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Staff Nurse

Employer
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Swindon
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
2 x Substantive (permanent)

2 x Fixed Term (12 months)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic/innovative nurse to join the Multi-disciplinary team on Neptune Respiratory Unit, as a band 5 Staff Nurse.

Neptune Respiratory Unit is a stimulating place to work, we have a wide variety of patients with respiratory and general medical diagnosis. The Nursing team on the unit also care for patients requiring respiratory high care. We have a great team of nurses who work across the whole unit and are skilled in managing a variety of respiratory conditions and have many competencies which include Tracheostomies, Chest Drains, NIV and CPAP.

You must have excellent communication skills and strive for high standards of nursing care at all times. Staff are invested in the exciting future of this unit and are always looking for ways to improve and move forward as a team.

If you believe that you would be a valuable asset to our strong respiratory team then we would love to hear from you!

We work 12 hour shifts on Neptune Respiratory Unit:

Day shift 07.00 - 19.45, Night shift 19.00 - 07.45

If your would like further details please contact Ward Manager James Swift for further details on james.swift4@nhs.net or 01793 604781

Main duties of the job

Essential:
  • Band 5 Registered Nurse.
  • Current/live registration with the Nursing Midwifery Council.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Recent experience nursing patients in an acute / community setting or recently completed a Return to Nursing course.
  • Able to demonstrate effective consolidation of nursing knowledge and practice after qualification and Preceptorship.
  • Working within a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Experience within a range of patient/client care groups.

Desirable:
  • Diploma/Degree qualification.
  • Teaching/Assessor Qualification e.g. ENB 998 or equivalent.
  • Qualification or experience in teaching and assessing.

Leadership qualification

About us

Our STAR values are at the heart of everything we do. You can expect to see them in the way we act and the way we treat each other. Our values make us who we are.

Service: We will put our patients first

Teamwork: We will work together

Ambition: We will aspire to provide the best service

Respect: We will act with integrity

Job description

Job responsibilities

The education of staff is a high priority for the Management Team on Neptune therefore you will have regular appraisals and support for your career development. It is essential that all staff maintain their skills and competencies and improve their knowledge in order to give the highest standard of care possible.

Please see full Job description and personal specification attached.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • First Level Registered Nurse
  • Current/live registration with the Nursing Midwifery Council
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


Desirable

  • Diploma/Degree qualification
  • Qualification or experience in teaching and assessing
  • Leadership qualification


Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • I.T. Literate.
  • Ability to document details clearly and accurately.
  • Good interpersonal skills and is able to deal with difficult/sensitive situations.
  • Able to undertake audits


Desirable

  • An understanding of the structure for the delivery for Community and social care services.


Experience

Essential

  • Recent experience nursing patients in an acute / community setting or recently completed a Return to Nursing course.
  • Able to demonstrate effective consolidation of nursing knowledge and practice after qualification and Preceptorship.
  • Experience within a range of patient/client care groups.


Employer details

Employer name

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Great Western Hospital

Marlborough Road

Swindon

SN3 6BB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

249-5805615

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