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Nurse (Bank)

Job Description

£15.15 per hour (Zero Hours Contract)

We currently have opportunities for Registered Nurses to join our team based at Pitcairn Lodge Care Home based in Westhill, Aberdeen. These are Bank positions working ad hoc hours as and when required to provide sickness and holiday cover.

Pitcairn Lodge provides personalised nursing, dementia and residential care for older people. We provide care that is of the highest standard and is tailored to meet each individual's needs, wishes and choices. We believe that every individual irrespective of their physical, social or psychological condition has the right to be treated with dignity and respect and to be supported to maintain choice and control over their lives.


  • Undertake medication administration in accordance with best practice and prevailing NMC guidance and Embrace policies and procedures
  • Carry out all duties in a safe manner having regard for the health, safety and welfare of self, staff, residents and visitors and report accidents as necessary
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate person centred care for each individual that meets their needs and demonstrates outcomes within the expected time-scales
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with the people we support, their relatives and staff
  • Ensure that individuals are safe-guarded in accordance with "No Secrets" legislation, Embrace policy and local safeguarding policy
  • Promote and maintain a good working relationship with all external bodies and commissioners
  • Ensure that the people we support are treated with privacy, dignity and respect at all times
  • Maintain a sound knowledge of Care Quality Commission (or equivalent) and all other regulatory standards
  • Ensure individuals receive a nutritious balanced diet and adequate hydration in accordance with their plan of care
  • Provide coaching, training and support to junior staff when applicable


  • Free parking
  • Cost of PVG
  • Comprehensive induction
  • On-going training and development
  • Uniform provided


  • Registered Nurse - RGN
  • Experience within a nursing / care home environment
  • Passion for nursing and delivering high quality care
  • Valid NMC PIN with no restrictions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Our position are subject to Enhanced PVG disclosures which will be completed upon successful application. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.