Your role as an Agency Nurse
The role of the Agency Nurse is to work alongside other registered nurses and care assistants in supporting them to provide quality care to all clients at all times. You may work in a variety of settings including Residential Homes, Nursing Homes, Hospices, Respite Care, NHS Hospitals and Private Hospitals. Benefits of being an agency nurse include higher hourly pay rates, flexibility to choose the shifts you want around other commitments and the option to work part-time or full-time.
Duties of an Agency Nurse
Because of the nature of your work, the duties and responsibilities of an agency nurse can vary widely depending on a specific assignment or location. But general responsibilities include:
- Assess patient health
- Administer Care and Medication
- Maintain Patient Records
- Supervising and Training less-qualified healthcare staff
- Ensuring that personal care plans are followed
- Being mindful and reporting of any Safeguarding issues
Required skills and experience of an Agency Nurse
- Critical Thinking
- Attention to Detail
- Commitment to ongoing professional development
What does Colchester have to offer?
Registered General Nurse (Days)
£16 - 21 Per Hour
Swanstaff Colchester needs you now more than ever. We are looking for an experienced RGN’s in the Colchester area to work at our prestigious client in the local area. Our candidates are the #HiddenHeros and we need more of them. You will become part of a team who are passionate about keeping premises clean and people safe. Job Title: RGN – Registered Nurse – Days Location: Colchester Salary: £16.00 - £21.00 per hour The role of a Registered General Nurse: Due to increasing demand from our clients in the Colchester area, working with elderly residents with a range of needs from general care to complex medical/mental health support, we are looking to recruit additional RGN qualified staff in the Colchester area. Duties will include but are not limited to - Checking and administering drugs and injections PEG Feeds Syringe Drivers Wound Management Diabetes Management End of Life Care The requirements of a Registered General Nurse: You must be NMC Registered Nurse with an active PIN number You must have a minimum of 6 months UK based care experience ideally within similar settings. Excellent communication skills. Enhanced DBS on update service preferred but not essential. Own transport preferred but not essential. Benefits of working for Swanstaff Recruitment: Free Training Varied work placements (if required) Hours to suit your availability Weekly Pay A dedicated and friendly team of experienced consultants Refer a friend scheme – from £25 - £200 If you're interested in this role, please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Charlotte Burke! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer
DBS Kitchen Assistant
£9 - 12 Per Hour
Swanstaff Ipswich needs you now more than ever. We are looking for DBS Kitchen Assistans within Colchester and the surrounding areas. Our candidates are the #HiddenHeros and we need more of them. You will become part of a team who are passionate about keeping premises clean and people safe. Job Title: DBS Kitchen Assistant Location: Colchester Salary: £9.00 - £12.00ph The role of a Kitchen Assistant: Due to increasing demand from our clients in the Colchester area, we are looking to recruit additional DBS Kitchen Assistants with experience of working within care homes. Working as a Kitchen Assistant within our client’s team, you will be required to assist with the daily food preperation of all meals to a high standard, preparing food trolleys and delivering to the wards. Keeping all preperation areas following all mandatory COSHH and HACPP guidelines. Working hours are 0800 – 1900 and will require weekend working. The requirements of a Kitchen Assistant: A minimum of 6 months previous experience Food Hygiene Certificate level 2 dated within the last 3 years DBS dated within the last 12 months or on the update service (if you do not have one, one can be applied for) What do you need to think about before applying? We couldn’t achieve what we do without our amazing teams. We believe in our people and want to ensure you feel appreciated and supported at every step of your journey with us. For this reason, we offer an excellent range of benefits as listed below. Competitive pay rates, Weekly paid FREE training 24 hour support Flexible hours Refer a Friend Scheme-get up to £200 for referring a carer or nurse to us If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Hayley Willingham!