Staff Nurse Band 5 - RNLD Children's Respite Service, Mancetter (Full time and Part time hours, Permanent) Full time and part time hours available, permanent roles
We are looking for an RNLD nurse who is passionate about delivering high standards of care to children and young people aged 5-19 years old, with a Learning Disability and or Autism within respite and to support enhanced packages of care in a variety of settings to prevent and avoid inappropriate hospital admissions.
Gramer House and Holly House provide a total of 7 beds for children with both physical and complex health needs, including unstable epilepsy, management of diabetes and PEG feeding.
We also support children and young people with autism, anxiety and behaviours that are considered challenging. Please note many Trust interviews are currently taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.
Main duties of the job
Provide holistic care for Service users (SU) or Children/Young people (CYP) with a Learning Disability and/or complex health needs this may include those with Autism only.
To support enhanced packages of care in a variety of settings to prevent and avoid inappropriate hospital admissions.
To be skilled in a wide range of specific clinical/behavioural Interventions, e.g., enteral feeding, oxygen therapy, oral clearance/suction, Catheterisation, behaviour management and epilepsy management
Understand, support and evidence compliance on all care quality commission outcomes,
Act as named Nurse for allocated SU/CYP. Developing good relationships with the family and the wider MDT.
To assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing and clinical care plans in collaboration with SU/YP, family and the wider MDT
Awareness of National and local policy and the implications for service delivery and own actions.
To administer medication in line with CWPT policy. Understand the pharmacology of medicines, use of as required medicines. Transcribe medication onto administration sheets and assist in writing of specific health protocols for as required drugs.
Carry out all relevant aspects of care mostly without direct supervision adhering to CWPT policy/procedure and NMC guidelines. Respond quickly and appropriately to constantly changing situations amidst frequent
The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.
Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.
Job description Job responsibilities For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.
The successful candidate must be well motivated and enthusiastic and enjoy the challenge of working in an environment where no two days are the same. The children in your care must always be your priority.
Good time management is essential, as you will be supporting the children during their respite stays. You will be responsible for a managing a case load of children and be required to write care plans / risk assessments.
You must also demonstrate patience, and display a warm and friendly approach, good interpersonal skills are essential.
We encourage our staff nurses to take an active role in staff development via 1:1 supervisions and the appraisal process. There will be many training opportunities available and staff development is actively encouraged.
The staff at Gramer and Holly house work closely with the social workers, special School nursing teams and psychiatry, alongside families and other multi-professional agencies. This allows us to provide a consistency of care, whilst looking to promote skills development and improve opportunities for the children.
If you feel you can fulfil this role and contribute to our team, and can work flexibly, around a needs led, 24 hour rota, we would like to hear from you.
Essential Requirements include:
RNLD Qualification (Newly Qualified welcomed)
Excellent communication skills
Be a car driver and have access to own vehicle
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- R.N.L.D (R.N.M.H.) holds and continues to hold effective registration with the Nursing Midwifery Council
- Must have recent experience of working with people with Learning Disabilities
- Experience in developing and creating innovative and complex care packages that are person centred
- Must hold a full driving licence
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