Athena Recruiting Services

CALL: 01376 310740

Registered Mental Nurse, Berkshire

Permanent

Berkshire

£28,675 - £35,293 Per Annum - plus a 10% night enhancement

Key Skills

Registered Nurse, Clinical, Nursing, RMN, Dementia

Roles available across Berkshire - Newbury, Thatcham, Reading and Maidenhead

Job Purpose:

We expect employees to give their personal best and strive for continuous improvement to ensure the highest standards of care and service are delivered to all customers.

The post holder is responsible and accountable for the well-being of residents within the care home ensuring that their physical, emotional and social needs are met, whilst helping to achieve their full capabilities.

Provide leadership to the team to ensure safe, smooth and efficient running of the care home in accordance with the policies of the company and the registering authority guidelines.

Accountabilities:

Clinical Practice

To manage communication with all residents, relatives, staff, other professionals and involved in the care of the residents.

To assess, develop, implement and evaluate individualised resident care, ensuring consultation with and involvement from residents, GP’s, relatives and carers.

To participate fully in the overall care of the residents as per the personal plan, ensuring all records are accurate and thorough in accordance with registration and legal requirements.

Monitor work areas and practices to ensure they are safe and free from hazards and conform to health, safety and security legislation, policies, procedures and guidelines 

To be responsible for the safe administration of drugs in accordance with company policy.

Infection Prevention and Control

To be accountable and responsible for adhering to Standard Infection Prevention and Control precautions ensuring the Home Manager is informed of any infections as per policy and procedure.

Leadership

To be an effective team leader, providing clinical guidance and training to staff within the Care Home. 

Delegate clearly and appropriately, adopting the principles of safe practice and assessment of competence of those taking on delegated duties.

To assist in ensuring effective communication and professional liaison is established with all staff, residents, relatives and community services

Learning and Development

To be committed to expanding professional development by actively seeking new knowledge of nursing and health by reading, enquiring and participating in continuing education programmes.

Seek to improve practice through the acquisition of new skills and competencies.

Research and participate in programmes to inform and guide practice within the Care Home.

Coaching

Act as a mentor to student nurses and carers.

Act as a preceptor to newly qualified nurses, assisting, coaching, guiding and supporting them in their role and professional development.

Participate and provide formal and informal programmes of teaching by preparing and delivering sessions to colleagues and other care professionals such as clinical supervision.

Qualifications and Training:

1st or 2nd Level registration

Valid NMC PIN Number

ENB998 and/or 941

Excellent communication skills

Ability to motivate and delegate effectively

Professionally Accountable to the Head Nurse

Benefits include:

  • £1000 welcome bonus for all staff none bank
  • £1000 refer a friend bonus for all nurses 
  • We cover the cost of NMC revalidation
  • Cover the cost of DBS
  • Access to Bupa Fit- a lifestyle benefit including free physiotherapy and discounted gym membership
  • Holidays
  • Pension
  • Paid Breaks
  • Uniform Provided
  • Hot meal on a 12 hour shift
  • Sick pay
  • Annual salary review
  • Free staff parking

Interested in this Vacancy?

Call us on: 01376 310740

Send us your CV: denisegillmore@athena-recruitingservices.co.uk

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