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£16.79 - £17.34 Per Hour
England, South West England, Somerset


Job Title: Registered Nurse (Days)

Hours: 36.75 hours per week (Full Time or Part Time Available)

Salary: £16.79 - £17.34 per hour + 60p per hr weekend enhancement, £1:00 per hr enhancement 6pm – midnight for Saturday and Sunday evening 

Location: Lavender Court, Taunton TA1


Whether you’re looking to grow your career, or start it, look no further. We love the work that we do. And so will you.

About us

Somerset Care is one of the major care providers in Southern England, and one of the largest not-for-profit care companies in the UK. As an award-winning company, it’s no surprise that we put our customers at the heart of what we do, by listening to, and understanding their wishes.

Our Care Home teams deliver day care, respite care, dementia care, residential, nursing care, and end of life care. We champion the independence of our residents and encourage them to live their lives as they choose.

We are looking for experienced Registered Nurses (RGN, RMN or RNLD trained) to join our friendly care team at Lavender Court, in Taunton.  Lavender Court is a modern care home providing accommodation for older people with residential, nursing and dementia care needs, and situated close to the centre of the market town of Taunton.

Why work for us?

We really care about all of our staff and offer a range of excellent benefits:

  • Competitive salary - £16.79 - £17.34 per hour (equates to starting salary £34,050 to £35,165 per annum pro rata + weekend enhancements)
  • Paid Breaks
  • Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day paid at Double Time, all other bank holidays time and a half
  • Opportunities to progress develop your nursing career
  • Excellent training and support available via our learning and development team and access to our The Hub online learning platform
  • We are an established and award-winning care provider
  • We have partnered with Wagestream so you can access your earned wages before payday
  • My Caring Rewards - provides access to discounts at 1000’s of high street retailers. Make My Caring Rewards a part of the way you shop and you could save on average £1,000 per year
  • Somerset Care Group Awards - recognising those who have gone above and beyond
  • Cycle to Work scheme - you can save up to 40% off the cost of a new bike and accessories
  • Refer a friend bonus of £400
  • Pension scheme & life assurance
  • Free counselling service - 24-hour helpline for staff and their families
  • Return to work maternity bonus of £100
  • Fully paid induction and DBS paid by Somerset Care
  • Excellent professional development opportunities

In order to be considered for the role, you will need to:.

  • Be a Registered Nurse (RGN, RMN or RNLD) with a valid UK NMC pin
  • Caring, passionate and committed to delivering a very high standard of nursing care
  • Possess good communication and prioritization skills
  • Able to work well within a team, and willing to support and mentor
  • Prior experience of working with the elderly or dementia patients desirable but not essential as we are able to provide support and training for the right person
  • Be aligned to our values of connecting with people, making a difference, doing the right thing, and embracing change.

Apply online today, email, or call our friendly recruitment team on 0121 713 6944 for more information.

Please note that a law has been passed in Parliament regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for care home employees. Legally, from 11 November 2021, staff who do not have both doses of the vaccination (unless exempt) will no longer be able to be employed within a Care Home. If you are successful, a condition of your employment is that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before you start work.

Somerset Care Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.


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