Regional Adult Nurse (EAS35402)

Location: Northampton
Salary: £32,000.00 - £41,000.00 pa
Type of Work: Permanent, Part time
Closing Date: 23/05/2021

Registered Nurse, adults - home-working and community setting

Hours: Part time (28 hours per week), will consider part time hours

Contract: Permanent/Fixed Term contracts available

Pay: £32,000-£41,000 per annum (equivalent to Agenda for Change band 6/7, depending on experience)

Regions: East Midlands-Based centrally to Northampton and will cover Banbury, Leicester and Derby

About Prestige Nursing and Care

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.

About the role

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

Predominantly based in the East Midlands area you will be the 'named nurse' for a specified number of adults and children receiving complex care in their own homes. You will also provide support to the branch teams and carers based in Northampton/Banbury/Leicester and Derby which will involve intermittent travel to that region. You will report to the Clinical Lead for the East 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.

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.

About You

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.

Essential requirements

  • 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.

Benefits

  • 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

Closing date: Friday 9th April 2021

Interview date: Week commencing 12th April 2021 if not sooner.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

If you feel you have the skills and expertise for this role and would like to find out more please apply on line and one of our dedicated colleagues will be in touch within 48 hours to start your journey with Prestige Nursing + Care.

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Closing date for applications is Friday 9th April 2021. Prestige Nursing + Care reserve the right to close a role at anytime.



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Jobs FAQs

What shifts or rotas are available for professional carers?

Our branches have a wide variety of hours and rotas which means it’s possible to find shifts that fit in with your life situation, whether you want a full time role or are just looking for a few hours a week. All that we ask is that you commit to the hours you can do two weeks in advance.

Do I need care experience to join?

Six months’ professional care experience is ideal - such as a domiciliary carer, care assistant, homecare worker, support worker or healthcare assistant. However, if you are new to care some branches do offer training leading to care certificates, so please contact the recruitment team to discuss on 0808 239 9716

Do I need a driving licence?

A full clean driving is required for some roles, but not all. Job roles normally state if a driving licence is required, but if you are unsure then please contact the recruitment team on 0808 239 9716.

What pre-employment checks do you do?

To join Prestige Nursing & Care as a professional carer you will be required to apply for a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check, unless you are registered with the update service.

We can help you apply via your local branch. When you work with children and vulnerable adults a DBS check is a legal requirement. Find out more about DBS checks: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service/about.

We also require two professional references, one of which should be your current or most recent employer.

Finally, you will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK, NI number, ID and proof of address. Your recruiter will talk you through all requirements and support you all the way.

What training do I need to complete before starting work?

You will need to complete both online e-learning modules and virtual training via Microsoft Teams. This is very flexible and can be completed from home as long as you have a compatible device. Find out more about the training we offer.

Is the training free?

Yes, the training is completely free.

Do you offer regular patterns of work?

Yes, our branches offer a wide variety of hours and shift patterns.

Will I be employed by Prestige Nursing & Care?

You would become a member of our team with a contract for services. You would still be eligible for things like SSP and holiday, as well as a NEST workplace pension.

How old do you have to be to work as a carer?

You need to be 18 years old to join our care team and there is no upper age limit.

How often will I get paid?

We pay all our professional carers weekly.