Bank Community Adult IV Therapies Nurse - Long Term

Preston to Blackpool
£13.66 - £26.78 per hour dependant upon days and times
14 Jan 2013
11 Feb 2013
Job Type

The impact you will have on patients lives will go far beyond care - giving them independence, choice and privacy. You will get to know them, and their families, enabling you to follow personal care plans that really are as unique as every individual.

You will take the lead in delivering medication, educating patients and maintaining high quality care documentation. You will be confident in reporting all activity, risks and issues to your line manager. You will be treating patients in their own homes, administering IV antibiotics, TPN and managing patients with central lines.

You may not currently be administering TPN or IV Therapies, your Nursing experience and previous training is sufficient as you’ll be trained and supported to do the role. You’ll visit patients with a colleague mentor until you agree with your Manager that you’re comfortable to work on your own.

You will have an acute ward or community nursing background, a current NMC registration and hold a full EU driving licence.

You will cover the Preston to Blackpool area so do need be flexible to travel in this area. As this role is on the Bank staff, the shifts available are various and include days, nights and weekends. You may work fixed hours if available or ad hoc shifts to cover holidays, sickness for e.g.  We’ll ask your availability at the start of the recruitment process and let you know if we will likely have shifts that will suit you.

You will be provided with the specific training and support that you need. Our practical training includes job shadowing a current member of the team to the patient’s home to care for them and you’ll discuss with your Manager when you feel ready to visit patients on your own.