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Registered Nurse (Band 6)/ Team Leader- Full-Time £24- £26 per hour

Location:
Surrey
Specialism:
Carer/Support Worker/Client Recruitment
Remuneration:
£24 - £26 per hour.
About The Role

About the Role:

Our Client, Oscar, is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, dynamic and experienced Registered Nurse (Band 6)/ Team Leader who has a range of experience in working with paedatric complex care clients and ideally has experience of managing respiratory disorders, to manage his home-based paediatric care team providing care and therapy support for him to ensure high standards of care and medical protocols are followed.

Oscar is an energetic and sociable little 8-year-old boy. He was born in 2010 and is the eldest of 3 children. Oscar has Cerebral Palsy, a condition that affects all limbs secondary to a birth injury. He has severe physical and learning disabilities which affects his movement, learning and speech. He uses a wheelchair for all mobility and hoisting to safely transfer. Oscar is a determined little boy and works very hard in his education and therapy sessions to learn new skills. Oscar has a history of epilepsy and dystonic movements, and he needs 24-hour support to respond to and manage his changing needs.  He is PEG fed for nutrition and administration of medication.

Oscar lives with his parents and younger siblings. He has a very supportive extended family. He enjoys going to school and attending his local Beavers.

Role Overview:

The role will include providing clinical care for Oscar in his home, training and mentoring his care team and assisting as required with the co-ordination of his care package. You will work closely with his parents, who are actively involved with all aspects of their son’s care, his dedicated Case Manager, and Nurse Advisor to assist with the facilitation of Oscar’s physical wellbeing, education and social learning.

Location:

Camberley, Surrey

Hours:

Full time hours including Day and Waking Night shifts (10.00pm – 8:30am) up to 37 hours per week. This role will include working at least 2 Waking Night shifts in addition to Team Leader Duties.

Additional hours may be available during the school holidays.

  • £24 - £26 per hour.
  • Holiday: 5.6 weeks pro rata

In order to promote continuity of our high care standards, and to enable you to meet NMC revalidation requirements, you will be offered:

  • Induction
  • Relevant training opportunities 
  • Regular clinical supervision/ review meetings
  • On-going support from a dedicated Case Manager, Nurse Advisor and HR department.

 

 

About You

Role Requirements:

Essential

 
  • NMC registration (RSCN/RN ‘Child’ or RGN/RN ‘Adult’). and demonstration of post registration  experience. 

  • Evidence of Continuing professional Development.

  • Paediatric community experience, commitment and great organisational skills.

  • Experience of working with respiratory conditions.

  • Experience of managing Epilepsy.

  • *Physically fit - Even with specialist equipment in place and appropriate training, it is important that you are physically fit.  A Moving and Handling Management Plan designed to reduce the risk of handling injuries will require you to bend, kneel, squat or lunge to ensure a safe working posture during handling tasks.

  • Experience of managing or leading a team. Able to maintain effective working relationships, including the utilisation of the appropriate people management skills required to lead, train and support a team of Support Worker/Carers.

  • Experience of formulating appropriate care plans for clients.

  • Experience of formatting rotas.

  • Good written skills and the ability to keep adequate written records of care given and confident using I.T.

  • Confident about working in client’s own home and sensitive to the needs and wishes of our client and his parents and the family’s routine.

  • Able to demonstrate a good understanding of the importance of maintaining confidentiality and to respect our client and their family's need for privacy.

  • Flexible, efficient and able to use own initiative.

  • Able to work flexible hours, sometimes at short notice.

  • Proactive, positive attitude and encouraging approach.

  • Able to develop an appropriate range of activities for our client.

  • Reliable, trustworthy and both a good communicator and listener.

  • The ability to learn new skills and being receptive to new ideas.

  • Good observation and planning ability.  

  • Good time management skills.

  • Sense of humour and fun approach, whilst remaining focussed on the task in hand.

  • Car driver essential. A full driving licence is desirable, any endorsements to be disclosed.

  • Able to drive the client’s adapted vehicle. 

  • Non-smoker - This post operates a non-smoking environment.

     

    Desirable

  • Experience in complex care

  • Experience of carrying out therapy programmes.

  • Ability to work additional hours as required.

  • Previous experience of using specialist equipment with disabled people

  • Experience of using switches and other specialist IT technology.

    • * The Employer claims exemption under the Equality Act 2010
About Us
ILS provide Case Management and Rehabilitation Services on a nationwide scale.
 
 When a persons life has been changed by injury, we address the practicalities.  We work with children and adults who have had moderate or catastrophic, complex injuries.  We assess individual needs and are able to provide a comprehensive Case Management and Rehabilitation Service designed to maximise independence.
 
 
ILS recruit on behalf of their clients and therefore, if you are successfully recruited, you will be employed directly by our client or their Deputy appointed by the Court of Protection.  However, ILS will manage your day to day employment, providing you with the support you need to carry out your role.  Working as a Carer or Support Worker for an ILS client means that you will have a dedicated Case Manager to oversee your client's care needs.

For more detailed information about working as a carer or support worker for ILS, please visit: http://www.indliv.co.uk/about-us/careers/work-as-a-carer-support-worker