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Registered Nurse

Job Description

Registered Nurse - RGN/RMN/RNLD

Quarryfields - Doncaster

Quarryfields in situated in the Balby area of Doncaster, and is a 21 bed home for young adults with a learning disability and mental health difficulties that may have complex behavioural needs.

We have two 8 bedroom bungalows (Sandstone and Quartz), one 4 bedroom house (Moonstone) and a bespoke 1 bedroom house.  All our bedrooms are en suite and can be personalised to our Service Users taste. We offer access to spacious landscaped gardens complete with patio areas and provide a horticultural area complete with raised beds and a potting shed. We provide a homely supportive environment where service users rights, privacy, choice, dignity, independence and fulfilment are upheld and respected.

If you are a newly qualified nurse and looking for your first position, and would like to specialise in learning disabilities, then our should consider Quarryfields.

We offer a preceptorship programme which allows you to develop your skills and confidence and apply the knowledge that you have gained from your studies and placements to the working environment.

Until you become fully competent, you will be working supernumerary and will be supervised by your dedicated mentor, who will give you all the tools, support and guidance that you need to reach the required level of competence and complete your preceptorship

Typically, your responsibilities will include:

  • Assessing care needs
  • Delivering hands-on nursing care
  • Developing, implementing and evaluating care programmes
  • Communicating with service users, relatives, visitors and other professionals
  • Supervising team members to ensure that the shift runs smoothly and efficiently
  • Administering, reviewing and monitoring medication
  • Positive promoting the reputation of the home
  • Complying with all legal and regulatory policies and procedures
  • Promoting choice, independence, dignity and respect
  • Adhering to the NMC Code and updating your professional knowledge

The preceptorship training is in addition to our standard induction programme, which lasts for 7 days, and provides you with all the knowledge that you'll need to understand our ethos and vision, and to deliver the highest quality of nursing care to our service users.

We offer fantastic opportunities for development and progression - one of our Operations Managers started her career with an Exemplar home as a newly qualified nurse, and moved through the ranks of Unit Manager, Clinical Nurse/Deputy Manager, Home Manager - all in the space of 11 years.  It's an amazing but realistic achievement.  If that is your chosen career path, we'll help you get there.

Being the care provider of choice for our customers

Encouraging communication, sharing knowledge, and embracing the views of stakeholders

Investing in our personal and professional development

Networking with others to expand our horizons

Growing in confidence, competence, and capability

Individually and collectively making a positive difference

Nurturing innovation and encouraging new ideas

Sharing our passion and enthusiasm with those around us

Providing high quality care services in high quality purpose built homes

Improving our status, ensuring quality standards and financial targets are met or exceeded

Recognising achievement

Enjoying what we do

Delighting all our stakeholders

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Company Overview

Exemplar started life as a training company, helping a care home operator get to grips with an ever-increasing regulatory burden. We helped co-ordinate nursing adaptation courses for overseas nurses too.

Having all this knowledge at our fingertips, we quickly moved into care home operation, taking over 5 elderly care homes in need of some tlc. We still have these homes and they form the bedrock on which the rest has been built.