Registered Nurse - Renal Dialysis Unit
Registered Nurse – Renal Dialysis Unit
Are you an NMC Registered Nurse seeking an exciting new opportunity to learn specialist skills in renal dialysis nursing?
OR are you an NMC Registered Nurse with renal experience, looking to take your next career steps with the world’s largest provider of dialysis products and services?
Whatever experience you can bring, with the right attitude and aptitude, we have an opportunity for you!
Who is Fresenius Medical Care?
We are the leading provider of dialysis services to the NHS, operating 57 partnership dialysis units that together provide regular dialysis treatment to over 3,500 NHS patients in the UK. We are part of a global company treating over 325,000 patients worldwide across 3,815 clinics.
We also operate 41 production sites on all continents to provide dialysis products such as dialysis machines, dialysers and related disposables. 1 in every 2 of all dialysis machines used around the globe are manufactured by Fresenius Medical Care and we are the 3rd largest medical devices company in the world.
We are a growing and ambitious company who invests in talent and creates an environment where you can grow too. Come on our journey with us, see your skills develop and be rewarded for the exceptional care you give!
What can we offer you?
Here at Fresenius Medical Care we provide excellent and continuous Training and Development throughout your career, supported by dedicated Clinical Teachers. On joining, you will enroll on our 12 week Fundamental Dialysis Programme, which is accredited by the European Dialysis and Transplant Nurses Association/European Renal Care Association. Thereafter, we continue to provide training and education opportunities which significantly exceed the CPD hours required for NMC revalidation, and help take your career to the next level.
We offer a competitive salary UP TO £29,068 – if you are offered less than the top end your salary will increase in guaranteed yearly increments until you reach it.
Alongside this we offer a wealth of other fantastic benefits listed below:
• No Sunday or Night Shift Working
• Company Pension Scheme
• Life Assurance
• 33 Days Holiday (inclusive of 8 days bank holiday) increasing with service
• Christmas Day and New Year’s Day off
• Overtime (time and a half after completing full-time hours – 150 hours every 4 weeks)
• Paid Breaks
• Free Parking at Work
• Positive Attendance Vouchers (up to £200 bonus per year)
• Long Service Vouchers
• Refer a Friend Scheme (£1000 per referral if successful)
• Sick Pay
• Free Uniform
• Free Tea & Coffee
• Free Flu Vaccine
• Free Christmas Meal
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Sponsorship for training where applicable for career development
• EAP Portal – Confidential Employee Assistance Helpline with qualified counsellors 24/7
• IChoose – Employee saving scheme with great discounts including phone contracts
• Possible Relocation Allowance up to £4,000
What does the role involve?
Dialysis nursing requires commitment and passion along with the skills and competencies to juggle the technical nursing aspect whilst giving holistic care. You will be working autonomously, responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of care for dialysis patients with chronic kidney disease or acute kidney injury.
North Devon (Barnstaple) Dialysis Unit operates 16 haemodialysis stations, serving up to 64 patients, in partnership with the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust using only the latest equipment. Nursing is planned at a ratio of 1:4 patients and you will be supported by a HCA.
This is a full time role of 37.5 hours. Current days are working various shifts Mon - Sat between 7.00am - 6.30pm.
Registered Nurse posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure
Fresenius Medical Care is an equal opportunities employer