staff nurse in sunderland

07 September 2018
sarah martin, randstad care
job type
£ 18 - £ 35 per hour
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sunderland, north east
sub specialism
Allied Health
job type
working hours
£ 18 - £ 35 per hour
All bands
reference number
sarah martin, randstad care
0191 233 1381
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job description

Do you feel like your career is worth developing? Do you enjoy a challenge? Do you have a passion for the care of others? This opportunity may be one you don't want to miss! A beautiful care home in the heart of Sunderland require a staff nurse to take the lead in providing outstanding levels of nursing care to residents with dementia.

This home prides themselves on treating residents as individuals, and always respect their dignity, privacy and rights. There's a large garden, and patio and decking area where people love to take in scenic views of the surrounding countryside. They support residents in bringing personal items, such as photos, ornaments and small items of furniture, into their bedrooms to make them more familiar and homely.

As a staff nurse working in a residential nursing environment you will often be the staff nurse in charge and be responsible for: administrating medication, caring for residents and attending their needs. You will also be responsible for alerting senior management, GPs, hospitals if there is a change to one of the resident's health or you are concerned about anything.

The staff nurse can expect to work full time hours, which can be worked flexibly day or night. The shifts are 12 hours and the staff nurse can expect excellent pay rates between £18-£35 per hour.

Advantages of working as a staff nurse for this client:
- Flexible shifts times
- Work in a beautiful setting of Northumberland
- 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.
- Stable staff team with Manager and Clinical lead on site

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 (RGN) / Mental health nurse (RMN)

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 Sarah 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.


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