Nurse Team Leader

Zoek Pin High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England

Competitive

Permanent (Full time)

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Nurse Team Leader Hazelmere Lodge - Buckinghamshire Salary: £14 per hour Hours: 35 hours full time Accountable to Registered Home Manager Disclosure Level Enhanced check for Regulated Activity Job Purpose : To ensure that the highest standard of care is maintained in accordance with Heritage Care's policies and procedures and CQC Fundamental Standards. To provide physical, emotional, spiritual and social support to the service users within the scheme. To encourage service users to achieve maximum independence where possible. We are looking for our Nurse Team Leader to have : Qualifications RGN Experience Experience in care of the older person Previous experience of team leadership and working on own initiative Desirable: Completed Care of Older People placement Desirable: Experience of working in a residential or nursing home Desirable: Proven first line management experience Desirable: Ability to undertake further management duties as directed by Head of Nursing, Lead Nurses or Senior Management Team. Skills/knowledge Good literacy, numerical and verbal skills Ability to prioritise tasks and to manage a shift Demonstrate an understanding of the need of for good evidence-based practice and accountability Ability to administer medication in accordance with Heritage Care's medication policy and the NMC guidelines Demonstrate an awareness of the principle points of the NSF for older people, Health and Care Act 2008 and CQC Essential Standards of Quality and Safety Ability to work flexibly, responding to the needs of the service Ability to respect the choice, dignity and rights of individuals Personal Attributes Sensitive, Kind & Considerate A Good listener A sense of fun Tactful Approachable Organised Patient Our Nurse Team Leader will carry out the following duties: To provide direct nursing care. To ensure that good quality records, care plans (CP) and individual programme plans (IPP) are completed, maintained and reviewed, as often as is needed, in line with their needs and circumstances. To ensure that this is achieved whilst promoting independence and choice, and in partnership with service users, relatives, colleagues and other professionals. To ensure that records are timely, accurate, and relevant, in compliance with statutory requirements and NMC guidelines. To Administer medication as prescribed by the GP in accordance with Ambient Support's policies and NMC guidelines. To delegate responsibility to other staff within that person's capability/limitations and to en-sure that this is completed satisfactorily. To ensure that open channels of communication exist at all times between all grades of staff, service users, families, visitors, GP's and all other visiting personnel. To be familiar with all Ambient Support's policies, and procedures and to be fully aware and knowledgeable regarding all emergency procedures and special needs of individual service users. When appropriate, to be responsible for the management, safety and care of the service us-ers/tenants during the night. To develop community confidence in and promote a positive reputation and public image of the Scheme at all times and to help market it where appropriate. To ensure that all resources and commodities are used appropriately and sensibly, and wastefulness is avoided as far as reasonable consistent with good practice, . incontinence pads, wipes, dressings, energy supplies. To use computers on a regular basis: To use care management systems to access and update residents' information, including care plans, and to access and update other home data. To work flexibly (over a 24/7, 365 days a year basis) according to the demands of the service. This will include working a flexible shift pattern consisting of early, late and waking night shifts where applicable and to work on all days of the week as required. In return for your hard work, we offer our Nurse Team Leader: Basic entitlement is days plus days for Bank Holidays (pro rata to hours worked). Ambient Support operates a free employee benefits discount scheme. This gives discounts on many retailers on the high street and over the internet. We also offer a bike to work scheme and a childcare voucher discount scheme. Excellent career progression, extensive training and support will be provided. We also offer a wide range of qualifications including RQF (formerly NVQ/QCF) in Adult Social Care. There is opportunity to progress to more. Thorough induction, e-learning, classroom training including manual handling, dementia awareness and shadow shifts with experienced members of the team. To be a part of a company that believes all people are unique and they should be able to lead valued lives in their communities treated with dignity and respect, no matter their age, health condition or disability. This job was originally posted as ######

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