Staff Nurse

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Negotiable

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1431808

 Job Description

Staff Nurse reporting to the Nurse Manager


Job Location

Castleview Nursing Home, 761 Antrim Road, Belfast, BT15 4EN

Job Duties

Monitors patient progress, administers drugs and medicines, applies surgical dressings, and gives other forms of treatment.  Maintain an awareness of all resident’s needs, providing counselling, advice and practical assistance as appropriate.  Supervise serving of meals and monitor dietary and hydration requirements.  Monitor personal care requirements and presentation of residents.  Monitor daily reports by care staff and take appropriate action where required.  Monitor monthly weight recording.  Review and amend care plans and update risk assessments.  Check daily reports for each resident and add Staff Nurse Input if applicable.  Reviews and requests prescriptions.  Checks drug storage and audit.  Early detection of signs and symptoms of illness and prompt referral to GP or other healthcare professionals. Works with other healthcare professionals and manages own case load.

Qualifications/Experience

Successful candidates must be RGN (Registered General Nurse) qualified and have a live registration on NMC (Nursing and Midwifery) register.

Previous Nursing Experience is desirable however newly qualified registrants may be considered.

Castleview Nursing Home (Tona Enterprises Ltd) has an A-rated sponsor license to sponsor migrant workers under Tier 2 General of the UKBA points-based system who want to work in Northern Ireland.

Worktime

Day Shifts and or Night Shifts.  To be discussed.

Manual application method

Contact the home on 02890777804 to request an application form.  E-mail the Nurse Manager (see website for details, www.castleview-pnh.co.uk).  Call into the home for an application form.