Registered Nurse

JOB: Community Care Worker


Rathmena House, Ballyclare

Hourly Rate


Job Type:

Full-time or Part-time


Nights or Days

Available Hours:

36 - 48 hrs nights

24 hrs days



Annual Leave:

5.6 weeks pro rata

Your Benefits :

Excellent Pay Rate

Access to Employee Mental Health Support Line

Permanent Contract

Paid training & Induction

Free on-site parking

Free Uniform

Company Pension

Job ref: 23MDRH04

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Main Function of the Job:

The Registered Nurse will be responsible for the day-to-day control of the Nursing Team, providing the necessary leadership to maintain high standards of care, safety, discipline, and morale in the Nursing Home.

The aim is to provide the nursing care to meet the individual resident’s/patient’s requirements by assessment of both strengths and problem identification, to plan and evaluate all care delivered, and to create a relaxed and homely environment that maximises the individual’s opportunities for self-determination.

The Registered Nurse will participate in the delivery of care and in conjunction with the manager, implement policies and procedures and monitor the care to ensure the defined standards and objectives are being achieved.


  • Comply with the Home Policies and Procedures.
  • Introducing prospective clients to the Nursing Home, taking appropriate details to enable follow-up.
  • Organising the admission, discharge or transfer of patients and ensuring that policies relating to the safe custody of residents’ property are adhered to.
  • Ensuring that resident/patient care is organised on the basis of individual assessment, identification of strengths and problems, planning and evaluation. Instructing, delegating appropriately, and supervising staff with this responsibility.
  • Keeping up-to-date with new techniques, procedures and equipment and encouraging staff to do likewise.
  • Keeping the Manager informed of changes and reporting specific matters of importance relating to the prescribing, storage and administration of medication.
  • Requisitioning and controlling supplies of stores, dressings, stationery etc whilst practicing and encouraging economy in their use.
  • Direct supervision of the work of Care Staff and actively participating in the delivery of nursing care to ensure that the highest possible standards are maintained.
  • To supervise and direct, as necessary, the work of Domestic and Catering Staff in conjunction with the Home Manager.
  • Setting objectives for trained and ancillary staff and ensuring that these are carried out in a professional way.
  • Ensuring that the educational needs for all staff are communicated to the Manager.
  • Communicating and co-operating with medical and paramedical staff regarding care, and treatment of patients and ensuring that all treatments and instruction are carried out.
  • Exercising leadership at all times to ensure confidence and high morale amongst Nursing/Domestic and Catering Staff.
  • Ensuring clear channels of communication for all employees.
  • Organising social activities for residents within and outside the Home.
  • Investigating and recording all complaints received from residents/patients and relatives in accordance with Home Policy.
  • Any other duties as may be deemed necessary by the Home Manager.

This job description may be reviewed at any time.


  • Excellent pay – £19.67 per hour
  • Permanent contract – no zero hours
  • FREE onsite parking
  • FREE Uniform
  • PAID Induction
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Company Pension

Essential Criteria:

  • Registered Nurse on Part 1 of the NMC Register – RGN or RMN (Adult)

About Rathmena House

Situated in the leafy suburbs of the market town of Ballyclare in East Antrim, the home is surrounded by attractive gardens and patio areas.  The home is registered to offer nursing care and a small number of beds for residential care.

Please Note

  • The Company operates a No Smoking Policy
  • Unfortunately, CVs are not accepted

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

We are delighted you want to be part of our team!

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