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Staff Nurse

Employer
Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
Location
Swaffham
Salary
Depending on experience per annum
Closing date
20 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
If you're hard working and compassionate individual, you should consider applying for our staff nurse post.

Swaffham Community Hospital is a 18 bedded unit providing rehabilitation to a wide group of patients with varying complexities of needs including palliative care. Our patients come to us following medical, surgical or orthopaedic treatment or if appropriate, directly from their own homes.

Good opportunities exist for further training and development. You will receive support/development through in service training, regular appraisals and clinical supervision. This post involves rotation between day and night duties. The Trust supports flexible working.I

Main duties of the job

  • Be responsible for the delivery and co-ordination of care to a named group of patients
  • Work effectively as a member of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Work proactively within the team to achieve unit and trust goals and objectives.
  • Work with and promote recognised policies, protocols and guidelines

For more detail description of the role, please look at Job description and person specification, which is attached to the advert.

About us

Apply now to join an organisation that has been awarded an 'Outstanding' rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the highest possible rating and the first stand-alone NHS Community Trust in the country to be awarded the title.

If you are a registered nurse with an enthusiasm for making a difference to people's lives, we would be very happy to have you in our team.

We welcome applications from experienced and also newly qualified nurses.We would like a staff member who is open to learning new skills such as venepuncture, male and female catheterisation, ECG recording. To assist you, you will receive support and development through in service training, regular appraisals, a personal development plan and clinical supervision.

Informal queries could be emailed to Ward Manager via email on anita.strowger@nchc.nhs.uk

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Current UK NMC registration, level 1.
  • Working towards Degree (desirable).
  • Experience of working within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Experience of working with patients with multiple pathologies and developing and delivering care plans designed to meet their needs.
  • Appropriate short clinical skills e.g. venepuncture, catheter insertion.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to maintain and improve standards of care.
  • Experience of audits.
  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical/professional issues.
  • Understanding or resource management.
  • Knowledge and understanding of learner needs.
  • Able to communicate effectively in written and verbal English Language.
  • Evidence of relevant experience and development.
  • Willing to undertake appropriate training (desirable).
  • Self-awareness.
  • Flexible/positive approach to work.
  • Enthusiastic and able to work under pressure.
  • Able to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Ability to identify with the Trust commitment to safeguarding vulnerable adults.
  • Value and respect the privacy and dignity for patients.
  • Able to identify with the Trusts commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
  • Able to make own travelling arrangements.


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current NMC registration, Level 1


Desirable

  • Working towards a health related degree


Communication

Essential

  • Able to communicate effectively in written and verbal english


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working within a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience of working with patients with multiple pathologies and developing and delivering care plans designed to meet their needs.


Desirable

  • Appropriate short clinical skills e.g. venepuncture, catheter insertion


Personal and People Development

Essential

  • Support of other staff and students
  • Evidence of relevant experience and development


Desirable

  • Willing to undertake appropriate training


Skills, abilities and knowledge

Essential

  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to maintain and improve standards of care
  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience of audit
  • Understanding of resource management
  • Knowledge and understanding of Learner needs


Desirable

  • Experience of audit research
  • Experience of resource management


Personal attributes and behaviours

Essential

  • Self awareness
  • Flexible/positive approach to work
  • Work collabratively as part of a team
  • Respect and dignity for patients
  • Able to identify with the Trust's commitment to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our patients
  • Enthusiastic and able to work under pressure


Other

Essential

  • Able to make own travel arrangements


Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust

Address

Swaffham Community Hospital

Sporle road

Swaffham

PE37 7HL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

839-5801625-AK-C

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