staff nurse in newcastle upon tyne

posted
02 August 2018
contact
amie grattan, randstad care
job type
temporary
salary
£ 18 - £ 35 per hour
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posted
location
newcastle upon tyne, north east
specialism
health
sub specialism
Nursing
job type
temporary
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 18 - £ 35 per hour
experience
All bands
reference number
AG75647
contact
amie grattan, randstad care
phone
0191 233 1381
apply now

job description

Are you looking for a role to work flexibly around your family or other work commitments? We are working with a challenging behaviours home in East Newcastle that require Nurses with experience in learning disabilities, challenging behaviours and mental health. The unit offers residence to 25+ service users who are mainly elderly.

You will be working with another Nurse during your shifts but 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 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: Various shifts during the week & weekend- option to work flexibly around your availability

Shift pattern: 8am-8pm or 8pm-8am (1 hour break)

The role requires qualified and experienced Registered 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 at reduced rates such as; peg feeds, catheterisation, syringe driver and verification of death.

As a 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)

Benefits of working for Randstad Nursing:



* Refer a Nurse and get a £300 voucher for every one you refer to us who we place into work
* Ultra competitive attractive pay rates and a wealth of work available in both the NHS and private sector
* Free, accredited practical and online training including safeguarding, Mental Capacity Act, infection control etc.
* Reduced rate specialist training (Peg Feeds, Syringe Driver etc)
* Dedicated support and assistance with NMC Revalidation requirements
* One committed and dedicated point of contact
* Shift booking app- book your shifts from your phone at anytime

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 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.

skills

administering medication

qualification

mental health nursing degree