PURPOSE OF POSITION
¨ To work across all homes within the company requiring nursing input to ensure adequate nursing levels are maintained at all times
¨ To work flexibly to meets the needs of the company, maintaining up to date knowledge of the different homes within the group to allow high quality support.
¨ To support the head of home in all aspects of the home's management, including taking temporary complete charge during his/her absence.
¨ To provide high quality nursing care and to assist in identifying and addressing the health and social care of service users
¨ To provide high quality nursing care and to assist in identifying and addressing the health and social care of a wide variety of service users.
¨ To provide effective supervision of staff members and to take management responsibility for a shift as directed.
¨ To actively seek to empower service users to gain and maintain control over all aspects of their lives.
¨ Recognise the service user’s strengths, abilities and skills and seek to maximise their development and use.
¨ Ensure meaningful involvement of service users is central to all activities, applying equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory policies and ensuring rights to privacy and confidentiality.
¨ To support service users to meet their personal care needs in a way that respects the dignity of the individual.
¨ To help in the care of the service user’s physical environment and in the general day to day activities of the Home.
¨ To know and support the main aims and values of the Home and understand and implement the Home’s policies and procedures.
¨ To work, for part of the time, on a one-to-one basis with service users who may or may not have challenging behaviour.
- Nursing Care
- Personal Care