Senior Staff Nurse (Day Duty)


£29,952 (£1,500 joining bonus (FT/Pro-rata))

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To provide professional clinical nursing to all residents

To respect residents’ and workplace confidentiality

To uphold residents' participation strategy

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

To liaise with all personnel, internal & external, to ensure high standards of patient care

To assist the Manager in daily running of the nursing home

To implement all company policies and practices

To assist the manager with staff inductions, appraisals, training and supervision

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 residents' participation strategy



To promote the highest standards of clinical nursing within the nursing home, reporting concerns to the manager, and seeking specialist advice where necessary. 

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

To uphold residents’ rights 

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

To be on call, if necessary, for support, advice and guidance to junior staff

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

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

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 SSCWIS guidelines

To set a good example at all times in respect of uniform, manner, hygiene and behaviour which reflects a positive company image

To maximise bed occupancy opportunities by being friendly and helpful to all 

enquirers and visitors, either personally or on the telephone

To make best use of equipment and finance and minimise waste at all levels

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

To assume named nurse/link nurse responsibilities

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 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 any complaints, suggestions or wishes arising from residents, relatives or staff.



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

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

Hall Cres, Gullane EH31 2HA, 01620 842 116

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