Registered General Nurse (Addington Heights)

South East England
27 Feb 2014
27 Mar 2014
Nursing Field
Care Home, Hospital
Job Type

Job Summary       
Care UK offers a comprehensive clinical training program for our nursing teams encompassing many topics such as Dementia, Tissue Viability and Infection Control. We are growing so quickly we need a nurse with the ambition of being a future manager. With Care UK’s “Develop Me” and “Managers of the Future” programs we are looking for a highly skilled nurse who could develop into a senior trainer, mentor and manager. With over 10 brand new state of the art homes being built every year, Care UK is an exciting place to be. The Home •Addington Heights is located in New Addington in South London, within the Borough of Croydon, Care UK’s Addington Heights Care Home is one of the premier residential and dementia care homes in South London. •Offering the highest standard of care for older people in a new, modern and purpose-built facility. We believe in delivering a totally personal service here at Addington Heights. •Our highly trained team gets to know each resident as an individual to give them the tools to live the most fulfilling life they can. •50 bed facility with modern lounges, activity rooms, a gym and a hairdressing salon. Outside, we have secure gardens, a fish pond and lawns        
Responsible To       
Home Manager       
Key Responsibilities       
The Role •You will be a qualified and experienced nurse RGN who has a proven track record •You will provide leadership within the clinical team and be a nurse that leads by example and acts as a champion for resident’s safety and dignity. •To maintain skills and knowledge and be a champion for ensuring the team is fully up to date with best practice guidelines •Be a supportive mentor to the wider team in regards to upskilling non clinical staff and supporting new members of the team. •Ensure that clear and accurate records and communication systems relating to clinical and care delivery are maintained and effectively used •Act as a role model for good clinical and care governance practice        
Skills & Experience       
RGN is essential along with evidence of PREP (Post-registration Education & Practice). Experience of working with older people is required as are excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to plan, allocate and delegate work appropriately       
NMC Registered       
Additional Information       
Addington Heights is a purpose-built care home set in a quiet area next to a park in New Addington, near Croydon. Our welcoming, friendly team provides high quality, personalised residential and short-break respite care for older people.