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Village Health Care Lead in Rugby at Retirement Villages

Date Posted: 1/1/2019

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Village HealthCare Lead Required

Location: Rugby / Dunchurch

Hours:  Full Time or Part Time or Bank

Competitive Rates : from £9.03per hour (sleeping night shift) to £13.49 per hour (weekend day shift)

Experienced Ex Nurse or hospital / GP surgery trained HCA required to join our dedicated team to help deliver the highest standard of emergency first aid and support. Under the direction of the Village Health Care Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for  delivering the emergency response to our residents and providing pastoral care in a NON C.Q.C registered environment.

Duties of the Village Healthcare Lead
  • 1.      A Village Healthcare Lead will be based in the Village Healthcare Centre in Cawston House to provide 24 hour, 7 day a week emergency response service which can be accessed by residents in any of the following ways:

      • activating your emergency call system within your home

      • telephoning

      • calling into the Village Healthcare Centre.

    2.     If a call requires the attendance of the emergency services, the Village Healthcare Lead will assist the residents by:

    • calling the emergency services

    • staying with the resident to provide re-assurance / support until the emergency services arrive

    • if the emergency requires, calling the next of kin

    3.     In the event of an incident that requires attendance by the GP, the Village Healthcare Lead will:

    • call the GP and arrange an appointment for home visit

    4.      From information given by the GP, District Nurse, External Domiciliary care companies, or discharge services arranged by a Hospital, they will provide emotional help and support to residents.

    5.      Changing only minor dry dressings as outlined in their first aid training.

    6.      Ensuring repeat prescriptions are collected and forwarded to the Pharmacy for delivery to the Village.

    7.      Informing residents of the availability of free annual flu vaccinations at the GP Surgery.

    8.      Assisting the resident  with advice on information regarding post operative care provision delivered by the NHS or by another provider  in line with the discharge plan when residents come home from hospital.

    9.      Under GP direction take readings for resident’s blood pressure, temp etc.

    10. Co-ordinate any health care promotional activities with the GP or other external suppliers.


About Lime Tree Village.
Lime Tree Village near Dunchurch is a high quality Independent living retirement village exclusively for active and independent people over the age of 55. One of the many services offered to residents is the provision of a 24 hour emergency call service which responds to on site first aid emergencies and give pastoral care and advice. This is done by our dedicated team of Village Healthcare Leads.

Job Requirements

Village Healthcare Lead Requirements:
  • Ex Nurse or present RGN or HCA lvl 5 preferred but not essential.
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • Professional and caring
  • Able to priories own workload

  • Excellent working environment
  • Flexible full time or Part Time or bank hours available.
  • 5.6 weeks of annual leave
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Free Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Training and Career Development
  • Free parking
  • Free DBS check
  • Excellent position for a Nurse, ex nurse that is looking for a less medically challenging role.


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