It's an exciting time to be a Registered Nurse at Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We have invested over �1m in additional nursing over the past year and we are looking for compassionate and caring nurses to work with us to provide the best care we can.
Due to �45 million of government funding, the Trust's 'Way Forward Programme' is helping to expand and integrate all our urgent and emergency care services, along with a brand-new Urgent Treatment Centre. This exciting development will not only strengthen our services and improve patient experience but will provide many career opportunities for new and existing staff members.
Working on our Bank will provide you with the opportunity to be part of an experienced team, working in a busy environment enabling you to further develop your skills and experience so you can provide our patients with the high quality care that we know you strive to deliver. GWH INTERNAL STAFF ONLY: Do not apply here. Your line manager can complete a Bank form via the intranet for you. Alternatively, you can use the Internal Transfer Process to move between clinical areas. Please contact the Recruitment Team on 01793 607976 for more information. Main duties of the job
The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of high quality care to a defined patient group either within the acute hospital or community based setting. They are responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of evidence based individualised patient care within the boundaries of their role. This position will contribute to the continuing development of standards of care including developments of nursing standards and monitoring of outcomes. They will also be expected to continue with their own professional development.
As a qualified fully NMC qualified and enthusiastic nurse, you will have experience in an acute hospital setting and be experienced in dealing with conflicting demands, typical of an acute and dynamic hospital environment. Our patient's needs are constantly evolving which means we need to adapt and innovate in order to successfully meet this challenge. We put patients at the centre of their care and a fundamental part of this is the interaction and communication between our staff, patients and their families which means you will need to have exemplary communication skills.About us
Our STAR values are at the heart of everything we do. You can expect to see them in the way we act and the way we treat each other. Our values make us who we are. Service
We will put our patients first Teamwork
We will work together Ambition
We will aspire to provide the best service Respect
We will act with integrity What we can do for you:
We're one of the top employers in the NHS in the South West. As committed as you will be to doing the best for your patients, we're just as committed to helping you to get the most out of your role. Our people are at the heart of everything we do, we will offer you the support, guidance, training and opportunities to develop at whatever stage in your career you are so you can make the best contribution you can. GWH INTERNAL STAFF ONLY: Do not apply here. Your line manager can complete a Bank form via the intranet for you. Alternatively, you can use the Internal Transfer Process to move between clinical areas. Please contact the Recruitment Team on 01793 607976 for more information. Job descriptionJob responsibilities
As a fully NMC qualified and enthusiastic nurse you will have recent experience in an acute hospital setting, and be experienced in dealing with conflicting demands, typical of an acute and dynamic hospital environment. Our patients needs are constantly evolving which means we need to adapt and innovate in order to successfully meet this challenge. We put patients at the centre of their care and a fundamental part of this is the interaction and communication between our staff, patients and their families which means you will need to have exemplary communication skills.
We are looking for committed and highly competent nurses who are passionate about doing the best for our patients through delivering excellent standards of care. Were looking for Nurses who can identify with our STAR values of Service, Teamwork, Ambition and Respect. These values are the foundation of everything we do - the way we act, the way we speak and the way we treat patients and colleagues. Our values represent who we are.
Please see attached job description.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- First Level Registered Nurse
- Current/live registration with the Nursing Midwifery Council
- Evidence of continuing professional development
- Diploma/Degree qualification
- Teaching/Assessor Qualification e.g. ENB 998 or equivalent
- Qualification or experience in teaching and assessing
- Leadership qualification
- Recent experience nursing patients in an acute / community setting or recently completed a Return to Nursing course
- Experience within a range of patient/client care groups
- Able to demonstrate effective consolidation of nursing knowledge and practice after qualification and Preceptorship
- Working within a multi-disciplinary team environment
- Excellent written and verbal communication
- IT Literate
- Ability to document details clearly and accurately
- Good interpersonal skills and is able to deal with difficult/sensitive situations
- Ability to prioritise and organise own workload
- Willingness to undertake training and assessment for further clinical skills
- Able to undertake audits
Employer detailsEmployer name
- An understanding of the structure for the delivery for Community and social care services
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Great Western Hospital
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