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Staff Nurse - Adults

Employer
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Huddersfield / Halifax
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Would you like to work in a Trust that supports you to grow and develop both professionally & personally.

We are passionate about providing patient centred care! Our staff make a difference to patients' lives and you will be supported to deliver outstanding patient care.

What wards are we looking to recruit to?

We currently have a range of exciting opportunities across many of our general nursing areas including medical and surgical. We will always endeavour to offer you a role in your preferred area, so simply submit your application telling us your top three choices.

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence based individualised plan of care. The post holder will also assist in the management and organisation of nursing work in the ward/department.

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family, and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance through a list of providers


About us

We employ more than 6,500 staffwho deliver compassionate care from our two main hospitals,Calderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary as well as in community sites, healthcentres and in patients' homes. We also are incredibly proud to have almost 150 volunteers here at CHFT.

We provide a range of services including urgent and emergency care medical surgical maternity gynaecology critical care children's and young people's services end of life care and outpatient and diagnostic imaging services.

We provide community health services, including sexual health services in Calderdale from Calderdale Royal and local health centres. These include Todmorden Health Centre and Broad Street Plaza.

We continue to modernise and invest in our health services to build on our strong reputation.Foundation trusts are public leaders in improving quality in health services. They are part of the NHS- yet decisions about what they do and how they do it are driven by independent boards. Boardslisten to their Council of Governors and respond to the needs of their members - patients, staff andthe local community.

Foundation trusts provide what the health service wants, yet are also free to invest quickly in thechanges to the local community needs, in striving to be the best, and in putting their patients first.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Maintain a high standard of patient focused care in accordance with Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust policies and procedures
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • Provide assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care for patients, ensuring accurate written records are kept.
  • Communicate with patients and carers to ensure they have access to appropriate information.
  • Promote and maintain positive relationships between all staff involved in the care of the patient
  • Act in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct
  • Undertake duties on different wards/departments as and when required by service demands
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility for compliance with infection control policies and procedures


Person Specification

QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING

Essential

  • Registered Adult Nurse with NMC
  • Willing to undergo training as necessary


KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE

Essential

  • Current issues in health care Standards of Professional Practice
  • Ability to demonstrate and explain skills to other staff
  • Good written and verbal skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload


Desirable

  • Awareness of speciality


COMMUNICATION AND RELATIONSHIPS (INCLUDING MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES)

Essential

  • Capable of demonstrating compassion
  • Understanding of skills and knowledge required to develop team members
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Committed to working with people
  • Flexible, adaptable Ability to work as part of a team
  • Demonstrate a commitment to self-development


Employer details

Employer name

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Huddersfield / Halifax

Huddersfield / Halifax

HD3 3EA

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372-SN-117

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