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Registered Nurse

Job Title

Registered Nurse

Location
Northwood / Rickmansworth
Job Code
BW735
Contract hours

Full time 8am – 8pm

Salary up to £31,824
Number of vacancies

1

Estimated start date

Subject to reference and DBS check

Application closing date

31st August 2020

Duties

  1. To ensure that each resident is assessed for need and has a formally developed Care Plan, ensuring the involvement of the resident and his / her family or relatives, as required. To ensure that appropriate individual care is given to each resident, in accordance with the Care Plans.
  2. In consultation with GPs and Senior Care Staff, as appropriate, to develop individual Care Plans for new residents and to ensure their formal review every month.
  3. To ensure that all duties undertaken by reporting staff are performed to required standards, and that all such staff contribute to providing a happy, efficient and homely atmosphere within the Home.
  4. To be responsible for the receipt, handling, storage, issue, administration and disposal of all medicines in line with documented procedures, and to maintain the necessary records.
  5. To help residents with problems of mobility and other physical disabilities (e.g. incontinence), helping with the use of disability aids and caring for the same, where appropriate.
  6. To keep abreast of all new legislation and regulations relating to Health & Safety, C.O.S.H.H., Fire Prevention and Care Standards, and to ensure effective communication of the same to staff.
  7. To ensure the smooth operation of the Home's Quality Management System.
  8. To be responsible for the daily supervision of care provided to residents in the Home, ensuring that it meets all the required standards.
  9. To ensure that appropriate individual care is given to each resident, in accordance with the Care Plans.
  10. To monitor and control residents' nutritional and dietary requirements
  11. To care for residents who may be temporarily sick or needing nursing procedures. To assist in the administration of medication where required and in accordance with documented procedures.
  12. To monitor residents' conditions and report any changes to the Manager as necessary.
  13. To help maintain a safe and healthy environment in the Home with due regard to appropriate Food Hygiene and Health & Safety Regulations; To report all accidents to the Manager.
  14. To read and write reports, and to participate in staff and residents' meetings as appropriate.
  15. To participate in training activities / course, as directed by manager.
  16. To assist with End-of-Life Care for residents who are terminally ill.
  17. To undertake other duties, as necessary.

What we will offer

  • Paid breaks
  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)
  • Additional Training

 

Please note: Priority will be given to Brent residents in the first instance. This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of suitable applications are received. Early application is therefore recommended.

 

 

 

 

How to apply

Please complete the registration form and email along with your CV to brent.works@brent.gov.uk.

Please ensure you complete all sections of the form, including the Equality & Diversity Monitoring section and submit both the form and CV together or your application will not be processed.