RGN (Registered General Nurse) - Care Home

15.00 - 15.00 GBP Hourly + GBP15/hour GBP15/hr
14 Apr 2017
26 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
RGN - Nurse

Our client, a successful Home and Residential Care / Nursing Home, requires a RGN (Registered General Nurse) totalling 36 hrs (rotating shift). Pays a starting salary of GBP15/hr + overtime rates.


POST: Registered General Nurse RESPONSIBLE TO: Home Manager

Main roles and responsibilities:

To take overall responsibility for all the clients within the home, both Residential and Nursing clients.

To provide support and guidance to the team and ensure that all handover and checklists are completed.

To be accountable for all work delegated to Senior Health Care Assistants and Care Assistants , ensuring that all staff are supported and are competent and capable of carrying out the role delegated to them.

To demonstrate good communication skills, both verbal and written and ensure that clear and accurate record keeping and documentation is maintained.

To liaise with all members of the multidisciplinary team.

To promote good team working , leading the team by example and demonstrating good practice. When specific nursing duties have been completed you must work alongside the Carers and Assistant Carers to ensure that all required care is given to all clients.

To adhere to the Medications Policy and to ensure the safe administration of medication throughout the home, to both the Residential and Nursing clients.

To build good, professional relationships with other RGNs, Doctors and Pharmacist

To establish good, professional relationships with the clients and their families or significant others.

To promote good communications between staff and residents.

Implement procedures for emergencies, including fire, accidents and missing persons.

To participate in the assessment of potential future residents as requested.

Care and Well Being of Clients :

To ensure every client is involved in the development and implementation of an Individual Person Centred Care Plan, designed to meet their physical, emotional, social, spiritual and cultural needs and to review these regularly to address changing needs.

To update care plans, review and change them according to assessed needs on a regular basis.

To ensure that Carers are recording all care given throughout the shift.

To provide support and guidance to team and ensure that all handover and checklists are completed.

To ensure that all staff maintain efficient administrative systems in accordance with statutory professional and organisational policies, ensuring confidentiality is maintained at all times and to take the necessary corrective action if necessary.

To implement SOVA Policy when necessary.

Personnel :

Participate in recruitment, training, supervision as required.

To undertake the induction and mentoring of new staff.

Professional :

To adhere to the NMC Code of Conduct at all times.

To abide by and implement the Essential Standards of Care.

To positively act for and promote the company in line with policy, procedure, employee handbook and position of responsibility.

To be responsible for keeping up to date with your PREP requirements for NMC.

To work in a professional, non discriminatory and effective manner at all times.

To maintain good working relationships with officers of the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Care Managers, Social Workers, Relatives and relevant others