Job Ref: 12673 | Cheltenham
Nurse – RGN/RMN - Nights
Orchard House, Cheltenham
Hours - 36
FOR PEOPLE WHO SHARE OUR PASSION FOR CARE
How many of us can say that we make a real difference to peoples’ lives whilst continuing a diverse and rewarding career?
If you are passionate about providing quality care in a care home setting come and join our caring team at The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT).
Orchard House accommodates 50 residents, some of whom have complex nursing needs. The home is located within the heart of Bishops Cleeve and the nearby Cheltenham town can be accessed easily by bus. You will be joining an established team of nurses, carers and ancillary employees, some of whom have worked with us for 10 years or more. The team itself is supplemented by a group of volunteers who are very actively involved in delivering support to residents. You will enjoy the homely atmosphere of Orchard House where we promote friendly interactions between residents and employees. If you have a particular interest in a specific aspect of care, we can facilitate your development by helping you become a champion in that area.
What we can offer you:
As an important member of our team we will ensure you have all the training, support and tools required to be successful in your new role. We can also offer benefits such as:
- OSJCT will pay for the renewal of you NMC PIN
- Life Assurance
- Ongoing training in care
- Training in specialism such as dementia
- Opportunity for career development
- Long service rewards and recognition
- Employee Assistance Helpline
- Refer a friend to the Trust rewards
What your day will look like:
Nurses play a pivotal role within our nursing home and when you are of our team your daily routine will be as varied as the needs of the people you are looking after. It will be important that you know what makes a difference to them and what makes them smile.
We need you to be responsible for their emotional and physical wellbeing and play an active part in encouraging their participation in occupational and meaningful activities.
Our nurses will lead and support the care team to provide the highest quality care making critical decisions and leading on clinical issues within a person-centred care model. The role holds responsibility for the quality of nursing assessments, care planning, implementation and evaluation and associated care team training issues to ensure that at all times residents receive an excellent standard of care.
Due to the complexity of care we are now delivering to our residents we want to make sure all of our nurses are up-to-date with the latest clinical developments so will provide you with training and mentoring should you need it.
Who we are:
The Orders of St John Care Trust is one of the largest not for profit care providers in the UK, delivering excellent specialist nursing and residential care tailored to meet our 3,500 residents’ individual needs across four counties.
We are a charity with the benefit of being a large employer, who can support you with your professional development and reward you accordingly.
Our focus is on our residents, not our profit. So, you get to work in a friendly, inclusive, welcoming home with the benefits you deserve, whilst being able to give our residents the time, attention and care they deserve.
Who you are:
You will have excellent communication skills and enjoy being part of a dedicated team. Working in a person-centred way showing compassion, empathy and a willingness to undertake all aspects of care and social activities to meet the needs of our residents.
You also need to be a registered Nurse either RGN or RMN with a valid NMC PIN, or be working towards receiving your PIN
This is your opportunity to make a real difference in not only our residents lives but also their families and community.
|Hours per week:||36|
|What level of DBS check?||Enhanced|
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Vacancy closing date: Thursday, 28th February - 2019 23:55