Registered Nurse – Care Home (Balham, SW12)

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  • Salary:
    £37,545 - £39,688 / per annum + additional perks
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Social Care
  • Deadline:
    27th November 2019

Job Description

Social Personnel are recruiting registered nurses for a care home based in south-west London.


  • Act in a professional manner and in accordance with NH policies and procedures and the NMC at all times
  • Adhere to, and act as a role model to other staff, in respect of a philosophy of care which respects the individuality, dignity, privacy, choice, rights and need for activity and fulfilment of each resident
  • To audit, update and review care plans to make sure they are formulated, implemented, evaluated comprehensively. To assess resident’s physical, psychological, social, cultural and spiritual needs and to ensure care plans produced by supervised staff are effective.
  • To ensure daily handover and records are maintained for each resident which reflect the implementation of planned care. Care plans are updated and all risk assessments outcomes addressed.
  • Provide leadership/supervision of care and housekeeping staff through workforce development planning on each shift. This includes responding to off-duty roster changes when on shift, finding suitable cover of staff, maintaining staffing ratios and escalating any issues to the manager.
  • Actively take a lead in effectively performance managing staff allocated to you through the internal procedures relating to sickness, absence or disciplinary. To conduct effective supervisions, appraisals, coaching, and training in order to maximise their potential for allocated staff. Escalate any concerns that affect the standards of care, to the manager or Head of Nursing, Quality Improvement Lead or Director of Care Services in the absence of the manager.

What you need:

  • QSW Status – including qualification, HCPC registration and completed ASYE
  • previous experience in a hospital discharge team.
  • Right to work in the UK.

Benefits of working with Social Personnel:

  • As a Top Tier agency across many local authorities nationwide, Social Personnel have access to jobs earlier than other agencies, giving you the best chance at securing the role.
  • A way to give back to charitable organisations/disadvantaged young people, through our partnership with Youth at Risk, now known as GRIT
  • Simplistic payroll process, taking away the hassle from you – just enjoy your hard earned money each week
  • Training and development opportunities which meet the needs of your career and are tailored to you
  • Receive a £250 referral bonus for every social worker sent to us who gets placed.
  • Your own highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare team
  • Boat Parties, prize giveaways and much, much more…

If you are interested in this position please submit application below or call Trey on 0203 929 4008.