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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: J319-29SN005

Employer:
Diaverum UK Ltd
Location:
Clacton
Salary:
£23,877 - £28,090

We have an exciting opportunity in our Clacton clinic for a registered nurse who wants to make a difference in our patient’s lives.  

You will provide patient care according to Diaverum procedures and in order to  increase the quality of life for our patients. A comprehensive professional training programme will be provided to you, including on-the-job training,  e-learning  and access to our in-house education programme ‘d Academy’.

 

The role may require the nurse to also work shifts in our larger Colchester unit.  The Dialysis Clinic operates as a partnership agreement with Colchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.  The facility itself in Colchester is part of the Primary Care Centre, all on one level and in walking distance from Colchester University Hospital. The part of the building used for dialysis was modified and fitted to facilitate chronic dialysis treatment. This is a 20 station unit with a capacity to dialyze 120 patients.  The unit operates Monday to Saturday, opening hours 06.30am-23.30pm.  Access to the facility is by established routes, with a bus stop at the entrance to the PCC area and Colchester train station nearby. Staff are expected to cover shifts at Colchester Hospital, Renal Unit as part of the rota.

RESPONISIBILITIES:
• Take ownership of care programmes for renal  patients including the initiation and termination of dialysis, whilst providing  stable clinical care, emotional support and independence for patients
• Follow the tailored care plans to administer medications, fluid therapy or other appropriate treatments as per  Consultant instructions and ensuring  clinical activity is appropriately documented in the patient medical record
• Review pre and post haemodialysis care with patient
• Discuss health concerns with patient; review any concerns with the multi-disciplinary team  as necessary
• Prepare and monitor dialysis machines and systems in line with Diaverum processes
• Monitor dialysis water treatment system for use according to the established procedures
• Act as a named staff nurse for a group of assigned patients ensuring  ‘great care‘ is provided at all times
• Proactively participate  in quality and service improvement programmes

REQUIREMENTS:
• NMC Registered General Nurse
• Awareness and Understanding of NMC code of professional conduct
• Be able to work autonomously and within a multi-disciplinary team
• 1 year+ experience in general nursing / Applications from newly qualified Nurses are also welcomed
(Haemodialysis would be an advantage but not essential) - full training is provided.• Have a positive and dynamic approach to providing safe and effective delivery of care
• Excellent communication skills with fluency in English

COME GROW WITH US!
• Full Time  - 37.5 hours per week
• Monday to Saturday, Shifts  hours from 06.00 to  23.30 (No Nights* or Sunday working)
• Competitive Salary ,  Unsocial Payments*,  Location Allowance*
• 27 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays) increasing with service
• Life Assurance, Discounted Fitness Membership, Stakeholder Company Pension
• Relocation allowance *
• Post subject to  References, Identification, DBS and OH checks
* where applicable/dependent on clinic




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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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