Job title Staff Nurse, Hospital ward based
Hours: Full time 42 hours a week
Location: London SW15
To undertake and manage direct patient care, having participated fully in the assessment, planning
and evaluation of care needs. Undertake the delivery of care, including individual and group
sessions, to agreed quality standards as prescribed by internal procedures and health legislation.
Adopt a systemic, individual approach to all patient care plans and communicate the
outcomes to the clinical team both verbally and in writing, ensuring all CPA and risk
assessment documentation is kept up to date.
Ensure effective communication of any concerns relating to patient care.
Deputise in the absence of the Ward Manager and their Deputy to manage the staffing and
clinical needs of the ward as required.
Support and supervise new or junior staff.
Assist and support regional management in developing and implementing new services.
Manage the assessment, implementation and evaluation of individual patient care plans while
promoting a professional working environment to ensure a high standard of patient care.
Knowledge & Skills
First level registration.
Shared responsibility for the confidentiality, security and accuracy of patient records, data and information. Ensuring good quality patient documentation, which meets the Regulatory
guidelines and statutory requirements.
The problems faced by patients may present difficult and challenging situations, which may
heighten the physical, sensory and emotional demands of the role.
For further information on this position, please apply online or phone Jenni, [... Click Apply...], quoting J1980 as a reference.
Originally founded in 1945, Prestige Nursing has over 40 branches nationwide that are a mixture of company-owned and franchised businesses. We regularly deliver over 30,000 hours of care a week through this branch network and in 2007 the company reported a turnover of £18M.
Our Head Office is based in Wallington, Surrey and it is from here that all payroll, invoicing, recruitment and IT functions that support our network are carried out. We also offer a limited number of franchise opportunities each year.
All our branches are licensed by the Care Quality Commission as both nurses agencies and domiciliary care agencies and are inspected annually to ensure we reach the standards required.
The range of awards the company holds bears witness to our focus on delivering high quality and affordable care to a wide range of clients. We employ over 200 people in the UK, not to mention the 2,500 nurses and care workers who are registered to work with us at any one time. We are an equal opportunities employer.