Registered Nurse

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
South West England
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 May 2017
Expires
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Nursing & Care Advert

brighterkind is a dynamic care home group that is delivering a new approach to care, putting residents' happiness and health at the heart of our philosophy. Currently a standalone business within the Four Seasons Group, brighterkind has aspirations to develop independently into one of the leading care home providers in the UK.

This role presents a unique opportunity to join a caring, fun and forward thinking business which is currently in its early stages of development.

brighterkind operates in excess of 70 care homes throughout England, Scotland and the Channel Islands and employs more than 4,000 people. We are already the 5th largest provider in the UK with aspirations to develop further over the next three years.

brighterkind isfocused on becoming the brand of choice within the care sector. Our aspiration is that in time brighterkind becomes a byword for unrivalled levels of personal and nursing care, offering outstanding recreation and activities, and delivering a high quality food and dining experience to all our residents. Put simply, our aim is to establish ourselves as the best known and most highly respected operator in the care sector.

We are investing heavily in our estate as part of a comprehensive re branding and refurbishment strategy. GBP25m has been earmarked to refurbish our homes and turn them into contemporary and comfortable places to live and work; GBP12m of this capital has already been invested. We are also investing heavily in professional development and have created a number of industry leading training programmes to help our managers and leaders to be the best that they can be.

We aspire to provide our employees with a truly rewarding opportunity to proactively shape the company culture and influence the development of the business. This really is an exciting time to join us. We offer a challenging and rewarding environment for proactive and innovative individuals to flourish and develop.

We are looking for professional, creative and energetic candidates to join our friendly and

passionate team all working towards the same goals - to help those we care for, love every

day

Responsible for:

Championing independence and personal choice whilst developing care plans to meet our residents changing physical, social and psychological needs whilst building on the positive reputation of the Home.

Job Purpose:

To ensure the effective Nursing of the Home and the planning, implementation and evaluation resident care as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Essential Job Functions

The following basic and other qualifications are reflective of the types of work and commensurate with the level of education and experience indicated in this Job Description. All offers of employment are subject to a DBS check.

Compliance and Quality

?? Ensure compliance with all legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines ensuring all risks are proactively managed and issues identified, investigated and resolved;

-?? Conduct care audits and monitor standards of care and take corrective action where appropriate;

-?? Ensure the delivery of quality care continually assessing our residents' needs and wishes, developing the service to enhance their quality of life.

Professional Nursing

-?? Oversee all aspects of medicine management, ensuring medicines are appropriately received, stored and administered to our clients;

-?? Promote high standards of nursing care for self and your team, actively seeking ways to improve levels of service;

-?? Be prepared to manage incidents or emergency situations as they arise and report them to the Home Manager;

-?? Report to the Clinical Manager any relevant changes in residents conditions and situations.

Performance and Leadership

-?? Take a leadership role for the team, ensuring allstaff are supervised appropriately and rotas are in place to enable the smooth, efficient running of the business;

-?? Take an active role in the development of yourself and others ensuring the team's skill and knowledge levels are able to meet the changing needs of the business;

-?? Be responsible for supervising staff, allocating work showing regard to appropriate skill mix, encouraging staff development and ensuring brighterkind policies are followed.

Personal Requirements

An energetic, committed yet approachable team member, the person who fulfils this role will add real value by not only by being an inspiring leader who can motivate their teams through their obvious passion and commitment to both residents, families and staff alike, but will have the ability to multi-task in a high pressure environment with care and compassion. Their talent and ability will be a reflection of the brighterkind culture and values and will help showcase the best of our organisation.

To succeed you will be:

-?? A team player - brighterkind is a low 'ego' organisation;

-?? Strong communicator and influencer;

-?? Energetic and hard-working;

-?? Passionate about offering superior services and want to make a difference in everything that they do.

A sense of humour and positive outlook on life - Glass half full rather than half empty is key