Star Employment Services
16 Jan 2019
29 Jan 2019
Contract Type




SALARY: GBP17.20 p/h + benefits

HOURS: Full Time and Part Time available

THE COMPANY: Our client is a not for profit organisation with 14 care homes in Shropshire providing EMI, Nursing and Residential facilities. The location in Shrewsbury is a purpose-built home from home, with 90 en-suite bedrooms which provides the comforts of a welcoming, friendly and supportive place to live.

THE ROLE: Nurses at our client's homes take responsibility for clinical nursing care, including assessing, planning, implementing and continually & regularly reviewing care needs to provide a high standard of direct nursing care to service users, based on assessment. Nurses work to lead a team of care and support workers to deliver high quality nursing care as part of the care team and to assist, identify and address the physical, social, intellectual, psychological, spiritual and emotional needs of service users.

Are you/Do you have:

  • RGN/RMN Qualification
  • Active Nurse PIN
  • Experience of administering medication
  • Experience of working as an RGN/RMN with a minimum of 1 year's experience in a health & social care setting
  • Experience of caring for individuals in a health care setting to include completing personal care and understanding dementia & mental health needs
  • Experience of supervising, guiding & leading a team, developing team members whilst delegating tasks appropriately & maintaining motivation
  • Understanding of safeguarding adults at risk
  • Understanding of regulations & legislation within the care profession
  • Understanding of key care principles, national minimum standards CQC

Key Responsibilities of the job role to include:-

  • Working within the NMC codes of conduct and scope of practice, as well as organisational policies and procedures to deliver & lead high quality care as part of the care team using a person centered approach
  • Ensuring the individual needs of service users are met, providing opportunities for individuals to use their skills and enhance their quality of life, whilst maintaining their independence and privacy
  • To actively assist, maintain & promote the core values:

Support and listen to you

Use and open, honest culture

Put you at the heart of our service

Ensure you feel safe

Respect your life choices

Be kind and compassionate

  • Working on a rolling shift pattern, including alternate weekends, applying a flexible attitude to working hours especially in regards to covering absence & holidays, including bank holidays, evenings & weekends
  • Displaying a caring, sensitive & approachable nature
  • Being compassionate, patient & empathetic in all tasks
  • Being organised & reliable in approach to work
  • Having a full knowledge of and to follow the NMC
  • Professional Code of Conduct and to be accountable for professional practice
  • This is not an exhaustive list of roles and responsibilities
  • Applicants will be required to hold an enhanced plus barred DBS check

What we can offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Career development and progression
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Free uniform
  • Subsidised meals
  • No charge for DBS check
  • Employee Assistance Program

Does this sound like you? To apply for the role please hit the "apply now" button and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.