THIS VACANCY IS NOT SUITABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL NURSES WISHING TO JOIN THE TRUST AS AN ADAPTATION NURSE. THESE VACANCIES WILL BE ADVERTISED VIA NHS JOBS WHEN THEY ARISE.The Neonatal Unit at Sunderland Royal Hospital is a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit provider within the Northern Neonatal Network. We are a busy unit and require a Staff nurse to join our hard working team. Our strong team work ethos enables all staff to develop and learn new skills. Educational opportunities will be given to meet the neonatal nurse career progression guidelines for Qualified in Speciality. We have a Practice Development Nurse to support you in your development.We are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking and motivated Band 5 Staff Nurse. Neonatal experience desirable but not essential. All candidates for this position must possess current NMC Registration.Main duties of the job
All staff are supported to complete a University accredited Neonatal Intensive Care course, which will provide you with the skills and knowledge to progress, and work within the High Dependency and Intensive Care areas.About usPlease help us by adding your telephone number to your application form this will allow us to contact you quickly if required.
One Team One Trust - There are many reasons to work at our Trust. From our commitment to putting people first to our accessible services and award winning teams. We have a passion for research, innovation and tackling inequalities. We are committed to respect, fairness and civility and promote a compassionate, caring and positive culture / working environment.
We welcome all applications irrespective of peoples race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion/belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups. Looking after our workforces health and wellbeing is a priority for STSFT. We also provide access to high quality education, training, career progression and support.
The Trust employs around 8,300 people and provides a range of hospital services to a local community of around 430,000 residents. We also provide a range of more specialised services outside this area, in some cases to a population as great as 860,000. We offer our staff outstanding benefits - Fitness Centre (SRH), libraries at both hospital sites, chaplaincy support and access to a Childcare Co-ordinator to help staff with childcare arrangements.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please refer to the attached job description for full duties of the role.
To be responsible and accountable for the delivery of safe, effective and compassionate nursing care for patients designated to their care.
To always work to the NMC Code
To supervise non-registered staff as stipulated by the NMC under the requirements of delegation
Provide effective leadership and assist with the management and organisation of the ward/department in the absence of the Ward manager or Junior Sister / Charge Nurse
To comply with the trusts vision, values and behavioural compactPerson SpecificationExperienceEssential
- Experience of working in an acute hospital or community healthcare setting
- Previous experience of working within speciality
- NMC Registered Childrens or Adult Nurse or Midwife
Knowledge & SkillsEssential
- Degree in Nursing / Midwifery
- Clinical Teaching experience
- Mentorship preparation
- Teaching qualification
- Neonatal Intensive Care Qualification
- Ability to provide and receive complex, sensitive or contentious information
- Able to work without supervision
- Competent in the use of IT such as Microsoft Office
- Evidence of CPD
- Knowledge of national health and social care policy
- Knowledge of evidence based guidelines e.g. NICE guidelines, NPSA alerts, current nursing legislation
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Ability to assist patients to move as per Trust Moving and Handling Policy
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Sunderland Royal Hospital
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