Registered Nurse - RGN/RMN - £21 an hour

Registered Nurse - RGN/RMN - £21 an hour Saint Helens, West Midlands, England

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Full Time Saint Helens, West Midlands, England 20 - 21 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description

Registered Nurse : (Ref # 229):

NIGHTS SHIFT- Fulltime - Permanent

Salary: £20 - £21 per hour

LOCATIONS: St Helens WA10.

Reporting to: Home Manager

About The Home:

A 54 bedded Nursing and Care Home with 34 ensuite WC is based in St Helens WA10, caring for Alzheimer's, Cancer Care, Hearing Impairment, Motor Neurone Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Orthopaedic, Parkinson's Disease, Schizophrenia.

Registered Nurse:

  • To delegate work to all care staff and monitor the care given in conjunction with senior carers.
  • To be the Nurse in charge when on duty
  • To facilitate a high standard of care through written care plans for the residents as directed by the Matron.
  • To contribute to the personal needs of the individual resident and ensure they enjoy a good quality of life by ensuring a friendly caring environment
  • To ensure that residents retain their dignity, choice and individuality
  • To help induct, train and supervise colleagues and junior members of staff in all aspects of their work at the Home
  • To provide care for the terminally ill resident and perform last offices
  • To be competent in the specific nursing skills required of your position and training

A Nurse Responsibilities:

  • To report any change to the residents health, well being or behaviour to the appropriate person
  • To report any accidents/incidents immediately in the appropriate book
  • Ensure that the call bell system is answered as rapidly as possible, giving assistance if required
  • To follow infection control guidance at all times ensuring you have adequate protective clothing such as gloves and aprons when required
  • To ensure all charts in residents bedrooms are accurately recorded as required i.e. fluid, food and mouth care charts.
  • To ensure the highest possible standards of care are maintained through your own efforts and those that have been delegated to care for them on a daily basis
  • To ensure well organised and efficient care is given at all times
  • To ensure that all aspects of their care needs, i.e. physical, emotional, spiritual and social are met
  • To keep all records of care given in the residents care plan after each shift
  • To delegate responsibilities clearly, courteously and collaboratively, as required, to ensure the highest standards of care are maintained
  • To ensure full privacy and dignity is maintained for the dying and the bereaved
  • To ensure that any appropriate resident is commenced on the Liverpool Care Pathway when confirmed by their doctor as per protocol
  • To work with the Hospice care nurses to ensure that the dying receive the utmost care that we can provide
  • To develop a relationship of trust and friendship with the residents and their families
  • To promote independence when possible,
  • To act as a Named Nurse to a group of residents to ensure continuality of care is maintained to the resident and their families
  • To review your group of residents care plans on a monthly basis ensuring you have up-dated their care plans when necessary, ensuring that they have been weighed and observations have been checked such as blood pressure. Ensure that all risk assessments have also been up-dated
  • Offer the resident and/or their relatives or relevant person an a care plan review on a 3,6, or 12 month basis whichever they prefer
  • To ensure that any written entries for new drugs that have been prescribed are signed by yourself and countersign by another registered nurse
  • To ensure that all drug trolleys are kept locked and not left unattended outside the nurses office of locked cupboard in top lounge at any time
  • To ensure that the controlled drug and homely medication cupboards are kept locked at all times
  • To ensure that the nurses office is kept locked when unattended by a registered nurse


  • Understand your duty to whistleblow if you witness bad practice or harm to a resident within the Home
  • To wear an identification badge at all times
  • To promote and ensure the good reputation of the Home at all times.Health and Safety
  • To ensure that you work in a safe environment in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act.
  • To attend and participate in staff meetings and attend all mandatory training when required
  • To attend supervision and appraisals ensuring that you have prepared for these when required
  • To attend any other training when a need has been identified
  • To assist with domestic duties in the home including cooking cleaning and laundry when the need arises
  • To communicate effectively with other staff, relatives and visitors including professional agencies regarding residents and work in a collaborative way
  • To answer the door and telephone courteously and respond accordingly
  • Make visitors feel welcome. Provide refreshments/assistance when required
  • To undertake any enquiries for the home by filling out the appropriate form in a courteous manner
  • To complete regulation 37 form when necessary
  • To assist fully with any inspections the Home may have from the Commission for Social Care Inspectorate
  • To report any faults/defects in the Home to the appropriate person or the Matron
  • To be fully aware of the fire policy and the awareness of food hygiene regulations
  • To ensure you are familiar with all current policies and procedures and understand your duty to comply and implement them when necessary
  • Be prepared to undertake any aspects of care or non caring duties as requested
  • To ensure that all communal areas are kept clean and tidy
  • To ensure that residents rooms are adequately heated and/or ventilated and that they have appropriate clothes on for the time of year
  • To wear uniform provided with flat sensible shoes at all times
  • To be aware of confidentiality at all times especially regarding the use of the walkie talkies
  • To ensure that staff do not use mobile telephones while on duty.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £20.00-£21.00 per hour


  • 12 hour shift
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Application question(s):

  • How soon you can start?
  • Are you happy with the commute?


  • Nursing home: 1 year (preferred)


  • NMC (preferred)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day shift (preferred)
  • Night shift (preferred)

Work Location: One location

Reference ID: 229

Registered Nurse - RGN/RMN - £21 an hour
States Recruitment

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