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Medical and Nursing
Magherafelt, County Londonderry
£21.50 - £22. per hour
Startdate: ASAP
Ref: SN MF 10/05_1715353100
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Job description

Staff Nurse

Location: Magherafelt

Salary: £22/hour

Permanent- Fulltime

Are you a dedicated Registered Staff Nurse seeking a fulfilling opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others? Look no further! We are recruiting for a reputable care home nestled in the heart of Magherafelt, committed to providing exceptional care to their residents. We are seeking a compassionate and skilled Registered Staff Nurse to join in delivering high-quality care and support. If you are passionate about enriching the lives of seniors and thrive in a dynamic, supportive environment, we want to hear from you!

Professional Responsibilities

  • Works within the NMC Professional Code of Conduct complying with all legal and statutory requirements outlined.
  • Admits patients into the Home. Makes assessments and develops care plans using the RLT module of nursing.
  • Completes assessments on nutrition, continence, skin viability and risks regarding falls and use of cot sides.
  • On the basis of assessments makes referrals to relevant authorities i.e. Speech and Language Therapists, O.T.'s, Physios, Dieticians and Social Workers.
  • Organises patient appointments outside the Home - ensures suitable transport and escort is in place.
  • Ensures that all patients receive the care identified in their care plans and that it is carried out to the highest standard.
  • Ensure that care plans are completed and evaluated regularly to meet the needs of the resident.
  • Collects specimens including bloods and sends to laboratory.
  • Maintains enteral feeding tubes and replaces as necessary.
  • Ensures that nursing procedures and treatments are understood by staff and are carried out according to established policies and procedures.
  • Observes and reports on patients' health status and maintains a high standard of record keeping and documentation by complying with the NMC Standards for Record Keeping.
  • Supervises the serving of meals and ensures that patients' nutritional needs are met.
  • Ensures nursing care priorities are met and manages auxiliary staff in the non-nursing duties, when time permits these duties to be carried out.
  • Adheres to regulations outlined in the 'Controlled Drugs Act' and the policy entitled 'Custody, Storage and Administration of Drugs and Medicines'.
  • Ensures the social and spiritual welfare of each patient by monitoring social needs as outlined in the patients care plan, requesting external help from professional services and involving relatives and friends in the interaction of the patient with the environment.
  • Checks-in all pharmacy deliveries.
  • Cleans drug trolleys and stocks cupboard.
  • Ensures all nursing equipment & areas are kept clean.
  • Maintains audits ready for inspection.
  • Takes part in multi-disciplinary reviews with patients and also regular reviews with named workers
  • Liaises with the named worker, G.P. and relatives in continuing care of the patients.
  • Liaises with Community Nursing Services to ensure a satisfactory integrated care program for each patient.

£1000 Welcome Bonus *T&Cs apply
Working with an Award-winning team with family values
Comprehensive paid induction
Wide variety of training provided
Career development opportunities
Flexibility of shifts
Free car parking* and uniform
Incentives for employee referrals*
Employee Assistance Programme

Discount rates at the Malone Hotel

Health and wellbeing initiatives
Team building initiatives

NMC fees paid*
*T&C's apply

Essential Criteria:

  • RGN/RMN Qualification
  • NMC Registration
  • Current PREPP, Primary Nursing, Care Planning and The Patients Charter
  • Dealing with problems associated with the elderly
  • Ability to work set hours, flexible to meet the needs of the organisation
  • Good General Health (medically fit)
  • Must have a good command of written and spoken English and a valid work permit

Desirable Criteria:

  • 1 years experience in a similar role
  • Nursing of the Elderly in a Nursing Home Setting
  • Management skills needed for a care team


  • Core Values - Treat People Really Well, Continuous Development, Trust and Dedication.
  • Priorities - Our Teams, Our Residents, Our Community, Our Future
  • Ability to deliver a high standard of patient care
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Ability to communicate and listen, ability to work co-operatively with other staff
  • Ability to work under pressure and use own initiative
  • High standard of personal presentation
  • Attention to detail

This role will not provide a Visa Sponsorship

For more information please contact: Staffline @ Hannah Hollywood Harry

Email: [email protected]

T; 028 9024 2824 (315)M; 07825789243


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