Registered General Nurse (Zero Hour Contract / Bank), Barnet

  • Job Reference: 00052245-1
  • Date Posted: 22 January 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £20.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical

Job Description

Registered General Nurse (Zero Hour Contract / Bank), Barnet


£20.00 Per Hour

20 days holiday + bank holidays

Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme

Full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards

Access to a wide range of free online courses for all staff on a variety of topics

DBS check paid by Caretech prior to starting with us.

Refer a Friend Reward Scheme - earn up to £250 per referral!

Stakeholder Pension

Share Save Scheme

Free Employee Assistance Programme

Carer progression within the company.

CareTech Foundation - Opportunity to apply for family and friend’s grants.

Role - Main duties & Responsibilities include:

(1) Ensure that all Staff Members contribute, to the best of their ability, to the efficient running of the Home and the creation of an atmosphere conductive to the best interests of the residents.

(2) Report any ill health amongst residents and make requests for GP/Professional visits where necessary.

(3) Ensure that resident’s’ Care Plans are completed and maintained in conjunction with Clients, Relatives and other Health Care Professionals, and in accordance with NMC guidelines & Company policy.

(4) Assess all aspects of resident’s care needs, and provide health supervision and direct Nursing Care when required.

(5) Assess social and health care needs of new residents, and maintain on-going assessment and review of all other residents.

(6) Maintain accurate records and ensure that each resident within the Home has an individualised Care Plan. Client Care Plans to be reviewed on a bi-annual basis, or more frequently as and when required, in accordance with NMC guidelines and Company policy.

(7) Carry out regular checks on residents at intervals determined by the Home Manager.

Ensure a clear and concise handover report is given to all relevant Staff Members at the end of each shift

(8) Administer prescribed medicines and document the same in accordance with the Company’s procedure and NMC guidelines.

(9) Practice maximum integrity in all dealings with resident’s’ personal and financial affairs, and avoid abuse of the privileged relationship which exists with residents.


(10) Participate in Staff and resident meetings as and when required.

(11) Establish and maintain good communication with residents, relatives and with the multidisciplinary team. Provide administrative support when required.


(12) Ensure that all commodities used in and around the Home are sensibly conserved by all Staff Members e.g. monitor usage of incontinence aids, wipes, dressings, electricity etc.


(13) Actively market the Home and promote a positive personal/professional profile within the local community, ensuring the good reputation of the Home at all times.

(14) Ensure the Care Centre is attractively presented, and odour free, at all times, in line with the Company’s attention to detail philosophy.


(16) Supervise and instruct junior and new Staff Members in all aspects of their work in the Care Centre, giving help and guidance where appropriate.

(17) Maintain and improve professional knowledge and competence. Keep professionally updated in all areas of clinical expertise.

(18) Attend mandatory training days/courses, on or off site, as and when required.


(19) Report immediately to the Home Manager, or the Person in Charge, any illness of an infectious nature or accident incurred by a Client, colleague, self or another.

(20) Understand, and ensure the implementation of, the Home’s Health and Safety policy, and Emergency and Fire procedures.

(21) Report to the Home Manager, or the Handyperson, any faulty appliances, damaged furniture, equipment or any potential hazard.

(22) Promote safe working practice within the Care Centre.


(23) Adhere to all appropriate NMC guidelines/regulations.

(24) Maintain all logbooks and records as required by both the Registering Authority and the Directors of the Company.

(25) Ensure that all information of confidential nature gained in the course of duty is not divulged to third parties.

(26) Assist in the arrangements for fund raising.

(27) Notify the Home Manager, or the Person in Charge, as soon as possible of your inability to report for duty, and also on your return to work from all periods of absence.

The Service

Cedars House is a well-established 12-bed home for Service Users with learning and physical disabilities which boasts a large, private, garden with easy access from the house.

Personal Characteristics

Diploma in Health and Social Care or be willing to work towards one.

Experience in supporting adults with challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and/or mental health issues.

The ability to keep calm under pressure.

The desire and commitment to achieve high standards of safeguarding.

The Organisation:

CareTech Community Services are proud to inform you that they are a "Disability Confident Leader".

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant. We will be in touch 7-10 days after receipt of your CV if progressing your application to the next stage.

* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

You may be aware of new regulations which require that anyone entering a CQC-regulated care home in England to be fully vaccinated subject to certain exemptions.

The Health & Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 were made on 22nd July and come into force on 11th November 2021