Registered Nurse (RN)
To improve the lives of our residents and the communities we serve by consistently delivering special resident experiences and to be the best place to work in the care sector
Main purpose of the role
To lead the care team to ensure the delivery of excellent standards of care, to prescribe, deliver and supervise the execution of excellent standards of care in accordance with Beaumont Care Homes Ltd policies and procedures; promoting rehabilitation where appropriate and independence where possible and desired with dignity and respect at all times such that the lives of our residents is as they would wish it, and chose it, to be.
About the role
1. Deliver and oversee the highest possible standards of person centred care - continually assessing our residents' needs and wishes, developing the service to enhance their quality of life.
2. Champion appropriate independence and personal choice; developing, reviewing and updating care plans to meet our residents changing physical, social and psychological needs.
3. Oversee all aspects of medicine management on your shift – ensuring medicines are appropriately received, stored and administered to our residents, in accordance with company policies and current legislation.
4. Build and market the positive reputation of the business; communicate warmly and professionally with all visitors, including family, friends and other external stakeholders.
5. Ensure all elements of resident experience are positive, from admission to discharge.
6. Participate knowledgably and professionally in all inspection visits from RQIA, Trust’s and CCG’s, ensuring your teams are ready at all times to do the same.
7. Ensure compliance with all legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines – ensure risks are proactively managed and issues identified and reported appropriately.
8. Ensure you follow a rigorous monitoring and recording practice; documenting efficiently and thoroughly all matters relating to our residents and employees. E.g. timely assessment on admission, person centred care planning, on-going review and incident reporting.
9. Promote, at all times, a cohesive team approach, working collaboratively to ensure delivery of the highest quality care to our residents and to ensure that our staff are well supported to deliver that care.
10. Promote at all times an atmosphere in which all staff members feel a connection to our residents, their host home, their portfolio, their division and the larger organisation.
11. To understand the key targets for your host home and support the Home Manager in the achievement of these
12. Promote and practice high standards of nursing care for you and your team; ensuring all staff are supervised appropriately and the shift runs in a smooth efficient manner.
13. Participate in the delivery of all aspects of resident care.
14. Support, guide, teach and mentor others in line with the NMC Code.
15. Work within the guidance of the NMC Code at all times.
16. Accept responsibility, show commitment and lead by example.
17. Attend relevant meetings both internal and external; attend regular team meetings and monthly appraisals with line manager.
18. Act as a reflective and developmental practitioner demonstrating participation in continual professional development and meet the requirements of professional revalidation.
The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post. Job descriptions will be regularly reviewed to ensure they are an accurate representation of the post.
What you will need
- NMC Registered Nurse
- Numerate and literate with the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
- Understands and effectively uses IT and communication systems required for the role
- Ability to develop internal and external business relationships based on mutual respect and professionalism
- Ability to work under pressure whilst motivating their team
- Experience of delivering nursing care within elderly health care sector
- People Management experience
- Experience of participating in quality and clinical governance programmes, including audit and care services
Beaumont Care Homes
Beaumont Care Homes have residential and nursing homes across Northern Ireland; in Belfast, Bangor, Ballymena, Comber, Donaghadee, Dunmurray, Jordanstown, Hillsborough, Holywood, Lisburn, and Newtownabbey – So there’s always a Beaumont Care Home nearby. We aim to provide a safe, clean, relaxed and homely environment for all our residents, where care, well-being and comfort are of prime importance and where our staff feel is the best place to work in the care sector. The atmosphere in all our homes is welcoming and inviting whilst our healthcare staff are professional and ready to care, delivering a home-from-home feeling that helps the transition from home or hospital easier and less stressful. Beaumont Care Home’s staff undergo regular training to guarantee they provide the best one-to-one and person-centred care possible. All our staff are encouraged to develop their skills and continue on a career pathway. As a company, we believe in healthy, homemade food, and our trained chefs prepare tasty, exciting, and appealing meals to various tastes, regardless of appetite or culture.
Beaumont Care Homes offer varied activities, from trips out and summer fetes to indoor activities including arts and crafts, pamper sessions and visiting entertainment. As well as visiting dog therapists and other animals, intergenerational activities are encouraged involving local nurseries and schools. Our team of healthcare professionals and the safe, comfortable accommodation at Beaumont Care Homes Support people living with dementia, whilst also providing nursing care along with other specialist care services. We can also offer respite care in our homes. We want people to join Beaumont Care who wish to work with older and vulnerable people. Ideally, we are looking for someone who is caring and has a can-do attitude. Is that person you? Our senior managers have often begun their working life as carers, which we recognise are essential to our service, and then climbed the career ladder to become Home and Regional Managers.
We provide professional training, personal development and promotion paths to support and progress you. Working at our residents’ home will be stimulating and rewarding, as we maintain high care standards.