Children's Homecare Nurse - Southampton

Recruiter
Healthcare at Home
Location
Southampton
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
04 Jan 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to recent growth within our Southampton Service and our 2020 vision of caring for patients worldwide, we have a brand-new opportunity for a Children’s Homecare Nurse. Essentially, we are looking for a talented, patient focused clinician to join our fantastic team.As a Children’s Homecare Nurse, you will deliver gold standard, one to one, holistic care in the comfort of the patient’s home or school.Work for us, and remember the reason why you became a nurse, it’s your opportunity to make a real difference to children’s lives every single day.healthcare at home … a little about us…. Our vision is simple, to deliver inspirational healthcare in the home for millions worldwide. Working alongside healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies we develop innovative solutions that meet patients’ needs to have quality clinical care in their homes. Every member of our team from specialist nurses to drivers has the same patient focus and is dedicated to delivering the best possible care.After all, don’t we all feel better at home?Why work at healthcare at home … the benefits We are an inspiring business that has exciting times ahead and a clear vision to take us forward. We know people are fundamental to our success and we are focused on helping people to develop their careers. We have a strong culture of continual training and development from the moment you start through our induction to ongoing professional development throughout your careers.We offer a robust and flexible reward packaging including:Company car or car allowance of £4250 per annumNMC fees paid forContributory pension schemeProvide private healthcare cover after two years’ serviceDeath in serviceAnnual holiday – 25 days plus 8 days bank holidayChildcare vouchersMobile phone and tablet deviceWeekend and evening enhancementsOnline benefits portalWhat does a Children’s Homecare Nurse do at healthcare at home? Our childrens nurses are ambassadors for delivering patient focused care – you will offer quality nursing that is tailored to the child’s needs. Ensuring all professional standards are excelled and relevant care plan are delivered. You will be treating patients with a wide range of conditions including growth hormones and biologic treatments for conditions such as juvenile arthritis, chrohns disease and psoriasis. You will manage your own daily workload whilst maintaining stock, supplies and equipment. All clinical data will be recorded accurately to ensure quality care is maintained and delivered, and any adverse affects reported via the correct protocol. You will maintain and demonstrate up to date knowledge, ensuring any gaps in clinical competency are addressed whilst also staying compliant with all business policies and procedures.What skills, qualifications and qualities do I need to be successful?In essence we are looking for clinicians who are dedicated to offering outstanding professional patient care, it’s at the heart of what you do.You will be a Registered Sick Children’s Nurse who is competent in the administration of IV therapies. This is an autonomous position and so you will need to be able to work confidently and decisively without supervision. You also need to have strong communication skills, including actively listening, communicating sensitively and putting people at ease whilst making technical details easy to understand.As this is a regional role travelling to visit patients in their home setting, therefore it is crucial that you have full UK driving licence.healthcare at home are an equal opportunities employer.