An exciting opportunity has risen for a band 5 staff nurse within our motivated and well established ward team. Within this department the successful applicant will be caring for early pregnancy and emergency Gynaecology patients in a ten bedded ward, alongside four assessment beds.
Whilst working on the ward you will be caring for a diverse caseload of patients ranging from post-operative elective surgery to acute emergencies. You will be expected to be involved in an individuals care from admission to discharge, maintaining and improving current standards and supporting the team in meeting required targets, both at local and national level.Main duties of the job
The post holder should have an attitude base on strong nursing values and an overall commitment to provide patients and their families with care that is first and foremost based on a culture of compassion, professionalism and respect.
We are a 24 hour Gynaecology Ward with an in patient Assessment area and an Outpatient Assessment Unit combined. We have nine Gynaecology consultants covering various aspects of care including Fertility, Oncology, Early Pregnancy , Minor and Major surgery and Urodynamics.
Our Early Pregnancy Unit is Nurse Led with a 7 day a week scan service and there is opportunity for ward based training within this area as staff become more experienced.About usWe hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers. Our mission is to make a difference every day. Our values are that we care, we respect, and we listen We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population. We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you. We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service. The salary for the role is only one part of the excellent package of benefits we offer to you:
Job descriptionJob responsibilities
- Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
- NHS pension scheme membership
- Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
- NHS Staff discounts
- Cycle to work scheme
- Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
- Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice
We have a high number of students and will therefore have numerous opportunities for teaching and developing. We are keen to assist with Mentor training and encourage spoke placements to all of our linked areas including theatre, Colposcopy, Fertility, Early Pregnancy and Out Patients.
All our staff members work as a close team encouraging communication within all grades.
Continuing ongoing training is encouraged to ensure that all staff are compliant.
As a band 5 nurse you will be expected to care for a group of patients and when experienced on occasions, be in charge of the ward.
You will be expected to administer medications within the hospital policies and guidelines as well as develop skills if not already competent in Venepuncture and Cannulation. You will be expected to care for patients with ongoing miscarriages, Gynaecological problems major and minor, terminations and outlying patients with various conditions.
You will experience many telephone referrals from patients and therefore it is essential that you have excellent communications skills as well as a compassionate nature.
If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of �41.90. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary
In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of �13.Person SpecificationEducation and QualificationsEssential
- Current first level registration
- teaching and assessing certificatie
- relevant post registration courses
- Computer literacy
- Evidence of continuing professional development
Skills and AbilitiesEssential
- experience of supervising others
- experience of working in clinical areas
Work Related CircumstancesEssential
- Effective time management
- Ability to work under pressure
- Ability to work effectively in a team
- Ability to use own initiative
- Demonstrates an awareness of patient dignity and respect
- Demonstrates a positive 'can do' approach to change
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Occupational Health Clearance
- Flexible and adaptable
Stockport NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Stepping Hill Hospital
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