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Title:  Registered Nurse

Location: 

Brandon, North East, GB, DH7 8SH

Department:  Care (Nursing Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  64766

 

At Sanctuary Care we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who will share our mission statement ‘Keeping kindness at the heart of our care’.

 

Registered Nurse

 

Rushyfields Residential and Nursing Home, Brandon Lane, Brandon, Durham

 

£16.71 per hour

 

24 hours per week

 

Various options available including; days, evenings, nights & alternate weekends

 

We pay up to £2,000 when you join Sanctuary Care.  Relocation packages are also available.

 

Why work for us?

 

We spend so much time at work don’t we, so our ethos at Sanctuary Care is to enrich the lives of both our residents and staff. Let’s have some fun while we’re at work, support each other and work hard as a team.  There’s loads of training and promotion opportunities available for those who want to pursue it and every day job satisfaction at Rushyfields for all regardless of role. 

 

Sanctuary Care has over 100 care homes and you can ‘feel’ the difference a team makes the moment you step through one of our doors.  The team at Rushyfields is special and we’re looking for special people to join us. Become a part of it and apply for this role.

 

Where you’ll work

 

Rushyfield is situated in the small rural village of Brandon and is very much part of the local community, which has several shops, churches and community centre. Our dedicated team provide a range of care and support including residential, nursing, dementia, palliative and respite care for up to 41 residents. We believe it is important that our residents spend their time as they choose, so have a dedicated activities person to support them to take part in interesting activities, rekindle old past times and try new things.

 

Click here for more information about the home.

 

Are you our next Registered Nurse?  Here’s more about the role:

 

  • First and foremost – we work together as a team to enrich our residents’ lives – let’s support our colleagues too and have fun in the process
  • You’ll give the highest quality of personalised care to our residents in line with their individual care plans that you prepare and monitor
  • You’ll regularly communicate with residents, their families and staff both verbally and written
  • Providing comprehensive , systematic and accurate nursing assessments of the physical, psychological and social needs of the residents will be at the heart of your day
  • It’s very simple – if we can be the best Registered Nurse we can be by being kind and supportive in every way to our residents, their families and our colleagues, then we’re all doing a great job.

What skills do I need?

 

  • Team work!  A happy team, makes for happy residents and a happy home
  • You will be Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • You will have experience of working in a clinical setting
  • Being able to communicate well is essential along with a flexible approach
  • You will also be kind and have a real genuine like for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve
  • You will use a good Nursing Process to formulate initial Nursing Diagnosis by collecting data from subjective and objective information given and then prioritising and managing care
  • You will have experience of infection control, nutrition, moving and handling, wound care, phlebotomy and drug administration.

 

Benefits and rewards

 

We know you work so hard and being the best Registered Nurse you can be needs to be rewarded.  We are very proud to offer the following:

 

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Life assurance
  • CQC performance bonus
  • Overtime enhancement
  • Occupational sick pay after qualifying period
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available
  • Contributory pension from Sanctuary Care
  • Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’
  • Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care.

 

We hope you feel you could be our next team member.  If you’d like to know more about the role before you apply, please call us for a chat on 0191 3784691and quote Ref: 64766

 

Closing date: 28 February 2020

 

We might get a lot of applications so reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time.  Don’t miss out, please apply early.

 

 

Building Equality and Diversity
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.


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