Staff Nurse RGN
We are looking for nurses to provide high quality, evidence-based nursing care to the Residents admitted to our Home. Highfield House has 45 bedrooms and is a complex care centre where we care for those who have brain and/or spinal injury. Highfield House is at 92 Higher Drive, Kenley, Purley, CR8 2HJ. Our Staff Nurses work effectively within our Home, as part of the immediate team and the wider multi-disciplinary team (MDT).
In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer the opportunity to grow, to learn and to develop as a nurse. We will provide you with a range of training opportunities as well as the opportunity to gain new experiences working with our Residents, many of whom have a tracheotomy and/or a ventilator.
Our benefits include
- A competitive annual salary
- Paid breaks
- 5.6 weeks annual leave
- Free uniform
- Free hot meal when on duty
- Onsite parking
- Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development as well as progression opportunities within the company
Overview of role
To provide high quality, evidence-based nursing care to Residents admitted to the Home
To ensure that good standards of care for the Residents are maintained at all times
Involving and supporting Residents, relatives, carers and friends in the care process
Promoting wellbeing and involving Residents and relatives in health education
To deliver high quality, evidence-based and Resident focused clinical care
To work effectively as part of the immediate team and wider multi-disciplinary team (MDT)
Providing support and advice to staff (especially junior staff) on clinical and administrative issues
To uphold a duty of care and clinical governance
To maintain own and others' knowledge of clinical excellence
Participating in the Home's initiatives to develop nursing practice and to support change.
Maintaining the Resident's confidentiality, dignity and privacy at all times
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Experience needed
Ideally qualified applicants would have a minimum of 6 months post qualification experience; preferably in an intensive care, acute or high dependency unit setting and an awareness and interest in current neuro-health issues. A knowledge of tracheotomy and ventilator procedures would be beneficial.
Applicants will need to be RGN NMC registered; or to have completed and passed the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council's (NMC) self-assessment of their eligibility; plus they must have sat the NMC's CBT and achieved the required minimum score as well as met the NMC's requirements for registration.
Applicants will need to have a confident manner, be enthusiastic and have the ability to communicate at all levels, both internally and outside the organisation.
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate their ability to work collaboratively with others and to solve problems effectively.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate personal values of patience, honesty, integrity and compassion; whilst upholding the company core values in promoting privacy, dignity and respect, choice, independence, and the rights and fulfilment for our Residents in the Home.
Closing Date for Applications 9.00 a.m. on Monday 26th August 2019.