Reconnect Nurse (Bank)

Acre Close, Middleton, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 4HX
Acre Close, Middleton Leeds West Yorkshire LS10 4HX
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Mixed (Days & Nights)
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Extraordinary People, Exceptional Care

Are you a Registered Nurse (RGN, RMN or RN), with a passion for Dementia care, looking for a new opportunity with an organisation that will help you develop and achieve your professional goals and aspirations?

Registered Nurse – Days or Night (Bank)

 £24.21 per hour

LOCATION - Middleton Park Lodge Nursing Home, Acre Cl, Middleton, Leeds, LS10 4HX

As a specialist Nurse Dementia Therapist in this setting, you will be responsible for providing the highest level of personal care and attention to people living with dementia, formulating, implementing, and maintaining nursing care plans. You will also supervise the staff in the home, ensuring the delivery of care is within the expectations of the Reconnect model. 

You will ensure that people are treated with respect and dignity, your approach is empathetic, compassionate and focused on ensuring their life is the best it can be, focussed on the strengths and abilities of the person.
You will need to be understanding and patient towards people and their needs, and encourage, assist and support people to participate in appropriate leisure activities and activities in daily living, normalising life as much as possible with joy and happiness.

People living with dementia often have continuing periods of loss and distress and do not live life to the full in care homes. Orchard Care Homes are aiming to transform and reshape care for people living with dementia in our homes. We know it is going to be a long journey, but our Orchard Dementia Promise is striving to reach that aim. We know the current way care homes provide dementia care must change to give people living with dementia the best life they can have.

Main Duties

To assist with delivery of the individuals care plan, working as an integral part of the caring team, to deliver the highest standards of person centred care, to people who are living with a complex dementia adopting a holistic approach which encompasses the individual needs of both the individual and their families to ensure that at they retain their identity, are comfortable, are engaged in meaningful activities and that communication is appropriately facilitated, that they retain their independence and that their choice are met at all times and that they are treated with respect and dignity and given their rights to privacy.

About us:

A largely residential suburb of Leeds, Middleton Park Lodge is an established nursing home that has been purpose-built to provide specialist care tailored to older people

Winner of the Gold trophy for Best Smaller Care Home Group at the CHA (Care Home Awards) 2021.

Orchard Care Homes are Winners of the 2023 LaingBuisson award for Excellence in Large Residential Care.

Orchard Care Homes has been providing care for older people for over 15 years. We are committed to being at the heart of the local community and delivering the same level of care that we would all wish for our loved ones.

We believe in investing in our people. Your professional development is actively encouraged and you will receive plenty of training and progression opportunities across our portfolio of homes.


  • Access to Blue Light Discount Card.
  • Excellent training and progression opportunities, from day one, with career pathways to enable you to grow and develop.
  • Recognition schemes, such as ‘Making a Difference’ and recognising our dedicated staff team.
  • Access to our 24/7 Employee Support Hub offering confidential support on personal and professional issues.

At Orchard Care Homes, we value our employees. Click here to find out more about our wide range of benefits.

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