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Staff Nurse RMN, RNLD, RGN

Job Description

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.

Vancouver House is looking for qualified RMN, RNLD and RGN staff nurses to achieve the highest possible standard of care in a professional manner through direct nursing care and effective supervision of staff members and to take management responsibility for a shift as directed.

Our Staff Nurse role involves:

  • Ensuring that all staff members contribute, to the best of their ability, to the efficient running of the care centre and the creation of an atmosphere conducive to the best interests of the clients
  • Acting for the Deputy Home Manager and/or the Home Manager in their absence if required
  • Reporting any ill health amongst clients and making requests for GP/professional visits where necessary
  • Ensuring that clients' Care Plans are completed and maintained in conjunction with clients, relatives and other healthcare professionals, and in accordance with NMC guidelines & company policy
  • Assessing all aspects of clients' care needs, providing health supervision and direct nursing care when required
  • Assessing social and health care needs of new clients, and maintaining ongoing assessment and review of all other clients
  • Maintaining accurate records and ensuring that each client within the care centre has an individualised Care Plan. Client Care Plans are to be reviewed on a bi-annual basis, or more frequently as and when required, in accordance with NMC guidelines & company policy
  • Carrying out regular checks on clients at intervals determined by the Home Manager
  • Ensuring a clear and concise handover report is given to all relevant staff members at the end of each shift
  • Administering prescribed medicines and documenting the same in accordance with the company's procedure and NMC guidelines
  • Practicing maximum integrity in all dealings with clients' personal and financial affairs, and avoiding abuse of the privileged relationship which exists with clients

To be successful as Staff Nurse, you’ll need:

  • RMN, RNLD or RGN qualification and registration
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Genuine interest in working with the relevant client group
  • Satisfactory police check and check against the POVA List/ISA List (where applicable)

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.

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

We aim to write to all applicants informing them of the outcome of their application, but if we have not contacted you after four weeks from the closing date please assume your application was unsuccessful.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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