Preceptorship Nurse


Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Full time & Part time
Contract Details:
Up to £18.52 per hour, including enhancements
Working Hours:
Up To 24, 36 or 42 hours per week, days/nights, including alternate weekends
Closing Date:
Job Types:
Bournemouth & Poole
Various homes

It’s more than a possibility

Nurse - Up To £3,000 Welcome Bonus

Join us as a Preceptorship Nurse and make a difference

Various locations across our beautiful care homes in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and West Sussex.

Variety of full time and part time contracts available, to support you and your work/life balance, including alternate weekends (includes paid breaks)

Additional hours / overtime opportunities available to suit your circumstances

Up to £18.52 per hour, including enhancements 

It’s what you do that makes us special

Picture yourself at the heart of our Care Home surrounded and supported by our multi-award winning team, building lasting relationships with our residents and making a meaningful difference to their health and wellbeing.

You are a valued part of the senior decision-making process in our homes, with the reassurance of working alongside fellow Nurses and Senior Care Leads, with 24/7 on-call support from other Clinical and Quality experts.  Our goal is to set you up for success.

We are proud to support newly qualified Nurses, those returning to practice and those wanting to take a different direction in their career with a well-established development pathway. We can offer you a preceptorship programme fully accredited by the Royal College of Nursing. We care about you and your career and want to see you progress with us. As you go forward, you have a unique opportunity - thanks to our Clinical Managers and Clinical Trainer - to refresh and gain new skills and to pursue further study and career opportunities.

As nurses we all agree to be lifelong learners, because we want to continue to practice safely and effectively using the most up to date evidence based knowledge to provide excellent care. Preceptorship will support you as part of your learning journey by helping you enhance and grow your nursing skills and knowledge. Preceptorship can be seen as the transition to build your confidence, continue your development and achieve your competency to practice. We can support you to be a safe, autonomous, accountable practitioner. 

You will apply sound clinical judgement to manage a variety of acute and chronic conditions, whilst providing outstanding, evidence-based, individualised nursing care and there is on hand support from our Clinical Leads and Clinical Managers to refresh and gain new skills.

In our latest Nurses’ survey, 96% of respondents say they feel valued and have the variety and freedom to provide consistently good care. 

We have a rewarding career path, waiting for you!

What you’ll have:

  • We will expect you to demonstrate your clinical knowledge
  • Can do attitude
  • Role modelling and promoting best practice in wound management, nutrition, tissue viability, end-of-life care and other essential clinical interventions
  • A natural communicator
  • A team player with a sense of fun
  • Attention to detail
  • We wish to recruit people with a genuine desire to develop their skills and experience over the preceptorship programme and beyond. 

What you’ll get

  • Up to £3,000 Welcome Bonus (terms apply)
  • Additional hours / overtime opportunities available to suit your circumstances
  • Paid breaks and free meals on duty
  • Opportunities for career advancement to Senior Nurse, Clinical Lead and beyond
  • Support with revalidation
  • Annual NMC subscription reimbursed
  • Clinical and dementia care conferences led by the Colten team
  • Support with practice supervision and assessor roles in line with NMC guidelines
  • Payment of Skilled Worker Visa for eligible Nurses
  • Hands-on practical training plus access to Health Education England and Nursing Times e-Learning modules
  • Clinical skills updates on subjects including venepuncture, catheterisation, T34 syringe driver, end-of-life care, and much more

About Us

Colten Care is an expanding family-owned business with 21 beautifully appointed nursing homes across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and West Sussex. 

We have 7 homes rated as ‘Outstanding’ with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and we provide luxury residential, general nursing, dementia and short-stay care.

We are a prestigious, award-winning healthcare provider that champions the latest approach to person-centred care. Each of our homes has a distinct character while retaining that all-important sense of ‘home.’