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Nursing Associate

Orri is looking for a Nursing Associate to join our growing team!

Hours: Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week, hull time
Base: 80-81 Wimpole St, London W1G 9RE
Contract type: Permanent

Salary: £26,000 FTE

Why Orri?

Orri is an ambitious, young, fast-growing company committed to changing the way we treat eating disorders in the UK. We are looking for a Nursing Associate to join our growing team.

At the heart of our approach is a commitment to working collaboratively; providing expert, evidence-based and innovative treatment with kindness and compassion at its core.

Role Overview:

The Nursing Associate at Orri is an important role in assisting the day to day running of the nursing team. This is a dynamic post, supporting a fast paced and busy nursing function within the service where attention to details and a proactive approach is essential.

The post holder will have experience in time management, diary coordination and strong administrative skills to provide admin support in meetings and discussions within the nursing team.

The role involves empowering the individual to better understand the relationships with their body as they move through the recovery process, and supports clients in moving towards health as they navigate recovery.

Main Duties:

  • To work under the direction of and in association with the Nursing team and Clinical Director.
  • To work within the multidisciplinary team to ensure Orri provides a safe, effective and caring service that is responsive to people’s needs.
  • To observe, monitor and record the clients’ presentations throughout day communicating information in timely manner to the clinical team.
  • Support the rest of the team with weight monitoring, taking ECGs, performing and recording observations and support with risk assessments and care planning.
  • To establish and develop effective working alliances with clients, their carers and their external teams.
  • Supporting the nursing team in keeping the Clinic Room well stocked, clean and organised.
  • Communicate in a skilled and sensitive manner with clients and team members, raising and recording safeguarding concerns as appropriate, following Orri safeguarding policy and procedure.
  • To attend regular clinical professional supervision and reflective practice.
  • Assist with clinical audits as directed by the nursing team.
  • To demonstrate on going personal development through participation in internal and external development opportunities.
  • Be flexible and adaptable, well organised and able to manage time and workload effectively in line with the needs of the service.
  • To operate within Orri policies, guidelines and protocols and current Health and Safety at Work Legislation.
  • To be able prepare and conduct presentations.

Desired Skills and Expertise:

  • Client focused and committed to supporting wellbeing and recovery in others.
  • Keen interest in learning about nursing.
  • Educated to degree level.
  • An interest in Eating Disorders and passionate about creating and working in an innovative specialist service.
  • Excellent verbal, written and body language skills.
  • Good communication.
  • Compassion.
  • Ability to hold boundary.
  • Excellent IT Skills.

Benefits:

  • Monday to Friday work pattern.
  • 33 days annual leave including bank holidays and the service closure over Christmas (pro rata)
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption package.
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training.
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards schemes.
  • Contributory pension scheme with salary sacrifice options.
  • Free Statutory and Mandatory Training.
  • Free professional development and CPD certified training.
  • Two annual corporate events plus additional social events throughout the year.
  • Career development opportunities.
  • Private health care after successfully completing your probation period.

Orri operates a smoke free policy on all premises and grounds.

Orri is an equal opportunities employer.