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Registered Nurse (Nights) - Dene Park House

Location: Dene Park House

Contract Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

Salary: Competitive

Registered Nurse (Nights) - Dene Park House

Are you a Nurse who thrives on making a real and positive difference to the lives of older people?


If so, Akari Care would love to hear from you! We are looking for passionate RGN, RMN or RNLD to join our clinical team working on our night shift.  Whether you are looking for 1 shift a week, or full-time hours, we will have a role to fit with your personal circumstances.


We also offer an up to £1500 welcome bonus (subject to T&Cs) for all nurses joining our permanent team.


About Akari

At Akari Care, we provide residential and nursing care services to the elderly across the UK.  Each care home is an extended family, bringing together residents and their loved ones, our colleagues in care, clinicians, hairdressers, commissioners and CQC regulators, members of the local community – the list goes on.  We are focussed on creating a warm and inclusive environment in which our residents feel a sense of security and belonging, while at the same time retaining their dignity and self-respect. 

We never compromise on the quality of our services and our extended team includes trusted GPs, Dentists, Chiropodists and Dieticians, who all work hard to improve our residents’ quality of life. Our dementia care homes have qualified, dedicated staff who help people to maintain the identity and dignity of our residents. With a focus on living life to the fullest, our homes offer activities such as hairdressing salons, bars, cinemas, gardening, and cooking courses to name just a few! 

The Role

Nursing in a care home is challenging but very much a rewarding role. You will be ultimately taking responsibility of the care and wellbeing of our residents which includes making sure their physical, emotional and social needs are met but also leading, motivating and mentoring your team of carers whilst delivering clinical guidance and coaching. Providing clinical leadership will ensure smooth, safe and efficient running of the care home. 


Nursing in a care home will present you with a wide range of clinical experiences and opportunities to develop your skills. You will be responsible for carrying out assessments and developing, implementing and evaluating care plans for our residents whilst monitoring all work areas and practices to ensure they are safe and conform to standards, policies and legislation. 


Being able to promote all our residents’ independence, dignity and choice is an extremely important to us at Akari Care and this will come naturally to you.


Maintaining accurate records is very important and you will have an eye for detail to enable if any problems arise you are well equipped and ready to deal with this.


What we need from you:

  • Hold an NMC (Nursing and Midwifery) certificate with active PIN with a commitment to adhering to the NMC codes of conduct
  • Experience of working in the health care sector, ideally in a care home environment
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate, delegate effectively and be able to coach, guide and support the team
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Be driven, motivated and believe in quality of care
  • Possess strong leadership and management qualities whilst taking on a dynamic and flexible approach to the role


What’s in it for you

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full funded training and development
  • Become a Champion in a specialism of your choice
  • Flexible working patterns
  • 28 days annual leave, based on full time hours (Bank Holidays included)
  • Rewarding Referral schemes
  • Annual NMC fees paid
  • DBS and uniform paid for
  • Up to £1500 welcome bonus (subject to T&Cs)


Dene Park:

Dene Park is situated in South Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, where we have a passionate and dedicated team. Visitors are always greeted with a smile, and offered a cup of tea or coffee, no matter what their visit is about. Our residents are very active with our Activities Co-ordinator offers a wide range of activities every day, including arts and crafts, exercises, games, a knitting club, recall and reminiscence, pamper days, cinema matinees, and regular visits from singers, where residents often join in!


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