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Angraflat Road, TD5 7NS
£17.55 - £19.31 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

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As we continue to expand our model of care we have an additional opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse with QME Care based in Queens & Murray House, a specialist purpose built dementia care unit and residential setting in the Kelso, Scottish Borders.

We are a value driven, not for profit charity dedicated to non institutional ways of enabling and supporting our residents to live their lives to the full in a residential nursing setting. Winner of care home of the year 2019 & 2020 and hold our Silver Accreditation with Investors in People recognised for our unique dedicated approach to our staff wellbeing, support and active staff engagement in operating our services to the adaptable needs of our residents.

Our values are Compassion, Commitment, Collaboration, Innovation, Integration, Accountability.

A genuine passion for working with older people, dementia, cognitive condition and high quality nursing care are essential for this compassionate role.

As the registered nurse it is essential that you demonstrate strong ethical leadership skills to lead by example within your team and ensure at all times the care of our residents is paramount.

To lead a team of care that provides excellence in clinical practice and ensures residents’ rights to privacy, dignity, choice, autonomy and safety are actively promoted at all times.

Understanding of the importance of promoting a stimulation and enriching environment which support the health and well-being of all residents within QME Care.

To provide a high standard of direct nursing and supervisory care to residents based on the assessment of care needs and in consultation with the residents, their relatives and the care team.

Essential role information -

Registered Nurse reports to our clinical Lead Nurses.

Active NMC PIN is essential - RGN/RMN

12 hour working pattern as standard, flexible working schedule discussions will be held for the right candidate. There is an expectation that the candidate will work flexibly over day and night shift if required.

Previous team/shift leadership and/or management experience is essential

We are willing to offer the nurse with the passion and drive our residents are seeking -

. Free uniform and full ongoing CPD training

. Generous 6 weeks holiday, increasing to 7 after 5 years' service

. 5% employer pension contribution

. Paid breaks

. Be an active and integral part of becoming the Centre of Excellence for care in Scotland for Older Person and Dementia care