Recruiting For Care
10 Oct 2016
Billericay, Essex, England
Nursing home nurse
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
£ 18.25 - 18.25 Per week
Closing date:
7 Nov 2016

Recruiting for Care is a division of Esprit Recruitment Services Ltd and is one of the UK's leading providers of permanent recruitment solutions to the Nursing, Health and Social Care sectors.

At Recruiting for Care, we specialise solely in the successful recruitment of candidates other recruitment companies cannot find with cost and time effective measures making us the number 1 specialist Healthcare/Social Care/Nursing recruitment consultancy in the UK.

We are currently recruiting for a Lead Nurse to join a fantastic team in beautuful Billericay.

Reporting to the Clinical Care Manager, the Lead Nurse is responsible for ensuring a high level of care is provided to our residents and meets the code of conduct and company procedures.

The Lead Nurse will support the Clinical Care Manager providing leadership to the clinical team providing strong clinical knowledge to ensure the highest standards are achieved in all areas of the home including relationship centered care, clinical care and dementia care.


RN/RGN Qualified or RMN
Dementia Qualification for care homes with people living with dementia
Minimum of two years shift leadership and management
Proven track record in a care home environment delivering quality care
Proven track record leading, empowering, supporting and motivating a clinical team
Experience delivering high quality relationship centered care (Desirable)
Strong leadership skills
Excellent written, non-verbal and verbal communication skills
Dementia Knowledge (for care homes with people living with dementia)
Knowledge of and competence in Microsoft Office applications and Windows based operating environments - Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Explorer
Reliable and punctual
Able to adapt to change
Willing to learn and develop
Influencing skills
Listening skills
Negotiating skills
Positive attitude
Flexible approach to working hours - able to work occasional outside of normal hours.
Ability to promote a professional image for the company at all times
Willing and able to travel to other homes where needed for training / support
As well as competitive salaries we offer some great benefits including:

28 days holiday (including statutory Bank Holidays)
Bank Holiday pay enhancements
Excellent induction and on-going training
Personal and career development opportunities
Workplace Pension
Free uniform
Optional healthcare cash plan

About Recruiting For Care

Recruiting for Care is one of the fastest growing niche recruitment consultancies in the UK and Ireland. We are suppliers of permanent candidates into the Nursing, Health & Social Care sectors.

Our team of specialist consultants are experts in their respective fields and adopt a consultative and personalised approach to the services we provide, guiding candidates through the next steps in their careers and working in tandem with clients in order to meet their resourcing requirements.

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