Rehabilitation Staff Nurse - Reading

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Position - Rehabilitation Staff Nurse - Reading

Ref - ZARHABRGNREAD

Location – Reading, Berkshire

Salary – Dependent upon experience

Outstanding opportunity for motivated, enthusiastic individuals to join one of the UK’s most dynamic, innovative and fastest growing private healthcare groups. 

Pulse is currently working on behalf of its highly reputable client to recruit Rehabilitation Nurses to join a new Rehabilitation Centre within a state-of-the-art private hospital in Reading.

 My client welcomes applications from newly qualified and experienced Registered General Nurses.

The role will involve assisting individuals with disability and/or chronic illness to attain and maintain maximum function. The rehabilitation staff nurse assists clients in adapting to an altered lifestyle, while providing a therapeutic environment for client's and their family's development. The rehabilitation staff nurse designs and implements treatment strategies that are based on scientific nursing theory related to self-care and that promote physical and psychosocial health. The rehabilitation staff nurse will work within an inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation setting.

General responsibilities of the Rehabilitation Staff Nurse:

•Possesses the specialised knowledge and clinical skills necessary to provide care for people with physical disability and chronic illness

•Coordinates educational activities and uses appropriate resources to develop and implement an individualised teaching and discharge plan with clients and their families

•Performs hands-on nursing care by utilising the nursing process to achieve quality outcomes for clients

•Coordinates nursing care activities in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary rehabilitation team to facilitate achievement of overall goals

•Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills to develop a rapport with clients, their families, and health team members and to ensure the fulfilment of requirements for legal documentation and reimbursement

•Acts as a resource and a role model for nursing staff and students and participates in activities such as nursing committees and professional organisations that promote the improvement of nursing care and the advancement of professional rehabilitation nursing

•Actively engages in legislative Initiatives affecting the practice of rehabilitation nursing or the people in their care

•Prepares clients and their families for future self-management and decision-making responsibilities by fostering clients' independence and goal achievement

•Plans nursing care while acknowledging that rehabilitation nursing is practiced within a dynamic, therapeutic, and supportive relationship that is constantly changing, as nurses and clients influence one another

•Evaluates the nursing care that is being provided and modifies the plan, as needed, to achieve measurable goals and objectives

•Participates in the interdisciplinary team process, team meetings and offers input into team decision making

•Intervenes with team members and other healthcare professionals to ensure that the optimal opportunity for recovery is made available to the client, the most significant member of the rehabilitation team

To be considered for the role of Registered General Nurse, you’ll need to demonstrate:

Essential

  • Experience in a similar Rehabilitation role
  • NMC registration
  • Demonstrable record of CPD
  • Knowledge of current issues in professional practice with particular relevance to the Unit
  • Knowledge of standards of professional practice in the wider healthcare context

Desirable

  • Additional registration
  • Post basic course
  • Research and audit experience
  • Evidence of change management
  • Completion of all local competency packages

My client also offer great benefits, including:

  • 27 days annual leave and additional service related days
  • Competitive salary
  • Pension contribution scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Share options
  • Interest free travel loan
  • Mentorship and professional training courses
  • Preceptorship for newly qualified nurses
  • Subsidises meals
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Mentorship and professional training courses
  • Preceptorship for newly qualified nurses

Key Words- Staff Nurse, Registered General Nurse, Rehabilitation, Chronic Illness

For more information please contact Zoe Allen at Pulse Jobs on 07918 720922 alternatively please forward your CV to zoe.allen@pulsejobs.com

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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