Peripatetic Nurse - Cambridge/Peterborough

Location

Covering Cambridge and Peterborough

Salary & Benefits

£20 p/h plus mileage

Vacancy Type

Full Time

Closing Date

18/12/2018

Peripatetic Nurse - Cambridge/Peterborough

£20 per hour
36 hours per week
Paid Pension Scheme
NMC registration fee paid for (T&C apply)
Welcome Bonus of up to £2000 (T&C apply)
Travel Expences Paid - 40p per mile for the first 10,000 miles, 25p per mile after.

We are currently recruiting for a Peripatetic Nurse to join the Healthcare Homes Group family. You will be supporting a number of Care Homes across the Cambridge and Peterborough area. We are looking for like-minded people to join our Healthcare home family. People who have a caring nature, patience and a passion for providing excellence in care. As a NMC Registered Nurse you will have the autonomy to practice and to lead and support whilst ensuring the physical, emotional and medical requirements of our residents are met.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • To be accountable to the Regional Manager/Director for delivery of the agreed improvement plan for the Home.
  • Maintain the safe day to day running of the Home, working in partnership with the Home Manager and senior team in the home.
  • To develop, promote and maintain high standards of care and best practice.
  • To develop, implement and maintain the systems and structures needed to run the Home in the interests of its residents.
  • Address the care and health needs of each resident and to make sure they are kept safe and well protected.
  • The allocated place of work will be determined by the Regional Manager/Director, based on requests from Home Managers for short/long term permanent staff absence, annual leave or recruitment gap cover inrespective Homes

You will be required to work shifts covering days, nights and weekends to cover the requirements of the homes.

Skills and experience:

  • Previous nursing and supervisory experience
  • Previous experience working within an elderly care environment.
  • Understand care planning processes and have experience of writing care plans.
  • Good working knowledge of IT systems.
  • Knowledge and/or experience regulatory framework.

Education and Qualification:

  • Registered Nurse (PIN active)
  • Continual Professional Education
  • Level 3 certificate or diploma in care management or equivalent is desirable.
  • Full driving licence and access to a vehicle.