Registered General Nurse's - Various hours

The Job

Permanent contracts available at Gavin Astor House which is based in Maidstone, Kent.

We are looking for RGN's to work various hours - days & night shifts.

Pay Rates: £18.45 per hour

Situated in the pleasant Royal British Village in Aylesford, Kent, our 50-bed luxury nursing home, Gavin Astor House, provides high quality and compassionate nursing care to our residents. Gavin Astor House is a special place where you can feel looked after and supported. We’re now looking to recruit Registered General Nurses, Days & Nights. If you are as caring and compassionate as we are, we offer a competitive package which includes training and career progression. If you’d like to find out more contact 01622 791056. 

Main Purpose of Job:

To provide and supervise the delivery of high standards of nursing care to residents in accordance with current evidence based professional practice, CQC requirements and Company policies

Key Responsibilities:
People Management:
To supervise and lead a multi-disciplinary shift team, supervising staff in all respects including orientation of new staff, training and development of care staff, organising and co-ordinating their duties, guiding, supporting, monitoring and evaluating staff performance 

To supervise the reception of new residents, ensuring that all appropriate documentation is completed on time and that the resident is orientated to their surroundings
 Assess the care needed to address the residents physical, psychological and social needs and draw up an appropriate care profile
 Evaluate the care needs, assessing the status of residents and ensuring that care profiles are kept up to date and accurate
 Plan, implement and evaluate nursing care in accordance with the residents needs
 Manage stocks of all supplies effectively and economically and ensure the timely ordering or replenishment stocks

Quality Control:
 Ensure compliance with the NMC at all times and that processes are adhered to for the safe ordering, custody, storing and administration of all medication
 Participate in monthly quality assurance audits
  Be aware of and at all times, comply with all relevant company policies and procedures and all relevant statutory and regulatory responsibilities including fire arrangements, health and safety issues including moving and handling, COSHH, maintaining records diligently and accurately

General Responsibilities:
Proactively seek and utilise opportunities to develop their own professional and clinical skills and knowledge by maintaining professional development under PREP
  Responsible for the safety of medication in store and on the trolley during dispensing rounds
  Report any observed changes in the condition of a resident to the Senior Nurse or Registered Nursing Manager without delay
  Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all relevant bodies including Local Health Authorities, Social Services and Doctors.

The Requirements

Personal Attributes:

  •   Committed to achieving high standards of quality care and service
  •   Able to lead and influence others as well as being a good team player
  •   Organised and effective time manager
  •   Self-motivated, disciplined and enthusiastic
  •   Sound interpersonal skills
  •   Keen to continue in own professional growth and development

Skills Required:

  • Registered General Nurse with current NMC pin
  •  Minimum 1 years medical nursing experience
  •  Proven Clinical Supervision
  •  Supervisory / Line Management experience


RBLI offer 25 days holiday per annum pro rata, a Group Flexible Retirement Plan, Life Assurance and Free on-site parking, NMC registration is paid in full by RBLI.

If you wish to be considered for the above role, forward your CV and covering letter including a supporting statement to 

* RBLI reserves the right to remove a vacancy at any time prior to the published closing date

RBLI is committed to Safeguarding and as such will require all successful candidates to undergo enhanced DBS and reference checks.

RBLI is an equal opportunities employer.