Staff Nurse (Day Duty)

Fidra House

£30,420 (£1,500 joining bonus (FT/Pro-rata))

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To provide professional clinical nursing to all residents

To uphold residents' participation strategy

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

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

To respect residents’ and workplace confidentiality

To assist the home Manager in daily running of the nursing home

To implement all company policies and practices

To assist the home manager with staff training and inductions

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



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

To uphold residents’ rights to privacy, dignity and choice

To report any ill health amongst residents and request professional visits where necessary

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 Care Commission guidelines

To assume named nurse responsibilities when requested

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

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

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

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

To supervise and support junior staff where appropriate

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 Manager

To feedback and communicate to the Manager or 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

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

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