Etta Healthcare

Etta Healthcare have partnered with a highly reputable, desirable organisation in Meldreth (South Cambridgeshire / North Hertfordshire boarder).

Position: Registered Nurse - RGN / RNLD / RSCN

Location: Meldreth, Cambridgeshire / Hertfordshire border (near Royston)

Salary: £26,565 - £35,577 - Depending on experience

Hours: 40 hours per week full time, permanent

Etta Healthcare have partnered with a highly reputable, desirable organisation in Meldreth (South Cambridgeshire / North Hertfordshire boarder). Our client is a children’s home and private school which provides education, care and therapeutic support for children and young adults age 9-19 years with severe and profound communication difficulties associated with conditions such as cerebral palsy, autism, brain injury and degenerative disorders

The Role:
  • Your role will be to ensure the ongoing health, safety and well being of our children and young adults that are learning and living at the school through the provision of high quality evidence-based healthcare that promotes and supports healthy living and lifestyles and offers continuous monitoring of pre-existing conditions to maintain optimum health.
  • You will be expected to continually assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual healthcare needs and support the participation of the child or young person to contribute to the planning of their own healthcare support where appropriate.
  • A key responsibility of your role will be to facilitate nurse led health clinics at the school and administer medication safely and effectively; maintaining accurate, clear and up to date records and responding quickly to any variance or deterioration in a child or young person's health, applying knowledge and skills to manage symptoms and seeking advice when required.
  • You’ll also be expected to ensure visiting clinicians attending the school are provided with up to date clinical information and reports as required.
  • The role will give you a great opportunity to participate in standard setting, audit, data collection and quality reviews.
Requirements of the role:
The successful candidate will be an autonomous practitioner, an innovative and creative professional with excellent clinical and communication skills who is passionate and committed to supporting the health, well being and skills development of children and young people and is likely to demonstrate the following:
  • Current NMC Registration in one or more of the following disciplines; LD, RNMH, General Adult, Paediatrics at Diploma or Degree level
  • Experience of working with children and young people with special education needs and high level support needs including behaviours that challenge
  • Experience of working with ASD, PMLD and SLD
  • Specialist clinical knowledge E.G. Epilepsy, PEG/JEJ management, Sensory and complex, Childhood development needs
  • Experience at safe medicines management
  • The ability to work within a rota pattern including unsocial hours and weekends

If you are interested then please apply on-line, or for more information, please contact Rebecca or Steve on 0161 416 6118 or apply direct for a call within 24 hours.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

Etta Healthcare find rewarding careers for healthcare professionals and support organisations in building the most talented workforce to address increasing health and social care demands.

We care about everything we do and everyone we work with. In placing the right candidate, we are saving and improving lives, and this is what will drive us to be the best.

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