Full Time Charge Nurse (Day Duty)

Fidra House

From
£16.79
ph,
£31,431 (£1,500 joining bonus (FT/Pro-rata))
pa

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JOB PURPOSE 

To provide professional clinical nursing to all residents

To uphold residents' participation strategy

To assist the Manager in daily running of the nursing home

To implement all company policies and practices

To liaise with all personnel to ensure high standards of patient care

To assist the manager with staff training, assessments, inductions, supervision and counselling

To abide by the Nursing & Midwifery Council’s (NMC’s) code of professional conduct

To respect residents’ and workplace confidentiality

To achieve and maintain full bed occupancy, using correct company documentation and procedure

To promote and show loyalty to the company, both inside and outside the nursing home

To treat colleagues with respect and ensure teamwork is good

 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

To promote the highest standards of clinical nursing within the nursing home

To set a good example at all times in respect of dress, manner, hygiene and behaviour

In the absence of the Manager/Deputy, assume responsibility of operational overview of whole home

To accept extra duties, e.g. compiling duty rota, reflecting the ability to skill mix and meet SCSWIS staffing notice

To appraise staff and, if necessary, counsel, adhering to company procedure anddocumentation.  Communicate outcomes with Manager/Deputy

To participate in the on-call rota, as required, giving support and advice to junior staff

To understand company structure and, in the absence of Manager and Deputy, whom to contact if advice is required

In absence of Manager/Deputy, to complete Head Office and senior management reports timeously and accurately 

To understand the SCSWIS inspection process and assist in the inspection as required

To provide a safe and healthy environment for residents, staff and visitors

To become familiar with all aspects of the building’s layout, fire evacuation procedure and equipment, and to instruct staff

To become familiar with and strictly adhere to company policy and procedure and SCSWIS guidelines

To act at all times in a manner which reflects a good company image

To maximise bed occupancy opportunities by being friendly and helpful to all enquirers and visitors, either personally or on the telephone

To maintain correctly written records as required by the company and statutory bodies

In the absence of the Manager / Deputy to delegate daily workload, ensuring efficient and cost effective use of manpower

To communicate all requests and changes of practice to all relevant personnel

To report any injuries, disease and dangerous practice to all relevant personnel

To read and observe all notices and instructions displayed in the work area

To wear and use correct protective clothing/equipment as directed and report any damage or wear to superiors

To dispose of rubbish and waste materials in the appropriate manner

To wear company uniform at all times when on duty

To attend and participate in staff meetings and training as required by the company or the unit manager

To feedback and communicate to the Manager/Deputy or, in their absence, Director of Nursing, any complaints, suggestions or wishes arising from residents, relatives or staff

HOUSEKEEPING 

To maintain high standards of cleanliness and tidiness by instructing staff on good housekeeping practices and ensuring these instructions are carried out

To dispose of rubbish and waste materials in the appropriate manner

To instruct and supervise in the use of company goods and equipment, and to report immediately damage or breakage to equipment, furnishings or fabric of the building and any repairs required

To undertake any reasonable duties as directed by managers to ensure safe, smooth and efficient running of the nursing home

To communicate and discuss concerns arising from this area with Manager/Deputy

Fidra House, 67A Dirleton Avenue, North Berwick EH39 4QL 01620 897 600

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