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Peripatetic Nurse

A fantastic new job opportunity has arisen for a motivated Peripatetic Nurse to work across amazing care homes in the Gloucestershire region.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers


*To be considered for this position you must be qualified as a Registered Nurse with a current active NMC Pin



As the Peripatetic Nurse your key duties include:

  • To supervise the team to ensure effective delivery of personal care and well-being of the residents

  • Promote resident well-being by delivering, monitoring and re-evaluation of care needs in partnership with the resident, their key carers and significant others

  • Ensure residents are supported to make their own decisions in accordance with the mental Capacity Act.

    This will include ongoing assessment of capacity, gaining resident consent and supporting positive risk taking

  • Undertake all aspects of nursing care, including advanced clinical skills where the appropriate training and supervision have been obtained

  • Day to day management of the team during the course of a shift

  • The effective teaming of Carers, clear delegation and subsequent monitoring of tasks

  • Ensure that all medications, including controlled drugs, are ordered, stored, administered and disposed of in accordance with the Trust's Medicines Policy, NMC and CQC guidance on drug administration

  • Ensuring effective collaboration with GPs and the wider multidisciplinary team, including hospitals and outside agencies

  • Take responsibility and authority for identifying and resolving non-compliance or possible improvements including health and safety and other legislative and procedural requirements if found in consultation with the Home Manager

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Able to evidence continuing professional development activities and comfortable working autonomously

  • A clear understanding of regulatory frameworks

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Able to show a can-do attitude always

  • Experience of producing well developed care plans and detailed risk assessments is important too, as is an understanding of regulatory frameworks, including DoLs and MCA

The successful Peripatetic Nurse will receive an excellent salary of £23.37 per hour and the annual salary is up to £53,470.56 per annum.

This exciting position is a permanent full time role working through days.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • 30 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)

  • Higher rates of pay at weekends

  • Fully funded renewal of your NMC PIN

  • A Company pension

  • Free uniform

  • Free DBS

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme

  • Blue Light Card and ‘My Rewards' programme offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more

Reference ID: 6152

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV