31 Oct Community Nurse – Derry/Londonderry
At Connected Health we offer a career not just a job. Our business is transforming the way Homecare is delivered across Northern Ireland, with our head office in Belfast. Connected Health delivers health and social care services across Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and the UK and we understand that the people we employ are central to the transformation of the sector.
Come join the best, Connected Health are looking for local people to come and care for others in your community. You can make a real difference to someone’s life by allowing them to remain independent at home. You may be the only person that our clients see in a day and your smile and care is vital.
When you’re a care assistant you change lives every day in your local community.
Hours: Full Time & Part Time Available
Reporting to: Nurse Manager
To provide a quality nursing service which will maintain ambitious standards of nursing care to service users in private, public or community sector including those living in their own home, service user their family and the professionals involved with the individual service plan.
To ensure that the service user remains in the comfort of their own home environment for as long as possible however receiving nursing care and treatment that is necessary for their personal health and wellbeing.
To work with each individual service user to maximise their independence and choice and to ensure a high standard of care is being received.
To work in partnership with service users encouraging choice and participation whilst always adhering to the values of the organisation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
To undertake nursing tasks, care and treatment that is necessary for their personal health and wellbeing, as agreed with the service user, their family and the professionals involved with the individual service plan.
To always work within the policies and procedures of Connected Health Plus.
To provide service users with opportunities to express their preference as to the way tasks are carried out.
To develop and maintain professional working relationships with service users and work colleagues from a wide variety of backgrounds.
To communicate regularly with the immediate supervisor, regarding changes in the service user’s condition or circumstances.
To use the services on-call system in accordance with the service guidance.
To attend training including induction training, refresher training, activities as required, complete annual training plan.
To complete documentation, including service user records and timesheets.
To comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Procedures.
To participate in supervision, team meetings and appraisals as required.
To be responsible for maintaining and improving own knowledge and skills through experience and training.
To undertake additional responsibilities as requested by the Nurse Manager following the successful completion of specific training and personal skills development.
To undertake any other reasonable duties as required.