Royal British Legion Industries – RGN – Nights (Aylesford)

Based in Gavin Astor House, Aylesford
Salary: £14.74 per hour
11 hours per week

Main Purpose of Job:

To provide and supervise the delivery of high standards of nursing care to residents in accordance with current evidence based professional practice, CQC requirements and Company policies.

Key Responsibilities:

People Management

  • To supervise and lead a multi-disciplinary shift team, supervising staff in all respects including orientation of new staff, training and development of care staff, organising and co-ordinating their duties, guiding, supporting, monitoring and evaluating staff performance


  • To supervise the reception of new residents, ensuring that all appropriate documentation is completed on time and that the resident is orientated to their surroundings
  • Assess the care needed to address the residents physical, psychological and social needs and draw up an appropriate care profile
  • Evaluate the care needs, assessing the status of residents and ensuring that care profiles are kept up to date and accurate
  • Plan, implement and evaluate nursing care in accordance with the residents needs
  • Manage stocks of all supplies effectively and economically and ensure the timely ordering or replenishment stocks

Quality Control

  • Ensure compliance with the NMC at all times and that processes are adhered to for the safe ordering, custody, storing and administration of all medication
  • Participate in monthly quality assurance audits
  • Be aware of and at all times, comply with all relevant company policies and procedures and all relevant statutory and regulatory responsibilities including fire arrangements, health and safety issues including moving and handling, COSHH, maintaining records diligently and accurately

General Responsibilities

  • Proactively seek and utilise opportunities to develop their own professional and clinical skills and knowledge by maintaining professional development under PREP
  • Responsible for the safety of medication in store and on the trolley during dispensing rounds
  • Report any observed changes in the condition of a resident to the Senior Nurse or Registered Nursing Manager without delay
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all relevant bodies including Local Health Authorities, Social Services and Doctors.

Personal Attributes:

  • Committed to achieving high standards of quality care and service
  • Able to lead and influence others as well as being a good team player
  • Organised and effective time manager
  • Self-motivated, disciplined and enthusiastic
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • Keen to continue in own professional growth and development

Skills Required:

  • Registered General Nurse with current NMC pin
  • Minimum 1 year general medical nursing experience
  • Proven Clinical Supervision
  • Supervisory / Line Management experience
  • Post-basic course in elderly care

RBLI offer 25 days holiday per annum, a Group Flexible Retirement Plan, Life Assurance and Childcare Vouchers.

If you wish to be considered for the above role, forward your CV and covering letter including a supporting statement to

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