Registered General Nurse's - Nights & Bank

The Job

Permanent contract, 11 hours nights, 5.5 hrs days. Plus Bank based in Aylesford, Kent.

up to £15.30 per hour - days

up to £15.80 per hour - nights

Gavin Astor House is located within the Royal British Legion Village, is a high dependency nursing facility with 50 beds, providing 24 hour nursing care to Armed Forces Veterans and other people with physical disabilties.

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 

Operations:
 
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 year general medical nursing experience
  Proven Clinical Supervision
  Supervisory / Line Management experience
 Post-basic course in elderly care
 

RBLI offer 25 days holiday per annum pro rata, a Group Flexible Retirement Plan, Life Assurance and Childcare Vouchers, 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 gah.recruitment@rbli.co.uk 

* 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.

Email: recruitment@rbli.co.uk