Caldicot NP26 5UW
Full-time
Salary: £16.75 to £17.00 /hour


JOB TITLE: Nurse – Registered General Nurse

SALARY: £16.75 – £17.00 per hour

RESPONSIBLE TO: Clinical Manager

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To support Clinical Manager in maintaining high standards of care at all times.
  • To act as `Nurse in Charge` in the absence of Senior Nursing Staff.
  • To provide general nursing care for up to 49 residents.
  • To supervise care staff on shift and, where appropriate, train junior staff.
  • To liaise with outside agencies e.g. GPs.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To supervise care staff and ensure a high quality service delivery is provided to service users at all times.
  • To work along side a Nursing Assistant and delegate to them.
  • Control and administer drugs in accordance with appropriate regulations.
  • Assist with the staff training and induction of new recruits to the Home.
  • Maintain resident, drug, and other records as per Home policy, ensuring that accidents, etc. are properly reported.
  • Take report at the commencement of the shift and give a report at the end of the shift.
  • Ensure adherence to the Codes of Practice laid down by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
  • Instigate nursing care in accordance with General Practitioner instruction and individual care plans.
  • Review, evaluate and contribute towards care plans in compliance with National Minimum Standards and Home policy.
  • Liaison with GPs and other agencies as required.
  • To be a point of contact for service user relatives and representatives.
  • Ensure Health and Safety issues are dealt with promptly and all equipment is used in approved manner.
  • To deal with grievances and complaints in accordance with the policy of the Home.
  • Attend Fire Lectures and appropriate courses to maintain individual nursing registration.
  • Report serious incidents to senior management immediately
  • Conform to the policies and procedures laid down by the Home Management.
  • Support policies of the Home in Fire prevention and Security measures.
  • The above duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the post or the level of responsibility held. Such variations are a common occurrence and cannot of themselves justify a post re-grade.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Registered General or Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Batchelors Nursing degree or equivalent
  • NMC Pin

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience with Care Planning and Risk Assessments
  • Experience with Wound Management
  • Administering Medications
  • Excellent documentation
  • Venepuncture – not essential training can be arranged
  • Catheterisation – not essential training can be arranged
  • Peg feeding not essential training can be arranged
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Compassionate
  • The ability to deliver high-quality person-centred care

Job Type: Full-time and Part Time, Days or Nights

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £16.75-£17.00 per hour

Part-time hours: 24 – 36 per week

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