Staff Nurse- Derry City- £17p / h- Permanent
The opportunity for Staff Nurse is with a locally owned Nursing Home Group that has reputation for empathy, family ethos, providing high quality of care and rewarding their staff.
The Nursing Home is a 39 bed facility specialising in dementia care based in Derry City.
Benefits : Pension
In house training & development plan
Main duties :
Give and receive full written and verbal reports, monitoring residents condition according to the agreed Care plan
Communicate with senior and junior level staff
Have good attitude towards those being cared for and colleagues
Maintain nursing skills and knowledge through research based findings, study days and courses (including literature)
Maintain excellent communication with residents and their relatives regarding the residents needs and welfare, and provide support and hospitality for relatives where necessary
Teach and train junior staff ensuring they provide the relevant care to all residents.
Be competent in storing, administering and recording medications safely
Practice safe dressing techniques
Maintain confidentiality and professionalism
Take charge in absence of Home Manager / Sister
Possess a pleasant personality with regard to telephone answering and greeting visitors
Maintain and promote a high level of personal hygiene and appearance at all times
Ensure attendance at all Fire Drills / Staff Training lectures etc.
To undertake all other such duties as may be required from time to time to ensure the smooth running of Home and the well being of the residents.
Personal Specification : Essential
RGN, NMC registered-must be able to manage an incharge shift.
Caring attitude and interested in professional development
Interested in promoting wellbeing and delivery of holistic care
Very positive Friendly Reliable
Flexible re working hours, early mornings, evenings and weekends and night duties when required Able to work occasional overtime when required
6 Months post qualification experience Post qualification education
Ability to use basic word processing
Nursing Research Based Practice
If interested please forward your CV via the link or contact Paul at Rutledge Healthcare to discuss this, or other job opportunities in absolute confidence on 02825 633890.