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Independent Registered Nurse required for Private home in Essex - Part Time

Nurse Recruitment
Essex, (GB)
Up to £28 per hour
Closing date
29 Apr 2024

Independent Registered Nurse required for Private home in Essex - Part Time

We are seeking a Registered Nurse to join our team. This is a unique opportunity working with a fun, bubbly and intelligent young lady in her own home, providing nursing duties and care.

You will be both a nurse and a friend, so ideally looking for a likeminded individual with similar interests. 

This job is a rare opportunity to work closely, 1:1 with a client, spending quality time getting to know them, whilst giving you an opportunity to learn, develop and maintain complex clinical skills including receiving specialist training and skills that will enhance your career.

You will be performing nursing duties as well as caring and assisting the client in their every day lives. As the clients conditions are all health related, there will be a good balance between nursing duties and fun activities, such as baking, going out, and watching films.

You will be supporting the client with her daily tasks, whilst administering prescribed medicines in accordance with clients protocol, maintaining accurate records, observing for signs of illness, monitoring for sepsis, as well as performing other nursing duties.

This is an opportunity for you to use your nursing skills and clinical knowledge, whilst having time to get to know the person you are caring for. You will be able to be a nurse that has time for their patient. 

Main duties and Responsibilities:

  • Undertake medical tasks such as clinical observations, monitoring for any changes in health, signs of sepsis or any infections.
  • Administering IV nutrition & medication
  • Identify any need for additional treatment in conjunction with GP and hospital teams.
  • Accompany to any hospital appointments if on shift, or A&E in an emergency.
  • Supporting with other care, including personal care.
  • Order and take deliveries of medication
  • Taking control of all clinical aspects of the clients health,
  • Coordinating and liaising with clients medical professionals
  • Clinical decision making
  • Supporting  and Assisting her with any tasks/hobbies, including accessing social environment   

If you apply for this role, you will be not only a nurse, but also a friend. You will be working within a family home. Your daily shift will involve care/nursing duties but also fun activities such as baking, going to the cinema, shopping, chatting, watching movies and having a good time. This is a really rewarding position with a chance to make a difference!

We are looking for someone happy and fun to build a friendship and good relationship with the client, whilst maintaining the boundaries and professionalism of employment.

Benefits of working with us:

  • Become part of a small team of nurses and carers
  • Competitive pay rates above the NHS agenda for change
  • Quality time spent with the client
  • Flexible working shifts/rotas
  • On-going CPD, training and development opportunities, both online and in person
  • Opportunities to utilise and develop specialist clinical and other skills
  • Opportunities to learn and take additional training if desired
  • Supportive and pleasant home environment
  • No uniform required

Shifts would be planned with the individuals input, to have flexibility and to ensure a happy working environment and maintain staff reliabilty.

What we are looking for


  • Current valid UK NMC pin, with no restrictions
  • Recognised UK nursing qualification
  • At least 2 years post registration experience
  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • Must hold a clean full UK driving license 
  • Must be willing and able to follow clients policy on illness & work eg. COVID or infections diseases
  • Must be willing to do lateral flow tests prior to each visit
  • Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Fun and bubbly personality is key to work well with the client and wider care team.
  • Able to work quickly and efficiently, sometimes under pressure
  • Have a caring and compassionate attitude
  • Be reliable and committed 
  • References from previous employments


  • Previous experience of complex care for adults and / or children's (A&E, ICU, etc)
  • Are attentive, organised and can manage their own workload
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Have a willingness to learn and develop
  • A passion for providing high quality, individualised care
  • A likeminded individual with similar interests, such as baking, going out, and watching films.

You will be working 1:1 with the client for a majority of your role, therefore reliability and consistency is crucial, along with having compassion. You also need to feel comfortable and confident in dealing with any emergencies on your own that may arise, as you will be working alone with the client majority of the time.

We welcome applicants from various specialisms or general backgrounds, with or without community experience. Full training and specific support will be provided. Insurance will be provided as part of your role, as well as a DBS.

Please try to include within your CV,  your recent and current employment, qualifications, a little introduction to yourself and your background.

We will contact you as soon as possible and arrange an initial informal chat prior to meeting face to face if we feel you may be the right fit.

Any offers are subject to a DBS check, receipt of two references and checking the legal right to live and work in the UK.

Applicants must be a registered nurse holding valid PIN, NMC registration. This must be kept valid throughout the employment of the job.

About us:

We are a small team of nurses and carers that provide care for a young adult with complex health needs in her own home. We are looking for a registered nurse to join our team. We are a small team working closely with one client. We value a sense of humour and thinking outside the box. Everyday is different and presents new challenges and opportunities. We aim for all our staff to enjoy coming to work.

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