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Night Registered Nurse

Job Reference: J334-A-19-0001

Employer:
Westgate Healthcare Group Ltd
Location:
Widford, Hertfordshire
Salary:
£14.50 - £17 per hour

Location: Ashview Nursing Home, Ware Road, Widford, nearWare, Herts, SG12 8RQ, UK

Job Type: Permanent, full time (39 hours per week) Registered Nurse

Rate of Pay: £14.50 - £17 per hour (£29,406 - £34,476 per annum)

Ashview Nursing Home is a 32 bedded Nursing Home caring for elderly residents with a variety of nursing needs, including nursing care, respite care, palliative care and continuing care. Ashview is equipped to offer residents the complete care package. With dedicated accommodation for just 32 residents, we’ve refurbished this specialist environment to provide practicality with an intimate and homely feel.

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 Night 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 Night 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.

At Westgate, we know our success depends not just on the happiness of our residents, but the happiness of our teams. That means two things: making work a positive, enjoyable place, and encouraging big ideas and ambition. We’ll listen to your ideas, celebrate your achievements, and keep you in the loop. We’ll 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 our team and our residents, we offer a supportive working environment, training towards recognised industry qualifications, and a competitive salary and benefits package.

WHAT’S ON OFFER:

  • Excellent induction, training and support in achieving additional qualifications (we have a dedicated in house Training Manager) and career development
  • Competitive salary, public holiday pay enhancements, up to £2,000 welcome bonus (T&C’s apply), flexible shifts (day and night), paid break and handover, contributory pension scheme
  • Re-location assistance or accommodation options available
  • Free parking
  • Free uniform and DBS cost covered
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme with financial rewards of up to £500
  • Great benefits package including childcare vouchers, mobile phone benefits, cycle to work scheme, long service awards and access to a wide range of amazing offers and discounts from hundreds of nationwide high street and online stores

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

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Right towork 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

 

Date originallyposted: January 2019

Please note that this is part of a rolling recruitment programme due to end on 30th June 2019.

If you would like more information or would like tospeak to a member of our team, call our recruitment line on 0800 024 8756. Alternatively, you may email us atjobs@westgatehc.co.uk





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