We wanted to reassure you during these challenging and unprecedented times that safety remains paramount for our residents, our teams and any potential new colleague wishing to join.

We are reaching out to those in other industries with vital transferable skills, that have found themselves not able to work because of company closure. We have bank, permanent and part-time opportunities for you to consider within our homes and in the community, full training and support will all be provided and again your safety will be our priority.

Available Bank roles can be seen here

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Peripatetic Nurse

Location

Dorset

Salary & Benefits

£20ph

Vacancy Type

Full Time,

Permanent

Closing Date

10/12/2020

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • To be accountable to the Regional Manager/Director for delivery of the agreed improvement plan for the Home.
  • To work alongside our nursing team on a shift pattern to ensure continuity of practice and care provision to our residents
  • 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 their  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 in the respective Homes

You will be required to work shifts on  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.

 

Healthcare Homes offer an Employee Assistance Programme which is immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns.