Nurse – Permanent – Night Duty

Location UK / Down

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1436658

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a NIGHT DUTY Staff Nurse based in a luxury Nursing Home in Newtownards

Would like to become part of our incredible family and use your clinical and people skills, in a warm and welcoming place that provides the quality care you’d expect for your loved ones?

You will be

  • Responsible for providing a high standard of nursing care to all residents

  • The named nurse for selected residents

  • You will be required to administer, order, receive and store medication in line with policies and procedures

  • You will be required to maintain a high level of documentation and record keeping, ensuring that all aspects of the residents care plans and risk assessments are relevant and updated as required

  • You will be required to delegate duties accordingly and set a good example for the care assistants working with you

  • You will be required to have excellent communication skills to liaise with all staff in Movilla House, the MDT, external stakeholders, residents and relatives

  • You will work closely with the Sisters and Home Manager to ensure the residents have all their needs met

  • You will be required to maintain and recognise gaps in your training and experience and fill this gap as necessary

  • You will be required to actively participate in ongoing projects within Movilla House, clinical supervision, appraisals and all aspects of clinical governance

  • You will be expected to be professional and be fully aware of the NMC Code of Conduct

  • You will be expected to have an awareness of the standards required from RQIA.

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary

  • Free on-site parking

  • Free Uniform

  • Subsidised meals

  • Computerised paperwork

  • Supernumery training

  • Access to free NVQ training to under 25’s

  • Paid face to face first aid, manual handling and fire mandatory training

  • Partially paid breaks

  • Generous Nurse Referral Scheme

You must

Be over 18 due to required training

  • You must be currently registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) – adult, learning disability or mental health

  • Have at least 6 months relevant adult nursing experience

  • Be competent to take charge of a team of care assistants.
    Knowledge of current care related procedures and excellent communication skills (both written and oral) are essential

  • Recent completion of, or willingness to undertake/update mandatory training (evidence of course content must be shown)

  • Details of 2 suitable references from your most recent employer(s)

  • Agree to an enhanced disclosure from AccessNI

If you wish to apply for this role please forward your CV by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below or alternatively download an application form from

Closing date: Friday 20th September 2019

Movilla House Nursing Home is an Equal Opportunities Employer.