24th September 2021

RGN Days - Various hours

The Job

Main Purpose of the job:

To provide and supervise the delivery of high standards of nursing care to residents in accordance with current evidence based professional practice, CQC requirements and Company policies.

Key Responsibilities

People Management

  • To supervise and lead a multi-disciplinary shift team, supervising staff in all respects including orientation of new staff, training and development of care staff, organising and co-ordinating their duties, guiding, supporting, monitoring and evaluating staff performance

 

Operations

  • To supervise the reception of new residents, ensuring that all appropriate documentation is completed on time and that the resident is orientated to their surroundings
  • Assess the care needed to address the residents physical, psychological and social needs and draw up an appropriate care profile
  • Evaluate the nursing care needs, assessing the status of residents and ensuring that care profiles are kept up to date and accurate
  • Plan, implement and evaluate nursing care in accordance with the residents needs
  • Manage stocks of all supplies effectively and economically and ensure the timely ordering or replenishment stocks
  • Have responsibilities as a Named Nurse

 

Quality Control

  • Ensure compliance with the NMC at all times and that processes are adhered to for the safe ordering, custody, storing and administration of all medication
  • Participate in monthly internal and external quality assurance audits
  • Be aware of and at all times, comply with all relevant company policies and procedures and all relevant statutory and regulatory responsibilities including fire arrangements, health and safety issues including moving and handling, COSHH, maintaining records diligently and accurately

General Responsibilities

  • Proactively seek and utilise opportunities to develop their own professional and clinical skills and knowledge by maintaining professional development under PREP
  • Responsible for the administration of the safety of medication
  • Report any observed changes in the condition of a resident to the Suite / General Manager without delay
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all relevant bodies including Local Health Authorities, Social Services and Doctors.
  • Where CPD or other in house training is offered or provided, employees have a responsibility to attend and take advantage of this in order to ensure they maintain and develop professional competence.  Where required, staff must keep records of such CPD for the purpose of continued registration to practice.

The Requirements

Personal Attributes

    • Committed to achieving high standards of quality care and service
    • Demonstrates an understanding of client needs
    • Strong organisational, prioritisation and workload management skills
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Strong team ethics with the ability to lead, motivate and influence others
    • Self-motivated, disciplined and enthusiastic
    • Resilient and tenacious with the ability to work independently on own initiative
    • Sound interpersonal skills
    • Effective communicator both verbal and written with strong face to face, voice to voice skills
    • Trustworthy, discreet with high levels of tact and diplomacy
    • Keen to continue in own professional growth and development

Essential Requirements

  • Registered General Nurse/Registered Mental Nurse with current NMC pin
  • Minimum 1 year general medical nursing experience
  • Proven Clinical Supervision
  • Supervisory / Line Management experience
  • NMC registered

 

RBLI is an accredited Disability Confident Leader. We guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role. If you consider yourself to have a disability and would like to apply for the above role under our disability confident scheme then please submit your application to gahdcapplications@rbli.co.uk

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Email: recruitment@rbli.co.uk