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
Long known as Britain's Gateway to Europe, with over 70,000 registered businesses, Kent offers a great place to find work - with an unemployment rate of 2.4% - lower than the national average.
The county of Kent has a population of over 155 Million people, with towns including Dartford, Swanley, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Ashford and Folkestone all having great transport links to London and the coast.
The county has a lot to offer it's residents and visitors, with miles of open countryside, quaint coastal towns and lifestyle destinations such as Bluewater Shopping Centre. You don't get a much better way to relax in your downtime than sitting in a Kentish pub garden with the sun shining down on you, enjoying the fresh countryside air that the garden of England offers.
£38000 - 42000 Per Annum
Human Resources Manager Who are Swanstaff Recruitment? An established recruitment agency providing temporary and permanent staffing within the Healthcare, Commercial and Driving and Industrial sectors on a National scale. We also have a second business counterpart, Swanfamily that works on behalf of Local Authorities and Social Services to provide families that have been separated due to safeguarding issues supervised contact sessions with each other. We are an award-winning company, who are proud of our achievements, such as placing in the Sunday Times Top 100 to work for, not once but twice! What can we offer you? We aren’t like other agencies – we do things differently. Ongoing training and support; including a clear career development pathway 33 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) * Private Dental care Money back on Eye care and Prescriptions Discounts via Perkbox - gym memberships, utility bills, cinema tickets, flights Company socials; in the past 2 years we’ve travelled to Dublin, Ibiza, Amsterdam, Vegas and LA! The part you’ll be playing; As HR Manager for Swanstaff Recruitment you’ll lead and develop our people-orientated strategies, for what is a uniquely dynamic and fun Recruitment Agency. You will also be of HR assistance to Swan Family, we have 10 Children and Families Contact Centres across the UK and we’re always looking to expand our service. You’ll provide advice to the CEO and SMT on HR issues, HR policies & employee relations. People are our business & the centre of everything we do, not just our staff but our clients and temporary staff workers too. So, you’ll be a skilled communicator & diplomat with exceptional interpersonal skills. You’ll support the Performance Management process & associated activities and manage the Appraisal process and HR’s day-to-day interactions with employees and management of escalated issues. You’ll also be incredibly ambitious; you’ll need to keep up the pace when it comes to our strategic growth plans. In addition, you’ll be flexible and adaptable, the kind of person who solves a problem and says, ‘What’s next’? Am I right for this role? You’ll be at least Level 5 CIPD Qualified with an active registration. You’ll have at least 5 years’ experience managing HR Teams for companies with a minimum of 200 staff, spread across multiple sites throughout the UK. You’ll have experience facilitating TUPE Transfers and managing diverse and multiple projects at any given time. You’ll have experience of performance management of a sales workforce. You’ll be an innovative thinker, keen to implement unique Staff Engagement, Health and Wellbeing strategies. You’ll be commercially astute, with the ability think from a strategic business AND employee perspective. Basic Salary: £38,000 - £42,000 D.O.E Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, 08:30 – 17:30 Located: Dartford Reporting to: Support Services Manager Essential Requirement: CIPD Level 5 with active registration Desirable Requirement: CIPD Level 7 with active registration Think you will be best placed in our Support Services team (in work and socially)? Here are some things you should know before you apply; We are huge on hiring personality, ambition and attitude – can you bring your A game to interview? We enjoy activities such as sports day at our Quarterly, whole company meetings, and we take it seriously! We are a competitive bunch...see you at the long jump! We really enjoy a social get together, whether it is at our Christmas parties or summer events, you will find us having bumper cars wars or trying to beat each other at our Swanstaff casino! *20 days holiday when you commence employment, after the successful completion of your probation you will be given an extra 5 days holiday. After 2 years’ service holiday increases to 28 days plus bank holidays.