Cwmbran, Monmouthshire
Salary: £31,618.00 /year

JOB TITLE: Nurse – Registered or Pre-registered General Nurse
LOCATION OF THE JOB: South Wales & Somerset
RESPONSIBLE TO: Lead Nurse/Manager
Golden Care Group is looking to recruit a nurse or pre registered nurse to work for their care homes at Crick, Cwmbran and Taunton. You may be required to work at any of these Nursing homes.
• To support Clinical Lead 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.
• 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.
• Registered General or Registered Mental Health Nurse
• Batchelors Nursing degree or equivalent
• NMC Pin
• 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.
Amount of Registered Nurses we require – 3
Date of posting: 27.06.19
Date of closing: 27.07.19

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