Senior Nurse - Coventry

TTM healthcare
13 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Weekend and Night Enhancements. Relocation assistance available.

TTM Healthcare is currently recruiting for Senior Registered Nurses with NMC Registration for a Neuro Care facility in the Leamington Spa area. The Senior Nurse is responsible for the full day to day running of their designated area including directly managing the carers and other Registered Nurses. They will be responsible for ensuring that staff levels, both in their area and in the other areas, are adequate at all times. The Senior Nurse will be responsible for promoting good clinical skills amongst the RN's and competent practice amongst the carers. They will be responsible for monitoring the work of all registered nurses and carers and will act as the most senior person on duty in the absence of the Clinical Lead. The Senior Nurse is expected to deliver and maintain high quality, evidence based care within a multi-disciplinary framework and contribute to evidence based development of clinical practice.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Promoting a person centred approach to care in collaboration with other members of the Multi-disciplinary team, carers, families and other relevant healthcare professionals;

Carrying out the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of residents care plans;

Act as a positive role model to others and ensure that the delivery of care is evidence based and in line with the CQC's fundamental standards;

Attending and presenting at CHC reviews, MDT meetings and local authority reviews to ensure effective communication with all team members and acting as the residents advocate;

Carrying out audits as specified by the Clinical Lead and follow up actions as required;

Providing clinical leadership to nurses and carers working in their allocated areas;

Acting as the most senior person on duty in the absence of the Clinical Lead;

Ensuring the highest standard of nursing care is delivered and maintained;

Carrying out clinical competency checks on RN's and carers in their designated area and be responsible for carrying out staff supervision and appraisal;

Undertaking the preliminary investigations into incidents and medication errors as required;

Actively contributing to developing the service to enhance the care and support given to residents and their families;

As the client is a developing organisation, you will be required to undertake additional tasks as deemed necessary by the management;

Attending mandatory training as required and be responsible for your own personal development in accordance with NMC guidance.

Key performance requirements
Work full time

Ability to manage staff in a flexible and understanding manner, while ensuring the needs of the organization is a priority;

Working with the Senior Management Team in a committed and confidential manner;

Ability to work as part of an on-call system to ensure that all shifts are suitably staffed.

Personal attributes and skills
Ability to lead a team and establish good working relationships

Effective role model to carers and nurses;

Enthusiastic, motivated, flexible and adaptable;

Good health and attendance record;

IT proficiency;

Ability to research new methods and be committed to making changes to improve the care of residents;

Commitment to attending a monthly senior nursing team meeting ;

Demonstrate effective communication at all times with fellow professionals, residents, relatives and all disciplines within the wider multi-disciplinary team.

Apply here. For more information contact David Parkin on or .