Position – Registered Mental Health or General Nurses for Dementia Home - Plymouth
Ref – STDEMPLY
Location – Plymouth
Salary – £14.50 - £17ph
Hours –Full Time – Permanent
My client is currently recruiting for their beautiful and modern purpose build site that specialists Dementia home with Nursing Care. Providing high quality care is uppermost in their thoughts and they envisaged a totally different approach in the management of Dementia at all level.
The site operates a 13 hour shift pattern, which are worked over 07.30am – 20.30pm and 19.30pm – 08.30am. However if you prefer either days or night nights the client can work around this, however you are likely to then include working alternate weekends as part of a rolling rota.
Purpose of Position
To facilitate and manage the care of residents within the Home, which will provide both nursing and residential care working with residents, staff and other team members to ensure this meets a high measurable standard.
To assist the management team in all aspects of the running of the Home and promote a homely atmosphere where resident’s choice, rights freedom and dignity are preserved and respected at all times.
To ensure and provide a high standard of care for residents by being actively involved in care planning and its implementation.
Main Purpose of Role
To provide professional leadership to staff within the home and have ongoing responsibility for care practice, development and education.
To act as team leader for a specific group of residents and care staff.
To develop, document and implement individualised care plans for residents and to be actively involved in the day to day care of residents.
To work as part of a multidisciplinary team to develop residents independent living skills.
To ensure an effective communication network within the Home to ensure that information is received in a timely and accurate manner.
To act in accordance with the NMC code of professional conduct and to ensure that the highest standard of appropriate care is provided at all times; ensuring always that the personal dignity of the resident is respected.
To lead a multidisciplinary team to enable/ensure that individual programmes of care are developed, executed and measured to the residents.
To lead the team assisting in the assessment of individuals care needs, and in the overall planning and management of care within the unit.
The post holder will maintain a multidisciplinary approach to care, and ensure an environment, which acknowledges and respects residents’ rights to choice, freedom and individual dignity.
To take charge of shifts on regular basis and assist in ensuring that day to day staffing level are appropriate to meet the service requirements.
To take charge of the Home in the absence of the Home Manager or Head of Care.
Qualifications and Experience
RGN/ RMN (1st level nurse)
A commitment to a holistic approach to nursing care is essential.
A flexible 39 hour week will be worked to meet the needs of the home. This is a developing post and the content will be reviewed after three months and in consultation with the post-holder amended as necessary.
Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.