Nurses: Main duties/Responsibilities

  • Assessment of nursing needs develop, implement and evaluate nursing care to meet those needs.
  • Carry out all relevant forms of care without direct supervision.
  • Advise on the promotion of health and prevention of illness.
  • Adhere at all times to Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Ensure that nursing procedures are carried out in accordance with NHS Borders protocol and guidelines and these procedures are evidence based.
  • Maintain accurate records as per NMC Guidelines for records and record keeping.
  • Maintain absolute confidentiality in respect of patient records, medical nursing and allied health professionals
  • Store, administer and order drugs according to NMC Guidelines
  • Work as cooperative member of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Act as team leader, and take charge of the ward in the absence of the Manager.
  • Help enhance junior staff/ students with clinical and managerial skills by teaching, assessing and supervision.
  • Provide relief nursing cover when require.


  • 6 months relevant experience
  • Active NISCC/ NMC membership
  • Professional Indemnity insurance
  • 2 satisfactory references
  • Successful enhanced Access NI
  • Health Declaration from GP if applicable

What we offer:

  • Free uniform
  • Free Mandatory and online training
  • Ongoing support from Management on career development
  • Competitive rates
  • Holiday pay
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Support with NMC revalidation
  • Yearly appraisal
  • Clinical supervision
  • Rewards for commending colleagues or friend who subsequently register
  • Provide OSCE training for Overseas Nurses
  • We also provide Compliance team for governance and compliance issue

Job Summary:

To be an active member of the multi-professional team, supporting the rehabilitation of patients through the promotion of independence and planned programmes of care.

Treating all patients with respect and courtesy, maintaining dignity and respecting individual needs and differences, both physical and cultural.

Completing relevant documentation for each resident and maintaining high quality of record keeping.

Maintaining confidentiality and professionalism at work.

Deploy to different Independent Health Care setting subject to successful Access NI and 2 good references.