Registered Nurse - Stafford

White Knight Recruitment
17.00 - 17.50 GBP Hourly + our
14 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Care Home Registered Nurse VacancyGBP17.50 Per HourStoke on TrentNights and Days AvailableAn opportunity has become available for an experienced nursing professional to join an excellent provider of care in Stoke on Trent.Nursing
•Responsible for ensuring the highest standards of person centred care are being delivered at all times by undertaking accurate assessment and planning of care, delivery and ongoing evaluation of the care plans;
•Observing and carrying out appropriate hand-overs to ensure the detail and accuracy of service user information being provided;
•Commit to acting in line with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct, maintaining registration requirements;
•Responsible for the overall management and supervision of staff within the care team, ensuring all tasks are completed in line with their job roles in an efficient and effective way, during the period of duty;
•Carry out nursing tasks including distribution of medication, dressings, catheterisation, tube feeding and management of chronic medical conditions.
•Maintain effective communications with residents, relatives and other members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure that appropriate information is shared and the residents needs are met;
•Manage own workload to ensure that the interests of residents are met;Support and Guidance
•Provide support and guidance to all staff, providing demonstrations and instructions of care activities, particularly in relation to the induction and mentoring of new staff;
•Attend and contribute to staff meetings and training sessions, encouraging others to attend and participate also;
• Liase with health and social care professionals involved in the well being of individual residents to maintain a holistic approach to their care;
• Liaise with family members of residents and GP's in respect of any changes in the residents condition, which gives rise to concerns;
•Keep all parties informed and involved in choices for ongoing care whilst upholding the terms of information governance.Health and Safety
•Practice safe systems of work across the range of tasks in particular moving and handling of residents. Carryout risk assessments having due regard for personal safety and safety of residents, visitors and staff;
•Understand personal responsibilities in relation to the Health and Safety at Work Act and fire safety and evacuation procedures, demonstrating a working knowledge of COSHH assessments applicable in your area of work.Professionalism
•Conduct yourself in a professional and courteous manner at all times towards residents and their visitors, respecting the dignity and individuality of each resident;
•Contribute to, and encourage team-working at all times, responding positively to colleagues and actioning all reasonable work instructions promptly;
• Advise on the supply and quality of items used to carry our tasks, ensuring the timely and appropriate ordering of replacement goods within Home budget;
•Take reasonable care of items of equipment used to carry out tasks, including general cleanliness and advising on any faults or the need for maintenance or replacement;
•Responsible for the safe and tidy storage of supplies and equipment.Personal RequirementsAn energetic, committed yet approachable team member, the person who fulfils this role will add real value their obvious passion and commitment to both residents, families and staff alike, but will have the ability to multi-task in a high pressure environment with care and compassion.
•Their talent and ability will be a reflection of the providers culture and values and will help showcase the best of our organisation.
•To succeed you will be:

• A team player - the provider is a low 'ego' organisation;

• Strong communicator and influencer;

• Energetic and hard-working;

• Passionate about offering superior services and want to make a difference in everything that they do.
•A sense of humour and positive outlook on life - Glass half full rather than half empty is keyIf you would like to apply for a position with this great provider, please send an up to date CV to James at for more information on this post and other roles at Whiteknight recruitment, please call James on