District Nurse

Portchester, Hampshire
£13.70 - 21.92 per hour
26 Mar 2014
23 Apr 2014
Portsmouth .
District Nurse
Job Type

District Nurses Needed in the Portsmouth Area.

£13.70 - £21.92 per hour

The Portsmouth branch of Advantage Healthcare is currently seeking District Nurses to work throughout the local area.

This role will require you to visit people in their own homes or in residential care homes, providing care for the patients and supporting family members where required.

Due to the nature of this position duties will be extremely varied dependent on each patient's needs, however key responsibilities will be to assess the healthcare needs of each patient, monitor the quality of care they're receiving and be professionally accountable for the delivery of  their care.

Many of the patients are elderly but others may include those that have been recently discharged from hospital, are terminally ill or have physical disabilities.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for attentive and organised Nurses who can commit to regular hours. You will have previous experience in a similar role, and have knowledge of the following:

  • Managing pain control e.g Syringe Drivers
  • Insulin management
  • Managing wounds, both short term and long term
  • Compression bandaging
  • Catheter care
  • Medication administration
  • Bowel Management

You will need a driving license and access to your own car, along with the willingness to travel throughout the local area.

A valid NMC Pin Number will be required along with clinical references to show your skills and experience.

 What we can offer:

  • On-going 24/7 support from the AHG Senior Nurse Team
  • Continued Professional Development & specialist training
  • Members loyalty scheme
  • Holiday pay 

Apply online now, enclosing your current CV, or alternatively contact our recruitment Team on 0800 032 3355.

Applicants subject to enhanced level DBS check. Advantage Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer (Agy)

Please do not apply unless you can evidence previous care experience.
To learn more about Advantage Healthcare please visit www.advantagehealthcare.com