Our nurses are highly valued, combining a set of key skills and experience that are essential to delivering the quality care that allows our residents to age with dignity. The social care landscape is changing: as we live longer, presenting more complex clinical needs so it takes a special type of person to work in this field. Our nurses are upbeat and cheerful people. They are also patient, understanding, empathetic, and compassionate, with a true desire to build relationships with our residents rather than them just be a number.
Our nurses make a fundamental difference to the lives of the people we care for so we know it’s crucial you are rewarded and supported every step of the way.
We will support you with your continued professional development, making sure your skills and knowledge are up to date while helping you reach your full potential. Our Nurses are also offered full funding of their PIN and support with revalidation. Here is a brief summary of the roles available for you to take your career forward with us:
- Nurse – Due to the complexity of the care we are now delivering to our residents; our nurses must be up to date with the latest clinical developments. You will lead and support the care team to provide the highest quality care, making critical decisions on clinical issues within a person-centred care model to meet our residents' needs with sensitivity and compassion.
Head of Nursing – This position will provide the next step on the career ladder for nurses before reaching a home management position. The purpose of this role is to lead the care and nursing teams, providing strong clinical knowledge, support and guidance. You will ensure that high standards are achieved in all areas of the home, including person-centred (clinical and dementia) care, that all statutory and regulatory standards are met and that company policies and procedures are followed.
St John Admiral Nurses – We employ St John Admiral Nurses in each of our regions (Lincolnshire, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire). They are our dementia specialist nurses who provide emotional support for the families of our residents, reflective support to our care teams and link in with the nurses in our care homes to provide skilled assessments and support with care documentation.