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We regularly recruit for staff to join our award-winning care team.

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Staff vacancies

JobsHours and payClosesSummary
Staff Nurse (nights)38.5 hours/week
£18.23 per hour
19/08/17REPORTS TO: Sister or Senior Nurse on Duty
RESPONSIBLE TO: Clinical Manager

KEY OBJECTIVES:

• To ensure that the Society’s mission statement and key values are carried through all aspects of resident care. The Resident’s Charter of Rights is upheld for all residents.
• To assist with the efficient running of the Home by providing the highest possible standard of professional nursing care.

MAIN DUTIES:

1. The Registered Nurse has a professional duty to be knowledgeable and keep up to date in all professional areas of work affecting the health and well-being of the residents and staff.
2. To be responsible for the total care of all residents within the Home. To ensure that appropriate standards of care and welfare are maintained for each resident, to comply with the terms of the Care Contract.
3. To maintain and keep accurate nursing records by liaising with residents, relatives and staff to ensure care planning is timely, undertaken, implemented and evaluated.
4. To ensure the highest levels of personal hygiene and infection control measures are always adhered to.
5. To participate in resident care reviews with residents, relatives and social workers, as arranged.
6. To ensure that support groups for residents, friends and relatives are maintained.
7. To ensure the correct ordering, administration, recording and disposal of all medication.
8. To ensure the Misuse of Medicines Act is appropriately complied with and that all medicines are prescribed and used on a named resident basis.
9. To act as a senior member of the team and deputise for the Sister and Home Manager in their absence.
10. To participate in the orientation of staff.
11. Maintain, in confidence, any particulars about residents within the Home.
12. To supervise and give guidance and training to all staff.
13. To assist in the organisation and participate in a programme of in-service training for all staff.
14. Have regard for your own health and safety and the health and safety of others. Hazards, potential hazards, accidents and other untoward occurrences, faulty equipment etc should be reported to the Home Manager and any necessary steps taken to prevent injury.
15. To be aware of COSHH regulations and appropriate use of substances.
16. To take part in staff meetings wherever possible.
17. To ensure accurate and timely reporting of all annual leave, sickness, complaints, accidents/mishaps and Daily Census to the Home Manager. Carrying out all procedures laid down according to Society Policy.
18. To know where all the fire fighting equipment is located and how it is operated.
19. It is a requirement of this employment that all staff actively participate in training programmes organised by the Society.

The above Job Description is a broad outline of what the job incurs in practice. Adjustment and alterations may be added to meet the needs of the Home at that time.
Deputy Clinical Manager35 hours/week
£36,000 - 40,000
19/08/17REPORTS TO: Clinical Manager
RESPONSIBLE TO: Clinical Manager
RESPONSIBLE FOR: All Residents & Staff within the Home

KEY OBJECTIVES:

• To ensure that the Society’s mission statement and key values are carried through all aspects of resident care. The Resident’s Charter of Rights is upheld for all residents.

• To coordinate and take responsibility for all aspects relating to the smooth running of the Home.

• To assist with the efficient running of the Home by providing the highest possible standard of professional nursing care.

MAIN DUTIES:

1. To audit care plans and medicines and carry out medication competencies for the RGN’s.

2. To maintain on duty at all times safe levels of those categories of staff for whom you are responsible.

3. To maintain discipline amongst staff for whom you are responsible.

4. To encourage good working relationships throughout the team.

5. To optimise the residents’ quality of life with the involvement of relatives.

6. To foster good relations with the residents’ doctors and with other health care professionals.

7. To comply with established procedures for ordering drugs and the management and custody of controlled drugs, as required by the Care Quality Commission.

8. To monitor and check medical equipment and maintain adequate levels of medical and nursing consumable stocks.

9. To supervise, instruct and train those staff for whom you are responsible, including the on-going maintenance of duty rosters.

10. To ensure that individual care plans are prepared and maintained for each resident, implemented in full and reviewed on a regular basis.

11. To ensure accurate recording, upon admission, of residents’ personal effects.

12. To maintain familiarity with the Society’s policies and with legislation relating to Health and Safety and Equal Opportunity matters.

13. To ensure that a high level of hygiene is maintained and to take responsibility for infection control in conjunction with the Infection Control Link Nurse:

14. To take overall charge of Belvedere House in the absence of the Clinical and Business Managers.

In addition, you will be required to carry out other duties that the Clinical Manager may reasonably require of you.

Essential criteria:

• Minimum of two years post-registration experience in care of the elderly and evidence of interest in care of the elderly.
• Demonstrable management experience with evidence of good people management skills and the ability to lead and motivate others.
• Live registration on NMC Register as RGN/RMN and working knowledge of the Registered Homes (N.I) Order 1992, Nursing Homes Standard 2004.
• Committed, reliable, industrious and strives to meet quality professional standards.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Enthusiastic and dynamic with the ability to manage and influence change.
• Enjoys working as part of a team.
• Computer literate.

Desirable Criteria:

• Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care or must be willing to work to towards this award.
General Assistant Zero hours
£8.33 per hour
19/08/17REPORTS TO: Housekeeper
RESPONSIBLE TO: Business Manager

KEY OBJECTIVES:

• To provide a clean, fresh environment throughout the Home.
• To ensure the safety of staff, residents and visitors through the safe storage and use of cleaning materials and equipment.

MAIN DUTIES:

1. To ensure daily work schedules are complied with in that, as a mimimum:
- all hallways, corridors, bedrooms etc are vacuumed daily
- all toilet and bathroom floors are mopped daily
- all toilets, washbasins and baths are cleaned daily
- all furniture is pulled out weekly for dusting
- all skirting boards and paint work are washed in rotation
2. To ensure that all materials and equipment are stored in the appropriate place when not in use. DO NOT leave cleaning materials lying around, even for a short period of time.
3. To ensure that all equipment is properly maintained and cleaned regularly and any faults are reported any faults immediately to the Housekeeper.
4. Any other duty which is considered necessary by the Housekeeper.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

5. Take adequate precautions to safeguard your own health and safety and that of others. Remember that we work in an environment where people tend to wander around so extra vigilance must be maintained in relation to flexes, cleaners and their attachments, cleaning fluids, spillages etc. Report any accidents or untoward occurrences to the senior person on duty and ensure that the correct book is filled in accordingly.
6. It is a requirement of employment that all staff actively participate in training programmes organised by the Society.
7. Changes to staff rotas, holidays or sickness must be agreed with the Housekeeper.
8. To know where all fire safety equipment is located and how it is operated.
9. To keep all information about residents confidential at all times.
10. To ensure that all staff are aware of COSHH regulations and the appropriate use and labelling of all substances.
11. To take part in staff meetings whenever possible.
12. To carry out procedures in accordance with the Society’s policy.
13. To keep information about residents confidential at all times.

THE ABOVE JOB DESCRIPTION IS A BROAD OUTLINE OF WHAT THE JOB MY INCUR IN PRACTICE. ADJUSTMENTS AND ALTERATIONS MAY BE ADDED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE DEPARTMENT AT THAT TIME.