Registered Nurse in Garden House

Registered Nurse in Garden House

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • Bristol, UK
  • £20.87 per hour UK / Hour
  • Deliver clinical nursing care through assessing and monitoring residents’ needs and undertaking clinical procedures and administering medication.
  • Role model and advocate a holistic approach to care, working with the wider care home team (catering, housekeeping, volunteers, pastoral).
  • Lead on admissions/discharges, complex clinical care needs, medical emergencies, and end of life care.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders, including, GPs, pharmacists, residents and their relatives/friends and colleagues.
  • Maintain accurate records relating to clinical care e.g., care plans, audits, incidents, changes to health and well-being, finances, health and safety and manual handling.
  • Leadership role requiring covering more senior posts when required.

Skills and experience


  • Interprets and explains information to others.
  • Provides and receives some complex, sensitive or contentious information.
  • Persuasive, motivational, empathetic, reassuring skills.
  • Confident negotiator.
  • Shares knowledge and trains others on the job.
  • Communicates openly and often with immediate and related teams. Objective review of complex matters.

Thinking Style

  • Analyses complex facts or situations.
  • Plans and organises a range of complex and interlinked activities and tasks (project planning).
  • Uses sophisticated technical and problem-solving skills to enhance service area/discipline.
  • Regular report writing, data analysis and recommending actions.
  • Contribute to the development of policies and procedures in own discipline.
  • Aware of longer term impact of decisions.


  • Strong focus on buy-in and engagement.
  • Contributes to wider organisational goals/strategy.
  • Delivers coaching and guidance.
  • Data management, processing information and analysis skills.
  • People management skills.
  • Budget and financial planning awareness

Working with others

  • Seeks, responds to and acts upon client feedback regularly.
  • Builds relationships internally and externally.
  • Strong personal network inside and outside the organisation.
  • Establishes a collaborative culture for team and those who use their services.

Other Skills and Qualifications


  • Qualified and NMC Registered Nurse (adult level 1)
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the CQC Regulations and the Essential Standards of Quality and Safety, Infection Control, Medication, GDPR, NMCs standards and guidance and the Mental Capacity Act.
  • Experience of working with older people, those with a disability, and/or dementia
  • Experience of working in a nursing home/hospital/sheltered housing/social care setting
  • Experience of conducting clinical audits and risk assessments
  • Experience of writing and reviewing care plans
  • Knowledge of good practice in relation to health and safety, first aid, moving and handling and infection control
  • Experience of keeping accurate records
  • In depth understanding of the ageing process


  • Completion of (or willing to complete) Supporting Students in Practice (formerly the Facilitated Learning and Assessment in Practice course)
  • Working (or willing to work) towards further professional qualifications
  • People management skills
  • Experience of quality assurance systems
  • Experience of reviewing and developing internal practices and policies

Additional information

  • Duties must be carried out in compliance with St Monica Trust’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy.
  • This role profile contains the principal accountabilities relating to this post and does not describe in detail all the duties required to carry them out.
  • This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and this means that any criminal conviction, including spent convictions, must be made known at the time of the application.


Full-time or part-time. 7.5 hours per shift, including 30 minute paid meal breaks. A mixture of early and late shifts: 7am-2:30pm & 2pm-9:30pm. Working alternate weekends.

Hourly rate:

£20.87 per hour, plus weekend enhancement where applicable

The role

At St Monica Trust, Nurses hold a lot of responsibility and have the authority to make important care decisions. You’ll be taking the lead and caring for residents in a relaxing, homely environment for a much longer time than you would get the chance to in other settings.

You’ll also be responsible for administering medicine, treating any wounds, advising on illness or injuries, making referrals to multi-disciplinary teams and preparing for GP visits.

Training and development

We offer a highly regarded preceptorship scheme that supports those nearing their official qualification. We also encourage CPD to enhance the skill set of our teams. Our capability guide shows the different levels of nursing, with a clear career path that combines various rewards, competencies and skills.

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