Overview

The Lewis Martin Court family is recruiting!

Hello Cardiff! We’re Lewis Martin Court and if you don’t know about us – you really should!

We support around 15 young adults with disabilities helping them to live a life they love. We don’t just care for the individuals we support, we care about them.

We love to get out and about, from going to football, day trips, special events, nights out, bowling – you’ve probably seen us having a laugh in some corner of this city!

At Salutem Care and Education, we recognise the value and wisdom that come from all stages of life. Join our team to be a part of a community that truly appreciates the richness of age diversity.

We are looking for a qualified nurse to join our residential team in Cardiff. Lewis Martin Court is a residential care home in Cardiff made up of three self-contained five-bedroom bungalows. It has a nursing provision for disabled young adults with complex care needs, as well as a respite provision for short breaks. The home provides a high level of support to enable the individuals we support to meet their personal goals and future aspirations.

As part of our nursing team you’ll be putting together health care plans, Protocols, risk assessments and liaising with the multi-disciplinary team from the health authority and other outside agencies who support that individual.  You’ll be administering medications, carrying out other nursing procedures and providing psychological support.

Individuals we support become part of a Salutem family, where they can be themselves, thrive, and love the life they live. We are immensely proud of the part we play in creating meaningful days and fulfilled lives for everyone at Salutem, and that includes those who work for us. The opportunities and prospects really are limitless, and that’s why you should consider becoming part of our family.

You are a superhero to all the people we support, making a difference in their lives every day. You overcome daily challenges to achieve a safe, stimulating and supportive environment in care helping them to achieve their greatest goals and aspirations.

We want to be the best, and this role is key in achieving this!

Responsibilities:

·To assist the Lead Nurse with the organisation of the Nursing Team.

·To provide skilled nursing care and undertake clinical procedures as required. For example, catheterisation, naso-gastric tubes, oxygen therapy and suction, management of PEG and tracheostomy.

·To ensure safe and effective practice by adhering to statutory guidance for practice requirements and standards.

·To ensure the promotion of evidence-based practice by reviewing and monitoring standards of care in line with local and national guidance.

At Salutem, you’re not just a care worker – you’re a supportive healthcare professional, an ambitious worker, a loyal colleague, a unique and transparent individual who provides engaging and meaningful experiences for the people we support.

Benefits

– FREE Online 24/7 GP Service for you and your family 

– Wagestream – where any day can be a payday 

– Refer-a-Friend Scheme – Instantly earn points and cash rewards 

– Sovereign Health Care Plan  

– Canada Life, Group Life Assurance  

– Blue Light Card  

– Blink, our internal communications app  

– Pension scheme  

– Free DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service) 

We have a massive duty of care towards those we support who are often the most vulnerable in society, which is why our staff are encouraged to keep up to date with vaccines and focus on self-care too.

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