Successful applicants will be invited to attend an Assessment Centre at Carew House, Bodmin on 20th October 2023. This will be a morning or afternoon to be confirmed. Bodmin Community and Assessment and Treatment Unit (CATU) Bodmin Community Hospital
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CFT) is excited to offer opportunities for Staff Nurse within our newly developed CATU.
Patients are admitted direct for assessment from home or ED.
Are you passionate about providing high quality patient care and would like to be part of this new development in the patient pathway?
Do you enjoy acute nursing and dynamic patient flow? The CATU model is an innovative and dynamic patient pathway of which a key aspect is the assessment of the acute patient and treatment of symptoms aiming to return the patient to their home with the right support. You will be empowered to utilise a range of nursing skills (supported by training) to support patients through a clinical admission, assessment, and ongoing treatment.
Personal development opportunities are supported such as the Long-Term Conditions course, Nurse prescribing and Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP).
You should possess commitment to team working and innovative delivery of excellent standards of care. You will need to be able to demonstrate a real enthusiasm for using extended skills and a desire for on-going professional development.Main duties of the job
The CATU model is an innovative and dynamic patient pathway of which a key aspect is the assessment of the acute patient and treatment of symptoms aiming to return the patient to their home with the right support. You will be empowered to utilise a range of nursing skills to support patients through a clinical admission, assessment, and ongoing treatment.
There will be opportunities to lead patient care, taking on differing nursing roles on the unit such as the day case referrals and ensuring that patient care is kept to a high standard.About us
We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.
We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.
Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.
We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.
Just over 532,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.Person SpecificationEducation / Qualifications / Relevant ExperienceEssential
Skills and AptitudeEssential
- Professional registration NMC
- Current professional Registration - RGN 1 st Level
- Evidence of ongoing professional development
- Evidence of team working
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Well organised. Confident. Aware of limitations of role. Insight into NHS changes
- Ability to undertake training as required
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