Nurse (Nights)

Orchard Care Homes
14 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Nurse RGN (Nights)

Location: St George's Hall and Lodge, Darlington, County Durham

Contract: Full time, Nights, Permanent

Pay: £16.00 per hour

Nurses enjoy life at the heart of our community

If you are a Registered Nurse (RGN/RMN) with current UKCC registration who is welcoming, kind, professional, positive, respectful and enjoys life - we want to hear from you.

Orchard at the heart of the community

Orchard Care Homes has been running and managing care homes across the UK for over a decade. Our mission: To be the positive choice for residents, their families and friends, healthcare professionals and staff.

Our person-centred approach to care relies on the dedication and passion of our Nurses, who we expect to go the extra mile to improve the home experience and generate a relaxed and informal community within our homes.

What you’ll be doing

Formulating and implementing individual nursing care plans, you will demonstrate a caring disposition towards others and supervise the delivery of nursing care. Utilising your excellent interpersonal skills and ability to provide guidance from a supervisory capacity, you’ll be tasked with assessing, planning and delivering personalised care that ensures everyone is treated with dignity and that individual’s rights to privacy, independence and choice are met.

Dispensing and administering medication as prescribed, you’ll accurately maintain appropriate records in line with legislative guidelines and carry out stock control (including ordering prescribed medication and medical products for the home).

You will identify caring team training needs and maintain UKCC professional registration; acting as a resource of information on UKCC codes including professional conduct, scope of professional practice, standards of administration of medicine, standards of records and record keeping and exercise accountability.

Where you will be working

St George’s Hall & Lodge

St George’s Hall & Lodge is a modern, purpose built care home, located close to the bustling town of Darlington.

What you’ll need

You need to be a registered nurse (RGN/RMN) with current UKCC registration who is welcoming, kind, professional, positive, respectful and enjoys life.

You’ll need to understand and comply with statutory and legal requirements such as Health & Safety, COSHH and the Care Standards Act; as well as possessing sound knowledge in infection prevention and control policies.

An encouraging member of the team, you will be expected to contribute to team meetings and assist in the induction and training of new staff, but it’s the attitude you can bring to Orchard Care Homes that we value most and we are looking for enthusiastic Nurses to continue making Orchard a rewarding and enjoyable place to live and work.

What we offer in return

By choosing Orchard Care Homes you are joining a progressive and ambitious group of care homes. We are driven to provide the very best standards of care and quality within our homes, and to recruit the very best nurses to our company. As such, we offer a competitive salary and range of benefits including:-

  • Ongoing training
  • Career development opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Cost of DBS check paid for by the Company
  • Opportunity to become a specialist Champion
  • Free uniform
  • Pension scheme

How to Apply

Apply with CV

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