Servisource Healthcare are recruiting a number of nurses with experience in the ID sector, or with challenging behavior. Nurses registered in the ID, General or Psychiatric divisions will be accepted.
Responsible for the general well being of service users in care.
To provide care of a physical, psychological and social nature for service users.
Recognise and report physical/social/emotional problems and assist in the implementation of programmes to counter act same.
To deliver care in a professional manner and in line with HIQA requirements if working a residential setting.
To create and maintain a therapeutic environment within your area ensuring that programme activities and environment relate to the strengths and needs of the individual and adhere to the principal of normalisation.
To incorporate the expertise of any persons who may enhance the variety/quality of care for the service users.
To design, implement and co-ordinate programmes in education, training, and work. To liaise with Line Manager/PIC with regards to providing work opportunities for service users where required.
To maintain all records and reports as are required e.g.
- Drug administration
- Daily progress reports
- Nursing notes
- Psychiatry Review Reports etc.
To be familiar with the other nursing programmes within adult/children’s services and provide support/relief as requested by the Manager & Assistant Manager of day and residential services.
Responsible for purchasing and budgeting household monies and making purchases locally where possible.
To establish and maintain relationships with the residents which are based on respect and equality and promote their independence.
Experience in an Intellectual Disability facility, or experience dealing with challenging behaviour
NMBI registration in ID, General or Psychiatric
Full availability to work days, nights and weekends
Excellent command of the English language
If you have the required experience, please send an up-to-date CV to Nicky: [email protected] or call Nicky on 021-4626154