Night Nurse

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

Job Description

Are you a qualified nurse with a current NMC pin? Do you prefer to work nights? Our care teams make a real difference every day and your professionalism, kindness and compassion, will be at the core of everything you do. Our Night Nurses are usually the most senior person on site during night shifts and will take charge in the event of any emergencies that arise as well as keeping wakeful watch on the security and safety of our residents and the home in general. Leading a team of carers, you will have a lead clinical responsibility, providing advice and guidance where necessary, and ensuring that high standards of nursing and personal care are met. 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 and opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge. 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, will be able to evidence continuing professional development activities and you’ll be comfortable in taking charge. 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 with others. As a supportive leader, you will motivate your team to always deliver the best possible care to our residents. 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 have been providing care for almost 1,000 years and we are 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. We keep our colleagues safe with plenty of PPE, offer a great range of benefits, including a competitive salary, and invest in training and development. Here are some of the other benefits you will enjoy as a valued member of our team: * 30 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) * Fully funded renewal of your NMC PIN * Payment of Tier 2 visa application fee for eligible nurses * A Company pension * Free uniform * 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 Night Nurse within our care homes, then you could be next to join us. So, apply and get your career started with us today.