Registered General Nurse (South Haven Lodge)

Registered General Nurse (South Haven Lodge)
South Haven Lodge
Full Time & Part Time

We are seeking professional, experienced and passionate Nurses to join our team: Days and nights

For this role we are offering:

• £1,000 joining bonus (paid net & subject to conditions)

• Competitive Salary

• 36 hour contract on offer

• A choice of day or night shifts available

• On-going support with Training and Development

• Paid Breaks

• 28 Days Annual Leave including bank holidays

• Uniform provided

Role requirements:

  • Provide leadership and support for care staff and act as an champion for residents safety and dignity
  • To maintain skills and knowledge and ensure that care is delivered according to latest guidelines and best practice evidence available
  • Ensure the ongoing safety of residents, staff and visitors through systematic assessment, monitoring and reviewing processes
  • Ensure that clear and accurate records and communication systems relating to clinical and care delivery are maintained and effectively used
  • Act as a role model for good clinical and care governance practice
  • Provide effective leadership and support for the care team within the home
  • Supervise care staff on a day to day basis and through formal supervision processes
  • Liaise with GPs and other health professionals to ensure that residents receive the medical and clinical support they require
  • Undertake the role of Named Nurse for a cohort of residents
  • Demand high quality care delivery focused on residents individually assessed needs and choices
  • Promote the professional image of the services through excellent communication, appropriate behaviour and professional appearance
  • Support new nurses and care staff in the completion of induction programs, training and competency assessment
  • Maintain skills and keep up to date with clinical developments and best practice in areas relevant to care delivery in the home
  • Undertaken training appropriate to the roll, as agreed with the Home Manager, and ensure learning is shared and transferred into practice
  • Review the daily delivery of care, including pressure area prevention, nutrition and infection prevention and control procedures. Ensure high standards of care delivery are maintained
  • To be responsible for the safe and appropriate management, administration and recording of medication, including controlled drugs and oxygen, in accordance with NMC requirements and New Century Care Policies and Procedures.
  • Act at all times within your own skills and competence in accordance with the NMC code of practice
  • Conduct and document care and risk assessments and develop care plans related to the assessed needs and choices of individual residents
  • Ensure that areas of identified risk are appropriately monitored and outcomes recorded and acted upon e.g. fluid and nutrition charts, turning regimes, blood glucose monitoring
  • Report all accidents and incidents promptly in accordance with New Century Care Policy. Ensure accident/incident reports are written clearly and concisely and that any remedial action or learning is incorporated into care delivery
  • Ensure that residents are encouraged and supported to remain as independent and active as possible. Promote the philosophy of activity based care
  • Ensure the safety and comfort of all residents, whilst encouraging a happy, homely atmosphere
  • Be knowledgeable about Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Policies and Procedures and report any untoward events in accordance with New Century Care and Local Authority requirements
  • Ensure that clinical equipment is maintained in a safe, clean and fully functional state. Report any equipment failures or damage to the Home Manager
  • Be responsible for the care and protection of residents property
  • Be aware of company policies and procedures and ensure requirements are incorporated into practice
  • Ensure effective and clearly documented handover systems are maintained to facilitate the effective transfer of information between staff and shifts
  • Attend and participate in nurse and staff meetings as arranged by the Home Manager/Clinical Lead
  • Understand the requirements of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (2008) in relation to consent and best interest decision making
  • Provide information to residents and relatives in relation to care delivery, being mindful of data protection and Caldicott requirements
  • Ensure high standard of record keeping are maintained in accordance with NMC, Health and Social Care Act (2008) and Essential Standards of Quality and Safety (2010) and company requirements
  • Act at all times within own competence and knowledge in line with NMC registration requirements.
  • Report any concerns regarding poor performance or unsafe practice via line management
  • Intervene immediately in situations where there is significant risk to residents
  • Assist the Home Manager to meet all relevant regulatory, contract and good practice standards.
  • Maintaining necessary residents confidentiality; at all times being mindful of Caldicott requirements and following the Nursing and Midwifery Council code of conduct
  • Participate in continuous professional development to ensure requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for PREP and continuing registration are met

Please Contact: Frank Peacock
M: 07586 040 416