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Lead Nurse

Job Description

Lead Nurse £20 to £21 per hour Colchester area

My client is seeking a Clinical Lead to join their beautiful nursing home based in Colchester. This home is part of a growing company that can offer realistic career progression and opportunities, with their own in house training system. Set in a peaceful residential area, the home offers all residents individual ensuite rooms and various activities to give a positive and enjoyable atmosphere for the best quality of life.
You will be part of a team of Nurses supported by dedicated care workers all aiming to give a high quality of care.

They are offering £21.00 per hour for full time hours days, plus a enhanced rate for working weekends. This will depend on your experience and you will find out after the interview. This may increase probation.

The full package
- Overtime pay at time and a quarter
- Weekend pay enhancements
- Double time for bank holidays
- Pension scheme
- Free home cooked meals whilst working
- Free uniform
- Cash plan
- Employee benefits/discount scheme
- Referral / incentive schemes

Candidate Summary

- Registered Nurse - RGN/RMN
- Active NMC PIN number
- Some experience working within elderly nursing care

In your new role as a Staff Nurse, you will
- Supporting and assisting the home manager in the execution of duties and accept delegated responsibilities including taking charge of the unit as deemed appropriate.
- As named nurse you will co-ordinate the planning, implementation and evaluation of client care.
- Work within the model of care for the service and requirements of the Mental Health Act (2007) & Care Program Approach
- Ensuring the correct administration of medication, including injections and monitoring the results of treatment.
- Building relationships with residents to encourage trust, while listening to and interpreting their needs and concerns.


- Compassionate with good communication skills
- Ability to use initiative; work alone and within a team
- Good time management and ability to prioritize workload
- Problem solving skills and ability to multi-task
- Able to work under pressure
- Flexibility, adaptable to changing needs
- You need to be 100% committed to helping improve the quality of life of vulnerable people.
- You must have the right to work within the UK

Are interested in this position and would like to interview as soon as possible? Apply now!

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