Staff Nurse-Hertfordshire

Contracted Weekly Hours : 37-44 

Minimum Wage (£) : 
16.00
Maximum Wage (£) : 
17.00
Pay Type : 
Hourly
Our client is  Nursing home based in Hertfordshire with residential and nursing care, specialist care for those with dementia, and respite care to give home carers a much-needed break. The home works in partnership with local authorities in progressing the home and care delivery. The home is situated close to the town centre.

JOB PURPOSE

To prescribe, deliver and supervise the execution of excellent standards of care in accordance with our policies and procedures; To lead a care team promoting rehabilitation and independence, together with dignity and respect, such that the lives of our residents is as they would wish it, and choose it, to be.

Key Responsibilities

1. Ensure the highest possible standards of care, assessing residents’ needs and wishes, and developing services to enhance their quality of life.

2. Champion appropriate independence and personal choice; developing, reviewing and updating care plans to meet our residents physical, social and psychological needs.

3. Oversee all aspects of medicine management on your shift – ensuring medicines are appropriately received, stored and administered, in accordance with company policies and current legislation.

4. Build the positive reputation of the Business; liaise professionally with visitors and other external stakeholders.

5. Ensure all elements of resident experience are positive, from admission to discharge.

6. Participate knowledgably and professionally to all inspection visits, ensuring your team is ready at all times to do the same.

7. Ensure compliance with all legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines – identify, investigate and resolve risks proactively.

8. Ensure you follow a rigorous monitoring and recording practice; documenting efficiently, and thoroughly all matters relating to residents and employees.

9. Promote a cohesive team approach and a welcoming atmosphere to ensure staff members feel a connection to our residents and the home, and they are well supported to deliver high quality care.

10. Understand the key targets of your host home and support the Home Manager in their achievement by promoting and practicing high standards of nursing care and ensuring staff and shifts are supervised in a smooth manner.

11. Support, guide, teach and mentor others in line with the NMC Code, following its guidance at all times.

12. Attend relevant meetings both internal and external; attend regular team meetings and monthly appraisals with line manager.

13. Act as a reflective and developmental practitioner participating to continual professional development and meeting the requirements of professional revalidation.

Qualifications & Accreditations

NMC Registered Nurse