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Temporary Minor Injuries Nurse at Ledbury – 36 hours per Week to cover Maternity

Job Description

Ledbury Intermediate Care Unit & Minor Injuries Unit provides short stay nursing rehabilitation for up to 14 patients requiring step down care following surgery or medical intervention. Typical patients have previously been in hospital or step up care following an illness or incident at home which requires some stabilisation or therapy input prior to returning home.

Job Requirements

We require a nurse to work primarily in the minor injuries unit, which is a 24 hour nurse led unit for assessment and treatment of patients with injuries less than 48 hours old. The nurse should have minor injuries or accident and emergency experience of a minimum of 5 years and a qualification relevant to treatment of minor injuries is essential. The role involves night and day duty and includes duties on the intermediate care unit.

A valid NMC Pin Number along with the ability to write and implement a detailed, person centred care plan is essential for this role.

As the role involves working with vulnerable people, including delivering personal care of an Intimate nature, your employment will be subject to appropriate pre-employment checks including referencing and Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Company Overview

Shaw healthcare has grown from its origin as a registered housing association to one of the UK’s leading healthcare providers largely through partnerships with public agencies responsible for both health and social care.

We are unique as a major healthcare provider in being 74% owned by its staff and 26% by its former parent company Shaw healthcare (Homes) Ltd.

Shaw has forged successful partnerships with Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and Social Care teams across England and Wales, developing care services and facilities for people with specific needs at the request of care commissioners.

We provide a spectrum of services from comprehensive care packages through to low level support in the community for older people and adults with physical, sensory or mental health support needs.

Shaw now employs over 4,600 people to provide care to over 3,000 individuals in registered care homes, hospitals, supported living arrangements, retirement schemes and domiciliary care settings.

We have links with UK universities to research and develop leading edge care practice and as a learning organisation we are committed to supporting the on-going training and education of all our staff.