An exciting opportunity as arisen for a highly motivated individual to join the Acute stroke and Elderly care teams.
Experience in Stroke care is desirable but not essential as training and support will be provided in all areas.
We are looking for an enthusiastic flexible individual who has excellent interpersonal skills who will work effectively within our team.
The post holder must be a 1st level registered nurse that will be expected to carry out care without direct supervision and will be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care.
This is an exciting time for the Stroke Pathway and there is the potential for staff to work across the pathway from acute stroke care to early supportive discharge.
Opportunities will be given to work across the whole service alongside the Clinical nurse specialist, Stroke response nurse and MDT from hyper acute assessment for patients in ED and acute care in the TIA clinic.
With our increased importance on continuing to improve development of our acute services we are committed to going the extra mile for you as you do for patients. We will work together to create a positive team spirit recognising achievements and celebrating success. We know that caring for our staff is very important and we offer flexible shift patterns to suit your individual needs.Main duties of the job
You must be able to promote clinical excellence through your own practice.
The post holder is expected to demonstrate to, and supervise, support and develop both qualified and unqualified staff including students.
The post holder must have an awareness of quality care, service development and you will be supported in your own personal professional development and further education.
In conjunction with colleagues, the post holder will be responsible for the physical environment of the workplace. This will include health and safety issues, security and the appropriate safe management of equipment and resources allocated to the area.
The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the efficient use of resources, e.g. medical and surgical supplies. To Also follow policies and procedures for the storing patients valuables and cash on the ward.
The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that clinical practice in the ward/ department meets the standards set by the NMC, the Department of Health and the Trust, and that non-compliance with these standards is reported to the Ward/ Department Manager in accordance with the appropriate policies and procedures.
The post holder will be expected to identify actual or potential risks of a clinical or non-clinical nature in the workplace and to take appropriate action to alert colleagues to these.About usPlease note that the Trust reserves the right to close a position early.
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a Good rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.
There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a we can do this attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.
The cost of the DBS (criminal records check) for Band 6 and above roles only will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.Certificates of Sponsorship
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Please refer to the values-based recruitment guidance and associated documentation.Person SpecificationKnowledge and AwarenessEssential
- Quality, audit and its application.
- Current healthcare issues.
- Health and Safety.
- Risk Management.
- Clinical governance.
- Statutory and professional requirements.
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