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Registered Nurse RGN/RN or RMN - Bank
Job Overview
  • Base Pay : £13.00 - £13.50 /Hour
  • Other Pay : Competitive
  • Location : UK-Sunderland
Job Description

Site or Unit :
Maple Lodge Care Home (Sunderland)
Address :
Woolwich Road Witherwack Sunderland Tyne & Wear SR5 5SF

Contracted Weekly Hours : Bank

Maple Lodge Care Home is a 46 bed Care Home offering general nursing care, including short term, respite and palliative care. The home can be found in the Witherwack suburb of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. At Maple Lodge, care is based around each person's individual needs. All of our

residents need 24 hour nursing assistance and enjoy living in a secure and caring environment. The property is well maintained and pleasant, with a large patio and decking area for residents to take in scenic views of the countryside. Situated close to a wide range of amentities, Maple lodge is within walking distance of shops, banks and restaurants, including churches of several denominations.

JOB PURPOSE

To prescribe, deliver and supervise the execution of excellent standards of care in accordance with our policies and procedures; To lead a care team promoting rehabilitation and independence, together with dignity and respect, such that the lives of our residents is as they would wish it, and choose it, to be.

Key Responsibilities

1. Ensure the highest possible standards of care, assessing residents' needs and wishes, and developing services to enhance their quality of life.

2. Champion appropriate independence and personal choice; developing, reviewing and updating care plans to meet our residents physical, social and psychological needs.

3. Oversee all aspects of medicine management on your shift – ensuring medicines are appropriately received, stored and administered, in accordance with company policies and current legislation.

4. Build the positive reputation of the Business; liaise professionally with visitors and other external stakeholders.

5. Ensure all elements of resident experience are positive, from admission to discharge.

6. Participate knowledgably and professionally to all inspection visits, ensuring your team is ready at all times to do the same.

7. Ensure compliance with all legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines – identify, investigate and resolve risks proactively.

8. Ensure you follow a rigorous monitoring and recording practice; documenting efficiently, and thoroughly all matters relating to residents and employees.

9. Promote a cohesive team approach and a welcoming atmosphere to ensure staff members feel a connection to our residents and the home, and they are well supported to deliver high quality care.

10. Understand the key targets of your host home and support the Home Manager in their achievement by promoting and practicing high standards of nursing care and ensuring staff and shifts are supervised in a smooth manner.

11. Support, guide, teach and mentor others in line with the NMC Code, following its guidance at all times.

12. Attend relevant meetings both internal and external; attend regular team meetings and monthly appraisals with line manager.

13. Act as a reflective and developmental practitioner participating to continual professional development and meeting the requirements of professional revalidation.

Qualifications & Accreditations

NMC Registered Nurse

Key Skills and Behaviours – (Essential)

1.The ability to lead a team, analyse problems and propose solutions or improvements

2.Able to communicate effectively and to develop professional relationships

3.Understands and effectively uses IT and communication systems required for the role

4.Respectful of the values, views and needs of others

5. Able to work under pressure and prioritize workload

Key Experience and Knowledge - (Desirable)

1. Experience of delivering nursing care within elderly health care sector

2. People Management experience

3. Experience of participating in quality and clinical governance programmes



Job Requirements

We are recruiting for nurses with strong passion and commitment to enhance the specialist services we deliver, together with a positive and flexible attitude and person centred ethos. Our ideal candidates are forward thinking and up to date with current practices, with the ability to show leadership qualities and desire to maintain excellent industry knowledge.

If you have the skills to succeed in this role and are committed to the provision of quality care please apply now.