Halo Recruitment are proud to be working with a well established, elegant and spacious care home based in the heart of Buxton. The home has 75 beds over 3 floors and specialises in nursing and dementia care to the elderly.
Main duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Deputy Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining the high standards of care and clinical excellence. You will lead a small team of dedicated Care Assistants and your duties will include the delivery of hands-on nursing care, safe drug administration and accurately updating care records and related documentation. You will also develop individualised care plans, and spend time getting to know the residents and their families which will help you to deliver the person-centred care that is of paramount importance to the home. Maintaining and monitoring the health and welfare of the residents you will ensure that the current health needs are met.
Skills and qualifications
Applicants must be registered nurses, highly motivated, professional in approach and appearance, and have excellent leadership and communication skills. We are looking for individuals with a genuine warm and friendly manner, who can multi-task where necessary and remain enthusiastic in their approach. You must be able to pay attention to the details and be capable of working under your own initiative, and be available to work shifts, possibly including some weekends. Successful appointments are subject to satisfactory references and a DBS check. Candidates should be registered nurse with valid NMC pin number. To ensure their staff can provide the highest possible standards of care, they provide a comprehensive induction programme as well as on-going training and development. Relevant courses, such as moving and handling, infection control, fire training and food hygiene, ensure all their employees continually update their skills and knowledge. Full time: Hours of work: 36 hours per week including weekends on a 2 week rolling shift rota Salary: £15.50/hour