Lead Nurse in Dartford at Yellow Hat

Date Posted: 10/21/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Dartford
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/21/2019

Job Description

Lead Nurse

Salary up to £41k depending on experience

Right now, we're looking for an enthusiastic and committed Registered Nurse to join our exceptional team in Dartford. Our residents are at the heart of everything we do. We are passionate about making lives better, are you?

About the role

  • You will play a key role within the home, overseeing and assisting every aspect of nursing care and activities within the home. You will be responsible for creating and updating individual care plans for our residents as well as maintaining clear, accurate, up-to-date medication records
  • Drawing on your clinical experience, you will provide valuable support, guidance and assistance to the team around you
  • By creating and developing strong relationships with key partners within the community, you will play an important role in strengthening the Bupa brand and raising the care home's profile
  • You'll ensure adequate staffing is always maintained within the home through efficient management of staff rotas, and from time to time, will provide cover out of hours, as required
  • To lead a team of Clinicians for 25 Nursing beds
Who we're looking for

  • You will be a level one Registered Nurse
  • You will possess a sound and up-to-date knowledge of tissue viability, infection control and care planning
  • With a real understanding of the benefits that the right nursing care can bring to residents' lives, you will champion independence, choice and dignity by delivering the highest quality care to our residents
  • An ability to build a warm rapport with residents and their families
  • A natural educator, you will continually seek to share your knowledge of elderly care with those around you
  • A good time manager, who can prioritise effectively and work independently.

What you'll need

  • A demonstrable passion for caring for the elderly and infirm and a flair for helping people maintain their independence and choice in homely surroundings
  • A proven ability to lead, motivate and mentor a team, delegate effectively and promote excellent customer relationships
  • A willingness to coach, guide and support your team on a daily basis, including providing formal and informal programmes of teaching to colleagues and other care professionals
  • A genuine commitment to adhering to the NMC Codes of Conduct and expanding your professional development
  • A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature and belief in giving your personal best at all times

Why do Nurses choose us?

  • NMC annual pin payment covered*
  • Staff referral bonus of up to £1000 per referral
  • We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)
  • Choose weekly hours that suit you - Full time, Part time and bank contracts available
  • Child care vouchers
  • Re-validation Champions
  • Specially designed Nurse Pathway
  • Continuous CPD and access to external scholarships and academic development
  • Autonomy to practice
  • Preceptorship Programme for Newly Qualified Nurses
  • Accelerated Career Progression
  • Access to employee health benefits and discounts
  • Interest free travel ticket loans
  • Recognition schemes including personal bests and annual National Care Home Awards
  • Smile Everyday - a health and wellbeing package available to all permanent employees giving access to 24/7 health lines along with online wellbeing tools

Yellow Hat UK is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.