Charge Nurse - West Lothian

West Lothian
19.00 - 19.50 GBP Hourly
05 Aug 2022
02 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
Charge Nurse RGN RMN RNLD

Salary: GBP19 - GBP19.50 per hour

Location: East Whitburn, Bathgate

Contracted Hours: 42 hours

Shift Pattern: Days

Contract type: Permanent

Covid vaccinations: If offered employment, you must produce evidence that you have either commenced or completed the vaccination programme. If not, you must agree to have both vaccinations before your start date. All staff need to be fully vaccinated by Thursday 11th November 2021 or prove medical exemption.

All candidates must have a valid NMC Pin and full eligibility to live and work in the UK.

This is a perfect opportunity to become part of an experienced and compassionate team as a Charge Nurse. This company are recognised as the UKs largest care providers, specialising in care of the elderly and providing the highest quality of care in over 300 homes situated across the United Kingdom.

Working for this leading care provider, you will be instrumental in providing the highest quality of care to this care home located in Bathgate. This nursing home welcomes 68 residents who require residential: nursing and nursing memory care for those living with Dementia. As a Charge Nurse you will be overseeing the care of every one of the residents in your area of the care home. You ll even run the whole home when the Home Manager and Deputy Home Manager are absent. And, whether you re following up on any resident visits related to ill health, administering prescribed medicines or keeping records to meet statutory legal requirements, you ll always have resident wellbeing in mind above anything else.

You will be provided with a structured and thorough induction programmed which will include various training courses. All nurses will also have access to clear and structured development programmes where you can see clear pathways to progression within the care home/company. You will also be given to opportunity to access training opportunities to develop and enhance your nursing skills - receiving ongoing support from your manager.

Desirable Skills and Necessary Qualifications as a Charge Nurse:

Registered Nurse qualified - RGN/RMN/RNLD with a current valid NMC PIN

Previous experience within a nursing home is desirable but this is not essential

Possess good judgement, problem-solving and decision-making skills

Clear understanding and knowledge of working with CQC/ CIW / Care inspectorate guidelines

Strong interpersonal skills and a kind, caring and compassionate nature within nursing.

Good organisational and time management skills

Possess effective written and verbal communication skills

Basic IT skills

Good communication and English language skills

Benefits working as a Charge Nurse:

Paid NMC PIN renewal - annual registration fee.

Paid individual membership for the Nursing Times.

Free DBS / PVG

Free Uniform

Pension Scheme

Indemnity Insurance

NMC Revalidation Support

Award winning Learning and Development department based at head office.

GP Online - around the clock GP consultation

Colleague discounts - access to over 1600 high street discounts

Wellbeing - a free of charge access to an independent and confidential employee assistance programme provided by AXA.

Blue light and Arriva bus discounts

Weight watcher corporate discounts

Refer a friend scheme of GBP250.

Should you be interested in the position above or would like further information, please contact Optima.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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