This is an exciting opportunity for any aspiring nurse leaders to develop skills in leadership and management. Working closely with the lead nurse and service manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting oversight of the day to day running of the nursing teams within the urgent treatment centre and GPOOH. There will be an expectation that the candidate will provide clinical cover when required in both the urgent treatment centre and GP Out of Hours. Leadership and management experience is preferable. Emergency DepartmentTriage experience or working within an acute setting would be of great advantage but not essential as full training and support with be given. This is a great opportunity to be working within a dynamic, friendly and expanding team with opportunities for further professional development in a supportive learning environmentMain duties of the job
The Urgent Treatment Centre which is co-located within a busy Emergency Department is looking to expand their existing team of Band 6 Nurses.If you are a highly motivated individual and feel like a fresh challenge, then this may be the role for you. Applicants should have the ability to work autonomously whilst possessing excellent communication skills. You will also be responsible for supporting the team to manage the Single Point of Access lines which allows all professionals to share a single point of contact through our triage system which facilitates urgent and non-urgent referrals direct to specialty. This process enables patients to receive the right care, at the right time, by the right professionals Emergency Department Triage experience or working within an acute setting would be of great advantage bu This is a great opportunity to be working within a dynamic, friendly and expanding team with opportunities for further professional development in a supportive learning environment This post is part time and the post holder will be expected to work alongside the lead nurse and will deputise in her absence.About us Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) provides good quality, safe and effective healthcare to the people of Cheshire and beyond. The Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich, and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford, was established as an NHS Trust in April 1991 and became a Foundation Trust in April 2008. We employ almost 5,000 members of staff, provide around 540 hospital beds, with a range of services including accident and emergency, maternity, outpatients, therapies, and children's health. The Trust is also part of Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP), a unique local health partnership that provides a range of community services for people across South Cheshire and Vale Royal. During the Coronavirus pandemic, the Trust was recognised nationally for its 'Be Safe Be EquiPPEd' campaign, which aimed to make the Trust as safe as possible for staff and patients, through supporting the correct use of PPE. The results in the 2020 national NHS Staff Survey showed improvements in all elements of the safety culture theme, with 92% of respondents feeling their role made a difference to our patients. We were also recognised nationally for our workforce health and wellbeing initiatives. At Mid Cheshire, we value our staff and appreciate that in order to give our patients the best quality, compassionate care, we also need to look after our colleagues. Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Main duties will include supporting the lead nurse in the daily running of the UTC and GPOOH nursing teams - coordinating rotas, staffing, sickness and absence management. There will be an expectation to provide some clinical cover at times when the service demands.
Full training will be provided. This is a great development opportunityPerson SpecificationQualifications/Previous ExperianceEssential
- Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in acute, emergency and /or primary care/community setting
- Previous triage nurse experience
- Sound clinical decision making capabilities
- Previous management, leadership or mentoring skills
- A commitment to quality and safety
- An understanding service improvements process
Employer detailsEmployer name
- leadership/ management experience and/ or qualification
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust
Leighton Hospital, Middlewich Road
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