Staff Nurse

General Responsibilities

  • Maintain professional and ethical standards and set a high standard of resident care
  • Provide a high level of professional and clinical leadership and support to care staff
  • Adhere to NMBI guidelines on the administration of medical preparations and the ‘Misuse of Drugs Act’
  • Adhere to NMBI Code of Professional Conduct and Scope of Practice for each nurse and midwife
  • Work as part of a team having regard to the individual team members and an appreciation of their contribution to the team effort
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with staff at all levels within Haven Bay
  • Deliver Induction training to new nursing and care staff
  • Participate in staff development and induction programmes for trained and untrained staff
  • Adopt a supportive and mentoring role for all new staff nurses and Health Care Assistants


  • Act as a ‘Resource Nurse’ for an identified area of resident care as required
  • Encourage recognition of the resident as an individual, ensuring that their needs and comforts are given priority
  • Ensure that each resident has individualised assessments based on their specific needs, that each resident has a person centred care plan implemented, evaluated and modified as their care needs change
  • Ensure all nursing care is individualised and holistic to meet resident’s needs
  • Develop and promote good relationships with residents and their families communicating effectively with them and ensuring that they are informed of any changes as appropriate
  • Be responsible for recording and maintaining accurate documentation in line with care centre standards