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Intermediate Care Nurse

Job details
Posting date: 07 June 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £30,401 to £37,267 pa
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 22 August 2019
Location: Tyne and Wear, NE10 0PY
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 297-1920-1846

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Eastwood Bed Based Intermediate Care service is looking for an enthusiastic Band 6 Nurse dedicated to the care of complex frail older people to work with our multidisciplinary/ joint organisational team. The post holder will work with nurses, therapists, GP’s and the Local Authority to provide a comprehensive holistic assessment and management plan for those using the service. Coordinating in house care and liaising with other Community Services to meet longer term needs.

Eastwood Promoting Independence Centre houses Gateshead’s 15 Intermediate Care Beds, joint funded by Health and Social Care as well as 11 Local Authority Assessment Beds. In partnership with other members of the Team the nurses provide assessment and treatment for all categories of beds plus care management of the Intermediate Care Beds.

The Post holder should possess excellent communication skills, have experience of working with older people in the hospital or ideally the community setting, an understanding of multidisciplinary working and be proactive in their own professional development. Experience as a Band 6 or Band 5 Nurse is required. The post is 37.5 hours over a 7 day rota and access to a car for work use is essential.

Enquiries welcome to:

Carolyn Brayson,

Band 7 Advanced Occupational Therapist.

Telephone Number: 0191 4336464.

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