Staff Nurse : RGN/RMN/RNLD
£31,000 - £34,000
I am currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RGN/RMN/RNLD, to take on the role of Staff Nurse within a small private brain injury rehabilitation centre based in Lewisham, London. You will be responsible for maintaining high levels of care to patients with Brain/Head injuries.
- £1000 welcome bonus
- Fully implemented auto enrolment pension scheme
- Annual leave entitlement of 25 days plus bank holidays
- Good career progression opportunities
What is expected
- Protecting and supporting the health of individual patients / residents
- Assessment of care and health education needs
- Development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care including discharge planning for each patient
- Under supervision, to gain experience and skills in:
- Clinical practice
- Facilitation and teaching
- Management (as appropriate)
- To work in accordance with THG Nursing Strategy and contribute to achieving THG strategic objectives.
- To take charge of the ward/department/unit in the absence of senior nursing staff following performance review.
- To adopt a flexible approach to hours of duty, in order to meet the needs of the service over a 24-hour period.
- 37.5 hours per week, the role consists of 3 or 4 shifts per work, worked over seven-day rota
- Practice within the defined parameters under the Mental Health Act 1983/2007.
- To administer medicine within the guidelines and framework of the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
- Ensure that each patient has an individual care plan and risk assessment, which takes into account the patient (if appropriate) and their carers views, with regular reviews.
- To ensure a comprehensive assessment is completed for the patients / residents to ensure a comprehensive person-centred assessment is completed for their pathway.
- Ensure all clinical documentation is of a high standard and patient notes are maintained and filed in the appropriate way
- Maintain and contribute to the standards of professional care, ethics, policies and procedures
- Maintain professional standards of practice at all times
- To maintain and update relevant knowledge and skills, maintain a professional portfolio and participate in further training as appropriate, in order to enhance quality of care for patients /residents and carers.
- To liaise effectively with all actively involved in the care process, including carers and relatives, aspiring to provide an effective, seamless and integrated service to patients / residents.
- To be an active participant in the multidisciplinary team, formulating care plans and utilising appropriate assessments
What the Candidate requires
- A nursing Qualification with Valid NMC Pin Number (RGN, RMN or RNLD)
- A clean DBS
- Experience in working with elderly care would be preferable
- 2 Referees