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Night Registered Nurse - St Helens

Night Registered Nurse - St Helens

Salary: £16 per hour

Responsible to: Unit Manager / Senior Nurse

Responsible for: Senior Carers, Care Assistants

Main Purpose of the Job:

To ensure that the provision of nursing and care is of the highest possible standard for all Residents.

To assume responsibility for the running of the Unit/Floor in the absence of the Unit Manager/Senior Nurse

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

To assist the Unit Manager/Senior Nurse in the day to day operation of the Unit/Floor, ensuring compliance with Company Policies & Procedures at all times.

To ensure that the Unit/Floor complies with the requirements and standards of the Care Quality Commission and terms of the Certificate of Registration.

To ensure that own nursing duties comply with the professional standards laid down in the current Nursing & Midwifery Council - Code of Conduct.

Ensure that the highest standards of care are provided for all Residents and comply with all the requirements of individual care plans.

Ensure that an appropriate social/therapeutic environment is maintained, which meets the needs of individual Residents, based on the philosophy of Person Centred Care.

To assist in the implementation and development of new strategies which enhance the standard and delivery of care.

To carry out own duties as part of the agreed staffing rota and ensure that staffing levels on the Unit/Floor are capable of meeting the needs of Residents at all times.

Ensure that members of staff respect the privacy, dignity and choice of Residents at all times.

To provide effective and positive leadership for the staff team and individuals.

Ensure that correct and proper documentation and records are maintained in compliance with Company Policies & Procedures.

Assist in maintaining sound working relationships with Social Services, clinical/medical professionals, CQC and other agencies.

Ensure that all visitors are given a courteous a