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
Ipswich is a large town in Suffolk with a population of 137,500. Set on the River Orwell, its waterfront is lined with cafes, galleries and shops, and the 19th-century Old Custom House which reflects the towns maritime history.
If you are looking for something to do in Ipswich you could take a cruise along the river Orwell, visit Christchurch Mansion to view the historical artwork on display or spend your time shopping in the town where you will find an array of independent retailers as well as high street staples.
There are over 9500 businesses offering employment opportunities in Ipswich. The largest employment sector in Ipswich is Health and Social Care, closely followed by Wholesale and Retail trades.
Registered General Nurse
£17 - 38 Per Hour
Are you looking for flexible work that you can fit around your busy life? We have full and part time positions! We work with a various clients including Mental health, Brain Injury, Learning disabilities, homes that care for children and young people and nursing homes. We are looking for RGN’s who can work days and/or nights paying between £17.00 to £25.00 per hour mid week and £25.00 to £38.00 per hour weekends/bank holidays. Job title:Registered General Nurse Location:Ipswich, Suffolk Rate of pay:£17.00 - £38.00 per hour The role of a Registered General Nurse Supervision of other staff members Monitoring and administering medication and intravenous infusions. Assessing and planning nursing care requirements. Taking patient samples, pulses, temperatures and blood pressures. Writing Daily Records Organising workloads. The requirements of a Registered General Nurse: 6 months previous experience in this role A valid Nurse pin A valid DBS A kind, caring and compassionate nature Benefits of working for Swanstaff: Flexible working - you let us know when you can work! Easy online application forms Free Training Full support of Swanstaff office Temp Of the Month Scheme Ambassador Programme Pay enhancement at weekends Weekly Pay If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Hayley from our Ipswich team!