Senior Nurse in Brighton at Yellow Hat

Date Posted: 9/20/2019

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Job Description

Do you want to work for a multi-award winning organisation, helping some of society's most vulnerable people live meaningful lives? We are looking for a Night Registered General Nurse to work in Brighton. In this full-time role (42 hours) you'll be working in a vibrant community, providing nursing support to older people and people with dementia. We take care of our employees as well as our residents, so in addition to your competitive starting salary you'll receive excellent training and benefits.

What you'll be doing

Reporting directly to the care manager, you'll delegate to, monitor and support our multi-disciplinary team to deliver excellent care which is legally compliant, and meets our consistently high standards. By leading an effective, motivated and committed team, you will provide person-centred care which meets residents' needs and enhances their well-being. Your main duties will include (but aren't limited to):

  • Preparing, updating & reviewing individual care plans to meet individual's needs
  • Communicating effectively with residents, relatives, staff & visitors using Key Working system
  • Safely storing, administering, ordering, recording & handling drugs
  • Keeping relevant records according to agreed standards (e.g. CQC, NMC)
  • Supporting physical, psychological, social & spiritual needs of residents
  • Contributing to learning, training & development opportunities for staff
  • Promoting & maintaining health, safety & security in working environment

What you'll need

You'll be a compassionate person, experienced working with older people and leading a team within the health or social care sector. You'll have active practice of administering and storing medication in line with current regulations. Knowledge of National Care Standards and Health and Safety is essential. In addition to this you'll need:

  • RGN or RMN, registered with NMC
  • Evidence of promoting best practice in Safeguarding Adults
  • Excellent communication with good numeracy and literacy
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Word, Email)
  • Understanding of confidentiality and data protection
  • Work well under pressure, using initiative and effectively prioritising workload
  • Able to work flexibly on a rota basis

What we can offer you

We believe in treating our employees fairly and rewarding hard work. On top of your salary, you'll receive a great benefits package including: 4% employer contribution pension with free life assurance; childcare vouchers; free DBS shared update; generous mileage allowance for work…the list goes on! It's easy to see why our staff are so passionate - once people start working for us, they tend to stick around!

This is your chance to make a real difference to people, supporting independence, promoting choice, and providing compassionate care in the community. If this sounds like your perfect career, we want to hear from you - apply today and start the job you've always wished for!

Excellent benefits and training to all staff. Benefits include, free meals, 20 day's annual leave, Pension scheme, various discounts, Loans and mileage reimbursement, ride to work scheme, eye tests, employee referral bonus and more.

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