Registered Nurse - Cirencester, £35,000+

  • The Orders of St John Care Trust
  • Cirencester, UK
  • 29 Apr, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Registered Nurse (days)
Location: Cirencester
Rate of pay:£35,062 /year (£18.73 per hour)
Hours of work: 08:00-20:00 36 hours per week
Paternoster is a 40 bed Care Home situated in the heart of the Cotswold town Cirencester. The home offers Nursing, Residential and Specialist Dementia care in a comfortable, homely setting. We are rated 9.7 by and Good by the Care Quality Commission. We have an excellent opportunity for a Day Nurse, 36 hours per week.
Our care teams make a real difference every day and your professionalism, kindness and compassion, will be at the core of everything you do. 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.
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.
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, or 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
  • Blue Light card offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more