RNLD (Learning Disabilities Nurse) - Sheffield

16 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
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Site or Unit :Huntercombe Stocksbridge Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care CentreAddress :2a Haywood Lane Stocksbridge Yorkshire S36 2QEContracted Weekly Hours : 36 hours per week on rotationStocksbridge Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care Centre is a 24 bed centre providing specialist short-term and long-term person-centred care and support for adults with either a brain injury or other complex neurological condition. We offer a specialist rehabilitation service for patients who require the opportunity to practice, progress and consolidate newly learnt skills in a variety of everyday settings before discharge home or to the community. We also care for patients who are no longer able to be cared for at home but who with some specialist help can take part in everyday activities and live as independently as possible. The centre is located in the town of Stocksbridge, 14 miles to the North West of Sheffield, just 4 miles from the M1 motorway. We have our own in-house therapy team and employ staff in a variety of different roles; including providing ongoing support with comprehensive training, learning and development opportunities.As a Learning Disability Registered Nurse you have responsibility for leading your shift to ensure we deliver excellent standards of care; promoting independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care.So as a Registered Nurse what do you need to do to make this happen? Ensure the delivery of quality care by continually assessing our residents needs and wishes Develop, review and update care plans to meet our clients changing physical, social and psychological needs. Communicate professionally and warmly with visitors including family, friends and other external stakeholders. Comply with all legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines. Ensure medicines are appropriately received, stored and administered to our clients. Promote high standards of nursing care for you and your team, by ensuring all staff are supervised appropriately and the shift runs in a smooth efficient manner. Ensure that the team's skill and knowledge levels are able to meet the changing needs of the business.

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