Night Nurses work on assignments for short or long term periods varying from a few days to over 6 months caring for newborns or assisting parents with little ones with disrupted sleep patterns.
To apply as a Night Nurse you must have:
- Hands-on experience as a night or maternity nurse. Also experience with setting up routines and sleep routines
- Extensive new born childcare experience other than your own family, with contactable reference letters.
- A valid First Aid/CPR Certificate is essential.
- a valid driver's licence and own reliable car to use whilst on the job.
- NO criminal record
- Be in Good Health
Qualities: a loving, empathetic, warm and patient personality with a real love and enthusiasm for babies.
Other qualities like patience, commitment, honesty, reliability, trustworthiness, sensibility, respectful and punctuality.
You need to be able to take initiative in all situations from emergencies.