Job Description

Job Advert: Registered Nurse

Job summary: what will you do as Turner Home’s nurse?

As our nurse, you will be an important part of the team at Turner Home. Compassionate, professional and determined, you will head up our team of healthcare staff, providing the highest standard of personalised clinical care to our residents. A highly-skilled and knowledgeable clinician, you will use a diverse range of nursing skills to look after the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of our residents. You will be a role model to your team, supporting them to develop their healthcare skills.

You will lead the day-to-day running of our healthcare team, following Turner Home’s policies and procedures. You will keep accurate records of each person’s clinical care, medication and support.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who:

  • can provide clinical care to our residents in a reassuring, compassionate way;
  • is highly-skilled and knowledgeable in their field, confidently able to care for those living with complex needs and co-morbidities;
  • builds fantastic working relationships with everyone, including our residents, other clinicians, healthcare teams, care staff, domestic workers, management colleagues, and residents’ families;
  • is a brilliant leader, calm in a crisis and able to give clear direction;
  • cares deeply about doing a great job for the people they support and wants to make every day better than the last for our residents;
  • is enthusiastic about giving our residents top-quality, holistic clinical care and works proactively to make sure their needs are met;
  • role models outstanding clinical practice and is able to coach their team to be the best they can be;
  • believes that the best care happens when the person they are supporting has a choice, a voice and as much independence as possible, and that their dignity should always be maintained

About Turner Home

Turner Home is a 59-bed care home that supports men living with mental and physical health conditions, including dementia, schizophrenia, depression, anxiety and acquired brain injury.

For over a century, our unique and beautiful 1800s building in Dingle, Liverpool, has been home to lots of men of all ages living with varying complex health needs. Our team of amazing care staff, clinical staff and managers work alongside our residents and their families to plan personalised care that gives each and every person who lives at Turner Home as much independence and choice as possible.

Set up by philanthropist Charles Turner back in 1875, Turner Home is a registered charity. We pride ourselves on helping to make each person’s day that little bit better than yesterday.

The benefits of working at Turner Home

  • Paid breaks
  • We’ll pay your registration fee with the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Outstanding career progression and the chance to complete qualifications
  • Access to a whole package of rewards, including retail and transport discounts and vouchers
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme with 24/7 access to confidential counselling, legal advice and financial advice
  • Overtime bonus
  • Free parking
  • Free uniform
  • Free lunch made by our fab catering team
  • A £300 bonus on successful completion of probation.
  • Get up to £200 for referring a friend to work at Turner Home

Job Description

Job title: Registered Nurse Mental Health (RNMH)

Hours: 36.75 hours per week

Salary: £21 per hour

Location: Turner Home, Dingle Lane, Liverpool

Checks: A full enhanced DBS check will be necessary for this post.

Give personalised nursing care

  • Plan and evaluate the clinical needs of each of our residents, working alongside the Turner Home GP and wider MDT.
  • Use your brilliant clinical skills to meet the needs of our residents.
  • Work with each of our residents to make sure they are included in all decisions about their care; make sure their voice is heard and they are getting as much choice as possible about their clinical care and support.
  • Help with giving dignified personal care.
  • Administer prescribed medication to our residents according to Turner Home procedures.
  • Make sure that both the physical and emotional needs of our residents are met.

Build strong relationships

  • Use your excellent people skills to build strong, trusting relationships with the families of the people we support, giving them the opportunity to get involved in planning their family member’s care.
  • Be approachable and build a relationship with your team where you can have open and honest coaching conversations with team members about their performance and development.
  • Work on building respectful, collaborative and effective relationships with your team of healthcare assistants and management team colleagues.

Keep accurate clinical care records

  • Manage a daily record of each resident’s care and support, making sure it is always accurate and up-to-date.
  • Make sure the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s standard for the recording and safe administration of medication is implemented.

Lead our healthcare team

  • Lead our team of skilled healthcare assistants to give Turner Home residents the highest standard of person-centred care.
  • Manage the allocation of daily tasks to meet the needs of each resident.
  • Support your team of healthcare assistants to be the best they can be in their roles.
  • Be a role model for excellent nursing care.

Health and safety

  • Report all accidents and untoward incidents quickly and accurately, following all of Turner Home’s policies and procedures.
  • Arrange the repair of any of Turner Home’s essential utilities or facilities if they break down when the registered or deputy manager is not around.

Quality and compliance

  • Contribute to regular audits as needed.
  • Do the appropriate level of training or vocational qualifications at your first possible opportunity.
  • Work with the Turner Home GP to make sure clinical services offered by Turner Home are of the highest quality.
  • Work to Turner Home policies, procedures, legislative requirements and regulatory requirements.
  • Report any aspect of resident care which you think needs investigation or urgent action and take appropriate action in an emergency. This includes sharing any information about any Turner Home employee who you think may pose a risk of harm to vulnerable adults, in accordance with Turner Home Safeguarding and Whistle Blowing Policies.
  • Work to and promote the Turner Home Equal Opportunities Policy.
  • Make sure residents’ data is lawfully gathered, accurate and up-to-date, and that it is only ever divulged in line with General Data Protection Regulations (Regulation (EU) 2016/679). Failure to do this can lead to the nurse or the company facing court proceedings.

Other duties

  • This job description is a general description of the things you will need to do in your role. You may need to do other reasonable, similar duties from time-to-time in line with the general role and its grading.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £21.00 per hour


  • Additional leave
  • On-site parking


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Signing bonus

Application question(s):

  • Are you a qualified mental health nurse?


  • NMC pin (preferred)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 01/09/2023