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Regional Adult Nurse

Job Title: Regional Adult Nurse
Location: Taunton
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Salary: £32000 - £41000
Reference: SDX/TP/880760/62149
Job Published: February 27, 2021 11:53

Job Description

Job Description

We are seeking a Registered Nurse to join our dynamic, friendly team to support nurse led complex clinical care provided to adults in their own homes.

Predominantly based in the South West area you will be the 'named nurse' for a specified number of adults receiving complex care in their own homes. You will also provide support to the branch teams and carers based in Bristol/Bath/Plymouth/Gloucester/Taunton which will involve intermittent travel to that region. You will report to the Clinical Lead for the West and will be expected to contribute to ongoing projects and improvement initiatives relating to clinical care.

During the Covid 19 pandemic, our regional nurses have been home based with access to branch offices where required, to support on-going work in the community setting. Our staff have access to weekly tests and the vaccination programme for all health and social care staff is currently being rolled out at pace.

Role Responsibility

The role involves:

  • Responsibility for contributing to the holistic assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of complex clinical care packages

  • Implementing our high standards of care

  • Participating in quality improvements through supervision and audit

  • Re-assessing and re-evaluating programmes of care when needed.

  • Supporting non registrant carers to provide hands-on care; this involves teaching and undertaking competency assessments/ sign-offs.

  • Being an active member of the nursing team - developing teaching tools, policy and sharing best practice whenever possible.

  • Contributing to company-wide initiatives and improvement projects relating to clinical care provision.,

  • Good rates of pay with a bonus scheme related to performance

  • Free DBS

  • Flexible shifts to suit your lifestyle with a combination of home working with in-house IT support and resources, as well as branch and community based.

  • Comprehensive induction, when new to role and in-house training

  • Ongoing senior clinical support

  • Continuous professional development and support towards revalidation

  • An environment where learning and training is encouraged

  • A friendly, community-based working culture

  • Employee Assistance Programme - Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns

Candidate Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic, forward-thinking nurse, ideally with community experience and a teaching qualification or experience, although we will consider those with proven expertise and sound clinical skills who are keen to gain community experience. You will have the confidence and competence to oversee a varied case-load, and contribute to the on-going development of nurse-led care provision and support to non-registrant professional carers delivering care.,

  • Current UK professional NMC registration: RNC/RN:LD with significant ( over 2 years) complex needs experience

  • Ongoing CPD evidence

  • A recognised teaching and assessing qualification, 998 or Learning Through Mentorship

  • Knowledge of child and adult safeguarding procedures

  • To have had some clinical experience working within a community setting.

  • Car owner, driver essential.

Employer Description

Prestige Nursing + Care, which is part of the Sodexo group, provides home-care that evolves with the changing needs of our clients. We have a network of over 30 branches in England and Scotland and are leading the care industry to raise standards by providing high quality, personalised and specialist services that ensure people receive the highest quality of care. Our services span the generations across a number of environments:

  • Adults of all ages, including the elderly and frail, based in their own homes and community setting

  • Babies, children and young people in and outside of the home setting i.e. at school, college, social activities and play

    We offer complex clinical nursing care, led by an experienced registered nurse, provided in the client's own home/community setting and delivered by a registered nurse or professional carer., In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

    At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation.

    We're a Disability Confident Leader employer. We're committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.