Westerfield Care Home
Location
Paisley
Department
Clinical Lead Nurse
Advertising Salary:
£18.45 per hour + £2.00 enhanced rate for hours worked above contracted
Vacancy Type
Full Time
Responsibilities
We are currently seeking full time Charge Nurse / Lead Registered Nurse / Unit Lead (RGN /RMN) to join our team
£18.45 per hour + £2.00 enhanced rate for hours worked above contracted
 

Responsibilities and Duties of Registered Nurse

To take charge of the operation of night duty ensuring all shifts are covered, supervision and training of staff
  • To promote independence & improve mobility in the elderly & dementia residents
  • To lead, motivate and mentor your staff team, deliver guidance, training and development opportunities to ensure work practices are safe and conform to standards
  • Focus not only on the physical ailments associated with aging, but also with mental impairments
  • Identify client’s care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual residents and other relevant persons
  • Carry out regular checks on Clients at intervals determined by the Home Manager
  • Ensure that Clients’ Care Plans are completed and maintained and in accordance with NMC guidelines & Company policy
  • Administer prescribed medicines and document the same in accordance with the Company’s procedure and NMC guidelines
  • To ensure the correct ordering, storage and administration of drugs in accordance with client’s requirements, medical and pharmaceutical agencies
  • Maintain accurate records and ensure that each Client within the Care home has an individualised Care Plan & Client Care Plans are reviewed
  • Ensure a clear and concise handover report is given to all relevant Staff Members at the end of each shift
  • Adhere to all appropriate NMC guidelines / regulations
  • To participate, promote and engender the quality culture of Handsale Care Group by adhering to Quality Assurance Systems
Qualifications and Skills
You would be an ideal candidate for this role if you are:
  • Qualified and registered with the NMC as (RGN/RMN)
  • Ideally experienced in an elderly and dementia care environment
  • Confident in all areas of care planning and delivery
  • Able to work a flexible shift pattern
  • Satisfactory DBS / POVA checks
About The Company
About Handsale Ltd

Handsale Ltd is a privately-owned healthcare company that currently owns and operates Seven Care Homes across England, Wales and Scotland. Founded in 1988 as a family business, Handsale has proudly maintained its family owned and operated structure to this day. Handsale has over 30 years’ experience in healthcare and is a well-respected group in the industry. The Company operates 458 beds and employs over 569 people. Each Handsale care home is exactly that – a home. They are all situated in carefully chosen areas where their residents can continue to lead fulfilling lives while feeling confident and secure.  The homes are run with an ethos based on quality, trust and support. Handsale prides itself on being an integral part of each of the communities it serves.


Westerfield Care Home – Handsale Ltd

The home caters 62 residents and offers Nursing and Residential care. We care for people those with Dementia & Old Age. Facility & Services we offer are Palliative Care, Respite Care, Convalescent Care, Alzheimer’s Care, Cancer Care, Stroke, Bipolar/Manic Depression, Cerebral Palsy, Colitis & Crohn's Disease and Separate EMI Unit.
 

Why work for Handsale?

  • 28 days holiday (FTE) (including bank holidays)
  • Competitive pay (plus annual pay reviews)
  • Exciting opportunities for career progression
  • Employee Assistant Programme providing 24/7 support, guidance and counselling
  • Mental Health First Aiders within the workplace
  • An excellent range of discounts for restaurants, shops, cinemas, days out and more via our business partner Perkbox
  • Care for Leadership Management Training Programme – growing and enhancing your Leadership Skills
  • Ongoing Training and Development that include nationally recognised qualifications
  • Refer a friend or resident bonus scheme – subject to policy
  • Pension contributions
  • Annual Staff Awards Programme

 

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