Peripatetic/Regional Registered Nurse - Scotland

Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland
£16.50/hour + Benefits
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Peripatetic Registered Nurse − Bupa Care Homes
£16.50 per hour - Salary is dependent upon experience, capability & qualifications - Equivalent to NHS Band 5 & 6
24, 36, 42 and 48 hour contracts available

This role involves working a mixture of days and nights at our homes throughout the Paisley, Irvine, Glasgow and Barrhead areas, covering staff shortages, annual leave, sick leave etc

Competitive starting salary, £1000 welcome bonus and the opportunity to develop and build a career.

What you'll be doing

* Taking responsibility for the well-being of our residents, including making sure their physical, emotional and social needs are met
* Leading, motivating and mentoring a team and delivering clinical guidance and training to ensure the safe, smooth and efficient running of the care homes
* Carrying out 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 standards, policies and legislation
* Generally promoting our residents' independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care and striving for continuous improvement

What you'll need

* A demonstrable passion for caring for the elderly and infirm and a flair for helping people maintain their independence and choice in homely surroundings
* A proven ability to lead, motivate and mentor a team, delegate effectively and promote excellent customer relationships
* A willingness to coach, guide and support your team on a daily basis, including providing formal and informal programmes of teaching to colleagues and other care professionals
* A genuine commitment to adhering to the NMC Codes of Conduct and expanding your professional development
* A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature and belief in giving your personal best at all times

What we'll offer you in return

* Autonomy to practice
* Bupa's specially designed Nurse Pathway
* Continuous CPD and access to external scholarships and academic development
* NMC annual pin payment covered (£120)*
* Re-validation Champions
* Accelerated Career Progression
* Staff referral bonus of up to £1000 per referral
* Access to employee health benefits and discounts
* Recognition schemes including personal bests and annual National Care Home Awards
* Bupa Fit - a staff health benefit including a confidential hotline to discuss work or home related concerns with professional advisor's, access to free physiotherapy and discounted gym membership, free flu vaccine and discounts on Bupa dental
* We cover the cost of your PVG Check

Who we are

Bupa Care Homes provides expert nursing, dementia, residential and specialist care to almost 18,000 people in over 300 UK homes