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Liverpool, Merseyside, England

£ 30346 - 32406 Per yearPermanentPosted 26th January 2020

Location: Liverpool Salary: £30,346 - £32,406 + golden hello Description: Our client a registered rehabilitation service and is now looking to recruit experienced registered mental health nurses (RMN) and registered learning disabilities nurses (RNLD) We are particularly interested in speaking to nurses who have experience with adults and supportin ...

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Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England

£ 38000 - 40000 Per yearPermanentPosted 26th January 2020

We are looking for an experienced Registered Nurse (RGN/RMN/RNLD) to work as the Deputy Care Home Manager within a flagship Nursing Home for one of the most highly regarded providers in the sector. You will be working alongside an experienced General Manager delivering valuable leadership within a fully compliant service.Based in Stoke-On-Trent, this Deputy Care Home Manager position is a 50% super ...

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Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England

£ 38.50 - 62 Per hourBank, TemporaryPosted 26th January 2020

Are you a Nurse Practitioner around Barnsley looking for great paid, flexible work within primary care? Chase Medical has a number of locum opportunities locally! Why work with us?Our locum Nurse Practitioner rates are excellent, £38.50 to £62 per hour, including holiday pay. With just one 8-hour shift earning you over £300, working locum shifts with Chase Medical is a great way to boost your bank balance after Christmas!Locum work with Chase Medical is completely flexible around your schedule, meaning you're able to plan your shifts around as and when you have availability. There's no minimum number of hours you have to work, giving you the freedom to find your sh ...

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Leek, Staffordshire, England

£ 35000 - 50000 Per yearPermanentPosted 26th January 2020

Our Client is a private mental health hospital, based on the outskirts of Stoke in Staffordshire, which is specifically designed to support both men and women on their recovery journey. The personalised care they provide supports people to reach their goals and navigate their own positive steps towards recovery. To enhance the care provided they ar ...

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Dingwall, Highland, Scotland

£ 29000 - 38000 Per yearPermanentPosted 26th January 2020

Registered NurseGreat Salary PackageUp to 42 hours per weekBeautiful setting in Highland ScotlandCriteriaQualified RGN or RMNIdeally care home experience but not essentialBenefitsPaid BreaksNMC annual payment - every yearUniform provided28 days annual leaveHealth SchemeIn this role, as a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for administering p ...

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Norwich, Norfolk, England

£ 70 Per yearBankPosted 26th January 2020

Position: Nursing Home Manager (Non - nurses considered with relevant experience) Location: Norwich Salary: Up to £70,000 plus bonus scheme & benefits This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Home Manager to join an award winning care organisation with Nursing and Residential Services across the UK. A Home Manager vacancy has become avai ...

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Aberdeen, Aberdeen City, Scotland

£ 38 Per yearBankPosted 26th January 2020

Clinical Lead Aberdeen £16.95 per hour J49516 If you're an experienced Clinical Lead within elderly care looking to work with one of the biggest names in the elderly care market, we definitely have the opportunity for you! I am currently working with one of the UK's leading private healthcare providers to find an experienced Clinical Lead in the Ab ...

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Reading, Berkshire, England

BankPosted 26th January 2020

Nursing Home Manager / Care Home Manager £70k + Bonus + Benefits Ascot, Berkshire ***Outstanding opportunity to join fantastic care provider*** ***Manage wonderful care home*** ***Excellent salary and bonus*** Our client is looking for an experienced Nursing Home Manager / Care Home Manager, to manage one of their wonderful nursing homes / care hom ...

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Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland

£ 30 Per yearBankPosted 26th January 2020

Nurse RGN/RMN £16.00 per hour Edinburgh J49530 Are you an RGN/RMN with an active PIN looking for an exciting move into luxury Nursing homes? If so, Purosearch may have the ideal role for you! We are proud to be working alongside an independent, luxury provider in the Edinburgh area who are looking for a night & day nurse, full or part time to provi ...

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Liverpool, Merseyside, England

£ 28700 - 38300 Per yearPermanentPosted 26th January 2020

Nurse - 5/5 CQC - £16.75ph up to 38K salary - Location: Liverpool, Merseyside- Position: Staff Nurse - Care Categories: Dementia & Alzheimer's- Service: General and Mental health care in older Adults- Salary: £16.75 £28,700 - £38,300 negotiable depending on experience - Hours: 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 ...

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RGN jobs: frequently asked questions

Welcome to our RGN jobs page, featuring all the latest Registered Nurse roles throughout the UK, as well as frequently asked questions below.

A nurse sits in front of her computer"more experience and qualifications can help you to work your way up into higher bandings. Band 6 salaries can reach as high as £37,000, and Band 7 salaries peak above £43,000"

What does a RGN do?

RGNs, sometimes referred to as RNs, Registered General Nurses, or simply Nurses, broadly refers to any qualified Nurse within one of the four core NHS specialisms: adult, child, mental health and learning disabilities.

But essentially, in common speak, an RGN refers to an Adult Nurse. Given the range of specialisms, what an RGN does can vary greatly.

It can also vary based on whether you work in a hospital or a community setting. In a hospital, you could work in a variety of inpatient or outpatient wards; in the community, you could find yourself working in a school, prison or GP surgery.

There are approximately 525,000 Adult Nurse RGNs in the UK.

Currently, this number falls well short of the amount the UK needs to keep pace with the nation’s growing healthcare demand.

What are the daily responsibilities of an RGN?

RGNs clearly have a huge range of responsibilities that differ according to setting and specialism.

But broadly, as an RGN you might carry out these kinds of tasks on a daily basis:

• Writing patient care plans

• Observing and recording the condition of patients

• Monitoring and administering medication and injections

• Assisting doctors with assessments, operations and consultations

• Working with and supporting patients’ families

• Planning discharges from hospitals

• Educating patients about their ongoing health

• Mentoring students and junior nurses

• Working with patients’ families to help educate them about the condition at hand

You will likely work in a shift pattern, unless you work in the community where a more structured, 9-5 role is far more likely.

What qualifications do you need to become an RGN?

To land an RGN Nursing job you need to be registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC).

And to be eligible to register you need to complete a nursing degree.

You can complete a degree in any of these four core areas: adult, child, mental health and learning disabilities.

Courses typically last three years and are available at universities and educational institutions throughout the UK.

Half of your course will involve clinical practice, and apprenticeships are available in many parts of the country. In terms of experience, your degree should set a foundation that helps you to land your first role.

But in some cases taking bank work or even gaining work experience will put you in an even stronger position.

How much do RGNs earn?

Registered General Nurse salaries start at Band 5 on the official NHS pay-scale.

This means that newly qualified RGNs will earn approximately £24,214 a year – rising incrementally every year until you reach the top of your banding.

From there, more experience and qualifications can help you to work your way up into higher bandings.

Band 6 salaries can reach as high as £37,000, and Band 7 salaries peak above £43,000.

Beyond this, Advanced Nurses, Modern Matrons and Nurse Consultants can earn considerably more – with some consultant-level Nurses earning more than £70,000 a year.

General Nurses have a strong foundation to build varied careers which can see you become a specialised researcher or lecturer too.

The NHS is the major employer of RGNs, but the private sector offers many positions too. Private healthcare providers, charities, care homes and private schools all employ Nurses, but pay within the private sector is unregulated, and therefore, unpredictable.

It’s also important to note that the private sector doesn’t normally offer a benefits package that rivals that of the NHS.

RGNs also often become bank or agency workers.

In terms of salary, this can in some cases become very lucrative, with high day rates available. Flexibility is a big attraction too.

However, earning a good salary as a full-time bank or agency RGN depends greatly on experience.

You’ll need regular and reliable bookings, and that becomes easier with time.

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