Registered General Nurse
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Registered General Nurse - Cairdean
£13.50 to £14.50 per hour plus benefits
Are you experienced in supporting older people with complex care needs?
Are you an organised, methodical Nurse who is passionate about delivering positive change?
Then you can build a fast-moving nursing career with Care UK and help our residents get more out of life every day.
What you’ll do
Leading the care team during your shifts, you will make certain that we fully meet residents’ medical, physical and emotional requirements. Ensuring compliance with our clinical governance framework, you will mentor and motivate colleagues, champion residents’ safety and dignity and drive continuous improvement, whilst acting as Named Nurse for your own portfolio of service users.
Where you’ll work
Here at Cairdean House, in Colinton, south west Edinburgh, we offer the highest standards of nursing, residential and respite care for older people, including those who are living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Our 90-bedroom purpose-built care home opened in early 2013 and has already established a strong reputation for its expertise and ground-breaking approach.
Cairdean House is a care home with a difference. It has been innovatively designed by internationally renowned architect, Richard Pollock and sits in the beautiful village of Colinton in Edinburgh. Richard and his team created the design with every thought for the needs of older people, particularly those living with dementia, and the smallest of details are considered in their approach
All of our residents are encouraged to play an active part in the life of our home, from engaging in the daily goings-on to taking part in activities that they have always loved. A range of group and individual activities are also planned every day to keep residents active and engaged, whatever their interests and abilities. And the many facilities, ranging from The Terrace coffee shop to the Palm lounge, the hair salon and the cinema, provide all sorts of options, whatever the weather.
Who you are
An NMC Registered Nurse (RGN, RMN or RNLD), you will be well versed in care planning processes and fully familiar with clinical assessment tools.
You will be keen to develop your leadership skills and clinical knowledge, capable of building close relationships with residents and their families, and determined to drive continuous improvement.
Who we are
With 120 homes and day clubs across the UK, we provide expert respite, residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. Our highly personal, patient-centred approach has seen us enjoy rapid growth, with three new homes planned for next year, so we can offer wide-ranging career opportunities to people who care as deeply as we do.
What we offer
You can also expect competitive pay of £13.50-£14.50 per hour, payment of NMC pin renewal, access to a company paid web based system for your PIN re validation, bank holiday enhancements, paid DBS check, child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme, thousands of online and in-store discounts and free uniform.
- £ 13.50 - 14.50 Per hour
- Full time, Part time
- Permanent, Bank
- Job Level
- Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Qualified (non-manager), Newly qualified
Posted 11 Oct 2016
Closes 31 Jan 2017
Ref: RGN - CAIRDEAN
This job was posted to: Nursing home nurse, Palliative care, Nursing home mental nurse