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
Suffolk is a quintessentially English County located in the East of England within the East Anglia region and has a total population of 758,600. Suffolk is very picturesque with a beautiful coastline, seaside & market towns and plenty of rolling countryside. The main towns in Suffolk are Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Lowestoft and Sudbury and the county borders Essex, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk. Whilst feeling a world away from the hustle and bustle, the county is just 90 minutes drive to London and benefits from good direct rail links from the main towns.
The area is very rich in History from the Saxons, to the rebel Queen Bodicea who defeated the Romans, right up to the many expeditions of Settlers leaving for America.
The landscape and the Architectural beauty of the area has long inspired Artists to work and live in Suffolk including John Constable who painted most of his masterpieces along the River Stour.
When it comes to the local Economy, unemployment rates In Suffolk are below the national average at 3.7%, there are 4 key industries that makeup over 45% of the counties jobs - Wholesale & Retail Trade, Health & Social Care, Manufacturing and Admin & Support Services. The county is home to many Food & Beverage manufacturers including household names such as Branston Pickle, Greene King, Birds Eye and the Port of Felixstowe is the largest container port in the UK, dealing with 48% of the UK's containerised trade.
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Bury St Edmunds
£18 - 32 Per Hour
Nurses! Here at Swanstaff we are looking for experienced and dedicated Nurses towork with our clients in Bury St Edmonds. Due to increasing demand from our clients in the Bury St Edmonds area, working with residents with a range of needs from general care to complex medical/mental health support, we are looking to recruit additional RGN/RMN/RNLD qualified staff. Job Title: Registered Nurse Location: Bury St Edmonds Salary: £18.00-32.00 per hour The Responsibilities of a Registered Nurse: Checking and administering drugs and injections PEG Feeds Syringe Drivers Wound Management Diabetes Management End of Life Care The Essentials of a Registered 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 us: 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 today or alternatively please send your updated CV to email@example.com and call the team on 01473 558443 for more information!
£16000 - 18000 Per Annum
Resourcer - Healthcare Desk 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 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 Head Office support functions including Payroll and Compliance 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! We have an annual day at Lingfield race, all singing all dancing (literally) Christmas party, quarterly nights out and competitions Share scheme option - would you want to become a Swanstaff shareholder? Pension scheme What does my team look like? Our Ipswich branch has been providing the highest level of staff within the Suffolk area for over 6 years and we're betting on this year to be the best year yet! We are looking for a resilient Resourcer to be a part of these Swan's success story! There's no room for coasters in this team; only real grafters make it into this flock so be prepared for hard work, a lot of phone calls and shifts coming out of your ears! The part you'll be playing; As a Resourcer with us you'll wear many hats (figuratively speaking!). You'll play an incredibly important role in the ultimate success of the team. Without you, we have no candidates. Without candidates, we have no business. And our business is placing temporary staff into temporary vacancies for our clients. You'll be required to source the best candidates on behalf of our clients. So, you'll have your finger on the pulse when it comes to modern sourcing methods - LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook etc. as well as using the more traditional methods. Once you've found the best people, you'll then facilitate the process, from being an applicant to a 'live' candidate - you'll conduct a thorough face to face interview to get a better understanding of their strengths and requirements. Once they are 'live' you'll work closely with a Recruitment Consultant (your partner in crime!) to ensure that the candidate is provided with as much work as they require - ensuring that both candidate and client are always happy & always receive outstanding levels of service. Basic Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 D.O.E Hours of Work: Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 17:00 Reporting to: Branch Manager Located: Ipswich Think you will be best placed in our Ipswich 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.