Registered Staff Nurse (RGN, RMN, RNLD)
We are looking to for a Registered Staff Nurse (RGN/RMN/RNLD) to join a to join a specialist team, supporting a young man within his own home in the Battle area of East Sussex. You will be supporting 21-year-old young man with an acquired brain injury, who is wheelchair dependent and requires 24-hour care. He has the most wonderful personality and sense of humour.
Your responsibilities will involve the following:
- Assisting medication and fluids via a naso-gastric tube.
- He requires tracheal suction and the management of very severe seizures when these occur.
- Communicating through body language.
At all times, our young man has a registered nurse and carer working together. Whilst unable to verbalise his communication he is very able in making himself understood through signs and noises. Our client regularly attends a further educational establishment twice a week. He likes to go out daily to different local areas and enjoys eating out in different places and he enjoys being taken out by his staff in his car and ‘people watching'.
What experience will you need to be a Registered Staff Nurse (RGN, RMN or RNLD)?
Whilst past experience of working with severely disabled young people is desirable, your personality, enthusiasm and flexible approach to the requirements of the position are also of significant importance. Your ability to work in a family home and to liaise effectively with my client's parents is of crucial importance also. Full training will be provided.
What are the working hours and salary?
We are looking for full time availability working on a rolling monthly rota of 3 nights (36.75 hrs) a week.
Hourly rate of pay £22.00 per hour (Band 6-7 NHS Rate). A pension scheme is being introduced.
Working hours are currently managed on a 12-hour night shift basis plus a short handover over 7 days a week. Current need is for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights.
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