We are currently in the position to recruit a Registered Nurse to ICAR (Intermediate Care and Rehabilitation) unit
This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with an interest and desire to contribute to the delivery of high quality nursing care to patients with complex care and rehabilitation needs.
You will be part of the multi-disciplinary team, consisting of Medical staff, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Nurses and Health Care Assistants providing high quality holistic care to patients and support to their families.
The team is welcoming, friendly and supportive and the successful applicant will be fully supported.
You will be responsible for the delivery of individualised patient care, through assessment, care planning and evaluation of care and be able to make clinical decisions with a sound knowledge base associated with this patient group.
You will be expected to maintain agreed standards of care, directly protecting and promoting patients dignity, choices, self-esteem and well-being at all times with compassion and commitment.Main duties of the job
You will be working within a service that provides in-patient care so will be working to a rota which covers 24 hours seven days per week including bank holidays.
You will be/have:
1st Level Nurse
The desire to make a difference in this clinical environment with an understanding of the complexity of frail, elderly patients and those requiring rehabilitation.
Experience in a hospital/care environment.
Demonstrable communication skills.
Good organisational skills
The ability to work as part of a team.
Able to move and handle safely without causing harm to yourself or others.
We will offer excellent working conditions and a supportive culture promoting Continuous Professional Development and Life Long Learning.
For an informal discussion please contact: Jane Lewandowski Clinical team manager 01915025695About 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
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 deputy
To comply with the trusts vision, values and behavioural compactTHIS 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.FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION SEE ATTACHMENTPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Current NMC Registration (Level 1 adult nurse) or evidence of qualification if newly qualified
Skills and KnowledgeEssential
- Degree in Nursing
- Clinical Teaching experience
- Mentorship preparation
- Teaching 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
- Venepuncture and cannulation competency
- Ability to assist patients to move as per Trust Moving and Handling Policy
- Experience of working in an acute hospital or community healthcare setting
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Recent experience of working as a registered nurse
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Houghton Primary Care Centre
Houghton Le Spring
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