Brightside Recruitment are looking to recruit an RGN for our client based in The Wirral.

The purpose of the job would be to assist the manager in the day to day running of the home, in line with company policies and ensuring our clients already high standards are met and maintained. You will ensure the provision of nursing care in an atmosphere of homeliness, dignity and privacy and will take full responsibility in the Manager’s absence and to keep her fully informed.

YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES ARE TO ENSURE OUR CLIENTS ARE HAPPY AND SAFE AND RECEIVING THE BEST POSSIBLE NURSING CARE BY …

·Preparing and maintaining Care Plans in accordance with CQC requirements.

·Administering drugs in line with legislation – checking, witnessing and administering.

·Reporting and recording all changes in client’s condition – ensuring all staff, including Manager are aware of changes and their significance.

·Conducting regular checks of clients throughout the shift. Specifically, 2 hour checks of all clients during night shifts which are to be documented. RGN night checks are to alternate with carer 2 hourly checks, ensuring clients are checked each hour by a staff member.

·Requesting appropriate professional support when needed – Manager, GP, Tissue Viability, Diabetic Nurse etc and ensuring records kept of requests and responses.

·Ensuring all medical records are completed accurately and appropriately in line with legislation and company policies and sign appropriate checks at end of shift.

·Ensuring client meals and special diets are adequately provided.

·Maintain highest standards of cleanliness and infection control.

·YOU WILL ENSURE OUR STAFF ARE TRAINED AND EQUIPPED TO PERFORM THEIR NURSING DUTIES.

·YOU WILL CREATE A RELAXED AND HOMELY ENVIRONMENT FOR RESIDENTS AND VISITORS.

·YOU WILL ENSURE EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION OF CLIENT AND STAFF NEEDS WITHIN THE HOME.

YOUR KEY COMPETENCIES WILL INCLUDE…

·Communication skills, both oral and written.

·Planning and organising – self and others.

·Leadership.

·Interpersonal skills.

·Responsibility.

·Initiative.

IF YOU REQUIRE A FULL JOB DESCRIPTION, WE WILL BE MORE THAN HAPPY TO SEND YOU A COPY.

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