White Recruitment
11 Oct 2016
Bristol, City of Bristol, England
Nursing home nurse
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
£ 15 - 15 Per hour
Closing date:
8 Nov 2016

Staff Nurse - Bristol - Care Home

Registered General Nurse - Elderly Care - £15ph

A fully CQC compliant nursing home situated in Bristol is searching for a Staff Nurse to join their professional and caring team of nurses and health professionals who support vulnerable residents who struggle to complete their daily routines and who require nursing care. The position is for Full Time Nights and the position is paying £15.00ph.

This large nursing home requires you as a Staff Nurse to be able to provide a high standard of nursing care to their elderly residents during your shifts, some of whom are suffering from Dementia, Learning Disability, Mental Health Conditions, Old Age, Physical Disability, Sensory Impairment and Younger Adults. The home also provides specialist care for those who require Cancer Care, Head/Brain Injury, Neuropathic Care, Parkinson's Disease, Prader-Willi Syndrome, Stroke and Visual Impairment.

The home is modern, purpose built and has recently undergone construction to build a separate unit for the homes dementia patients. The home is also close to local shops and is easy to get to via public transport.

'We need a Staff Nurse to support the work of the nursing team and provide friendly and warm nursing care to our residents .'- Home Manager

The Role

  • Writing patient care plans;
  • Implementing plans through tasks such as preparing patients for operations, wound treatment and monitoring pulse, blood pressure and temperature;
  • Observing and recording the condition of patients;
  • Checking and administering drugs and injections;
  • Setting up drips and blood transfusions;
  • Assisting with tests and evaluations;
  • Carrying out routine investigations;
  • Responding quickly to emergencies;
  • Planning discharges from hospital and liaising with GPs and social workers;
  • Communicating with and relieving the anxiety of patients and their relatives;
  • Advocating on behalf of patients;
  • Educating patients about their health;
  • Organising staff and prioritising busy workloads;
  • Mentoring student and junior nurses;
  • Maintaining patient records;
  • Making ethical decisions related to consent and confidentiality.

As a Staff Nurse you are offered -

  • £15 per hour
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Opportunities for career progression

What the Staff Nurse role requires of you -

  • Caring and compassionate nature
  • Excellent teamwork and people skills
  • Observational skills
  • Ability to lead
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Ability to deal with emotionally charged and pressured situations
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Resilience
  • Stamina

Apply now to take advantage of this opportunity to join a nursing home recognised for its quality of care and a team committed to the comfort of its residents.

If your experience matches please forward your CV immediately White Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

About White Recruitment

White Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency, focusing on Care Home and Nursing Home recruitment in the UK. Our success is shaped through close professional relationships with both our candidates and clients.

We are able to provide you with assistance across all disciplines and at all levels. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Staff Nurses

Unit and Team Leaders

Deputy Managers

Clinical Managers

Home Managers

Area Managers

Project Managers

Operations Managers

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