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Registered Nurse, Oak Lodge

Teamwork and humour is encouraged, it’s like one big family.

Registered Nurse, Oak Lodge

Care Assistant, Oak Lodge

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Registered Night Nurse

Based at Oak Lodge, Rectory Road, Oakley, Basingstoke, Hants, RG23 7EL – a care home with an “OUTSTANDING” CQC rating.

** Winner of the Manager of the Year award at the National Care Awards 2019**

We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join the motivated and happy team working at our beautiful Oak Lodge care home. At Forest Care, we are proud to create positive working environments in each of our care homes by encouraging employee participation and humour in the workplace.

Starting salary £18.94 per hour. There are a variety of shifts patterns including weekdays and weekend nights available.

As well as a competitive hourly rate, we offer the following benefits;

  • 28 days Holiday (for full time workers)
  • Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
  • Comprehensive induction training
  • Ongoing training and development
  • NMC Pin number revalidation fee paid
  • Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
  • NVQ Training
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Paid breaks
  • Free Uniform

Rewarding employees for their hard work is important to us, that is why we give all contractual employees free access to a “Perks at Work platform”, offering thousands of discounts and offers across high street brands.

Forest Care

Forest Care is a family owned and managed company, currently with four care homes in Hampshire and Surrey. Our focus is to ensure we provide the highest standards of care to our residents, and their ongoing welfare, comfort and needs are central to how we run our homes. We want our homes to be a home in the truest sense, and we are committed to making our residents feel at home from the outset.

Main Duties of our Nurses; 

  • Engage in nurse care planning and implementation of care plans.
  • Liaise with residents’ families and friends in planning, implementing and reviewing care plans.
  • Work closely with other members of the care team, ensuring that effective, high-quality care is given to achieve planned goals.
  • Provide support and professional supervision to other care staff as appropriate.
  • Administer and order medicines as required in accordance with residents’ needs
  • Liaise with residents’ GPs and other healthcare professionals such as Pharmacy’s, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, community nurses, etc.
  • To undertake any other duties as required by line management

Skills and Experience or our Nurses;

  • RGN/RNM/RNHM qualified
  • High level of written and spoken English
  • Excellent understanding of the following:
    • Safe storage and administration of medication
    • Awareness of clinical policy framework
    • DoLS/MCA


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Job Snapshot

  • £18.94 per hour
  • Oak Lodge, Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Permanent

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Employee of the Month

Every month we celebrate the hard work of our team by choosing an Employee of the Month. Residents, relatives and staff are all invited to nominate individuals.

Congratulations to Darlene who has been nominated as Employee of the Month for the June!

CQC Rating

Forest Care is delighted to announce the CQC has rated Oak Lodge ‘Outstanding’ on its most recent inspection. The home has been rated Outstanding in three areas in Good in the remaining two. This means that the service they provide is safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led. A great achievement for all the team at Oak Lodge in Basingstoke.

Years of Service Party

We celebrated our staff and their 5, 10, 15 and 20 years of service. Although we couldn’t host the party we normally would because of lockdown restrictions, we still managed to celebrate in style!

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