staff nurse in newcastle upon tyne

posted
14 August 2018
contact
amie grattan, randstad care
job type
permanent
salary
£ 15 - £ 16 per hour
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posted
location
newcastle upon tyne, north east
specialism
health
sub specialism
Nursing
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 15 - £ 16 per hour
experience
All bands
reference number
AG09812
contact
amie grattan, randstad care
phone
0191 233 1381
apply now

job description

Are you looking for a Staff Nurse role that allows you to work autonomously and manage your own team? We are working with an Elderly and Dementia Nursing home in East Newcastle that require Nurses with experience in Elderly Care, Dementia and EMI Nursing. The unit offers residence to 40+ service users who are mainly elderly.

You will be working with another Staff 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 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: 3/4 Night shifts per week depending on availability.

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

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 at reduced rates such as; peg feeds, catheterisation, syringe driver and verification of death.

Benefits of working for this client:
-Competitive pay rates of £15+ 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

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.

skills

administering medication