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Hythe, Kent, England

£ 10 - 20 Per hourContractPosted 29th March 2020

We are looking for someone with good clinical experience to work closely with registered manager to offer support to this 20 bed care home, based in Hythe, Kent.Nurses or Care home Managers would suit the position best.If you feel this is of interest please either email back or call Stefan on Apply

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Southampton, Hampshire, England

£ 19 Per hourPermanentPosted 16th December 2019

Up to £19 p/h | 37.5 Hrs | Mainly Days | Small Respite Service | Part-time and full-time hours available | Good CQC A charitably run respite care service in Southampton is currently recruiting for an RGN Staff Nurse. The home provides short-term care packages to adults with a diverse range of needs, and this is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Care Home Nurse looking for some real variety in their daily workload. My client has described the role as "You will never experience the same day over and over" De ...

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Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland

PermanentPosted 1st April 2020

Are you experienced in supporting older people with complex care needs? Are you an organised, methodical Nurse who is passionate about delivering positive change? Then you can build a fast-moving nursing career with Care UK and help our residents get more out of life every day. What you’ll do Leading the clinical team during your shifts, you will make certain that we fully meet residents’ medical, physical and emotional requirements. Ensuring compliance with our clinical governance framework, you will mentor and motivate colleagues, champion residents’ safety and dignity and drive continuous improvement, whilst acting as Named Nurse for your own portfolio of servic ...

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Mitcham, Greater London, England

PermanentPosted 1st April 2020

Clinical Deputy Manager – MitchamAre you an organised, methodical nurse who is passionate about delivering positive change? At Care UK you can build a fast-moving nursing career whilst help our residents fulfil their lives. The team at Cumberland Care Home have a great opportunity for a passionate and hands on nurse to join the home as clinical deputy manager.Cumberland is a small, intimate and welcoming care home located in Mitcham, Surrey that provides quality, tailored dementia and nursing care. The home is spacious with a wealth of luxury features, designed to create a lively, family atmosphere and to enable residents to get the most out of every day. Care UK are passionate about fulfilling lives and providing person centred care. The ideal manager will be a personable and hands on nurse who is passionate about delivering best practice and be someone who is looking to join a ha ...

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Ferndown, Dorset, England

PermanentPosted 1st April 2020

Clinical Deputy Manager – FerndownAre you an organised, methodical nurse who is passionate about delivering positive change? At Care UK you can build a fast-moving nursing career whilst help our residents fulfil their lives. The team at Ferndown Manor Care Home have a great opportunity for a passionate and hands on nurse to join the home as clinical deputy manager.What you’ll doSupporting and deputizing for the Home Manager, you will provide inspiring leadership to nursing and care colleagues and oversee the delivery of high quality clinical and pastoral care. You will be the homes nurse expert and your role will be a combination of utilising your nursing skills as well as your managerial and leadership skills You will focus on res ...

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Worcestershire, England

£ 31700 - 42300 Per yearPermanentPosted 1st April 2020

Staff Nurse ( RGN or RMN or RNLD ) - Nursing Home Location: Malvern, WorcestershireCare Categories: Nursing and Palliative Care for older adults. They also cater for younger adults who are Physically Disabled.Salary: £18.50 per hour ( £31,700 - £42,300 per annum ) - negotiable dependant on experienceHours: Full time hours or Part time hours depending on preference (Options of: 11 hours, 22 hours, 33 hours and/or 44 hours options available)Shifts: Days shifts ( 8am - 8pm ) or Night shifts ( 8pm - 8am ) or a mixture of both ( you can choose depending on your preference )Contract type: Permanent*Preceptorship on offer for all newly qualified nurses**Excellent recent CQC rating* ...

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Holywell, Flintshire (Sir y Fflint), Wales

£ 36500 Per yearPermanentPosted 1st April 2020

Staff Nurse - Learning Disabilities rehab Location: Holywell, FlintshireSalary: up to £36,500 p/a (£16.71 p/h) - Negotiable DoE Hours: Full Time or Part time available , site can be flexible to fit in with your requirements (11.5, 24, 36, 37.5 and 42 hours available) - please state your preference upon applicationShifts: Options include days, nights or mixed shifts - please state your preference of days, nights or mixed upon applicationContract: Permanent Further Details: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a newly qualified or experienced RGN, RMN, or RNLD to work ...

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Leicester, Leicestershire, England

£ 32175 Per yearPermanentPosted 1st April 2020

Nurse - Mental Health rehabilitation Hospital Location: Leicester Salary: £32,175 per annum + (£16.50 per hour) paid breaks on nights Hours: Full Time and Part Time hours are available - you can choose depending on your preference (options of: 11.5 hours, 23 hours, 34.5 hours or 37.5 hours) Shifts : Options of Days only ( 7.45am - 8.15pm ) or Nights only ( 19.45pm - 8.15am ) or Mixed shifts on a rotational basis - you can choose depending on your preference *Very positive, friendly and supportive work environment* Further Details: ...

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Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

£ 28100 - 37500 Per yearPermanentPosted 1st April 2020

Senior Nurse ( RGN / RMN / RNLD ) - NEW Care Home- Mental Health/ Neuro-disabilities Location: Hull, Yorkshire Salary: £28,100- £37,500 per annum (£16.40 p/hour) + excellent benefits Hours: Full time Shifts: Flexible - day shifts / night shifts / mixed shifts available Employment Type: permanent Further Details: A fantastic new opportunity has arisen for a passionate and experienced Senior Nurse (RGN/ RMN/ RNLD) to work within a brand new small and specialised care home in Hull, Yorkshire. The service is ideally situated in a pleasant area ...

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Redbourne, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England

£ 28392 - 30113 Per yearPermanentPosted 1st April 2020

Staff Nurse ( RMN / RNLD ) - Learning Disabilties rehab Location: Gainsborough, LincolnshireSalary: £28,392 - £30113 per annum ( £15.44 per hour ) + £1000 welcome bonus + benefits - negotiable depending on your experienceHours: Full Time and Part Time hours are available - you can choose depending on your preference (options of: 11.5 hours, 23 hours, 34.5 hours or 37.5 hours)Shifts: Options of Days only (7.35am - 8pm) or Nights only (7.35pm - 8am) or Mixed shifts on a rotational basis - you can choose depending on your preference*Free meals on shift**Outstanding recent CQC rating**£1000 welcome bonus* ...

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Care Home Nurse jobs: frequently asked questions

Welcome to our Care Home Nurse jobs page, featuring all the best care home jobs for Nurses currently available across the UK. Here are some handy FAQs for anyone wishing to learn more about the profession.

What is a Care Home Nurse?

A Care Home Nurse provides care and support for people living in care homes for a variety of different reasons.

Within this role, you could support adult residents with physical disabilities, people with mental health issues like dementia, or elderly residents.

Either way, you’ll be caring for those no longer able to safely care for themselves in their own home.

You’ll either work across multiple sites within a specific geographic area (these roles are often advertised as ‘Peripatetic Nurses’), or within a single care home.

Positions are regularly available within both the private and public sector.

Care homes are very similar to nursing homes – and the two terms are often used interchangeably.

However, care homes tend to support residents with a lower level of medical dependence.

As a result, care homes tend to have a slightly lower demand for Nurses – and nursing homes are required by law to have Registered Nurses on site 24 hours a day.

Care home nursing jobs are typically shift-based and you’ll be required to provide round-the-clock support.

What does a Care Home Nurse do?

The nature of your role can vary greatly depending on the types of residents a care home supports.

Importantly, unlike a general nursing position in a hospital, you’re likely to be the only Registered Nurse or one of very few, and will have far more responsibility.

Therefore, you could oversee the activities of other medical staff and will need to create and manage healthcare plans for all of the residents.

In some cases you will also be required to provide and support end-of-life care on a regular basis, which inevitably can be extremely challenging.

Broadly speaking, your responsibilities could otherwise include:

• Writing and monitoring care plans – taking into account the medical histories of each patient

• Educating residents on their care plans and needs

• Administering medication

• Performing regular health checks and analysing results

• Performing medical procedures where necessary

• Communicating with residents’ families about their condition and ongoing plans

• Planning resident activities according to their personal healthcare needs

• Arranging hospital transfers where necessary

Full-time and part-time positions are abundant, as are bank and agency positions. So, your working hours and shift patterns can vary greatly.

How do you become a Care Home Nurse?

Care homes don’t always offer the same level of medical support as a nursing home, so the type and number of nurses they require can vary.

Although care homes often employ a variety of healthcare professionals, support workers and Nurses, employers looking for a Care Home Nurse are normally looking for a Registered General Nurse (RGN) and Mental Health Nurse (RMN).

To become a Registered General Nurse you will of course have to complete a nursing degree, which are offered at universities all across the UK.

After that, you must register with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC).

In most cases, simply being a qualified Nurse will equip you with everything you need for care home nursing jobs.

But some care homes, depending on the specialist care they provide, may require some on-the-job experience.

For anyone studying nursing with a keen interest in becoming a Care Home Nurse, it might be a good idea to seek out some part-time work within a local care home as a support worker or assistant.

This experience will be a great benefit when applying for care home nursing roles further down the line.

How much do Care Home Nurses earn?

Care Home Nurses within NHS funded establishments earn the same salary as a General Nurse in any other NHS setting.

That means you’ll earn a Band 5 salary – which currently starts at £24,214 a year.

That salary rises incrementally every year until you reach the top of your banding, which is over £30,000.

However, only a small percentage of care homes are actually publically run nowadays.

The vast majority are run by private companies, and the pay is unregulated.

Pay therefore varies greatly, but the average salary in the UK is currently around £35,000 a year.

After gaining some experience as a Care Home Nurse, you can start applying for a Senior Care Home Nurse position, which could see you earn well beyond £40,000 a year.

Many Care Home Nurses also go on to become Care Home Managers.

With the private sector dominating the provision of residential care homes, salaries and benefits will differ from one job to the next.

So, take your time to carefully review what’s on offer by each and every employer.

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