Offering care services across England, we enable our clients to live safely and independently at home. We care for the elderly and support young adults and children. Our specialisation is in nursing and complex care services.
Registered Nurse, Community Registered Nurse - Adults
Location: preferred branch within region to be agreed on appointment combined with home working option
Hours: Full time (35 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: Eastern Cluster - predominantly working in the Norwich region and extending to Ipswich and Halesworth
About Prestige Nursing & Care
Prestige Nursing Ltd is registered by the CQC and provides high quality domiciliary and nurse led Complex clinical care via 26 local branch offices in England. Its sister company, Elite Care (Scotland) Ltd is registered with the Care Inspectorate and provides a similar service through five branches in Scotland. This post relates to leading and overseeing complex clinical care in the home setting.
About the role
We are seeking a motivated committed Registered Nurse , who is passionate about high quality care, to join our dynamic, friendly team to support nurse-led complex clinical care, predominantly commissioned by CCG's, to adults in their own homes. You will also provide support to the branch teams and carers based in Norwich/Ipswich and Halesworth branches which will involve intermittent travel to that region in addition to Teams/zoom calls
Predominantly based in the Eastern area you will be the 'named nurse' for a specified number of adults receiving complex care in their own homes, delivered by non-registrant carers. As well as planning safe high quality care, a large focus of this role is providing training and undertaking competency assessments. In addition to overseeing complex care packages including risk assessments and planning care, the role encompasses training and teaching to non-registrant professional carers who deliver the hands-on care.
You will provide support to the branch teams and carers based in Norwich/Halesworth and Ipswich which will involve intermittent travel to that region in addition to Teams/zoom calls. You will report to the Clinical Lead for the East and will have the opportunity 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 planning safe high quality care to clients delivery
Implementing our high standards of care and re-assessing /evaluating care packages
Participating in quality improvements through supervision and audit
Contributing to service development
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.
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: RN/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.
IT knowledge - emails, power-points. Teams/Zoom
Car owner, driver essential.
Good rates of pay with a bonus scheme related to performance
Travel to and from branches/homes of clients reimbursed
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
For further information please contact:
Caroline Cooper, Clinical Lead for the East: , Telephone number : 07977444190 or Melissa Shirley, Executive Resourcer: M.Shirley@prestige-nursing.co.uk, Telephone number: 07932 488609
Closing date: Wednesday 19th May
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.
Prestige Nursing & Care reserve the right to close a role role at anytime.
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 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.