Head Nurse (m/f)

Qaly@Beersel is looking - for its senior living campus in Alsemberg (Beersel) - to recruit a head nurse (m/f) with experience in social services who can act as ambassadors of the Qaly philosophy. The Qaly residential care and service flats complex aims to provide a comfortable, pleasant, professional, ergonomic and safe living environment for senior citizens, with plenty of residential care rooms (permanent and short stay), retirement apartments/service flats, and the highest level of service.

HEAD NURSE  (m/v) – HBO5 or vocational bachelor’s degree

He/She will be responsibe for the full effectiveness of the caring department within the the residential care centre:   
  • Working in a team with other nursing and care head staff,  to create an environment where the residents feel completely at home, where the best possible assistance and care is coupled with as comfortable an experience as possible;  
  • In charge of the caring programs, de individual resident files, medication management, evaluation of the KATZ-scales, …;
  • Making the timetables of the team and arrange for an impeccable daily division of tasks;
  • Paying full attention to fruitful team work and effective communication between the team members; 
  • Stock control and purchase of medical supplies and equipment;
  • Bringing forward and implementing succefully new practices and methods;  
  • Communicating effectively with the resident's family and  attending doctors;
  • Providing palliative assistance, and specialised care to residents suffering from dementia when necessary and/or desired;
  • Actively participating in team meetings; 
  • Attending the necessary training.

Who are we looking for?

  • You have experience as a head nurse, experience in a residential care centre and/or a dementia department is an asset;
  • You are hospitable and display enthusiasm and commitment;
  • You cope well with stress, are motivated, eager to learn, and you work to find solutions;
  • You have a positive and flexible attitude with the necessary self-analytical skills; 
  • You deputise for the residents’ care manager or staff nurse in their absence;
  • You are a teamplayer, avoid conflits or solve them promptly and smoothly when they occur;
  • You have excellent knowledge of Dutch, knowledge of French is a bonus.

What do we offer?

  • a varied role in a great environment with scope for personal input;
  • a pleasant working atmosphere in both a professional and domestic environment;
  • remuneration in line with the pay scales of joint committee 330;
  • non-statutory benefits (meal vouchers, hospital insurance);
  • a company car. 

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