This is a six month fixed term contract or secondment opportunity for a a community matron role within the Richmond Response & Rehabilitation Team (RRRT). The service supports with:
1. Urgent Care response
2. Discharge to Assess -
3. Community Rehabilitation and Reablement:
The successful candidate will work with patients, focusing proactively on managing individuals who have complex long term conditions to prevent inappropriate hospital admissions.
The role will incorporate working within an integrated community health and social work team providing expert case management, clinical assessment, diagnosis and individualised treatment plans and promoting self-management.
The aim being to reduce inconsistencies in the care patients receive, plan interventions for fluctuations in health status and to prevent inappropriate hospital admission and support hospital discharge.
Please ensure that your application demonstrates that you meet the essential criteria as listed in the job specification.
Working hours are Mondays to Sundays, 8am -8pm.Main duties of the job
- Develop patient pathways and assist Service Manager in developing specific pathways and nursing skill mix.
- Demonstrate the use of advanced clinical knowledge to identify changing or deteriorating health conditions
- Applicants must have qualification and skills in advance assessment long term condition management and V300 prescribing
- Need to demonstrate skills, which enable the discussion of sensitive and emotional subjects including terminal conditions.
- Applicants need to be confident, self-motivated and energetic as well as reliable, empathetic, approachable, understanding, non-judgemental and tolerant.
- Arrange, facilitate and lead and or chair meetings and or case conferences to ensure collaborative planning and working to fully meet the needs of the patient and carers
At HRCH, we only want to provide the type of outstanding care that we would recommend to our family and friends.
We provide community healthcare and urgent treatment services for over 515,000 people living across the London boroughs of Hounslow and Richmond-Upon-Thames.
In the latest NHS Staff Survey results for community trusts, we had the highest percentage of staff in the country who felt their role made a difference to patients. We also had top scores for satisfaction with the quality of care staff can deliver.
We are the top community trust in the country for Staff engagement, Quality of care and Quality of appraisals, according to the theme results in the 2019 staff survey.
In 2018 we were named 'Best Place to Work for Employee Satisfaction' by the Nursing Times and won the HSJ Workforce Award.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please refer to the full Job Description and Personal Specification attached
Valid driving license and access to a vehicle is desirable.
We are open to informal visits/ shadowing opportunitiesPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Registered Nurse Level 1 with current registration with the NMC or AHP with HCPC registration
- Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) qualified or achieved within 12 months
- Advanced Clinical Assessment Skills
- Mentorship or teaching qualification equivalent to ENB 998 / work place assessor
- Palliative Care qualification/proven experience
- Evidence of specialist clinical expertise within a relevant area such as COPD, Heart Failure, Diabetes
- An understanding of the wider NHS and social care contexts
- Understanding of case management, case finding systems and care co-ordination
- Demonstrable Experience of clinical leadership
- Experience of audit evaluation to improve healthcare
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Act as a role model, educator, supervisor, coach and mentor, seeking to instil and develop the confidence of others.
- Excellent problem solving skills to identify and resolve clinical issues
Hounslow and Richmond Community NHS Healthcare TrustAddress
Teddington Memorial Hospital
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