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Staff Nurse

Job Description

Staff Nurse - Edinburgh - Care Home
Registered General Nurse - Elderly Care - £14ph

A fully CQC compliant nursing home situated in Edinburgh is searching for a registered nurse (RGN) to join their professional and caring team of health professionals who support vulnerable residents who struggle to complete their daily routines without care and support.

This large nursing home requires you as a staff nurse to provide a high standard of nursing care to their elderly residents, some of whom are suffering from Challenging Behaviour, Hearing Impairment, Parkinson's Disease, Speech Impairment, Stroke and Visual Impairment. The home is modern and purpose built and is also close to local shops and is easy to get to via public transport.

'We are looking for a pro-active and resilient nurse to provide the best care to the large number of residents at our home, whilst respecting their privacy and their difficulties.' - Home Manager

The Role

  • Assessing and planning nursing care requirements
  • Providing pre- and post-operation care
  • Monitoring and administering medication and intravenous infusions
  • Taking patient samples, pulses, temperatures and blood pressures
  • Writing records
  • Supervising junior staff
  • Organising workloads
  • Providing emotional support to patients and relatives
As a Staff Nurse you are offered -

  • £14 per hour
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Opportunities for career progression

What the Staff Nurse role requires of you -

  • Caring and compassionate nature
  • Excellent teamwork and people skills
  • Observational skills
  • Ability to lead
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Ability to deal with emotionally charged and pressured situations
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Resilience
  • Stamina

Apply now to take advantage of this opportunity to join a nursing home recognised for its quality of care and a team committed to the comfort of its residents.

If your experience matches please forward your CV immediately White Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy