Please note this is a part time post and the salary for this position will be pro-rata.
Stonehouse Hospital provides high-quality holistic healthcare services for frail elderly patients in the 40-bedded Lockhart Unit.
As part of a multidisciplinary team, the post holder will have responsibility for assessment of care needs and the development of programmes of care, and/or the implementation and evaluation of these programmes ensuring the delivery of high quality care to patients.
The post holder is expected to carry out all relevant forms of care without direct supervision. The post holder may be required to demonstrate procedures to and supervise registered and/or unregistered staff, as well as student nurses.
Duties may vary with the type of ward / department and the degree of patient dependency.
The post holder will direct, coordinate and supervise, where appropriate, the work of other staff within the ward or department to promote best practice in relation to patient care.
In the absence of the senior charge nurse/team leader, or deputy, the post holder will provide cover to ensure effective operation of the ward /department.
Registered Nurse with valid NMC Registration.
The post holder will be required to demonstrate excellent team working skills with the ability to work using own initiative.
Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Lorraine Bennett, Senior Charge Nurse, on 01698 794005.
If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Bradlay Lang, Recruitment Administrator, on 01698 754364.
We anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.