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Work for Halton Borough Council

Vacancy Details

Registered Nurse

Employer:
Halton Borough Council
Salary:
£27,905 - £30,507 FTE
Location:
Halton Borough Council, Widnes
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Weekends/Part Time/Nights
Hours:
Various hours available.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
13/10/2019 at 23:55 PM
Reference:
SP/19/109835
Halton Borough Council

Millbrow is a care home specialising in nursing care for older adults, including those with Dementia related illness. There are 44 bedrooms, as well as a number of communal areas. The care home is situated in the residential area of Millbrow in Widnes and has easy access routes via public transport links.

The care home was recently purchased by the Local Authority and is now owned and run by Halton Borough Council. A major investment plan is underway to improve the quality of the service and there is a an exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative team working towards ensuring that Millbrow becomes recognized Centre of Excellence for excellent care provision within the borough.

We are looking for caring, hardworking, compassionate and dedicated registered nurses who are clinically trained with evidenced experience to provide support to residents with complex health conditions in a nursing care home environment.

You will need to be registered with the necessary regulatory body and have a proven training record appropriate to the role with the ability to adhere to professional standards, statutory, regulatory and legal requirements and provide specialist nursing support and advice.

You will be responsible for overseeing and maintaining the care of the residents within specific nursing units of the care home and be able to support and supervise a team of care workers with the day to day running of the unit, reporting to the senior nurse and/or registered manager.

You will be professional, preferably with knowledge and skills of working in a care home environment. You will positively support and encourage residents; attending to their physical, emotional, cultural and social needs using a person centred approach whilst delivering excellent clinical care.

We work within a multidisciplinary team, you will develop and maintain effective working relationships with a range of professionals including Community Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Dieticians and Social Workers. You will possess excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to effectively communicate with and listen to others. You will also be competent in accurately maintaining clear and concise written records and reports.

There are a number of hours available either day or night, details of the posts and hours are listed below. As part of your application you will be required to list the post number of the post(s) you are applying for. Please do not include any posts that you would not wish to be considered for.

Posts;

1 - Nurse HBC 7    36 hours per week             day shifts

2 - Nurse HBC 7    24 hours per week             day shifts

3 - Nurse HBC 7    24 hours per week             day shifts

4 - Nurse HBC 7    24 hours per week             day shifts

5 - Nurse HBC 7    36 hours per week             day shifts

6 - Nurse HBC 7    24 hours per week             night shifts

7 - Nurse HBC 7    24 hours per week             night shifts

Drop in at our open days for a chat about roles with people who are doing the job. We’ll also be able to advise and guide you with your application and answer any questions you might have.

Kingsway Leisure Centre 26.9.19 at 10am - 2pm

Kingsway Leisure Centre 3.10.19 at 10am – 2pm

For and informal discussion about these vacancies please contact Sarah Foy, Principal Manager 0151 511 8082 or Lynne Moss, Registered Manager on 0151 511 7504

Interviews will be held across 21/22/23 October 2019

 

Please ensure you relate to the Person Specification when you complete your Supporting Statement.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs. Please fully complete the on-line application form.

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