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Plus, for 2016, we’re introducing ‘Extras’ our exclusive employee discount scheme and access to a free advisory support service for team members and their families.
More about the job
As the Senior Nurse, your role will be key in leading the nursing and care teams within the home supported by the Dementia Lead.
You’ll ensure effective, individual nursing care is delivered at all times, maintaining the highest standards and providing our residents with independence and choice. You’ll proactively engage in the development of Nurses and Health Care Assistants, improving the skills and confidence of the team to ensure objectives are achieved to meet both company standards and those of our regulator.
As a Nurse with impressive clinical skills you will need to demonstrate strong clinical capability within the nursing team, taking responsibility for a variety of complex clinical conditions and decisions. You will promote best practice in matters of wound management, nutrition, tissue viability, catheterisation, peg feeds, end of life care and other clinical interventions.
Other duties will include carrying out clinical audits, assessing and updating individual care plans and covering the role of Dementia Lead for the home in their absence.
From £20 per hour, plus enhancements & company benefits with opportunities to progress your career.
Hours/shifts 36-40 per week, to be agreed.
More about you
You must be a Registered Nurse with a current NMC PIN. You’ll demonstrate extensive knowledge in acute clinical practice and will bring a wealth of experience in adult nursing to the role. We are looking for an effective leader of people with excellent rapport building and communication skills who can role model our values and ‘lead from the front’. A professional, flexible approach is essential.
Call Sally or Erin for an informal chat about the positions available on 01425 482460.
More about us
Colten Care is an expanding family-owned business with 20 beautifully appointed care homes across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and West Sussex. Our services include residential, general nursing, dementia and short-stay care. We are a prestigious, award-winning healthcare provider that champions the latest approaches to person-centred care. Each of our homes has a distinct character while retaining that all-important sense of ‘home.’ We play an active role in furthering dementia friendly communities as part of our work.
Our aims are simple: to be recognised as both the care home ‘provider of choice’ and ‘employer of choice.’
More contact info: Get in touch with the team on 01425 482460.
Note: Your employment is subject to the receipt of two satisfactory job references plus an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) background check.