This role is being advertised on behalf of Independence and Wellbeing Enfield Ltd.
Senior Staff Nurse
Independence and Well Being Enfield Ltd (IWE) is now recruiting for Registered Nurses for Bridgewood House based in Enfield.
We are looking for kind, friendly, talented and caring candidates to join and enhance our team of hard working, passionate and friendly team.
We are currently looking to recruit across day shifts and night shifts across all shift patterns covering weekdays and weekends.
The role of a Senior Staff Nurse is vitally important and fundamental in the principles of delivering the highest quality of clinical care to our residents.
As a Senior Nurse, you will be involved in shaping and supporting the individuals to build self-esteem and achieve their long and short term personal goals. You will also be central to leading a team of clinicians to deliver person centred clinical care.
Reporting to the Registered Care Manager, the Senior Nurse will be responsible for working alongside the Home Management team to deliver high quality nursing and care for our residents. The successful candidate will monitor the performance of staff, ensuring additional training and support is provided where necessary. The Senior Nurse will also be responsible for ensuring that good relationships are built and maintained with residents, families and members of the multi-disciplinary team.
Providing care services including administration of medication etc, maintenance of resident's records and dealing with families and professional visitors such as Social Workers or Doctors.
Key Responsibilities and Person Specification
This post will have a key responsibility for the quality of nursing assessment, care planning, implementation and evaluation of care staff training to ensure that at all times residents receive an excellent standard of care.
The senior staff nurse is required to perform all duties in accordance with the NMC.
In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the support for individuals in all areas of their lives. These will cover the following areas:
Clinical Care including physical and psychological support
Person centred support planning
Auditing and quality assurance
Staff mentoring and people management
What you will need to do the role successfully
A positive, can-do attitude.
Person centred approach.
Be proactive, professional and able to deal with people at all levels.
Great support planning skills.
Good communications skills
Experience in mentoring, training or supervising others (desirable)
Degree, diploma in Nursing or equivalent (essential)
Previous experience of leading a team within a Care Home or similar environment.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Good IT Skills.
A valid NMC pin number.
Satisfactory Disclosure completion upon successful application
Care of the elderly / palliative care experience and/or post graduate qualification (desired)
Training / coaching experience / qualification (desired)
Minimum three years nursing / social care experience (desired)
- Career Development Opportunities
- Ongoing Training and Development
- Local Authority Pension Scheme
- Support with revalidation and mentoring
Closing and Interview Dates
Closing Date: Midnight 4th January 2019
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Diane Kanold on 0208 379 5104 or Diane.Kanold@enfield.gov.uk. A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419.
If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Mumuni Zoure on 0208 361 0800 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.