health Care: 1 year (Preferred)

Education: GCSE or equivalent (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Bournemouth, Dorset (Preferred)

Language: English (Preferred)

STAFF PROFILES: JANICE, SENIOR HCA

I have worked at Shelley Park for over eight years now. The reason I love working here is because they value their staff and always put the residents first. There is a strong focus on person-centred and forward thinking care.

 
 

Registered Nurse

Registered Nurses are pivotal to our residents’ day-to-day enjoyment of a dignified and fulfilling life. Nursing at our home is dynamic and fast paced; no two days are the same. We've created environments within our care home where you can take the initiative and lead using your excellent clinical skills and knowledge to deliver the highest standards of nursing and person centred care, whilst respecting residents’ independence and choice.

 

Our Nurses take responsibility for care planning, drug administration and consistently meeting our own high standards and those of our external regulators. Nurses also supervise the appraisal and development of our Senior Care Leads, Healthcare Assistants, student Nurses and other care staff. Respecting confidentiality, you will have regular, sensitive contact with residents’ families and friends as well as with other health professionals. As a member of our professional team you will have the opportunity to use your experience and knowledge of evidence based practice in a rewarding and exciting specialist field.

Your ability to plan and to evaluate nursing care will be essential in leading and supervising others in the Care team and also in actively contributing to our multi-disciplined approach.

 

You will be a qualified Registered Nurse RGN with a current NMC registration (PIN) who is able to demonstrate how you have proactively updated your knowledge and skills.


You are friendly, kind, honest, reassuring and an effective communicator and you'll share our goal of delivering excellence in person centred care. Whether newly qualified or more experienced, we have great career prospects for you.

Full Time and Part Time roles available both Days and Nights.

More about our benefits: 

  • competitive rates of pay

  • excellent inductions, training and ‘on the job’ support

  • we provide fantastic homely environments

  • work with friendly teams and a great support network of internal professionals

  • offer real career progression opportunities

  • paid breaks

  • additional hours / overtime opportunities

  • contributory pension scheme

  • Access to a fully confidential Health and Wellbeing Support Service

Note: Your employment is subject to the receipt of two satisfactory job references plus an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) background check.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience: 1 nursing experience year (Preferred)

Education: GCSE or equivalent (Preferred)

Location: Bournemouth, Dorset (Preferred)

Licence: NMC (Required)

Language: English (Preferred)