Partnerships in Care is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down care across the UK.
With hospitals around the country, 30 years of experience in our sector and highly skilled and experienced teams, we help patients and commissioners find the right care pathways without the need for multiple reassessments.
Grafton Manor is part of Brain Injury Services Northampton, which offers open and community rehabilitation services for adults with either a traumatic or acquired brain injury, including that resulting from a stroke, or who may suffer from a neurological condition. The unit consists of 27 beds in total.
BIS Northampton is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RMN, RNMH or RGN) to cover night duties on a full time basis.
Our Registered Night Nurse role involves:
Ensuring that high standards of resident care are consistently maintained at all times in accordance with agreed operational policies as a skilled member of the clinical team
Promoting and safeguarding the wellbeing and interests of all residents, employees and visitors
Assisting Senior Staff in their management of the Unit and providing effective leadership and management in their absence
Identifying, planning, implementing and evaluating care plans and treatment programmes offering rehabilitation care/services to residents through effective systems of documentation, communication and practice
Being responsible for the care and interventions implemented during each span of duty, and be accountable for their own actions and those of unqualified staff whilst on duty
Being proactive throughout the shift to keep abreast of all issues which may affect the residents or staff, and to communicate any such issues effectively
Taking on named nurse responsibility for residents
Providing supervision for rehabilitation staff
Providing support, guidance and leadership for other members of staff on shift, modelling appropriate behaviour and skills
Ensuring that operational policies are maintained and complied with, and advising senior staff of any amendments considered desirable
Participating in a programme of Quality Assurance as directed by the Managers
Ensuring that all Health and Safety policies and procedures are read, understood and complied with
Assisting in the setting and maintenance of clinical standards and implementation of clinical audits
Exercising economy in the use of medicines, dressings and equipment, providing a safe and cost-effective service
Conducting yourself professionally within the standard and framework provided by the NMC Code of Professional Conduct
To be successful as Registered Night Nurse, you’ll need:
Nursing qualification – RMN, RNMH or RGN
Awareness of NMC code of Professional Conduct
Basic management techniques
Knowledge of behaviour modification and behaviour management
Knowledge of MHA 1983 and the Code of Practice
Minimum of 1 year experience as a nurse
About our benefits
In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
Private Medical Insurance Scheme
Free meals while on duty
Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services
Continuous learning and development
Personal health insurance
All positions within Partnerships in Care (PiC) are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Unless specifically commissioned in advance PiC will not consider Applications submitted by or through agencies.
PiC is an equal opportunities employer.
Please read the job description and person specification carefully and ensure that you demonstrate the knowledge, skills and experience required to carry out the role.
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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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