Rapid Response Nurse (Band 5)

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Donard Recruitment is currently recruiting for a Rapid Response Nurse (Band 5) for our client, a UK wide care provider, based in North West area of England.


Essential Criteria

  • Communicative English, both verbal and written
  • At least 1 year post qualified experience as a Band 5 Nurse within an Intensive Care Unit
  • Applicants must have ITU post registration experience & adult nursing experience.
  • Good Understanding of CQC standards
  • Strong Organisational skills to include risk management
  • Must hold a valid, in date full UK driving licence
  • Applicants must have their own car
  • Successful applicants must be prepared to go undergo an DBS check.


Job Duties

·         Undertake risk assessment and other assessments appropriate to the allocated packages and own knowledge as delegated by the Clinical Nurse Specialist
·         Assist the Clinical Nurse Specialist with hospital discharge arrangements and the development of new packages of care as required
·         Respond to a staffing crisis in any of the region’s care packages by providing support to the client and their family and the Personal Care assistants. Give guidance by telephone and when appropriate in person

·         Work with the Team Leader and Clinical Nurse Specialist to ensure a high level of client satisfaction through excellent and sensitive communication, empathy, ability to manage complex relationships, proactively managing expectations and creating solutions for the clients;

·         Play a role in the continuous development of the Complex care service and the company;

·         Undertake investigations of incidents within the packages as delegated by the Clinical Nurse Specialist. This will include involvement in the development and implementation of action planning;

·         Plan and deliver training to personal assistants and others as appropriate within each package to include record keeping and other tasks as delegated by the Clinical Nurse Specialist;

·         Personally, deliver and deliver by delegation a high quality complex care service to and their families within the region in accordance with CQC and other professional bodies;

·         Provide reassurance and instil confidence in the service;

·         A full job description is available on application.



Additional Information

  • Hours of work: 36 hours per week & will mainly be 12 hour shifts, to include days/nights/weekends.
  • Rate of pay: £13.60 – £21.76 (shift depending).
  • This vacancy is a permanent contract.


If this vacancy is of interest to you, please give Charlotte a call on 01216671217 to discuss.

Closing Date:
30 January 2019

Job Reference Number:

To apply for this job send your CV to
info@donardrecruitment.com or call 028 9099 6195
quoting the reference


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