|Job Ref:||DE00542STR||Employer:||Interserve||Country:||United Kingdom||County/State:||London||City:||London||Address:||Post Code:||WC1A||Post Date:||15/10/2016 00:07|
Hourly Rate Bands N/A Salaried/Hourly-Paid Hourly-Paid |
About the role:
We are looking for a committed and dedicated RGN to provide expert care to our client who was diagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease a few years ago. He is insulin dependant and requires gastrostomy and tracheostomy care.
Our client is currently immobile, bed and or wheelchair bound without speech and limited cognition. He has got full body paralysis with an indwelling catheter in situ and is doubly incontinent.
He lives on the ground floor of a newly adapted warden controlled property in North London with his family. This is a 24/7 package RN supported by trained HCAs.
Our client is fully dependant on his care team for all aspects of his daily care.
His needs include a daily bed bath or shower, basic catheter and bowel care, transfers with an aid of an oxford hoist, setting up and administering of medication and nutrition via a gastrostomy, basic management of a tracheostomy which includes cleaning the site, daily inner tube changes and monthly total tracheostomy changes.
RGN's would be expected to interact with the client by reading, speaking and engaging with him and involving him in family oriented leisure times like meal times, TV times and family discussions.
Rates of pay range from £22.00 - £38.00 per hour.
Are you a Nurse with the following:
• Valid NMC PIN
• Previous experience of supporting clients within the community with complex health needs
• Have a caring and compassionate attitude
• Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• Excellent relationship building skills
• Access to your own vehicle with business insurance
About the Company:
Interserve Healthcare delivers specialist healthcare services to clients in their own homes and in healthcare establishments throughout the UK. We recruit Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers on a national basis to deliver outstanding care and support to our ever-growing client base.
What we can offer you:
Interserve Healthcare is an Investors in Diversity accredited company & committed to equal opportunities for all (Agy).