Complex Care Community Nurse - #483052


Date: Aug 6, 2022
City: Leeds
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Salary: £38.5k - 40k per year + Benefits + Pension
Reference: 022/07/22A

Location - Leeds with some travel to Darlington and Tees Valley

Salary-Up to £40,000 + Benefits and Pension

Hours - Full Time (37.5) Monday to Friday

We have an exciting opportunity to work in a role that not only offers job satisfaction whilst making a positive difference to others everyday but also excellent career prospects .

As Part of the City & County Healthcare group, Advantage Healthcare provide specialist care teams for individuals who live within their own homes. Our client base is varied and includes Spinal Cord Injury, Acquired Brain Injury and other Neurological Conditions.

Due to an exciting expansion within the business, we are currently looking to appoint experienced Clinical Specialist Nurse . We need nurses who are dedicated, compassionate and want to deliver the best possible, high quality care to the individuals we care for.

This is a regional role, giving you the opportunity to work from home and manage your own diary. You will work mostly in the community across the Leeds and North East (Darlington and Tees Valley) during sociable hours Monday to Friday.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assessing and reviewing individual care packages
  • Providing practical supervision and instruction to our support workers
  • Providing clinical expertise and guidance to staff in the field
  • Delivering an outstanding quality of care to our clients
  • Communicating effectively with clients and family members
  • Liaising with care managers, personal assistants as well as the wider MDT to ensure safety is maintained
  • Attending meetings with other agencies to ensure continuity of care
  • Complying with relevant medication policies and legislation relating to medication administration
  • Working independently, running own diary & managing a caseload.
  • Reviewing, auditing and maintenance of clinical documentation.

You will need to:

We need registered nurses who are caring, empathetic and compassionate. To succeed in this fast paced role, you will need to be self-motivated and enthusiastic. You must also have the skills and experience mentioned below.

  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have at least three years post registration experience, and will have worked within the Intensive Care / High dependence / Critical Care Unit
  • Have an active pin number on NMC registration (essential)
  • Have Community experience (desirable but not essential)
  • Be a car driver with access to own vehicle due to the nature of the role
  • Have great organisational skills
  • Be able to work independently, be self-motivated and prioritise effectively
  • Have the ability to use their own initiative whilst working within a team, as well as being confident and having the ability to instil confidence in others.
  • Have ITU experience (essential)

We will offer you:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Paid travel expenses at 28p per mile
  • NMC fees reimbursed
  • Ongoing training and development and support with revalidation
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to discounts and cash back through the LifeWorks platform
  • Access to a Pension Scheme
  • Full Enhances DBS paid for by the company
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Access to the Refer a Friend scheme

If you'd like to use your skills and compassion to support adults with complex care needs in their own homes and local community then we would love to hear from you.

Advantage Healthcare are part of the City and County Healthcare Group who are an equal opportunities employer.  We have multiple complex care brands with opportunities for Clinical nurse specialist to work across multiple locations within the UK.

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