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Registered Nurse Team Leader - Kingswood, Bristol (KV)

Kilvie House - Kingswood Bristol
28,366 per annum + excellent benefits

Job Ref: LW19

Full Time Hours: 37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse Team Leader to join Milestones Trust. We are a not-for-profit charitable organisation with a 32 year history of offering person-centred support to vulnerable people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and dementia.

Based at Kilvie House, Kingswood, Bristol with a basic of £28,366 per annum + excellent benefits, you will be responsible for encouraging and supporting service users to define and develop their chosen lifestyles through personal centred care in our residential services.


Kilvie House is a large, spacious nursing home, offering 24-hour nursing support for 8 people with learning difficulties. The staff team, which includes qualified nurses, are trained and experienced in a wide range of nursing care including epilepsy, dietary and nutritional needs, mobility needs, PEG feeding and communication difficulties.
In this role you will ensure the highest standards of nursing care is delivered to residents through the team, in a homely environment whilst maintaining independence and choice through a professional, flexible, high quality and personalised service

The Team Leader post offers a great opportunity for someone who is self- motivated and committed to continue to improve the service.

In return, we will offer you some excellent benefits including:

  • Up to 26 days’ holiday and 8 days’ bank holiday entitlement
  • Family friendly/work-life balance policies
  • Company pension scheme & health cash plan (BHSF)
  • Free parking at most Trust services
  • Comprehensive induction and learning and development opportunities
  • Access to all levels of training appropriate to your role and career progression with the Trust.

We pride ourselves with being able to offer staff opportunities to develop and progress their careers within Milestones Trust.

THE ROLE: As Registered Nurse Team Leader, your responsibilities will include:

  • To ensure that the people supported receive professional, individualised support, with a commitment to ensuring support delivered is forward-thinking, either through your own efforts or those of your team.
  • To ensure that each resident has an up to date and agreed care plan which details interventions necessary; evaluating and reviewing care plans in line with policy.
  • To take responsibility for the day to day management of the home when on duty, in line with Trust policies and procedures and in accordance with national best practice standards and relevant codes of conduct.

YOU: The successful Registered Nurse Team Leader will:

  • Hold a Registered Nursing qualification with current NMC registration
  • Effective time management and work prioritisation skills and the ability to manage competing demands in a positive and proactive manner
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with team members, service users and a range of stakeholders including families and carers
  • Previous experience of working with this client group as a RNLD/RNMH qualified nurse and able to demonstrate pro-active and creative thinking
  • Willingness to be flexible, adaptable and positively responsive to change

For an informal discussion about the job role please contact Karen Biddle (Home Manager) on 01179 475858

**This is an on-going advert and interviews will be held on an ad-hoc basis until sufficient applications have been received.

To apply for this position, please complete an application form found below and email it to

Milestones Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of the people we support and our staff. We expect the same commitment from all employees.
Milestones Trust is committed to equality and diversity for all
Registered Charity No. 294377. 


Closing Date: Ongoing  

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