Pulse Nursing
28 Sep 2016
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Ward mental nurse
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
£ 28000 - 32000 Per year
Closing date:
26 Oct 2016

Position - Senior Staff Nurse- Neuro-Rehab - RGN- Birmingham
Ref - ST094152
Location: Birmingham
Salary -£28,000- £32.086
Hours - Full Time- 38.5 Hrs- Permanent

My client is currently seeking an experienced Senior Staff Nurse to join our specialist neurological rehabilitation team in Birmingham, providing intensive assessment and rehabilitation for a spectrum of neurological conditions including acquired brain injury, spinal injury and stroke, alongside longer-term support for individuals with progressive neurological conditions such as Huntington's disease, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease and Parkinson's disease.

My clients Senior Nurses are key in the delivery of clinical excellence to our residents. As a Senior Nurse you will be able to make important decisions affecting the health and welfare of the residents and guests, providing leadership and guidance to our nursing and rehabilitation teams.

Exercise general and professional supervision of nursing and care staff on shift.
Lead and work with nursing and care staff to ensure a high standard of care for residents and guests.
Assist with recruitment and selection in the absence of the Clinical Services Manager.
Oversee induction and performance reviews of staff and assist with staff training as required.
Monitor performance and assist in identifying training and development needs in accordance with laid down requirements.
Assist in resolving grievances and disciplinary matters in accordance with the company's policies and procedures.
Supervise rehabilitation care pathways according to pre-set goals and care plans.
Supervise nursing and care activities according to pre-set care plans.
Ensure the updating and adaptation of rotas as necessary to ensure adequate cover in the nursing and care team, keeping within allocated staff establishment hours.

Take overall responsibility for assessing each resident or guest prior to admission and ensuring care plans are in place.
Ensure nursing policies are in place, implemented, and reviewed regularly.
Carry out all procedures relating to the administration of medication when required, as specified by the current legislation and NMC and registration guidelines.
Carry out all procedures relating to the personal care and nutritional needs of residents and guests, dealing with emergencies as they arise.

Administration and other skills:
Ensure record keeping and documentation meets relevant legal and statutory requirements as well as best practice, assisting the Clinical Services Manager as appropriate.
Monitor medical supply requests and order within budget.
Assist with arrivals and departures of residents and guests ensuring a welcoming atmosphere at all times.
Provide residents and guests with information, advice and support in the management of their condition.
Liaise with residents' and guests' own GPs or other social and health care professionals to provide information for ongoing care needs.
Agree and implement a suitable social activity and therapy plan for each Guest. Participate in outings, in-house entertainment and recreational activities with the Guests as required.

Personal Specification:
Registered member of NMC
Ability to make important decisions affecting the health and welfare of the residents and guests.
Ability to make decisions, in line with policy and guidance, regarding the day-to-day operation of the centre in the absence of the senior management team.

Neuro Disability experience
Neuro Rehabilitation experience
Organisational skills

In return you will be offered the following:
Competitive salary, reflective of your skills and experience
25 days annual leave (with the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days)
Death in service - lump sum of 4 times basic salary
Cycle to work scheme
Childcare vouchers
Free eye tests and VDU glasses
Where applicable staff will be provided with the required amount of free uniforms
Pension scheme
Professional fee re-imbursement
A wide range of fully or part-funded professional learning and development opportunities from the moment you join us
Spinal Injury experience is essential
To undertake this role you will be required to hold a current and valid registration with the NMC

For more information please contact Sam Taylor at Pulse Jobs on [... Click Apply...].

About Pulse Nursing

Pulse is a leading provider of health and social care staffing to the UK and international healthcare sectors.

We support NHS Trusts and private health sector providers by placing expert and compliant nurses, midwives, doctors, allied health and health science staff into the right permanent and temporary roles.

Through attracting and nurturing the best people, we help our clients deliver the best compassionate care.

Register your interest without delay....quick and easy...Apply!