Person Specification

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Registered nurse with current NMC registration
Experience in care of the elderly
Practice knowledge of care planning
Professional, understanding and patient with a warm personality
Good interpersonal skills
Demonstrates a caring disposition towards others
Reliable and punctual
Team player, willing to train and develop colleagues

Vacancy Details

Vacancies available:

Registered Nurse – Night shifts – 12 hours per week
Registered Nurse – Day Shifts – 36 hours per week (2 positions available)

Part time/Full time, permanent

Salary £17 per hour

Century Healthcare is one of the leading providers of care for older people in the North West of England. We offer the very best of care, including residential, nursing, specialist dementia care units with respite and short stay.

Benefits – Free car parking, paid breaks and paid NMC subscription, free training which includes our own in house development plan as well as e-learning. DBS check is required for this post but will be paid for by Century Healthcare.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

To formulate and implement nursing care plans, providing the highest level of personal care and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive.
Understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standard Act and ensure that the correct accident and incident reporting procedures are followed to maintain a safe environment throughout the home.
To be aware of your responsibility for ensuring the people you are looking after are safeguarded from abuse.
Provide and supervise the delivery of nursing care, acting as a resource for all the caring team, identifying any training and development needs, assisting colleagues to their maximum and assist in training programmes.
Maintain NMC professional registration and be conversant with the NMC Codes including; professional conduct, scope of professional practice, standards of administration of medicine, standards for records and record keeping and exercising accountability. This will Including PREP
To dispense and administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records.
Carry out effective stock control of resident’s prescribed medication and medical products for the home. Inform the Line Manager as to the requirements.
To respect and maintain confidentiality of resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
To be an active and encouraging member of the Care team, contributing to staff meetings and care plan review meetings, ensuring good communication and assisting in the induction and training of newly appointed members of the care team, ensuring the home is a friendly, supportive and caring environment.
Be a named nurse for a named group of residents.
Maintain their mandatory training.
To complete all appropriate paperwork regarding enquiries for vacancies and ensure they are followed up appropriately.
Undertake appraisal and supervisions for certain employees.
Participate in individual supervision, training and appraisal, as agreed with your line manager.
Safeguard at all times the confidentiality of information relating to staff and residents.
Undertake any other operational duties identified by your line manager.
The above duties will be prioritised by the line manger in consultation with the post holder. The post holder may be asked to re-organise their work in order to respond to priorities as decided by the Senior Management Team. This would be done in a way consistent with the purposes of the post and in consultation with the post holder.