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Barnes Lodge

Registered General Nurse

Barnes Lodge is a bright, modern and spacious 101 bed dual registered care home that opened in 2016, set in the outskirts of Tonbridge.

We are currently recruiting registered nurses for our nursing provision, who will lead and support a great team of staff and very happy residents.

Barnes Lodge is rated "Good" by CQC.

"Welcome back to hands on Nursing"

Rapport Housing & Care has been built on 52 years supporting older people and our approach to nursing care is based on our core values: People focussed, Openness, Compassion and Integrity, enabling us to embed and deliver person centred care that ensures peoples needs are met by encouraging and promoting independence along with choice.

I am pleased to inform you that we are now registered with the Care Quality Commission to provide nursing care at Barnes Lodge, after we have seen the demand for nursing care increase. With an excellent nursing team in place, support by our skilled, experienced clinical lead and dedicated exceptional care staff, we now have a number of development job opportunities for you.

If you are an RGN looking for a new challenge we would like to invite you to join us as we endeavour to provide our residents with the best quality of nursing care possible,

As a key post holder within Barnes Lodge, you will be required to:

• support the Deputy Manager / Clinical Lead in providing leadership to the care team and effective management of the Home within the available resources;

• ensure care and clinical standards are met at the highest level;

• take responsibility for the safeguarding of adults and follow the Organisations whistleblowing policy as required;

• take responsibility for the management and allocation of duties to care and support during the course of shift;

• understand and execute the required legislation including CQC standards;

• ensure that the home provides a homely and safe environment to all residents consistent with their dignity, wellbeing and the principles of person centred care.

To apply, you will need:

• a valid RGN NMC Pin Code;

• ideally, experience in, however not essential within a Nursing or Residential Care Home for Older People setting;

• excellent leadership skills;

• an understanding of the duties, responsibilities and objectives for the position.

Barnes Lodge is a family environment and the needs of the residents are our priority and ethos of everything we do. Located just a mile from Tonbridge Town Centre.

Benefits of working for us include:

  • We pay the Adult National Living Wage to all of our employees, regardless of their age
  • 28 days paid holiday (pro-rota if part time)
  • Comprehensive Induction and Training Packages Continual professional development including our Academy & National Diploma courses
  • Stakeholder Pension Scheme Opportunities to progress.

Confirmation of all appointments is subject to proof of Eligibility to Work in the UK, satisfactory Enhanced DBS clearance, satisfactory references, satisfactory numeracy and literacy assessments and medical clearance.

If you have any questions about the role or about Rapport Housing and Care, please feel free to contact the General Manager on 01732 369171.

Otherwise and to apply, please click on the apply now button and complete the online form.

Rapport Housing & Care offers Supported and Residential Care to older people with physical frailty and Dementia across Kent.

Rapport Housing & Care values the diversity that exists in all our communities and works towards this being reflected in our workforce.

Charity No: 254140.