Lead Nurse (RGN/ RMN)

Big Bear Recruitment
Date Posted
11th June 2015
Nursing Care
Milton Keynes
26800-33300 Per Annum
£20,000 to £40,000 Per Annum
Contract Type
Registered Nurse
Job Roles
Lead Nurse
Title: Lead Nurse (RGN/ RMN)

Salary: £26,800 - £33,300

Job Type: Full Time (40 hours)

Location: Milton Keynes

A fantastic opportunity has become available for a Lead Nurse. Working for a very reputable care provider. This position is for a registered nurse, RGN or RMN qualified.

The homes care team ensures everyone receives the highest quality of person centred care and are able to achieve and maintain the highest quality of life in an environment where their physical, psychological and social well-being are taken care of. The centre provides specialist nursing and palliative care to people with progressive terminal illnesses, neurological disorders and complex healthcare needs, such as Huntington’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease, Muscular Dystrophy, Cerebral Injuries and many more.

Working alongside other nursing staff, this person will be responsible for supporting with the nursing service. Through managing and supporting the Care Assistants on the floor of the allocated units. To lead the nursing team in the delivery of safe practice within the Company policies and procedures, professional standards and resource protocols whilst ensuring staff have understanding of them.

The successful candidate will implement and ensure appropriate reporting of incidents affecting residents and staff, and also maintain legal documentation. Act as a supervisor, teacher and mentor to members of the nursing team supporting professional and mandatory development, including Health and Safety issues. Work with the Home Management, training lead and staff within the Home to identify the training needs and ensure these are followed through into the Homes training plan. Advise nursing and ancillary staff regarding ‘PREP’, in-house and external study days, in liaison with the Home Manager.

The Lead Nurse will be responsible for the day to day running of the care centre, in the absence of the Manager. Through the Growth of the client, the Clinician will expect to join the manager training programme to progress into a future Management role.

Person Specification:

- RGN or RMN qualified or equivalent

- Knowledge of Care Planning

- Broad understanding of the Care Commission requirements

- Understand of the CQC standards toward Care

- Experience in managing and support Nurse development

- Experience with POVA and safe guarding Teams

Personal Attributes required:

- Flexible to be responsible for a 24/7 nursing team

- Motivated to deliver a high level of care

- Experience in the Management of Nurses and Carers

- Professional and approachable attitude

- Strong leadership qualities

- Ability to control and calm situations

- Creative and able to plan for the future

This is an URGENT VACANCY, and interviews will be held as soon as possible.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a company that genuinely values its staff and provides an excellent working environment.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure and referencing.

If you want to hear more about this role, please send in your C.V, by clicking ‘APPLY NOW’, and you will be contacted by one of our experienced consultants to take you through this vacancy in greater detail.

Big Bear Recruitment Group is always seeking RGNs RMNs RNLDs for posts across the UK. If you are currently seeking a post as an RN, Home Manager, Clinical Lead, Deputy Manager, Peripatetic Manager or in any other capacity then please send your CV to us along with your requirements and we will endeavour to find the right position for you.

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