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Registered Nurse

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Closing Date: 29th May 2024
Salary: £15:62 – £24:57 per hour (Monday-Friday) £20:31 - £28:35 per hour (Saturday & Sunday)

Permanent, part-time or full-time

Role Summary

The Rehabilitation Nurse at STEPS is expected to assist their clients with personal care needs whilst supporting the client to be as independent as possible. Administer medications and undertake assessment for self medication. Our rehabilitation nurses are given support and training for advanced skills such as tracheostomy care, Cough assists, CPAP and bladder scanning. Attending goal setting and progress review meetings regularly for the clients - and reviewing and writing care plans as a result. You will be expected to help lead a team of Rehabilitation Assistants throughout your shift to ensure a smooth running of all scheduled therapy timetables.

Benefits

While you are supporting our clients through their journey, STEPS will support you with a fantastic benefits package:

  • Free onsite parking for night workers
  • Discounted travel pass scheme
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement of 33 days holiday (pro rata)
  • Life assurance scheme (four times your annual salary)
  • Private medical cover
  • Critical Illness Cover (three times your annual salary)
  • Income protection scheme (75% in the case of illness or incapacity for up to five years)
  • Paid time to complete mandatory training
  • Free specialist internal training
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Blue light card
  • Vivup benefits platform
  • Access to support 24/7 through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • 1% employee pension contribution with 7% employer contribution
  • Benefit from supernumerary shifts as part of onboarding before commencing with your usual shift pattern

Specific Responsibilities

  • To assess, implement and monitor individual care plans for our clients
  • To be responsible for workload allocation on the floor you are allocated to each night, interacting with and giving instructions to other members of the team where required
  • To involve clients and carers in the development and delivery of goals within the care plan
  • To take the lead on the unit as and when directed to provide clinical leadership, support and guidance to other staff team members
  • To act upon and escalate issues as required following STEPS guidance and operating procedures
  • To administer medications and treatment as prescribed, monitor effects and report as defined
  • To be compliant with the clinical governance requirements operating within STEPS procedures
  • To be involved in clinical audits as and when directed
  • Carrying out all procedures relating to the personal care and nutritional needs of patients dealing with emergencies as required
  • To undertake duties and responsibilities as defined in the work plan
  • To develop relationships with clients and our team
  • To effectively communicate with a variety of different people in a manner and at a level appropriate to their abilities, preferences and beliefs.

Person Specification

Essential

  • Eligibility to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide sponsorship for this post.
  • NMC Registration
  • Experience working with MS Office packages .
  • Knowledge of clinical governance frameworks i.e. clinical systems, data management, incident management
  • A demonstrable inclusive and engaging approach to client care
  • Able to form relationships with colleagues, understanding the importance of interdisciplinary working.
  • Experience working in any aspects of nursing with a rehabilitation element, this may have been as part of a student placement if newly qualified.
  • IT experience including Microsoft Office packages.
  • Experience of working within governance frameworks e.g. clinical systems / data management / complaints untoward incidents.
  • Demonstrable experience and working knowledge of the Data Protection Act.

Desirable

  • Experience in people management and supervision
  • Rehabilitation experience in any of the following areas: neurology, orthopaedic trauma, spinal injuries, complex polytrauma.
  • Experience of audit functions
  • Key trainer/train the trainer qualification. Approved mentorship or teaching qualification / short courses in staff management / supervision

Application process

First stage: visit to our facility for a tour and introductory meeting with our Head of Nursing or one of our Lead Nurses.

Second stage: formal interview involving the Clinical Director and completion of a task.

We are committed to ensuring that all job applicants and members of staff are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age. Please contact us at work@stepsrehabilitation.co.uk if you require any reasonable adjustments during our application process.

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