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3 Sighthill Court, Edinburgh , EH11 4EU
£20.52 - £22 per hour
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Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

Randolph Hill Nursing Homes Group are looking for an exceptional Staff Nurse to join our team at our home Blenham House in Sighthill, Edinburgh

*** Up to £22.00 per hour, £1500 joining bonus, overtime at time plus 33%, enhanced sick pay scheme, recommend a friend bonus and a great working environment with development potential ***

We Care The Way You Care

With a reputation for quality care delivery for the elderly since 1985, Randolph Hill is the perfect place to build your career whilst delivering exceptional care

We understand the challenges for Nurses and Randolph Hill Nurses enjoy the time and support required to care for our residents

Our Nurses have plenty of autonomy with full support from an experienced management team

We welcome applications from all Registered Nurses

Starting rates £20.52 - £22.00 per hour plus £1500 Joining Bonus for permanent posts!

Both full or part time posts available within one of our nursing homes


The opportunity to work on our successful Staff Bank with fully flexible shifts (as much or little as you want) around your availability and in as many of our homes as you’d like to work in. Work shifts when you want for a perfect work/life balance. Our Bank staff team also ensure far greater continuity of care for our residents

Key Benefits

  • Excellent rate of pay plus a fantastic £1500 joining bonus!
  • Overtime paid at time and a third
  • Enhanced sick pay covering Week 3 - Week 26
  • A rolling programme of mandatory training
  • Structured career development opportunities from Staff Nurse to Charge Nurse, potentially on to management level
  • Friendly, stable and supportive management and head office team
  • Recognition and reward for outstanding performance
  • Fantastic "Recommend a Friend" scheme - £1000 for Nurses/£500 for Care Assistants
  • Positive reputation of our nursing homes with low staff turnover
  • Well run nursing homes with strong care inspection grades across our network of homes
  • Enhance your experience and skillset working in a variety of our homes (Bank only)

Job Purpose

To provide professional clinical nursing to all residents whilst delivering strong leadership, abiding by the NMC’s code of professional conduct and supporting the Home Manager in the daily running of the Nursing Home.

Main responsibilities

  • To promote the highest standards of Nursing care within the home
  • To provide a safe and healthy environment for residents, staff and visitors
  • To supervise and support junior staff where appropriate through effective leadership
  • In the absence of the Home Manager to delegate daily workload, ensuring efficient and cost effective use of manpower
  • To set a good example at all times in respect of dress, manner, hygiene and behaviour
  • To maintain correctly written records and individual care plans as required by the company and statutory bodies

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 6 -12 months post graduate experience, gained within any care of the elderly setting, whether this be nursing home, hospital or community based. We are also keen to hear from newly qualified Nurses
  • Experience of working with elderly people with dementia delivering clinical support in this area
  • Time management, prioritisation of workload for self and greater team
  • Ability to provide advice and guidance to internal staff, residents and their relatives in a sensitive manner
  • The ability to problem solve and manage a diverse range of situations effectively within a nursing home setting
  • Strong oral and written communication skills especially report writing, and care planning
  • Being able to deal with a variety of complex issues and respond appropriately

Our Organisation

At Randolph Hill, we have enjoyed an enviable reputation for quality care provision since 1985. We are large enough to provide support to our team with a stable, supportive management structure, detailed policies and procedures and regular comprehensive training, but still small enough to avoid becoming overly bureaucratic making decisions to fit every circumstance. Our homes are well run with positive care inspectorate grades. Randolph Hill are committed to quality and are look for like-minded people who wish to progress their career with us. We have 7 Nursing homes located in Gullane, North Berwick, Edinburgh Sighthill, Edinburgh Morningside, Broxburn, Livingston and Dunblane.

What do our Staff Say?

“It is important to me to be treated as a person and not just a number. This is achieved at Randolph Hill when the senior management team make an effort to get to know all the staff employed in all the homes.”

“I have always had better job satisfaction when employed by a smaller company in comparison to larger care home providers.”

“The rate of pay is competitive for the area.”

“I enjoy the experience of caring for my residents and feel satisfied when I am able to make a difference in a resident’s quality of life. Randolph Hill provides a very comfortable environment and resources to make that possible. Randolph Hill provide a good and safe working environment, quality care and co-operative management and these were the most important factors in making my decision to join Randolph Hill.”

“I am very proud to work for Randolph Hill. I have been employed by the company for over 5 years. The residents receive a high standard of care, delivered in a person centred manner. The staff and management have helped me to develop and progress in my career.”

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