Registered Adult Nurse

What do they do?

Registered Adult Nurses provide care to adult patients suffering from a variety of medical conditions, from minor wounds to long term illnesses. Their duties can include assessing, planning and implementing care plans, monitoring patients and their conditions and administering medication. They can also be responsible for responding to emergencies, taking patient samples, preparing patients for operations and looking after wounds.

They support patients’ treatment and recovery as well as their wellbeing. Nurses need to communicate with patients and their families and provide support to distressed individuals. Adult nurses work across health and social care, in hospitals, the community and care homes.

What makes a great Nurse?

  • A caring and compassionate nature
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills, as well as emotional resilience
  • Working as a supportive team member
  • Patience and the ability to remain calm and alert even in times of stress
  • A great eye for detail

What do you need?

To work as a Registered Nurse you would need to complete a Nursing Degree and subsequently gain Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) registration.

 To gain entry onto a degree course you would need to hold the correct level of UCAS points for the university you are applying for, and this would involve taking A Level or equivalent level courses. You would also need to hold and GCSE, including grade A*-C English and Maths.

Each university sets its own entry requirements so it's important that you check each one to see what their requirements are. The Keyll Darree Education and Training Team on island within Manx Care delivers a pre-registration nursing programme in partnership with the University of Chester.

What Manx Care can offer you:

The salary for a newly qualified Registered Nurse starts at approximately £31,500 with the potential to increase for more senior roles. The role attracts a competitive annual leave entitlement and a large variety of support will be provided to help your development and learning. This role also provides excellent opportunities for career progression!

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