Home Healthcare Nurse- Enzyme Replacement Therapies
We are currently recruiting Level 1 Nurses with IV competence to work in London and Essex on a fixed term contract basis.
Treatment is given for patients with Lysosomal Storage Disorders, such as MPS diseases, Pompe, Fabry, and Gaucher. IV enzyme replacements are administered to patients in their own homes, weekly or fortnightly, on weekdays only.
ERT is often delivered via cannula. An ERT visit can be anything from an hour in length up to about 6 hours.
We provide training around ERT as part of our competency based learning & assessments as this is a specialist area of nursing. We also can provide training & assessment around portacaths if required.
To be suitable for this role you will need recent IV skills and previous line experience. Cannulation experience will be advantageous.
Salary & Benefits
* Competitive basic salary
* Car allowance (£3,600pa FTE) as appropriate, plus optional fuel card
* Company pension plan
* Life assurance
* Healthcare insurance
* Childcare Benefit scheme
* 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
* Refund of NMC fees after 12 months service.
* Bupa pay for your indemnity insurance
The roles are field based and you will travel between patients' homes to deliver their treatment. This require you to be well organised and motivated. Treatments will include IV infusions and both intramuscular and sub cut injections and training patients to deliver their own medication. Applicants must be a Registered Nurse with a valid NMC PIN and a full UK driving license.
Bupa Home Healthcare has recently been acquired by Celesio, a leading healthcare services company. More information about Celesio can be found at [Click here to apply]