Your role as a Nurse
The role of a 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 a Nurse
Because of the nature of your work, the duties and responsibilities of a 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 a Nurse
- Critical Thinking
- Attention to Detail
- Commitment to ongoing professional development
Sevenoaks spans an area of 142 square miles in West Kent and borders Greater London, making it a prime area for businesses across a large number of sectors. Central London is just 21 miles away and Sevenoaks is well connected by both rail and road. As a rural district, the population sits at around 30,000.
Sevenoaks is an affluent area with an average house price of £663,431. This brings with it a highly skilled workforce, many of whom commute out of the area for work - however, there has been a rising number of local businesses which follows a regional trend of companies seeking lower operating costs, most prevalent are service-based industries, particularly in the finance and business services sector. The area has an unemployment rate of just 1%.
Registered General Nurse (RGN)
£18 - 26 Per Hour
Are you an experienced Registered Nurse looking for your nextrole? Swanstaff Swanley are currently looking for someone like you to work for our client inSevenoaks. Job title:Registered General Nurse Location:Sevenoaks Rate of pay:£18.00 - £26.00 per hour The role of a Registered General Nurse: assessing and planningnursingcare requirements. providing pre- and post-operation care. monitoring and administering medication and intravenous infusions. taking patient samples, pulses, temperatures and blood pressures. writing records. supervising junior staff. organising workloads. You will need to have the following experience and attributes: Experience of supervising a team of carers Medication management experience A caring nature to ensure high quality care for residents A passion for helping residents An excellent role model for other members of staff A flexible approach towards shifts Driving licence an advantage but not essential If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Lacey from the Swanley team! 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! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.