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location: durham, north east,
job type: permanent,
date posted: 19 september 2019,
reference number: CJ375306

Are you a newly qualified Nurse looking for your first Staff Nurse role that allows you to work alongside a strong and experienced team? Do you enjoy working with Elderly Clients in a homely setting? We are working with a Care Centre in Durham that require a Staff Nurse with experience in Elderly Care, Dementia ,EMI, Mental Health and Challenging behaviours. The unit offers residence to 40+ service users who are mainly adults and elderly.

You will be responsible for a floor of residents and care assistants. During your shift you will be expected to administer medication, care for residents and assist carers with their daily duties. As the Staff Nurse on shift you will also be responsible for alerting senior management, GP's and Hospitals if there is a change to one of the residents health or you are concerned about anything within the home.

Hours of work are: to be discussed at interview stage. Days and nights available

Shift pattern: 8am-8pm or 8pm-8am (3/4 Days per week)

The role requires qualified and experienced Registered Staff Nurses (RMN/RGN/RNLD) with an active NMC pin, experience in a similar setting is preferable but not essential.

This home has free parking, access to local public transport and local shops and amenities.

Specialist training available such as; peg feeds, catheterisation, syringe driver and verification of death.

Benefits of working for this client:

* Competitive pay rates of £16.00 per hour
* Free, accredited practical and online training including safeguarding, Mental Capacity Act, infection control etc.
* Specialist training (Peg Feeds, Syringe Driver etc)
* Dedicated support and assistance with NMC Revalidation requirements
* Free Uniform
* Generous Holiday allowance
* New Home manager recruiting new team of staff

As a Staff Nurse you will be responsible for:

* Administering medication to residents within the required time scales
* Changing dressings/ assisting care assistants
* Completing daily observations/notes
* Updating care plans
* Using the unit's system to record data and manage appointments for residents

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate:

* An understanding of the role required from a Nurse in a home environment.

* Excellent verbal and written communication

* Ability to work well as part of a team and take the lead when needed.

The minimum requirements for this role are:

- NMC registered

- Nursing qualification (Mental Health, General or Learning Disabilities)

Randstad Care is a specialist nursing recruitment agency. Our specialist Nursing consultants work with NHS and private sector teams across England. Whether you are looking for an interim or permanent post close to home, or nationally, we are able to assist you with a dedicated point of contact to provide support and guidance.

Do you know a Nurse looking for a new role? If so, We offer a fantastic refer a friend scheme, where you could receive £300 in vouchers for every nurse you refer to us who we place, subject to Ts and Cs.

If you wish to apply for this role or would like to discuss any of the other opportunities we have available please contact Amie on 0191 233 1381, or click Apply below.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.