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Nursing Roles (RGN/RCN) West Cork

12th Sep 2019

Grow Your Career in Complex Care

Advanced Community Care is recruiting Nurses to work at the cutting-edge of complex care within the community. This is your opportunity to learn, experience and grow – while tapping into the one-to-one, human side of nursing that drove your career choice. While this is a chance to explore a more independent approach to nursing, you will also enjoy the backing, support and assistance that comes with being a part of a highly-skilled team. 

A career with Advanced Community care is your opportunity to change lives: yours included. As part of Resilience, we provide a future-focused, specialist service at the forefront of change in Irish healthcare – shifting the emphasis from hospital care to specialised nursing within the community. We offer highly-individualised complex care services to children, young adults and families who need support in the face of injury, illness or disability – and who may require the intervention of medical technology at home.  Our team works in a client’s own community – in their home or school – delivering one-to-one, individualised, completely-personalised nursing that takes them right to the heart of families in need. We provide care at the right time and in the right place.

What is Your Role?

You will provide a professional, high-quality, safe and caring one-to-one nursing service to a client who has complex care needs.

Location: West Cork

Hours of Work: Full time / Part time nights, relief days/nights.

What are Your Key Responsibilities?

 You will: 

  • assess and deliver nursing care based on the assessed needs of your client and according to their agreed Care Plan;
  • carry out your nursing role according to the Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics for Registered Nurses;
  • comply with evidence-based practice while maintaining and developing your own, personal, professional competence;
  • promote and participate in dialogue between clients, families, HSE and other relevant MDT representatives;
  • receive and share complex clinical information – based on the client’s clinical condition and the interventions used and forming the basis of your client’s care plan;
  • complete accurate and professional clinical notes.

What Qualifications Will You Have?

As a Nurse caring for CHILDREN with complex care needs, you should:

  • have current NMBI registration;
  • be an RCN or RGN with recent experience of nursing children with complex care needs;
  • have a minimum of 1 year’s post-qualification experience;
  • display the competence, confidence and commitment to work as part of the Advanced Community Care team.
  • Previous tracheotomy and ventilator experience desired.

Previous community care experience – such as one-to-one care in the home – is an advantage.

Advanced Community Care is: 

  • Nurse-Led, For You – ours is a specialised service developed by experienced nurses, for Our core senior team of Nurse Managers understands where you’re at, the challenges you face, and what you need in your day-to-day work and from your career.
  • Nursing at its Best – delivering true, one to one, personalised nursing care you will have time to develop therapeutic relationships with your patients. Advanced Community Care is all about continuity of care and having the time to deliver the kind of nursing you perhaps saw yourself in when you first began your career.
  • Progressive and Evolutionary – we are recognised as leaders in our field: that members of our team regularly deliver lectures and present their research at key medical conferences, is testament to this. Our Advanced Community Care Nurses are supported by our Clinical Practice Specialist and Nurse Tutor to keep their skills updated and to develop their practice through our Academy. This means we can evolve to meet the changing healthcare needs of our patients within the community.

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