Nurse

  • The Orders of St John Care Trust
  • Didcot, UK
  • 02 Nov, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Are you a Registered Nurse who thrives on making a real and positive difference to the lives of older people? Are you qualified with a current NMC pin? Are you flexible and enjoy working across different settings? Our care teams make a real difference every day and your professionalism, kindness and compassion, will be at the core of everything you do. We are looking for a Peri nurse to join us, working across our portfolio of homes in Oxfordshire. This will be a busy role and flexibility to adopt to new setting will be key. At times, you may be the only nurse on the shift and will be responsible for leading and managing the care team to ensure that high standards of nursing and personal care are met, providing clinical leadership and guidance where necessary. You will deliver, monitor, and re-evaluate care needs in partnership with each resident, their key carers, family members and the wider team at the home, as well as liaising effectively with GPs, hospitals and external agencies. The role is incredibly rewarding, and you will regularly be presented with a wide range of clinical experiences to develop your skills and opportunities for career development, all delivered in a nurturing, engaging, and rewarding environment. ABOUT YOU You will be a qualified Registered General Nurse or Registered Mental Health Nurse and currently registered with NMC. You will have post-registration experience, able to evidence continuing professional development activities and comfortable working autonomously. You will have a clear understanding of regulatory frameworks and also have experience of or be willing to train in: * Medication administration * Catheterisation * End of life care * Verification of death * Syringe drivers * Gastrostomy care * Venepuncture * Diabetic awareness * Tissue viability * Epilepsy awareness * Management of deterioration – sepsis awareness You will be a positive role model, with excellent communication skills and a natural ability to build positive working relationships. As a supportive leader, you will motivate your team to always deliver the best possible care to our residents. You will be flexible to work across multiple sites, at last minute notice and be happy to bond and build relationship with different colleagues. Due to working across multiple sites being a driver is key. AND IN RETURN The rewards for our Nurses are great. Our roles offer greater flexibility in working patterns, more autonomy with decision making, the opportunity to build close relationships with the residents in your care in a consultative, case-management role. The Trust is a great place to work; we’ve been providing care for almost 1,000 years and we’re currently the second largest not-for-profit provider in the UK. Not-for-profit means that we reinvest every penny we make into our residents, colleagues and the care homes we live and work in. Therefore, we offer a great range of benefits, including a competitive salary, training and development. Alongside keeping our colleagues safe with PPE, daily testing and comfort in knowing all your colleagues will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (in line with government legislation; please do not continue with this application if you have not received all doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccination, clinically exempt or under 18 years of age). Here are some of the other benefits you will enjoy as a valued member of our team: * 30 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) * Higher rates of pay at weekends * Fully funded renewal of your NMC PIN * Payment of Tier 2 visa application fee for eligible nurses * A Company pension * Free uniform * Free DBS * Access to our Employee Assistance Programme * “My Rewards” programme, offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care for our residents as a Peri Nurse within our care homes in Wiltshire, then you could be next to join us. So, apply and get your career started with us today. OSJCT provide full PPE for all our services, along with clear protocols for its use, alongside weekly PCR tests and daily Lateral Flow tests. We are also following the government’s guidelines around our colleagues working in only one care home to limit the spread of infection from one healthcare workplace to another as well as ensuring all our employees have both doses of the COVID vaccine.