Position : senior Nurse
Location ; Felixstowe
Salary £16.00 an hour
Key responsibilities of a Senior Nurse
Administer and order medicines as required by the home in accordance with the homes’ policies and procedures.
Work within the NMC codes of conduct and scope of practice and within the homes’ policies and procedures.
Provide leadership, guidance and management to nursing staff in line with company policies and procedures
Provide support and supervision to care staff
Ensure effective communication with relatives and other healthcare professionals.
Ensure confidentiality regarding all aspects of care and management of the home is maintained.
Assessing and responding to clinical risk, and having a good understanding of the regulatory framework.
Participate in staff supervision, training and development.
Skills and experience
Understand care planning processes and have experience of writing care plans.
Experience of working with residents with various health needs.
Excellent planning, communication and organisational skills.
Ability to lead, coach and develop staff.
A proven ability to both work as part of a team and lead one.
Self-motivated and flexible.
Ability to contribute to, monitor and implement changes that improve service delivery and outcomes for residents.
Registered Nurse (RGN/RN) with an active NMC PIN
Level 3 Care Management or equivalent is desirable though an opportunity to undertake this is available.
Full time, 36 hours per week, covering a variety of shifts
Salary is dependent on experience and can be discussed at interview.
The successful Senior Nurse (RGN) will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.