Staff Nurse

Location
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Salary
£14.50 per hour + Excellent Benefits
Posted
03 Nov 2016
Closes
01 Dec 2016
Ref
NOV20160390
Contact
Vacancy Filler
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Staff Nurse - Nursing Home - 14.50per hour.

Permanent Days, Nights Full or Part time.

You will be an experienced Staff Nurse looking for a new position in an Elderly Nursing Home in the Dunfermline area.


Set in large grounds, Leys Park has an enclosed garden with an area specifically designed for the home by the Prince's Trust. The 64 bedded home has a unit specialising in dementia care and a separate unit focusing on the care of frail older people. A refurbishment and re-decoration programme has provided a cosy and comfortable home and the latest facilities and equipment ensure the health and safety of residents with limited mobility.This is an excellent opportunity for a Staff Nurse to join a dedicated team of nurses and carers who are passionate about caring and believe in delivering person centred care.


The successful person will be joining a close-knit, friendly team who offer a quality service.


As Staff Nurse you will be responsible for: Planning, implementing and evaluating care plans in collaboration with patients and other members of the care teamMaintain accurate and appropriate documentation of Staff Nurse tasks and interventions. To provide a high standard of nursing care based on assessment of patients' care. Be responsible for the well-being (physical, emotional and social needs) of the patients/residents and service usersDelegation and supervision of duties to care staffStorage and administration of medications, including controlled drugs.

Communication with outside agencies and medical practitionersRoutine observations and record keeping. To ensure the safe, smooth and efficient running of the care home/unit in accordance with policies. Wound care/Stoma Care/PEG feed care where appropriateAs Staff Nurse you must have:- An active UK NMC Pin Number- Previous experience in a Hospital or Nursing Home.- A Passion for Care of the Elderly