staff nurse in gateshead

posted
10 June 2019
contact
amie grattan, randstad care
job type
permanent
salary
£ 16 per hour
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posted
location
gateshead, north east
specialism
health
sub specialism
Nursing
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 16 per hour
experience
All bands
reference number
CJ355002
contact
amie grattan, randstad care
phone
0191 233 1381

job description

Are you looking to work with an organisation who strives to make life in their Nursing Homes as stimulating and fulfilling as possible? Do you want to work for one of the leading Care providers in the UK who are currently expanding to the North east? We are working with a Specialist Care Centre in Gateshead require a Staff Nurse with experience in Elderly Care, Dementia and EMI Nursing, Challenging behaviours and Mental health. The unit offers residence to 45+ service users who are a mixture of adults and older adults.

As a Staff Nurse working in a Residential Nursing environment you will often be the 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.

Shift pattern:

20.00-08.00 2-3 nights per week

OR

08.00-20.00 3 days per week

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

Specialist training is available at a reduced rate for competencies such as; peg feeds, syringe drivers and verification of death.

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.



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
*

Benefits of working for this Care Provider:



* Free accredited training in specialised areas such as peg feed, catheters, end of life
* Free Uniform
* Ultra competitive attractive pay rates for the local area
* Dedicated support and assistance with NMC Revalidation requirements
* Generous holiday allowance

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/LD)

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.

skills

administering medication

qualification

general nursing degree