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Neonatal Critical Care Community Outreach Nurse Co-ordinator

Join us, in working in the Unit that says YES.
  • Yes to infants that need us
  • Yes to professional and personal development
  • Yes to growing our team and our service

  • We are looking for a talented QIS Nurse to join the Neonatal Outreach team.

    Our neonatal service is the largest neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) service within North West London and provides care to high risk, critically ill neonates, and integrating the family into care is one of our guiding principles. This supports parents in becoming partners in care, participating in providing active care for their baby with the help of competency based training, support and education. We put our patients and their families at the centre of every decision we make and you can join us in giving our patients the Best Start in Life.

    As a QIS, qualified in specialty, Neonatal Nurse you would join the Neonatal Outreach team working across both of our hospital sites and in the community. We are looking for a skilled nurse to join the Outreach team to develop your skills in assessing, planning and facilitating discharges. Our family centred approach supports early discharge for all babies being discharged from our Neonatal units including those with complex needs such as home oxygen and Naso-gastric tube feeding.

    We want every member of our nursing team to grow and develop every day. With a team of specialist education nurses, regular simulations and hands on training, and access to university and resus council accredited courses. Imperial has extensive in house leadership training and development courses to accelerate your career and bespoke support from our charity to assist with additional funding for professional development. New skills, new projects, and new tools mean that nurses working with us have every resource they need to excel.

    At our Trust, we encourage you to think big and progress fast, supported by outstanding learning and development opportunities. You'll be joining one of the UK's firstacademic health science centresand workingalongside leading clinicians of all backgrounds who are pushing the boundaries in patient care and research. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. Have an experience like no other and fast forward your career.

    Main duties of the job

    • You will be responsible for the assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care without supervision in both the hospital and the community setting.
    • Working as part of a multi-professional team co-ordinating the discharge of babies with on-going special needs both in the hospital and as part of the outreach service will work in partnership with the parents, empowering them to meet their baby's on-going special needs following discharge and the continuity of care in the community and home setting
    • Teaching and supervising families, nursing and non-nursing staff and be a resource person within the unit for discharge planning. The post holder is required to have flexible working hours and to deputise for the Lead Neonatal Critical Care Community Outreach Nurse where required.


    About us

    At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

    Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

    We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

    Person Specification

    Education/ Qualifications

    Essential

    • RGN/RM/ RSCN Neonatal qualification
    • Mentorship in practice certificate ENB 998 or recognised Teaching and Assessing Certificate
    • Degree or working towards


    Desirable

    • Neonatal Community Module
    • Qualification in community nursing


    Experience

    Essential

    • Qualified in specialty > 3 years
    • Experience in managing a team


    Desirable

    • Community Experience


    Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities

    Essential

    • Holder of valid UK driving license or equivalent
    • Participate in clinical audit and clinical governance programmes
    • Computer skills, experience of using databases
    • Experience with team working


    Employer details

    Employer name

    Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

    Address

    St Mary's Hospital

    London

    W2 1NY

    Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

    290-WCCS-1309

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