Reporting to: Unit Manager
As a Registered Nurse you provide direct personal care and interventions to
Residents/Service Users, without direct supervision, and co ordinate the care given
by colleagues. The post holder will deliver high quality ,safe nursing care, ensuring
consistently high standards of practice and clinical excellence which comply with the
Nursing and Midwifery( NMC ) Code. The role includes leading the delivery of a
comprehensive Resident/Service user nursing assessment,planning, implementation
and evaluation of person centred care in a collaborative way, of both their mental
and physical healthcare needs, maintaining the patients/service users rights;
supervising junior staff and students , working collaboratively with the wider care
team and maintaining a safe and therapeutic working environment and accurate
1. Deliver prescribed care to a defined group of Residents/Service users that reflect
their individual needs
2. Assess,plan and deliver, with the patient and their carer/family,nursing care which
takes account of patient choice and wishes and acting as the patients named
nurse.This includes the evaluation and review of these plans, with the
patient/Service User, on a frequent basis, that is reflective of their needs
3. Contribute to a team approach to patient care in conjunction with all members of
the Care team
4. Accurately communicate with,observe and engage with residents/Service Users in
order to assess need and evaluate progress.
5.Providing accurate information about care in an accessible format to
residents/service Users and their families
6.Prioritise nursing duties and delegate appropriately and effectively within the shift
coordination Framework, working as nurse in charge as required, ensuring as far as
reasonable practicable a safe environment.
7.Maintain a continued level of personal professional development to demonstrate
contemporary practice and meet the requirements of revalidation, as a minimum.
8.Develops and maintains a good professional relationship with residents,
colleagues and visitors responding promptly and courteously to requests, enquiries,
concerns, complaints and suggestions.
9.Actively Participate in clinical supervision and reflective practice at least Monthly.
10.Ensure awareness and knowledge of the local child and adult safeguarding
policies and procedures in their service, in addition as to whom to contact with the
Local Authority Safeguarding team; Attend Safeguarding training in accordance with
the mandatory training for the role of a Staff Nurse
11.Ensure the requirements of the Mental Health, Capacity Act and Deprivation of
Liberty Standards are met.
12.Adhere to Company Medicines Management policies at all times.
13.Recognising and responding appropriately to challenging behaviour in line with
company and divisional policies and training; Supporting junior staff in managing
difficult situations and deescalation, and developing resilience and strategies to
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