staff nurse in gateshead

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An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and passionate general staff nurse to take on a new venture at a specialist nursing home in Gateshead "Abbeymoor". The nursing home is specialist in Neurological Care so we are looking for you to create a safe and supportive environment for its 40 residents. Well look to you to be a hands-on clinical leader that creates a safe and supportive environment for their residents with a range of mental and physical needs. There is a nurse located on each floor and the home has procured extra funding to have an extra nurse on shift when needed. The residents living in this home are well settled and have been their many years.

As a staff nurse working in a residential nursing environment you will often be the staff nurse in charge and be responsible for: administrating medication, caring for residents and attending their needs. You will also be responsible for alerting senior management, GPs, hospitals if there is a change to one of the resident's health or you are concerned about anything.

The staff nurse can expect to work either full time or part time hours with the opportunity for overtime.

Salary: £30,000 pro rata

Advantages of working as a staff nurse for this client:
- Flexible shifts times
- Working for a very positive home manager and a deputy manager who is also positive and has been in post 10 years
- Home comes highly recommended by staff members and the public
- Strong care ethos
- working within a very settled nursing team who are very supportive
- Free, accredited practical and online training including safeguarding, Mental Capacity Act, infection control etc.
- Stable staff team with Manager and Clinical lead on site

As an experienced staff nurse you will be responsible for:
- Administering medication to residents within the required time scales
- Changing dressings/ assisting care assistants
- Completing daily observations/notes
- Updating care plans
- Using the unit's system to record data and manage appointments for residents

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate:
- An understanding of the role required from a Nurse in a home environment.
- Excellent verbal and written communication
- Ability to work well as part of a team and take the lead when needed.

The minimum requirements for this role are:
- NMC registered
- Nursing qualification (RGN)

Randstad Care is a specialist nursing recruitment agency. Our specialist Nursing consultants work with NHS and private sector teams across England. Whether you are looking for an interim post close to home, or nationally, we are able to assist you with a dedicated point of contact to provide support and guidance.

Do you know a Nurse looking for a new role? If so, We offer a fantastic refer a friend scheme, where you could receive £300 in vouchers for every nurse you refer to us who we place, subject to Ts and Cs.

If you wish to apply for this role or would like to discuss any of the other opportunities we have then please contact Sarah on: 0191 233 1381 or click Apply below.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


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