Registered Nurse( Disability Care )

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17.00 GBP Hourly
11 Apr 2017
25 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Ampthill, Bedfordshire

JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse x 2

SALARY & BENEFITS: Hourly Rate Initially GBP17 per hour + excellent benefits

WORKING HOURS: x 2 roles-Full time 35 hrs (Days) and Part Time 20 hrs ( 2 Nights per week)

THE COMPANY: My client, the largest Disability charity in the UK, is currently looking to recruit a Full time Registered Nurse to join their dedicated team of care professionals, at their residential home facility in Ampthill, Bedfordshire. They are committed to values that respect the independence of service users without compromising on the quality of services, personalised to suit individual need.

The home is well-resourced and suits the pursuit of personal interests, with an activities programme in place and pledge to promote the emotional health of residents as a core part of the service philosophy.

THE ROLE: Registered Nurse- Ampthill, Bedfordshire

This exciting and rewarding position will involve being responsible for the direct supervision of all care staff on shift, maintaining a high quality service to all service users and to provide nursing care and drugs administration.

Key Responsibilities:- Registered Nurse- Ampthill, Bedfordshire

• Responsible for the formal and daily supervision of care staff.
• Facilitate and encourage team work within the service.
• Maintain close working relationships with therapy and ancillary staff.
• Liaise with outside agencies as part of the multi-disciplinary approach to care.
• Cover on-call service on a rate basis when required.
• Participate in supervision, staff meetings and training activities.
• Support service users with their physical care and person hygiene needs.
• Ensure service users independence is preserved and developed as far as possible.
• Liaise with social workers and key workers when conducting service user's reviews.
• Ensure service users' needs are identified and their aspirations are being met.


You will be a kind and compassionate individual with a passion in providing a great level of care. Able to multi task and prioritise your own workload as well and others. Ideally have a background in providing nursing care to service users with physical disabilities with a person centred working approach.

Key skills and experience essential:- Registered Nurse- Ampthill, Bedfordshire
  • Experience of providing direct personal and social care is essential.
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of the needs of disabled people.
  • Experience of supervising a team of staff is beneficial.
  • To be able to effectively work as part of a team.
  • Experience of communicating with professionals and other agencies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English is essential.
  • UK driving license along with own transport would be beneficial.
Qualifications:- Registered Nurse- Ampthill, Bedfordshire
  • Qualified Registered General Nurse.
  • Able to demonstrate post qualification training.
  • A first aid qualification is desirable.
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