We know it takes happy, motivated staff to produce patient satisfaction, so we're investing in making our hospitals great places to work. It's about living our values: Passion, Responsibility, Innovation, Drive and Empowerment - the PRIDE at the heart of all we do.
You'll also be playing your part in preparing the NHS for the future. We're proud to be one of only five Trusts in the country to secure a place on the ground-breaking Virginia Mason Institute Programme to transform patient care, and we're also one of eight new, national Vanguard sites spearheading transformational change in urgent and emergency care.
Applications are then invited for a Band 5 to apply for fixed term position on the Children and Young People's Assessment Unit. The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills, an ability to work as part of the multi-disciplinary team and has a positive attitude to service developments. So if you are an enthusiastic, dynamic and highly motivated nurse who is committed, caring and compassionate come and join our fantastic team. Your professional development will be encouraged and supported.Main duties of the job
The post holder is responsible for assessment of care needs of patients, planning programmes of care, implementation and evaluation of these programmes without direct supervision. To assist with education and supervision of learners. At times expected to being in-charge of the ward / shift and to supervise and co-ordinate other staffs as appropriate, develops self and others professionally.About us
Under the leadership of our Chair, Jacqui Smith and Matthew Trainer, our Chief Executive we provide care for the residents of three diverse London boroughs. More than half of our 7,500 strong workforce are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and most live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.
Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals, operating from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic and Harold Wood Polyclinic.
As we recover from Covid-19, we're proud to be leading the way in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The pandemic provided the drive for our teams to innovate and change.
We know we have more work to do to improve waiting times for urgent and emergency care, and this will be one of the many benefits of our closer collaboration with Barts Health. Working with them and with all our partners across north east London, we will find a sustainable solution to enhance patient care.
We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre Radiotherapy Centre Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We're also pleased to be part of the NEL Cancer Alliance.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.
The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.
Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.
All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.
Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process or assistance with completion of the form (for applicants with a disability) can be made to Nadeem Arif, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 5938. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.Person SpecificationEducation/ QualificationsEssential Desirable
- Experience working in a paediatric assessment unit
- PILS trained.
- Be a collaborative team member who role models excellent care and compassion.
- Able to work under pressure, demonstrating a calm and resilient approach
Employer detailsEmployer name
- member of external national forums E.G. RCN children's forums.
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS TrustAddress
Rom Valley Way
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