nurse in durham

06 March 2019
amie grattan, randstad care
job type
£ 15 - £ 16 per hour
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durham, north east
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 15 - £ 16 per hour
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amie grattan, randstad care
0191 233 1381
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job description

Are you a passionate, confident and strong willed Staff Nurse with the desire to work flexibly in a setting you can enjoy and thrive in? A Nursing Home in Durham currently require a Staff Nurse to work day shifts and night shifts during the week and weekends. The Nursing home gives residence to elderly patients with long term illness & dementia.

As a Staff Nurse working in a Residential Nursing environment you will often be the Staff Nurse in charge and responsible for administering medication, caring for residents and attending to their needs. You will also be responsible for alerting senior management, GP's, Hospitals if there is a change to one of the residents health or you are concerned about anything.

The home is well equipped with a Cinema room and activities area and residents can get their hair done by an in house hairdresser. Finally all residents have their own beautifully laid out private bedrooms with state of the art bathrooms and equipment.

Shift patterns available at this home:


-2 nights per week

Pay rate:

£15-16 per hour (paid breaks)

The home offers free parking and great access to local public transport and local amenities.

The role requires qualified and experienced Registered Nurses (RGN/RMN) with an active NMC pin, experience in a similar setting is preferable but not essential. Peg feeds and catheterisation is something you will be expected to do in your role so this training would be beneficial.

Advantages of working for this Care Provider:

-Fully supportive staff team with 2 long term managers

-Home is recently been refurbished

-Home comes highly recommended by staff members and the public

-Strong care ethos

-Free, accredited practical and online training including safeguarding, Mental Capacity Act, infection control etc.

-Generous Holiday allowance

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 (General)

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 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 then please contact Amie on 0191 2331381, 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.


administering medication