Community/District Nurse

17.50 - 29.00 GBP Hourly + GBP17.50 - GBP29/hour
09 Aug 2017
06 Sep 2017
Contract Type
About the Job Role

Athona Recruitment are urgently seeking qualified Community Nurses to work in West London areas for the NHS.

The ideal candidates will be able to work flexible shifts and cover additional shifts for colleagues who are on annual leave.

What you'll be doing

As a General Nurse you will be responsible for:

The physical and emotional well being and social needs of all patients

Administering prescribed medicines in accordance with the homes procedures and NMC guidelines

Providing physical and mental stimulation by taking part in recreational and social activities with patients, both individually and as a group

Maintaining accurate patient records

Generally promoting residents independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care

What you'll need

To be a registered Nurse with a current UK NMC Pin

Relevant UK experience working in a similar position within the care sector, preferably working in hospitals.

Knowledge in the following; Health and Safety, Basic Life Support and Manual Handling, certification dated within the last year is desirable but not essential

A clear, in-date DBS

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team

A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature and a willingness to undertake any aspects of care or non-care duties

A belief in giving your personal best at all times and striving for continuous improvement

Flexibility and availability to provide cover at short notice

Please apply if interested and someone from the Athona team will be in contact to discuss the post in more detail