Care UK

Vacancies

Nurse Assessor

  • Job Reference
  • SYS-7448
  • Location
  • Buchanan Court, Sudbury Hill, Harrow
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  • Key Responsibilities 

    Closely partnering with our discharge coordinators, you will ensure that admissions and discharges are seamless, and all clinical assessments are  completed within 24 hours of referrals, to minimise bed blocking within local hospitals. In particular, you will make certain that referred patients are suitable for our rehabilitation programme and ensure that colleagues at the homes are fully briefed on their needs. At the same time, you will oversee the implementation of care plans, making certain that we deliver the highest standards of clinical support and outstanding patient-centred services.

    Skills & Experience 

    Experienced in continual assessment within hospital and care settings, you will be fully familiar with nursing tools such as Waterlow and MUST. You will be skilled in writing care plans, capable of supervising colleagues and ready to reshape working practices. Finally, familiarity with dementia care would be beneficial, as would a background within a rehabilitation and step down facility.

    Qualifications

    Are you an NMC Registered Nurse with experience of working with older people? Do you share our passion for transforming lives? Then you can play a central part in the management of two homes for one of Britain’s leaders in care services.

  • Where you'll work
  • Our care home on Sudbury hill in Harrow opened its doors to residents in November 2017. With 80 beds spread across four floors the home has been designed to maximise space and light.  Along with permanent nursing and residential care, our experienced team provide short term care for older people who may need some extra support after a stay in hospital before they return to their own home. The care home also deliver the latest in specialist care for people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.