Night Nurse

Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
17 Per Hour
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Night Nurse - Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Salary: £17.00 per hour

The Company

Our established care client is looking for an experienced Nurse to join their team to work 38.5hours per week consisting of 12hour shifts.

The Role

To achieve the highest possible standard of care in a professional manner through direct nursing care and effective supervision of staff members. To take management of responsibility for a shift as directed.


• Duties may include covering for the Deputy Home Manager and/or the Home Manager in their absence.
• Report any ill health amongst service users and make requests for GP/professional visits where necessary.
• Ensure that service users' care plans are completed and maintained in conjunction with service users, relatives and other health care professionals and in accordance with NMC guidelines and Company policy.
• Assesses all aspects of service user's care needs and provide health supervision and direct nursing care when required.
• Assess social health care needs of new service users and maintain on-going assessment and review of all other Service Users.
• Maintain accurate records and ensure that each service user within the care centre has an individualised care plan. Service user care plans to be reviewed on a bi-annual basis or more frequently as and when required in accordance with NMC guidelines and Company policy.
• Carry out regular checks on service users at intervals determined by the Home Manager. Ensure a clear and concise handover report is given to all relevant staff members at the end of each shift.
• Administer prescribed medicines and document in accordance with the Company's procedures and NMC guidelines.
• Practise maximum integrity in all dealings with service users' personal and financial affairs and avoid abuse of the privileged relationship which exists with service users.
• Participate in Staff and service user meetings as and when required.
• Establish and maintain good communication with service users, relatives and with the multidisciplinary team.
• Provide administrative support when required.
• Ensure that all commodities used in and around the care centre are sensibly conserved by all staff members, e.g. monitor usage of incontinence aids, wipes, dressings, electricity etc.
• Report immediately to the Home Manager or person in charge any illness of an infectious nature or accident incurred by a service user, colleague, self or another.
• Understand and ensure the implementation of the care centre's Health - Safety policy and emergency and fire procedures.
• Report to the Home Manager or the Handyperson any faulty appliances, damaged furniture, equipment or any potential hazard.
• Promote safe working practices within the care centre
• Maintain all log books and records as required by both the Registering Authority and the Directors of the Company.
• Ensure that all information of a confidential nature gained in the course of duty is not divulged to third parties.
• Assist in the arrangements for fundraising.
• Notify the Home Manager of the person in charge as soon as possible of your inability to report for duty and also on your return to work after periods of absence.
• Ensure the security of the care centre is maintained at all times.
• Adhere to Company policies and procedures within the defined timescales.
• Ensure all equipment is clean and well maintained.
• Carry out any other tasks that may be reasonably assigned to you

Key Skills - Requirements:

• Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
• Team player
• Previous supervisory experience
• Genuine interest in working with the relevant service user group
• Satisfactory DBS check
• Care for the elderly experience/qualification
• 1st level Nurse qualification

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