The Recovery at Home is a nurse led service based in Sunderland, which delivers rapid assessment and treatment to patients in their own home with an acute illness and/or injury. The Team provide holistic care/intervention 24/7, with the intent to prevent admission/readmission to hospital. You must be dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic with a flexible approach to working with relevant experience in an acute care or community environment.
The service is committed to developing new ways of working with partner agencies and the wider healthcare economy supporting people in their own homes. The Team has a strong emphasis on continuous development and learning.
The service is committed to providing a sound environment for education and training. This post is a supportive role to the nurse practitioners with an emphasis on advanced clinical skill and competence in order to support career advancement to practitioner level.
You will be a registered nurse/ working towards a degree in nursing with recent experience in a related area of practice and have a portfolio of evidence of continuous professional development. All applicants must be car drivers.
We would encourage applicants to contact the team for any further information or arrange an informal visitTHIS 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.Main duties of the job
To be responsible and accountable for the delivery of safe, effective and compassionate nursing care for patients designated to their care.
To provide care to people in their own homes to prevent admission/ readmission to hospital by providing rapid assessment of patients in the community over a 24 hour period.
Undertake comprehensive holistic assessment of patients in both planned and unplanned situations, be able to prioritise clinical need, initiating investigations, determine a differential diagnosis and implement a plan of care reflecting evidence based guidance.
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 team in the absence of a senior nurse.
To comply with the trusts vision, values and behavioural compactHIS 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.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 ATTACHED JOB DESCRIPTION FOR FULL DETAILS.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Assess and plan patients care needs in an accurate and timely way, implement and evaluate the planned care using a holistic and evidence based approach
- Identify any additional needs of the patient/carer and refer to appropriate member of the multi-agency/multi-professional team via the agreed pathways.
- Make reasonable adjustments to maximise the patient's experience as need identified
- Responding to and taking a lead in emergency situations in the home
- To ensure continuity and co-ordination of care of patients moving between home and hospital
- Support and enable patients and carers to identify own health needs and strategies to improve and maintain wellbeing.
- Accurately observe and record patient's clinical condition, and initiate appropriate action, in response to any change in condition.
- Responsible for safe administration of drugs
- Act as the patient's advocate at all times
- To maintain safe clinical practice in diagnosis and treatment
- Current NMC Registration (Level 1 adult nurse) or evidence of qualification if newly qualified
- Degree/diploma in nursing studies or healthcare related subject.
- Practice Assessor/Supervisor or recent evidence of having facilitated learning in practice
- Experience of working in an acute hospital or community healthcare
Skills and KnowledgeEssential
- Recent experience of working as a registered nurse within the community setting
- Ability to provide and receive complex, sensitive or contentious
- 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
- Venepunctureand cannulation competency
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Ability to assist patients to move as per Trust Moving and Handling Policy
- Car driver(manual)
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Independent Living Centre
Leechmere Industrial Estate
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