Your role in Nursing
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 Nursing jobs 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 for Nursing Jobs
- Critical Thinking
- Attention to Detail
- Commitment to ongoing professional development
Chelmsford is a City in Essex with a district population of over 175,000 people. Chelmsford gained City status in 2012, prior to this Essex was the only UK county without a city.
Chelmsford’s thriving economy includes over 17,000 businesses which create 85,000 jobs. Chelmsford contributes over £3.5 billion to the national economy and is the business hub of Essex.
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Chelmsford has over 1.2million square feet of shopping, 1700 acres of parks and green spaces, three theatres, three sports centres and an ice rink. There are plenty of local eateries to grab some lunch and great options for after work socialising including pubs, clubs, bars, cinemas and restaurants.
£17.50 Per Hour
We are currently recruiting for an RGN to work within a newly purpose built nursing home in the heart of Chelmsford. You will be covering 36 hours per week on a full time, permanent basis solely for the client. The shift pattern is 20:00 to 08:00. Night shifts only. Overtime will be available if you wish to cover more but you will be required to work the full contracted 36 hour week. Responsibilities of a Nurse: To be responsible for the total care of all residents within the nursing unit. To formulate, implement and regularly maintain nursing care plans, providing the highest level of personal care and attention to residents personalised care plans and to ensure they are adhered to fully. To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as health and safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act and ensure correct accident and incident reporting procedures are followed to maintain the safest of environments. To dispense and administer medication to residents as prescribed and to accurately maintain appropriate records in line with current legislative guidelines. To respect and maintain confidentiality of resident's personal information at all times, this includes resident's behaviour(s), actions and any incidents that may occur. Requirements of a Nurse: A valid DBS. At least 6 months experience in this role. Kind and caring nature. Interpersonal skills. Ability to stay calm in a challenging situation. Core Values: Care and Compassion Respect and Appreciation Teamwork and Enjoyment Focus and Best Practice Honesty and Integrity Recognition and Reward Creativity and Innovation Development and Investment If this role is of interest, please apply below. Alternatively you can apply direct by calling our Chelmsford Office on 01245 266888 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more information!
Registered General Nurse
£17.60 Per Hour
Nurses! Are you looking to continue your passion for helping the vulnerable people of the community? We currently have a full time position available which offers at least 36 hours per week minimum as well as part time hours. This is on a permanent on-going basis. Job title: Registered General Nurse Location: Chelmsford Rate of pay: £17.60 per hour The role of a RGN: To be responsible for the total care of all residents within the nursing unit. To support person centred care and protect our residents' human rights by ensuring that all staff understand and meet our ethos. Assist the unit manager in taking charge of the care team on shift, allocating duties as required. To promote and manage the Gold Standard Framework (GSF) in end of life care. Ensuring that all residents have in place an advanced care plan to ensure that their final wishes are met. Administer and order medicines as required by residents and home's policies and procedures. Ensuring that all medicines are stored in compliance with the authoritative instruction. Ensure the highest possible levels of care in applied by supporting residents in all aspects of daily living including physical, social, emotional, spiritual and to place emphasis on independence, comfort and dignity. Work in co-operation with families, friends and members of multi-disciplinary health teams in order to maximise opportunities doe residents' therapeutic care. Engage in person-centred nurse care planning and monthly review of care plans. Identify and bring to the attention of the unit manager any perceived change to a residents' health or behaviour(s) which may require professional medical attention. Assist in the delivery of care for residents who are at end of life stages or who have progressive illness. Ensure full privacy and dignity is maintained for the dying and bereaved, in line with the home's policies and procedures. Answer calls system promptly, giving assistance as and when required. Ensuring all reporting and recording are completed within current requirements of legislations. The requirements of a RGN: Valid DBS. At least 6 months experience in this role. A kind and caring nature. Interpersonal skills. Ability to remain calm in challenging situations. If this role is of interest, please apply below. Alternatively you can apply direct by calling our Chelmsford Office on 01245 266888 or email us at Chelmsford@swanstaff.co.uk