My client is an extremely reputable care home provider who now has an opening for a clinically sound Senior Nurse for their dementia nursing home. The Dementia Lead is responsible for consistently providing the highest standard of dedicated Dementia care and will be a role model for all staff, demonstrating best practice in dementia care at all times. Job description available upon request.
Main responsibilities of Dementia Lead (RN):
- You will play a key role within the home, taking the time to get to know our residents and their families, so you can ensure the best possible person centred care is delivered
- You will be responsible for creating and updating care plans to ensure they are accurately maintained for auditing purposes, maintaining clear, precise and up-to-date medication records for all our residents
- You will take responsibility for all aspects and areas of care within the home, whilst promoting our key values of choice, dignity and respect
- Always seeking to share your clinical knowledge and experience, you will provide valuable support to members of the home's care team, offering valuable guidance and assistance
- Creating and developing strong relationships with our customers, you will play an important role in strengthening the brand and raising the care home's profile
- You will occasionally be expected to cover occasional weekends, nights and 'on call' cover
Skills & Behaviours required for Dementia Lead (RN):
- Senior RGN or RMN with dementia experience and knowledge, possibly looking to take the next step in their career
- Someone who shares our passion and dedication for making every day special for our residents
- The ability to build a warm rapport with residents and their families
- A natural educator with leadership experience, you will constantly look for ways to share knowledge of best practice with those around you
- A good time manager, who can prioritise effectively and work independently
- Sound clinical skills
Benefits of Dementia Lead (RN):
- we offer truly competitive rates of pay
- we pay for annual professional subscriptions, including NMC registrations
- support with studies and diploma qualifications (depending on job role)
- excellent inductions, training and 'on the job' support
- we provide fantastic homely environments
- work with friendly teams and a great support network of internal professionals
- offer real career progression opportunities
- paid breaks
- hot meals on duty
- childcare Vouchers
- free uniforms provided
- contributory pension scheme
- DBS checks paid
Are you a qualified Nurse either starting out in your career or looking for a more senior position? If so, Sammons Healthcare would like to offer our expertise and assistance. We have vacancies nationwide for RGNs RMNs and RNLDs. Additionally if you are currently seeking a post as an Area, Home or Deputy Manager, Senior Nurse or Clinical Lead then please send your CV to us along with your requirements and we will endeavour to find the right position for you.
We endeavour to reply to all applications. However if you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements placed by The Sammons Group.
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