Registered Nurse – Days & Nights

Orchard Care Home is a welcoming, beautifully decorated and purpose-built care home which specialises in Nursing, Residential and Dementia care for older people, and is currently seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to join our friendly team.

£17 – per hour

Come join our friendly team and work in a role you can be proud of where you will be working in a pleasant environment, and where you will support people to live a dignified and fulfilling life which enables them to be as independent as possible whilst you deliver the very best standards of care.

As a Registered Nurse, you will have a valid NMC pin number, as well as the most up to date clinical practices.

Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • An understanding of regulatory frameworks – NMC and CQC.
  • Carrying out risk assessments and developing, implementing and evaluating individualised care plans for each of our residents.
  • Monitoring work areas and practices to ensure they are safe and conform to relevant policies, standards and legislation.
  • Administering residents’ medication;
  • Undertaking audits;
  • Provide direct care for residents including washing, dressing, support with nutrition and hydration.
  • Extend clinical competencies and nursing practice to offer comprehensive services, for example, catheterisation, venepuncture, IVI therapy, ear syringing…etc

Skills / Requirements

  • Active NMC pin
  • Genuine commitment to adhering to the NMC Codes of Conduct
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A caring, courteous and compassionate nature to ensure that residents’ needs and wishes are met where possible
  • Excellent organisational skills with an eye for detail
  • Ability to prioritise workload and be able to work under pressure
  • Be willing to work a flexible shift pattern
  • A willingness to coach, guide and support your team
  • Provide formal and informal mentoring to your colleagues and other care professionals
  • Undertake all mandatory and necessary training.
  • Self-motivated and pro-active individual who strives to learn and develop in their role
  • Would preferably have experience working with the elderly, particularly those living with dementia

Benefits

  • Up to £1,000 signing on bonus (£500 after the probationary period is completed satisfactorily, £500 after a further 6 months)
  • Full support with your revalidation
  • Ongoing training to develop your career
  • A Career pathway with opportunities for promotion; where progression to management positions is encouraged
  • Full-time and part-time positions
  • Full induction
  • Wide variety of health, retail and leisure benefits via Perkbox*
  • Company pension scheme*

Sound like a company you would like to work for? Then what are you waiting for, click apply today and let’s get started!

*Terms and conditions apply