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Community Nurse (Out of Hours)

Job Reference: J62-SIR565

Sirona care and health CIC
District Nursing Team
Cossham Hospital, Kingswood
£23420pa to £28591pa

We are Sirona care & health, a Community Interest Company committed to providing local communities with a range of high quality specialist health and social care services across South Gloucestershire, parts of Bristol and Bath and North East Somerset. For us, it’s about the personal approach; we take pride in what we do and deliver the high standard of care that we’d expect for ourselves and our families.

In return we offer an excellent range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, paid enhancements for bank holiday/night working (where applicable), a contributory pension scheme (including, for some roles, the NHS pension scheme), a planned induction program, extensive learning and development opportunities, health and wellbeing programmes, flexible working patterns, staff excellence awards, in-house physiotherapy support and more!

We have an exciting opportunity for a registered nurse to join our out of hours service to cover a variety of Twilights and nights , working 4.30pm - 11pm or 10:30pm - 8.00am across South Gloucestershire.

The post holder will:

Assess, plan, evaluate and deliver individualised patient care.

Undertake terminal care inclusive of once only injections/setting up syringe drivers for symptom management/pain and changing doses of drugs, including controlled drugs, within the parameters as prescribed by GP according to the patient’s needs.

To have knowledge of the drugs used in symptom control management.

Have experience and knowledge of IV-therapy and extended catheter management.

Complete assessments of clients using observation, measurement, verbal and written documentation, including medical history, and environmental factors, without direct supervision; including complex care assessments in consultation with senior grade.

Advise and recommend treatment, liaise with other Health Care Professionals accepting referrals written and verbal.

Participate in clinical audits and data collection.

Contribute to service development and link nurse role.

Manage the daily Patient Caseload and capacity during your shift within agreed boundaries.

Please contact Sarah Elliott on 07740193956 to discuss the role in more detail.

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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

For general recruitment enquiries please email or call 03001245444.

Sirona care and health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, and sharing information appropriately. Sirona is committed to safe recruitment practice and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance appropriate to the post.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy. Sirona care and health is a Disability Confident Employer.

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.

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