Join the LTHT Staff Bank and contribute to us being the Best for Specialist and Integrated Care
The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) is one of the largest and busiest NHS acute healthcare providers in Europe and is a regional and national centre for specialist treatment.
We are delighted to be offering new flexible, full and part time opportunities for Registered Nurses wishing to join our workforce as Bank Only staff.
We welcome applications from experienced Registered Adult Nurses who would like to undertake flexible working hours in a range of specialties across our multi-site organisation.
As well as traditional shift patterns, we can offer opportunities for candidates who are keen to work outside of standard shift patterns e.g. those with carer responsibilities or commitments who need a more flexible working patternMain duties of the job
This role is advertised as a Bank role, and therefore the job holder would be on a LTHT Bank Contract. This enables the job holder to work flexibly and ad hoc basis across all LTHT sites, supporting the staffing requirements by opting for and booking in to shifts as available. The pay rate will be that of a Band 5 Bank Spot Salary.
The role is to provide and be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised programmes of care. You will deliver care without supervision and take responsibility as the prime care provider for a group of patients and at all times promote confidence in our commitment to provide excellent compassionate patient care.About us
The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) is one of the largest and busiest NHS acute healthcare providers in Europe and is a Regional and National Centre for Specialist Treatment.
THE LEEDS WAY VALUES
Our values are part of what make us different from other trusts, so we see this as a strength, as well as a responsibility. Our five values are:
All our actions and endeavours will be guided and evaluated through these valuesJob descriptionJob responsibilities
Acts in accordance with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) Code of Conduct.
Communicate with patients and carers to ensure they have access to appropriate information.
Maintain and deliver compassionate patient focused care in accordance with LTHT guidelines, policies, values and behaviours.
Maintain a safe working environment.
Provide assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care for patients, ensuring documentation standards are upheld in accordance with NMC and LTHT guidelines, whether written or computerised.
Promote and maintain positive relationships between all staff involved in the care of patients.
Promote evidence based practice.
Participate in the audit and evaluation of clinical practice in the interests of promoting and improving quality care through action on findings.
Undertake duties on other wards or departments as and when required by service demands or patient need.
Act in such a way that safeguards the health and wellbeing of children and vulnerable adults at all times. Is familiar with and adheres to, the LTHT safeguarding policies.
Education and Training
Contribute to the promotion of a positive clinical learning environment.
Keep up to date with developments, advances and research in individualised patient care.
Participate in research and or education programmes relating to professional nursing issues and practice.
Complete mandatory training annually.
Participate in annual appraisal.
Participate in preceptorship and mentorship programmes
Participate in teaching, supervising and assessing of student nurses and other supervised staff, where allocated.
Undertake continuous professional and clinical development, constantly seeking opportunities to enhance skills.
Demonstrate effective use of resources.
In the absence of the Sister or Charge Nurse take charge of the ward or department and co-ordinate ward or department activities.
Take responsibility for the prime care provider for a group of patients incidents and other significant events.
When in charge of the ward takes responsibility for reporting, investigating and responding to accidents, complaints, untoward incidents and other significant events.
As delegated and directed by the Senior Sister or Charge Nurse, participate in, investigating and responding to accidents, complaints, untoward incidents and other significant events.
Raise concerns with regards to risk, danger, malpractice or wrong doing by following the LTHT Whistleblowing policy and supporting processes.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Registered Adult Nurse Level 1 or 2
- Has current registration on the appropriate part of the NMC register
- Willing to undergo training as necessary
- Able to fulfil Occupational Health requirements for the post (with reasonable adjustments if necessary), including clearance on blood borne viruses, as appropriate in compliance with Trust Policy
- Able to provide and be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised programmes of care
- Good written and verbal skills
- Ability to organise and prioritise workload
- Understanding of skills and knowledge required to develop team members
- Effective numeracy skills e.g. accurate drug calculations
- Completion of post-graduation preceptorship, or significant post registrant experience
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Caring, compassionate & motivated
- Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
- Ability to act professionally at all times
- Ability to organise self and others
- Teaching and assessing skills
- Effective time management skills
Leeds Teaching HospitalsAddress
St. James's University Hospital
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