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Staff Nurse

Job Description

Staff Nurse - Taunton - Care Home

Registered General Nurse - Elderly Care - up to £18.50ph

A fully CQC compliant nursing home that has been rated good across all aspects of their inspection is searching for a Staff Nurse to join their professional and nursing team to provide round the clock nursing care who support vulnerable residents who struggle to complete their daily routines and who require nursing care. The position is full time and will be made up of three mixed shifts of days and nights. The position is paying up to £18.50ph.

This small to medium- sized nursing home requires you as a Staff Nurse to be able to provide a high standard of nursing care to their elderly residents during your shifts, some of whom are suffering from Dementia, Mental Health Condition, Physical Disability, Sensory Impairment, Substance Misuse and Younger Adults.

The home is modern, purpose built and is set within the wonderful Somerset countryside. The home is also close to local shops and is easy to get to via public transport as it around 10 minutes from Taunton Town Centre.

The Role

  • Writing patient care plans;
  • Implementing plans through tasks such as preparing patients for operations, wound treatment and monitoring pulse, blood pressure and temperature;
  • Observing and recording the condition of patients;
  • Checking and administering drugs and injections;
  • Setting up drips and blood transfusions;
  • Assisting with tests and evaluations;
  • Carrying out routine investigations;
  • Responding quickly to emergencies;
  • Planning discharges from hospital and liaising with GPs and social workers;
  • Communicating with and relieving the anxiety of patients and their relatives;
  • Advocating on behalf of patients;
  • Educating patients about their health;
  • Organising staff and prioritising busy workloads;
  • Mentoring student and junior nurses;
  • Maintaining patient records;
  • Making ethical decisions related to consent and confidentiality.

As a Staff Nurse you are offered -

  • Up to £18.50 per hour
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Opportunities for career progression

What the Staff Nurse role requires of you -

  • Caring and compassionate nature
  • Excellent teamwork and people skills
  • Observational skills
  • Ability to lead
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Ability to deal with emotionally charged and pressured situations
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Resilience
  • Stamina

Apply now to take advantage of this opportunity to join a nursing home recognised for its quality of care and a team committed to the comfort of its residents.

If your experience matches please forward your CV immediately White Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy