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Relief Registered General Nurse

Anita Dorfman House, Harrow, Harrow, Greater London, HA7 1

Employment Type
Part Time

£18.00 + Benefits

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Do you want to work for a multi-award winning organisation, helping some of society’s most vulnerable people live meaningful lives? Jewish Care is looking for a Relief Registered General Nurse to work at our Anita Dorfman House Care Home in Stanmore.

This post is for Relief/ Bank Registered Nurse to work on an as and when required basis.

Anita Dorfman House is our new 64-bed residential, nursing and dementia care home replacing The Princess Alexandra Home in Spring of 2019. Purpose-built to the highest standards, the care home provides brand new facilities and quality care in a modern environment. On the top of floor of the care home is Wolfson Assisted Living, 16 studio apartments for people who have low assistance needs but want to live in a care home environment. Anita Dorfman House and Wolfson Assisted Living are part of Sandringham, our new care and community hub that sits within 16-acres of beautiful green space, with a new community centre and Independent Living apartments opening in 2020.

In this Bank (zero hours) post you’ll be working in a vibrant community, providing nursing support to older people and people with dementia. We take care of our employees as well as our residents, so in addition to your competitive starting salary you’ll receive excellent training and benefits.

We’re proud to be the UK’s leading charity providing health and social care to the Jewish community. We believe that variety is the spice of life. Nowhere is this more true than at Jewish Care. While our residents may all be of a similar religious tradition, our staff come from different backgrounds and cultures, practice different faiths, and offer perspectives on life that are as individual as they are.

What you’ll be doing

Reporting directly to the care manager, you’ll delegate to, monitor and support our multi-disciplinary team to deliver excellent care which is legally compliant, and meets our consistently high standards. By leading an effective, motivated and committed team, you will provide person-centred care which meets residents’ needs and enhances their well-being. Your main duties will include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Preparing, updating & reviewing individual care plans to meet individual’s needs
  • Communicating effectively with residents, relatives, staff & visitors using Key Working system
  • Safely storing, administering, ordering, recording & handling drugs
  • Keeping relevant records according to agreed standards (e.g. CQC, NMC, Jewish Care)
  • Supporting physical, psychological, social & spiritual needs of residents
  • Contributing to learning, training & development opportunities for staff
  • Promoting & maintaining health, safety & security in working environment

What you’ll need

You’ll be a compassionate person, experienced working with older people and leading a team within the health or social care sector. You’ll have active practice of administering and storing medication in line with current regulations. Knowledge of National Care Standards and Health and Safety is essential. In addition to this you’ll need:

  • RGN or RMN, registered with NMC
  • Evidence of promoting best practice in Safeguarding Adults
  • Excellent communication with good numeracy and literacy
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Word, Email)
  • Understanding of confidentiality and data protection
  • Work well under pressure, using initiative and effectively prioritising workload
  • Able to work flexibly on a rota basis

What we can offer you

We believe in treating our employees fairly and rewarding hard work. On top of your salary, you’ll receive a great benefits package including: 4% employer contribution pension with free life assurance; childcare vouchers; free DBS shared update; generous mileage allowance for work…the list goes on! It’s easy to see why our staff are so passionate about Jewish Care – once people start working for us, they tend to stick around!

This is your chance to make a real difference to people, supporting independence, promoting choice, and providing compassionate care in the community. If this sounds like your perfect career, Jewish Care want to hear from you – apply today and start the job you’ve always wished for

Jewish Care offers excellent benefits and training to all staff. Benefits include, free meals, 20 day’s annual leave, Jewish Care Pension scheme, various discounts, Loans and mileage reimbursement, ride to work scheme, eye tests, employee referral bonus and more.

Jewish Care is a leading communal organisation. We are the largest health and social care charity for the Jewish community in the UK, caring for nearly 7,000 people every week. Approximately 1500 staff from multi-cultural backgrounds together with 3,000 volunteers help to maintain their service. It provides a wide range of services to help meet the community’s physical, social and emotional needs, both directly and in partnership with other organisations. We care & support many people including; older people with dementia, disabilities, mental health needs and Holocaust survivors and many more.
We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by creating excellent social care that enhances well-being and inspires them to stay connected to their community. The organisation is committed to finding innovative solutions tailored to the people who use their services.
We are a proud to be multi award winning organisation. Prestigious awards and accolades they have received include; The Skills for Care Best Employer for over 250 people, and The Investors in People Gold standard.

Please be aware that this vacancy will close, once a sufficient number of suitable candidates have been identified therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

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