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Routes Rochdale are recruiting Community Nurses

Community Nurse


Our expert recruiters in our Rochdale Branch are seeking Community Nurses for varied hours.  Motivated professionals will be invited to apply should the following criteria be met.


You must have:

  • the ability to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds
  • excellent communication and listening skills
  • an assertive, confident and flexible approach
  • tact, understanding, patience and sensitivity
  • the ability to teach others how to carry out routine nursing tasks
  • good teamwork skills and the ability to work alone
  • good timekeeping
  • a thorough approach to record-keeping and good organisational skills
  • the ability to anticipate and identify potential health problems.

Your work would involve visiting clients with a range of conditions on a regular basis - sometimes several times a day. You would assess and respond quickly to their needs, and plan and manage their care. Your community-based support could help patients avoid being admitted to hospital, or assist in speeding up their discharge from hospital.

Your clients would typically include:

  • older people with health problems
  • those with terminal illnesses
  • people who are physically disabled.

Your day-to-day duties could include:

  • administering drugs
  • checking temperature, blood pressure and breathing
  • assisting doctors with physical examinations
  • giving injections
  • cleaning and dressing wounds
  • monitoring or setting up intravenous drips
  • providing emotional support and practical advice to patients and their families teaching basic caring skills where needed.

If you are interested in this vacancy, please contact the Rochdale office on 01706 751245 or email your CV to the Rochdale Team at Rochdale@routeshealthcare.com

Posted by: Lisa Livsey on March 20th, 2014 @ 09:04 AM


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