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Title:  Bank Registered Nurse


Ipswich, East Anglia, GB, IP4 3DH

Department:  Care (Nursing Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  77066


Bank Registered Nurse


Sidegate Lane, Ipswich


£16.56 per hour


Hours as and when required



This role is based at Sidegate Lane however there is also the option to pick up bank hours at our nursing home Montague Road in Felixstowe.


Are you kind, patient and understanding?


With lots of career plans changing you may be searching for GP surgery or health centre jobs, NHS and hospital jobs or district nursing jobs. At Sanctuary Supported Living you can work within a smaller team in a homely environment making a real difference to the lives of our residents. We value these qualities and actively look for them within our team.


We are looking to recruit a Registered Nurse to join our friendly and welcoming team doing night shifts. Sidegate Lane provides personalised care and support to 24 people with mental health needs and/or dementia.


We have robust infection control management and Covid-19 plans in response to the pandemic. You can also be assured that our teams are well equipped with all necessary PPE. Supply is not an issue at Montague Road as Sanctuary Supported Living are well supplied with PPE across all our sites.


Read more about Sidegate Lane here


The role of Bank Registered Nurse will include:

  • Preparing, monitoring and supervising delivery of resident care plans
  • Ensuring residents best interests and rights are promoted and protected
  • Building and maintaining close working relationships with residents, families and relevant agencies to ensure the best care is delivered
  • Having an involvement with quality, risk, health and progress assessments

Skills and experiences:

  • A relevant qualification (e.g. Registered Mental Health Nurse or Registered Learning Disability Nurse) is essential, with a valid NMC pin 
  • Comprehensive experience of working with a similar client group, such as mental health or dementia, is essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills allowing you to build strong and professional working relationships
  • Some knowledge of relevant legislation and its application is desirable
  • Recent experience of supervising clinical staff would be beneficial
  • Access to a vehicle would be desirable but is not essential

Why work for Sanctuary Supported Living?

We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.


We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services, floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and older people.


Ready to join Sanctuary Supported Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Supported Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s #everydayisdifferent campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Supported Living. For more information on the campaign click here


Read the full job profile here


Closing Date: 31 August 2020


We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.


For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Supported Living, take a look at our Twitter feed or search #LifeatSanctuary


Building Equality and Diversity
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.