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First and foremost, as part of Heatherwood Health Care,  Each Home must be exactly that: a home for each resident. At the heart of what we do is a desire to provide everyone we support with the opportunity to continue to live life to the full. This means much more than just providing good care; it is about working with each resident to understand their life story to-date, as well as their dreams and aspirations for the future. Armed with this understanding, we can achieve these dreams together.
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NURSING CARE

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DEMENTIA CARE

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Current vacancies


RGN - Purley - Purley, Surrey, CR8 3EH - HW-RGN

About Us
We are looking for a Registered General Nurse to join the team in our beautiful care home.  Heatherwood Nursing Home are one of the leading care providers in the country with a beautifully designed home run professionally, responsibly and with integrity and care. Every one of our homes offers residential, nursing and dementia care provided by a large team of well-trained and qualified people profoundly concerned with every singe resident's welfare and happiness.
Summary of Job Purpose:
To provide and supervise the delivery of high standards of nursing care to Service User’s in accordance with current evidence-based professional practice and within company policies, Care Quality Commission standards and regulations, and current legislation.
Responsibilities and Duties
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Care Standards and Quality Assurance
  • Protect all Service User’s from abuse and report any concerns as per Company Policies and Procedures
  • Visit each Service User at least daily, to assess their needs. Supervise all care activities and continually seek to improve care delivered to Service User’s
  • Report any observed change in the condition of a Service User, any critical incident or accident (Staff or Service User) or any other relevant event in the Home to the Deputy Home Manager without delay, providing an accurate Care Plan to rectify the situation
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care in conjunction with the Service User and their family to meet their holistic needs
  • Promote positive risk taking by Service User’s as an essential part of everyday life, assisting them to maximise their abilities and promote their independence
  • Ensure management of medication complies with Company, Care quality Commission standards and NMC guidance and that medical stock and nursing supplies are replenished in a timely manner and maintained as economically as possible
  • Value the life experience and knowledge of Service User’s, showing them courtesy and respect, observing their privacy and protecting their dignity at all times
  • Respect each Service User as an individual, treating them equally and valuing their cultural and social diversity
  • Work in partnership with Service User’s ensuring that their views, choices and interests are at the centre of all care and services provided by the Home
  • Understand the importance of Service User’s maintaining links with the community, valuing and supporting the role that relatives and friends play in their care
  • Ensure the supervision and reception of, new Service User’s, ensuring that all appropriate documentation is completed on time and that the Service User is orientated to their surroundings and neighbours and welcomed appropriately.
Must have an active NMC pin no. 
Joining Bonus Scheme(T&C's apply)
Annual Bonus Scheme(T&C's apply)
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Care Standards and Quality Assurance

  • Protect all Service User’s from abuse and report any concerns as per Company Policies and Procedures
  • Visit each Service User at least daily, to assess their needs. Supervise all care activities and continually seek to improve care delivered to Service User’s
  • Report any observed change in the condition of a Service User, any critical incident or accident (Staff or Service User) or any other relevant event in the Home to the Deputy Home Manager without delay, providing an accurate Care Plan to rectify the situation
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care in conjunction with the Service User and their family to meet their holistic needs
  • Promote positive risk taking by Service User’s as an essential part of everyday life, assisting them to maximise their abilities and promote their independence
  • Ensure management of medication complies with Company, Care quality Commission standards and NMC guidance and that medical stock and nursing supplies are replenished in a timely manner and maintained as economically as possible
  • Value the life experience and knowledge of Service User’s, showing them courtesy and respect, observing their privacy and protecting their dignity at all times
  • Respect each Service User as an individual, treating them equally and valuing their cultural and social diversity
  • Work in partnership with Service User’s ensuring that their views, choices and interests are at the centre of all care and services provided by the Home
  • Understand the importance of Service User’s maintaining links with the community, valuing and supporting the role that relatives and friends play in their care
  • Ensure the supervision and reception of, new Service User’s, ensuring that all appropriate documentation is completed on time and that the Service User is orientated to their surroundings and neighbours and welcomed appropriately.
Customer Care
  • Maintain good working relationships with GP’s Care Quality Commission, Social Services Departments and any other external regulatory bodies. Manage in conjunction with the Home Manager all internal and external inspections/audits
  • Communicate effectively with Service User’s, their relatives, friends, other staff and external visitors to the Home and deal sensitively with their concerns
  • Handle and resolve with the assistance of the Deputy Manager, complaints, critical incidents, accidents or outbreaks of infection, recording and reporting as necessary to the Home Manager in accordance with Company policy and Care Quality Commission
  • Show courtesy and respect to Service User’s at all times to ensure that they enjoy the highest quality of life, respect the confidentiality of Service User’s and their families, friends at all times and involve families and friends in the Service User’s care as appropriate
  • Greet all visitors, and answer the telephone, in a friendly, courteous and efficient manner and promote Heatherwood Health Care Homes and your own Home in particular, positively at all times in the local community
  • Ensure professional knowledge and job skills are up to date to ensure that our Service User’s receive the best possible standards of care and service
  • Ensure by monitoring and other means, adherence throughout the Home at all times, to all operational, administrative, procedural, nursing, care and professional standards in conjunction with the Home Manager.
People Management
  • Ensure effective and efficient management of care staff in conjunction with the Deputy Manager and Home Manager and other supervisory staff
  • Assist with the induction of new staff, training and development of care staff, efficiently co-ordinating duties of all junior staff, whilst ensuring that they are properly supported and supervised
  • Assist in evaluating staff performance
  • Attend, and participate in training sessions and staff meetings
  • Ensure that all nursing staff comply with the NMC Code of Practice and all Care Staff comply with the code of Practice for Social workers and report to the Home Manager and Deputy Manager any breaches of these codes
  • Maintain good working relations with all colleagues at all times.
Health and Safety
  • Carry out all duties in a safe manner having regard to the health, safety and welfare of self, staff, Service User’s and all other persons within Heatherwood Health Care Homes
  • Ensure that both you and all staff are aware of, and at all times comply with, all relevant Company policies and procedures and all relevant statutory responsibilities including Fire arrangements, Health and Safety issues including moving and handling, COSHH regulations, Infection Control, Care Quality Commission regulations, maintaining records diligently and accurately as required
  • Ensure risk assessments pertaining to both Service User’s and staff are undertaken are recorded and acted upon appropriately.
Training and Development
  • Promote both the personal and professional development of all staff
  • Keep fully up to date with developments in clinical with developments in clinical practice, education and training and cascade this knowledge on to all relevant staff through planned training programmes. Attend and participate in, training sessions
  • Attend and carry out any delegated supervision sessions for yourself and any staff for which you have a supervisory responsibility for. Ensure accurate records are kept
  • Identify, plan and co-ordinate individual training plans for all staff to meet employee, Service User and company needs and the Care Quality Commission National Standards and Regulations in conjunction with the Home Manager.
Marketing
  • Effectively manage and enquiries that you take and ensure that accurate contact details are taken and passed immediately to the Home manager for actioning.
Estate Management
  • In conjunction with the Home Manager help to ensure that the buildings and grounds are maintained via the appropriate staff to high decorative and cleanliness standards that there are appropriate levels of security at all times in line with Company expectations. Report any defects to the above to the Home manager immediately.
Generic Core Duties
  • Positively promote the Home through personal conduct both within and outside working hours
  • Ensure that you have read and understood all relevant company policies and procedures and that you comply with these at all times
  • Attend and participate in all training sessions and staff meetings as required
  • Maintain good working relationships with all colleagues at all times
  • Any other reasonable instruction from the Home Manager, which is within your area of competence.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: Dependant on Experience
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Health Care Assistants - Purely - Purley, Surrey, CR8 3EH - HW-HCA

Are You Compassionate and caring?
Able to give support to families?

Ready for a job where you can feel proud about what you do?
Heatherwood Nursing Home want to hear from you.We’re looking for a dedicated, warm-hearted Care Assistant to work in our care home. This incredibly special role will see you supporting the team in providing dedicated, expert care to residents of all ages and abilities.
That will mean everything from preparing food and making beds to ensuring each of our residents has meaningful one-to-one time with a member of staff. Above all, you’ll perform any duty necessary to help our residents maintain not only their dignity, but also their independence and well-being.
A crucial part of the role will be implementing each residents person-centred care plan, by recording observations, including weight, temperature, pulse, blood pressure, nutrition, tissue viability and liquid intake. A willingness to learn and develop your skills in this area is essential, as well as having excellent written and verbal communication skills.
The ideal candidate for this role will have some knowledge of caring for the elderly or vulnerable, or possess customer-facing experience. No care experience is necessary as you will be fully trained, however, as we cannot teach compassion, this is an essential requirement.
expected for your loved ones, we would welcome your application.Our Care Home Manager is also happy to welcome you into the home for an informal chat, simply email your CV, and we'll be in touch.
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: Dependant on Experience
  • Benefits:
  • Free Uniform
  • Annual Bonus Scheme(T&C's apply)
  • Free cooked meal
  • Pension Scheme
  • Career Progression
  • Help with accommodation
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Joining Bonus Scheme(T&C's apply)
Annual Bonus Scheme(T&C's apply)

Excellent Training , we're CQC rated "GOOD", Gold Standards Framework "Commend", 5 star Food Hygiene and ISO 9001 accredited.
Free Uniform
Free hot meal
Pension Scheme
Help with accommodation(T&C's apply)
Child Care Vouchers
Help with travel costs(T&C's apply)
Some of your responsibilities,  though not limited to will mean everything from preparing food and making beds to ensuring each of our residents has meaningful one-to-one time with a member of staff. Above all, you’ll perform any duty necessary to help our residents maintain not only their dignity, but also their independence and well-being.
A crucial part of the role will be implementing each residents person-centred care plan, by recording observations, including weight, temperature, pulse, blood pressure, nutrition, tissue viability and liquid intake. A willingness to learn and develop your skills in this area is essential, as well as having excellent written and verbal communication skills.
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Activities Co-Ordinator - South Croydon & Purley - Purely, Surrey, CR8 3EH - HW-AC

Based on a 30 hour per week split between our South Croydon and Purley site.
Annual salary of between £15,500 - £17,000 per annum
Activities Coordinator - Reporting to Activities Director
Our passion is care and support. We offer residential, nursing and dementia care for older people at our high quality care homes across the UK.
The Role
Responsible for providing stimulation and encouragement to residents through entertainment, activities and community links. Promote the Home by assisting with fund-raising events and functions. Build good relationships with the service users and their relatives. Act in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Home.
Responsibilities:
To formulate an activity profile for each individual service user through liaison with care staff
To ensure the safe and proper use of all equipment.
To maintain accurate and legible records in respect of service users’ activities.
To liaise with the senior nurse on duty with regard to outings.
To research all prospective outings in respect of access and toileting facilities.
To liaise with senior care assistants in respect of relative medical or nursing care information regarding service users.
Person specification
Capacity to communicate both verbally and in writing
Previous experience in a similar role
Flexibility to work shift patters
To be person-centred
Good interpersonal skills
To Apply
If you would like a meaningful career making a positive impact on the lives of those who require care and support, then please apply now by sending your CV.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: Dependant on Experience
The Role
Responsible for providing stimulation and encouragement to residents through entertainment, activities and community links. Promote the Home by assisting with fund-raising events and functions. Build good relationships with the service users and their relatives. Act in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Home.
Joining Bonus Scheme(T&C's apply)
Annual Bonus Scheme(T&C's apply)
Excellent Training , we're CQC rated "GOOD", Gold Standards Framework "Commend", 5 star Food Hygiene and ISO 9001 accredited.
Free Uniform
Free hot meal
Pension Scheme
Help with accommodation(T&C's apply)
Child Care Vouchers
Help with travel costs(T&C's apply)
Responsibilities
To formulate an activity profile for each individual service user through liaison with care staff
To ensure the safe and proper use of all equipment.
To maintain accurate and legible records in respect of service users’ activities.
To liaise with the senior nurse on duty with regard to outings.
To research all prospective outings in respect of access and toileting facilities.
To liaise with senior care assistants in respect of relative medical or nursing care information regarding service users.
Person specification
Capacity to communicate both verbally and in writing
Previous experience in a similar role
Flexibility to work shift patters
To be person-centred
Good interpersonal skills
To Apply
If you would like a meaningful career making a positive impact on the lives of those who require care and support, then please apply now by sending your CV.
“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £15,500.00 to £17,000.00 /year
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