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Bankend Rd, Dumfries, DG1 4AN
£18.62 per hour
Contract Type:
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Full Time & Part Time
38 hours per week

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Registered Nurse


Allanbank Care Home, Bankend Road, Dumfries


£18.62 per hour 


Full and part time hours available


Various options available including; days, evenings, nights & alternate weekends


We pay up to £3,000 when you join Sanctuary Care. Relocation packages are also available.


Why work for us?


We spend so much time at work don’t we, so our ethos at Sanctuary Care is to enrich the lives of both our residents and staff. Let’s have some fun while we’re at work, support each other and work hard as a team. There’s loads of training and promotion opportunities available for those who want to pursue it and every day job satisfaction at Allanbank Care Home for all regardless of role. 


Sanctuary Care has over 100 care homes and you can ‘feel’ the difference a team makes the moment you step through one of our doors. The team at Allanbank Care Home is special and we’re looking for special people to join us. Become a part of it and apply for this role.


Where you’ll work


Allanbank is one of the largest care homes in Dumfries and Galloway with 67 available beds. The care home provides elderly residential care as well as specialist nursing units for adults.

Our residential units cater for a maximum of 8 residents with a range of age related conditions. Our specialist nursing unit provides care to a maximum of 12 adults with enduring mental health conditions and or physical and sensory conditions..

We work in partnership with a various other allied health care professional such as Tissue Viability, Diabetic Team, Community mental Health team, Dieticians, Continence team and the Nutricia team. We are also supported by district nursing and local GP practices.

We have a well trained and skill team of nurses, senior care staff, care staff, ancillary, activity and maintenance staff who provide person centred care and support in a welcoming and friendly environment.

As the home is centrally located in Dumfries we have excellent relationship with many of the local community groups ensuring our residents keep in touch with the wider community. Internally we have dedicated activity staff that support our residents with a full range of daily activities taking full advantage of our beauty room, library, bar/recreation area and excellent gardens and grounds.


Are you our next Registered Nurse? Here’s more about the role:


First and foremost – we work together as a team to enrich our residents’ lives – let’s support our colleagues too and have fun in the process

You’ll give the highest quality of personalised care to our residents in line with their individual care plans that you prepare and monitor

You’ll regularly communicate with residents, their families and staff both verbally and written

Providing comprehensive , systematic and accurate nursing assessments of the physical, psychological and social needs of the residents will be at the heart of your day

It’s very simple – if we can be the best Registered Nurse we can be by being kind and supportive in every way to our residents, their families and our colleagues, then we’re all doing a great job.


What skills do I need?


Team work! A happy team, makes for happy residents and a happy home

You will be Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council

You will have experience of working in a clinical setting

Being able to communicate well is essential along with a flexible approach

You will also be kind and have a real genuine like for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve

You will use a good Nursing Process to formulate initial Nursing Diagnosis by collecting data from subjective and objective information given and then prioritising and managing care

You will have experience of infection control, nutrition, moving and handling, wound care, phlebotomy and drug administration.


Benefits and rewards


We know you work so hard and being the best Registered Nurse you can be needs to be rewarded. We are very proud to offer the following:


25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)

Life assurance

Care inspectorate performance bonus

Overtime enhancement

Occupational sick pay after qualifying period

Excellent training and development opportunities

Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £500 available

Contributory pension from Sanctuary Care

Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice

Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’

Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care.