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Date Added: Tue 29/09/2020

Peripatetic Nurse

Blackpool, UK
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Company: EVOLVE SELECTION

Job Type: Permanent

Title: Peripatetic Nurse
Shifts: Days, Nights & Weekends
Location: Blackpool & Preston (Multiple sites)
Salary: Up to £20.00 per hour DOE + Benefits + Accommodation available
Evolve Consultant: Lauren Ward
Ref: 7564

We are seeking a Peripatetic Nurse with a friendly and empathetic approach, to join our client, who have Care Homes across Blackpool and Preston. Your role will be to assist in the provision of care and work as part of a team to achieve required standards. To ensure residents retain their dignity and individuality. To be involved in the general activities of our clients Care Home.

Required
RGN/RMN qualification
NMC PIN number
A willingness to travel throughout Blackpool and Preston
Satisfactory Adult First Check and DBS reference
Two satisfactory written references
Genuine interest in working within a caring environment
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
Willingness to participate in further training

Desired
Experience working with the relevant Client group

Main Responsibilities
Provide a high standard of resident care and ensure that high standards are maintained in line with NMC Codes of Practice and standards.
Conduct pre-admission assessments when required. Creating specific care plans to meet the needs of the residents. Monitor and review care planning needs for residents and update daily in the Person Centred Software system in line with the Company’s policies and procedures.
Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting/assisting residents, when required, with washing, toileting, dressing, undressing and all other aspects of daily living.
Assist residents in all aspects of their care needs (e.g. physical, emotional and spiritual). Provide attention when needed, whilst ensuring residents retain their comfort and dignity. Pay particular attention to assisting residents who have limited mobility, or physical/learning difficulties, making the best of the aids provided.
Liaise with Doctors on the care and treatment of the residents and ensure that administration of medication and treatment are correctly carried out and inform Doctor of any changes in resident’s conditions.
Order prescribed medication when required and ensure medicines are appropriately received and stored.
Assist in the delivery of care for residents who are dying or who have a progressive illness. Assist with the last offices. Ensure full privacy and dignity is maintained for the resident and the bereaved family, in line with the Company’s policies and procedures.
Answer Nurse Call system, giving assistance as required. Answer the door and telephone appropriately. Respond accordingly and pass on any messages promptly.
Carry out checks on residents at regular intervals and report on the wellbeing of residents.

Recruitment Process
2 stage process

Interested? Please get in contact with us on [... Click Apply...]to speak to Lauren Ward.

Evolve is a leading UK recruitment and contract sales organisation (CSO), operating within the Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and Medical Device sectors. We offer a highly comprehensive range of permanent recruitment and flexible contract sales solutions.
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