Registered Nurse (RGN) - Ashford

16 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Site or Unit :Huntercombe Hothfield Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care CentreAddress :Bethersden Road Hothfield Kent TN26 1ELContracted Weekly Hours : 36 Hrs per week -ShiftsHothfield Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care Centre is a 44 bed centre providing specialist short-term and long-term person-centred rehabilitation, therapy and support for adults with either a brain injury or other complex neurological condition. Situated within 12 acres, our service offers intense rehabilitation for adults in the post-acute phase following a brain injury right through to step-down independent living. 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 village of Hothfield, 3 miles from the busy town of Ashford. We employ staff in a variety of different roles and provide ongoing support with comprehensive training, learning and development opportunities.Working with The Huntercombe Group is rewarding and varied. Through our 'Conversation into Action' programme we actively encourage our employees to get involved and to drive organisational change for the better.Our Registered Nurses play an instrumental role in the lives of individuals, supporting and encouraging them to achieve their goals and ambitions. When you join The Huntercombe Group as a Registered Nurse (RGN), you will be part of a company that is understanding, strives towards excellence, is innovative, reliable and accessible and above all puts people first.As a Registered Nurse (RGN) working in our Specialist Brain Injury Neurological Care Service, your main duties will be:-. To provide high standards of nursing and therapeutic care in the rehabilitation of brain injured patients; and through membership of the multi-disciplinary team, provide supervision and guidance to Rehabilitation Assistants.. To assess and deliver effective individual care and treatment towards the rehabilitation of service users. To undertake the role of named nurse. To actively participate in clinical meetings promoting, reviewing and initiating relevant changes to service user care. To effectively co-ordinate the shift, including allocation of service users, supervision of Rehabilitation Assistants, and ensuring the safety of the unit

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