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Scotia Heights - Stoke-On-Trent
Mixed Shifts (Days and Nights)
Nurse (RGN/RMN /RNLD)
We also consider applications for bank and both mixed days and night shifts.
We build our care and activity plans around an individual, supporting and encouraging them to be happy and fulfilled.
A specialist 60-bed care home for adults with complex needs, we provide a warm and welcoming environment.
Service users live in six 10-bed units, each boasting a dining room, loundes, and an adapted sensory bathroom. Bedrooms are decorated to suit individual tastes - we want everyone to feel comfortable in their own space.
A sensory room is accessible to all, where senses can be developed and individuals can relax through the use of music and lighting. We also have a sensory garden, with enough space for summer BBQ's and other events. The garden includes a patio area for relaxing, socialising and raised beds for gardening.
As a Registered Nurse, you will be part of this team and you will have the chance to make a real difference on a new unit, delivering high quality care to our service users, assisting them to make their own choices and assisting them in living as independently as possible. As this is a new unit, there will be great opportunities for you to develop your skills and progress to Unit Manager/Senior Nurse if that is your chosen career path.
About The Job
So, as a nurse within an Exemplar home, what will your role be? It will be varied but the main focus will be on delivering hands-on person centred care to our service users and will include:
Acting as a named nurse
Administering, reviewing and monitoring medications
Assessing care needs
Putting together care plans and reviewing them as and when necessary
Supervising the care team to ensure that the shift runs smoothly and efficiently
Promoting choice, independence, dignity and respect
We expect that you will be a first level nurse (RGN/RMN/RNLD) with a current PIN.
More importantly though, you’ll need to be passionate about what you do, and that means leading by example. You’ll need to be well organised, be able work on your own initiative and make decisions, whilst working collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
You should be up to date with current evidence based practice and have a working knowledge of CQC Standards and Regulations.
What we offer
Your first seven days will be a comprehensive induction and training programme, designed to give you all the information that you’ll need before you start working in the home.
Our homes offer a rewarding and stimulating working environment, where you will enjoy a varied role. Working for an Exemplar home means that you‘ll have genuine prospects for career development, so whether your goal is to move into a more senior post or to simply improve your clinical skills, we can support you on your chosen career path. We also provide free access to the RCNi Revalidation App to support your continual development.
Benefits include 5 weeks annual leave, a company contribution pension scheme. We offer free uniform, free parking and Exemplar Rewards an online benefits scheme that offers market-leading offers and discounts with high street and online retailers.