Relief Nurse

£18.80 hourly
  • The Fremantle Trust
  • Chesham Leys, Chesham
  • 31 Aug, 2021

Job Description

About our home:

At Chesham Leys in Chesham we provide expert nursing care for older people, including those living with dementia, in a comfortable and homely environment.

Conveniently located close to Chesham town centre, and on a local bus route, Chesham Leys provides care for 62 people and is a purpose–built nursing care home, with residents wellbeing being our number one priority.

We are looking for talented Nurses to join our team.  We have both full and part time positions available, and are able to offer some flexibility around working day and night shifts.

Salary: Up to £20.80 per hour (depending upon experience) for Days and up to £21.00 per hour (depending upon experience) for Waking Nights plus £4.00 per hour enhancement on bank holidays. Includes a location allowance of £2.00 for day nurses and £1.00 for waking night nurses for all hours worked. Relief shifts paid weekly.

Your daily duties will be to:

Ensure that the NMC code of practice is upheld at all times

Act as a role model for all staff and ensure that a high quality of nursing care is provided at all times for our residents

Monitor and manage the health and well–being of our residents

Be involved with all aspects of nursing care, including personal care

Implement, review and update care plans

Medication management and administration

Maintain accurate detailed reports and records

Ensure that residents received planned or urgent healthcare whenever required

The successful candidate will have:

 A passion and commitment for providing quality nursing care and the ability to lead our team of dedicated care staff.

 A live NMC PIN number.  Please contact us if you are newly qualified who can evidence completion of Preceptorship.

 Clinical knowledge with experience as a Registered Nurse in a care or nursing home

 Experience in catheterisation (male and female), wound care, venepuncture and PEG feeds

 A reliable, trustworthy and flexible approach to work

In return, we offer:

Support to provide evidence for NMC revalidation requirements

Fully paid comprehensive induction to the company, on–going training and development programme

Pension scheme

Free staff uniform

Free on–site parking

Employee Assistance Program

Fully paid DBS

Generous holiday entitlement

The Fremantle Benefit Hub – provides access to numerous amazing discounts and offers. Deals can be found for insurance, travel, restaurant, shopping, family care, care rentals, favourite local establishments and much more.

About Us

Established since 1992, we’re a charity and not–for–profit organisation that provides care and support for older people and adults with learning disabilities. Today, we have 1500 staff supporting over 1,100 residents at services across Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, and Milton Keynes.

As a care provider we have a duty of care to our service users and employees to ensure we operate in a safe environment. To ensure we comply with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 (“the Regulations”), you will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid–19 unless clinically exempt.

From time to time we may require you to take part in other mandatory health testing and health vaccination programmes.

All Fremantle staff must understand and actively participate in the Safeguarding, Health and Safety and Equality and Diversity policies and procedures to ensure that people who use services, other staff and stakeholders are safe and respected in Fremantle services.

This could be the best job you ever do – so what are you waiting for?

For more information why not get in touch?  Call our Recruitment Team on 0333 400 1020 or apply online.