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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Registered General Nurse
£17 - 22 Per Hour
**EXCITING OPPORTUNITY** Are you an experienced Nurse in the Sudbury area looking for a new role? Swanstaff Colchester needs to hear from you! Job Title: Registered General Nurse Location: Sudbury Salary: £17.00 - £22.00 per hour Shifts:8am-2pm, 2pm-8pm 8am-8pm and 10pm-7am The Role of a Registered Nurse: Checking and administering drugs and injections PEG Feeds Syringe Drivers Wound Management Diabetes Management End of Life Care Requirements 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 : 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 from our Colchester branch! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer
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 Requirements will involve the following; but not limited to; 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. 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 We would require you to have at least 6 months paid experience. If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Hayley from our Ipswich team!