INTERNAL ONLY TO NORTH CUMBRIA INTEGRATED CARE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST (NCIC) TRUST EMPLOYEES ONLY
SECONDMENT OPPORTUNITY Band 6 deputy Ward Manager, up to 37.5 hours per week - maternity cover until 26th August 2024.
We are seeking to recruit a deputy ward manager on Elm C ward at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle. Elm C is a specialist ward providing care to those who are living with dementia, experiencing delirium or are physically frail. We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic nurse to work as part of our dedicated multidisciplinary team. You will possess excellent communication and leadership skills and be able to work as an effective member of the multidisciplinary team. Your role will support the Ward Manager and play a key role in supporting the nursing team to ensure high quality standards of care are provided for our patients. You will be required to deputize for the Ward Manger in her absence. We are a dynamic and enthusiastic team, centralised around holistic patient care with a multidisciplinary approach.
Elm C is 22 bedded acute medical. We have an experienced and highly motivated Multidisciplinary team including links with psychiatric liaison and our own Admiral Nurse Team providing specialist advice and support to those living with dementia.
For an informal discussion, please contact the ward on 01228 814480.Main duties of the job
Manage and provide all aspects of patient care.Act in accordance with the Code of Professional Conduct (NMC), and otherprofessional guidelines. Be personally accountable for your professional practice, judgement and conduct.
Carry out relevant investigations / procedures, assessing / interpreting abnormal results and other patient conditions as required and taking appropriate action to ensure safety of patient according to the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines
Discuss information about patients' medical condition, allowing them to voice any questions and concerns, and always acting in their best interests.Advise the patient of health promotion, giving effective advice, taking into account patient's diverse needs.About us
At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.
Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
- Being a clinically led organisation
- Quality and safety at the heart
- A positive patient experience every time
- A great place to work
- Managing our money well
As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.
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As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.
A lease car may be available for this position further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.
27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years
Flexible working Scheme
Excellent opportunities for development
Competitive NHS Pension scheme
Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies
EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems
These schemes are subject to availabilityPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Registered Nurse, with active registration. NST 307 or equivalent.
- Relevant training at level 2 or equivalent
- ECDL or equivalent.
- Further relevant training at level 3 or equivalent
- Post registration patient care. .
- Able to deal with a continually changing workload
- Teaching / mentoring
- Relevant nursing duties.
Skills and AptitudesEssential
- Continuing professional development, with portfolio.
- NMC code of conduct
- Results interpretation.
- Clinical governance.
- Nursing strategy
- Well developed interpersonal and communication skills.
- Problem solving skills.
- Extended clinical skills e.g. venepuncture, ECG interpretation.
- Interpreting baseline observations.
- IT skills.
- Able to use initiative appropriately.
- Able to work within a team without close supervision
- Leadership skills.
- Organisational skills.
- Ability to demonstrate the compassionate values and behaviours needed for dignified care.
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