Gartcosh, Glasgow City
£19.08 - 23.85 per hour
26 Mar 2014
23 Apr 2014
Glasgow BM
Job Type

Nurse Required To Manage The Clinical Care Of A Brain Injury Client.

Gartcosh, £19.08 - £23.85 per hour, Days and Nights

We currently have a position available for a Nurse to provide expert care to our 33 year-old male client in a hospital setting.

Our client has an Acquired Brain Injury following a severe road traffic accident. He requires 2:1 support 24/7 and needs a Nurse both during the day and on a waking night basis. He also has a highly skilled Care Assistant who supports him during the day and sleeping at night.

This client has no mobility at all and is totally wheelchair dependent. He is non-verbal in his communication and he is fed and medicated via PEG, which he will require support with. The client also has a reflux issue where he can occasionally vomit. He has a catheter in situ and bowel management via manual bowel evacuation. The hospital has also advised that he is monitored for seizure activities.

We are looking for a Nurse with experience of;

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • PEG Feeds/Medication
  • Bowel management
  • Catheter care
  • Seizure monitoring
  • You will require a valid NMC Pin and clinical references will also be required to show your skills and experience.

    In return we can offer you the on-going support of our Senior Nurse Team, Continued Professional Development and specialist training where required as well as excellent rates of pay and benefits.

    Advantage Healthcare is a leading UK home healthcare provider, managing the care of several hundred individuals with a broad range of complex healthcare needs. Our home healthcare services are provided by our Nurses and include complex and continuing care, live-in care, palliative care and respite care.

    Apply online enclosing your current CV and a covering letter, or alternatively contact our Recruitment Team on 0800 032 3355.

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

    Please do not apply unless you can evidence previous care experience.
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