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Live-in Nurse

Location: London, England Industry: Health Perms
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum Contact: Hannah Macfarlane
Posted: about 1 year ago Contact Email: hmacfarlane@meridianbs.co.uk

Job Description

Are you an experienced nurse looking for a new opportunity?

Meridian Health are currently recruiting for an experienced live- in nurse to support a young gentleman with multi-systemic infectious diseases. This role is to provide respite to the very caring family members who have established a very effective and thorough care plan. It is hoped that the nurse will build a strong relationship with the patient and family to maximise the recovery process.

The job will entail but not be limited to: blood draws, administration of IV, lymphatic drainage massage (which will be taught to the successful applicant), managing the treatment and supplement schedule and ensuring that life is as comfortable for him as possible. It is crucial for this role to be proactive and passionate in your approach. We need someone who will listen to the gentlemen, research medical advancements that may aid his condition and ensure that the best treatment is provided at all times.

The job will involve liaising with and co-ordinating approximately ten medics / practitioners. / therapists.

We are looking for a flexible individual; whilst the hours will be approximately 12pm - 10pm, and as required at night (rare), we are not looking for a clock watcher.

Accommodation will either be in the property or within 15 minutes door to door by bus. Live out status can be discussed, dependant on home location, and willingness to be flexible to stay over if required.


  • Personable
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Capable of brisk efficiency and have a natural authority.
  • Strong character but able to listen and to adapt thinking as necessary
  • Naturally cheerful and positive, but also calm.
  • Fit and healthy as the patient cannot manage exposure to illness due to depleted immune system
  • Excellent managerial and organisational skills

If you are interested in more information on this role please call Hannah 01242 246022

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

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