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
Peterborough has a population of almost 200,000 people, 125,000 of which are of working age (16-64). There are 117,000 local jobs. Key sectors providing jobs include Health and Social work, Administration and Support Services and Wholesale and Retail trade.
The city centre has leisure amenities including cinema, the Queensgate shopping centre and also has it's own Gothic cathedral and museum. The area is also home to other attractions including Flag Fen Archaeology Park which features Bronze Age village and causeway remains Nene Park and Ferry Meadows recreation area.
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£9.10 - 12.84 Per Hour
I have various opportunities for an experienced Support worker who has the flexibility to go between various sites working as an agency carer. Job title:Support Worker Location:Peterborough, Cambridgeshire Rate of pay:£9.10 - £12.84 per hour The role of a Support Worker: Providing emotional support to individuals and their families. Providing practical support for individuals and their families, such as helping with household tasks, personal care and paperwork. Supporting and monitoring their healthcare needs, including administering medication and temperature checks. Supporting them to pursue hobbies and interests. Supporting the learning of new skills or gaining employment. Teaching life skills, such as budgeting and paying bills. Helping with everyday tasks such as meal preparation, writing a shopping list, going shopping or maintaining their housing tenancy. Helping them to access community facilities and be included in community groups. Understanding their communication needs and adapting your communication to each individual, e.g. sounds, tones, body language. Working with other professionals, such as doctors and therapists, to ensure consistency of support. Analysing an individual’s needs and drawing up a focused support plan. Becoming both a role model and companion to the individual and uncovering shared interests, such as hobbies and outings. The requirements of a Support Worker: Experience working with Children would be a huge advantage. Especially with challenging behaviour. 6 months previous experience in this role A valid DBS A kind, caring and compassionate nature If you have compassion and patience to understand the difficult start children have had in life this will be an ideal role for you. Do you want to help someone grow to be a better person and to educate children to stand on their own two feet. Then please apply or contact me directly. There will be opportunities to work as one to one care or within the services to support a group of young adults. Please Call Jade for a friendly chat to talk about your interest on 01992 641 987 if you do not answer yes to the screening questions, you may not hear from us. Please ensure you have the relevant experience. DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID VIRUS, WE ARE COMPLETING APPLICATIONS VIA EMAIL AND PHONE. APPLICATION PACKS CAN BE COMPETED AT YOUR HOME AND THEN EMAILED BACK EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer. Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more!