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Peripatetic Nurse

Posted: 19/02/2021

Full Time
Watford, Hertfordshire
£20.00 per Hour

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Nursing Home, Learning Disability, Physical Disability, Mental Health
Ref: VAC4850

£20 p/h – Circa £37.4K – Band 7 Equivalent Rates | 36 Hours – Days & Nights | Welcome Bonus | Covering Nursing Homes in Herts, Beds & Cambs | RGN or RMN Considered | Up to £2,000 welcome Bonus
An experienced Registered Nurse with experience in UK nursing homes is required to work as Peripatetic Nurse on a full-time, permanent basis.
The role will be based in a care home in Watford and you will be required to travel to cover shifts in homes throughout Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, with occasional travel to Cambridgeshire required.
Details of this Peripatetic Nurse role:
• A permanent contract of 36 hours per week, on flexible shifts at a variety of locations in your area
• Welcome Bonus of up to £2000 (T&C apply)
• Travel Expenses Paid - 40p per mile for the first 10,000 miles, 25p per mile thereafter.
• Very competitive pay rates of £20 per hour, with the enhanced pay rate due to the increased flexibility required in this role.  This is in line with NHS Band 7 pay rates and equates to a salary in the region of £37,440
• A comprehensive induction and ongoing training, development and career progression opportunities, plus NMC revalidation support
• Your NMC registration fees paid 
• A generous annual leave allowance and a workplace pension scheme
• A welcome/joining bonus of up to £2,000 (Subject to T&Cs)
As RGN/RMN you will work as Staff Nurse covering a range of shifts across a variety of locations, sometimes at short notice, and will undertake all aspects of resident care planning and medication management.
This is an ideal opportunity for an Agency Nurse as the role offers increased flexibility and workload variety in addition to the stability and benefits of a permanent, full-time contract of employment.
The successful candidate for this Peripatetic Nurse post will meet the following criteria:
• NMC Registered Nurse - Adult/RGN/RN1/RNA or Mental Health/RMN/RMHN
• Demonstrate some experience working in UK nursing homes and confident managing and implementing person centred care plans and administering medications
• A driver with access to a vehicle for work purposes, and flexible to work a range of shifts in a variety of locations
• Enthusiastic, motivated and committed to delivering the highest standards of care
• Good knowledge and understanding of clinical practices, CQC requirements, clinical policy frameworks, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and the Mental Capacity Act
To apply now please follow the link provided.
For more information, please call Paul Smith at SYK Recruitment now on 020 3963 0361.
Please note any offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG/Access NI check and employment reference checks in addition to verification of UK professional registration (if applicable), right to work in the UK and Occupational Health clearance.
SYK Recruitment is an equal opportunities recruiter and applications are welcome from anyone meeting the specified criteria regardless of age, gender, race/ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, sexual orientation or any other personal circumstances.
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