Nurse in Elderly Care Home (Night Shifts) - Shipley

Healthcare Professionals
03 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We welcome your application to this vacancy especially if you can be described as a compassionate Registered Nurse currently looking for a unique and interesting position.------KEY POINTS------- Nice setting, excellent location, easily accessible for commuting- Nicely sized home, privately owned, with a good balance of nursing and non-nursing residents- Friendly and exceptionally well managed- Mainly privately funded service users.- Pay Rate:Negotiable depending on experience, qualifications, and responsibilities being undertaken.- Shifts: This is position is for Night Shifts. Potential for flexible or set shifts on certain days of the week (you can specify prior to interview)- Permanent Contract: Part Time / Full Time (you can specify prior to interview)------OUR ETHOS------We are passionate in believing that nurses and carers, through the provision of high quality care are the cornerstone of any successfully run care home.We are therefore keen to ensure that a nurse taking up permanent employment with us, enjoys the very best working conditions.Our policy is to seek to provide the following criteria, which we strongly believe are integral to both the quality of care being provided and also job satisfaction for staff members:-- Excellent salary and benefits, in comparison to local competitors- Fewer residents per nurse, to ensure quality of care- Excellent training and development- Support from fellow staff members- We also endeavour to ensure that the working environment offers flexibility, and variety of workload where ever possible.------YOUR PREFERENCES------Full time and/or part time opportunities may exist with various responsbilities and different shift patterns. Therefore once we have received your application via this advert, you will be given the opportunity to confirm your specific criteria before attending an interview, along with any specific requests for certain days of the week that you can/cant work.Whether or not we can accommodate these requests will depend on the exact timing of your application, because the shifts and requirements of the role will change according to which vacancies have been filled.------GENERAL DUTIES------- Compiling individualised Care Plans for residents.- Administration of medication.- Wound care and dressings.- Bowel and continence care.- Chronic disease management.- Supervision of care assistants.- Liaison with multi-disciplinary team, and families of service users.- Ensure compliance with all legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines.- Mentoring of junior nurses, (Lead Nurse position only if available)- Medicine management, (Lead Nurse position only if available)- Conduct care audits, (Lead nurse position only if available)