More Details Regarding The Registered Nurse Aylesbury Position
Rate of Pay: £14.50 - £17 per hour (£29,406 - £34,476 per annum)
This stunning 28 bedded Care Home cares for elderly residents with a variety of nursing needs, including nursing care, dementia care, continuing care, respite care and palliative care. Byron House has been designed to offer residents the complete care package. With dedicated accommodation for just 28 residents, we’ve created a safe, intimate, homely environment.
If you are compassionate and caring, if you’re not afraid of hard work, and if you enjoy making a difference to people’s quality of life, you might just be the person we’re looking for.
We are currently recruiting for Registered Nurses who will be expected to supervise, support and develop a team of Care Workers to enable the delivery of high quality care in line with the identified needs and personal preferences of the residents. The successful candidate will be expected to act as a role model in the delivery of personal, social and emotional care. To formally supervise care staff, to delegate tasks, and through the assessment of individual needs, produce appropriate and effective risk assessments and care plans. The post holder will also be required to monitor and safeguard the quality of service delivery and record keeping, ensuring that they meet the requirements of Westgate’s Policies & Procedures, the National Minimum Standards and Care Quality Commission Guidance. The Registered Nurse will act as named nurse for a group of residents and will regularly take charge of shifts as directed by the Home Manager / Clinical Lead.
WHAT’S ON OFFER:
Success depends not just on the happiness of the residents, but the happiness of the team. That means two things: making work a positive, enjoyable place, and encouraging big ideas and ambition. My client will listen to your ideas, celebrate your achievements, and keep you in the loop. They will build your confidence, identify your strengths and back you if you want to aim high.
Of course, the work can be challenging, both physically and emotionally. But as well as the personal relationships you’ll develop with the team and the residents, they offer a supportive working environment, training towards recognised industry qualifications, and a competitive salary and benefits package.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE (BUT ARE NOT EXCLUSIVE TO):
Work within a team in a care home environment for the elderly
Comply with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct at all times
Act as Nurse-in-Charge and lead the staff team and delegate work effectively to junior staff
Ensure that all residents have full risk assessments and person-centred care plans in place and that these are regularly reviewed and updated
Take responsibility for medication administration and management
Carry out other Nursing duties associated with the role including management of resident needs, audits, record keeping, wound dressings, PEG feeds, phlebotomy, catheters etc
Promote resident independence and respect their dignity and choices at all times
Work on a flexible, rotational basis according to the rota set by the Home Manager and the needs of the home which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all year round
Supervise and train junior staff as well as receiving personal supervision and training and developing own skills
Work in line with Company policies and procedures
Right to work in the UK
Qualification as RNA or RGN Level 1, or RNMH or RMN Level 1
Hold valid and current NMC registration and pin number (we will consider applicants who are awaiting their NMC pin number)
Good communication skills
Ability to work in a team
Previous experience in a care home environment or in working with the elderly (desirable but not essential)
Applicants must have a desire to care for others and be compassionate and flexible