Night Nurse

Recruiter
NATIONAL STAR
Location
Cheltenham
Posted
10 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Night Nurse

Ullenwood, Cheltenham

£25551 - £30661 + 10% night rate = £28106 - £33727 per annum

24hrs weekly 52 weeks per year

At National Star, we're driven by our vision for a world in which people with disabilities are able to realise their potential as equal and active citizens in control of their lives. This sits at the heart of everything we do, from the personalised and world-class learning we provide via National Star College to training, specialist services and our work in the wider community. All of this is underpinned by both our passion to enrich people's lives and by our moral and statutory responsibilities.

We are currently looking for registered nurse to work nights. Supporting students with complex disabilities, you will be caring for the physical and mental welling of young adults who may present with respiratory, diabetes, epilepsy and other associated requirements.

Working alongside well trained care staff you will be responsible for the health care of around 20 students. The role includes developing comprehensive health plans, medical procedures and protocols and liaising with internal and external multi-disciplinary teams. You will be supporting and developing non-qualified staff in the medication processes and empowering students to develop skills and knowledge in relation to their well-being. Management or medication, liaising with GP's, pharmacy and consultants is part of the Nurse role at National Star. You will be developed and supported in all aspects of your role by the Residential Manager (not necessarily nurse qualified).

If you are an autonomous, confident and competent practitioner, who enjoys working in a busy and varied setting this could be the perfect role for you. National Star will support revalidation and offers excellent internal and external training opportunities. National Star offer an excellent working environment, facilities and equipment and the experience of working for an outstanding provider, both with Ofsted and CQC.

Responsibilities of the Night Nurse will include:

  • To use up to date knowledge and skills to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate nursing care.
  • To liaise with Residential Managers, the General Practitioner, residential team, and other professionals to ensuring appropriate, effective and timely health management for all students/residents.
  • To work in an open and co-operative manner with the residential team, students, residents and their families, fostering individual's independence and acknowledging and promoting their involvement in the planning of their care.
  • To work in a collaborative and co-operative manner with Allied Health professionals, and other internal and external agencies involved in providing care and support to the student/resident.
  • To ensure that all documentation and individual records are accurate, complete, and consistent with legislation, policy and procedures.

The successful Night Nurse will have:

  • A minimum of 1 years post registration experience in a relevant/related sphere of practice
  • Experience in the provision of support and guidance to families, carers, nurse colleagues and allied health professionals
  • Qualified practitioner registration with the NMC
  • Client caseload management experience
  • The ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate health programmes without direct supervision and support
  • A Teaching qualification and/or post registration certificate/diploma/degree in relevant sphere of practice desired, but not essential.

Benefits of working with National Star:

  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Health Shield medical cover (after successful probation)
  • Use of gym and swimming pool (after successful probation and in line with timetable)
  • Excellent working environment & facilities
  • Award winning CPD department covering all training needs to include excellent comprehensive induction programme
  • Employee Helpline
  • Free DBS checks
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Employee discounts at many Travel & Attractions, High Street Retailers, Supermarkets and Utilities and Motoring and much more
  • NUS card

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