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Community Matron

Employer
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Wooler
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Community Matron to join our dynamic Wooler and Belford Community Nursing team in Northumberland the Community Matron will be responsible for identification of vulnerable patients who are at risk and also those frequently admitted to hospital by proactive case management working with Specialist Nurses, medical colleagues, Palliative Care, Intermediate Care, Social Care and AHPs, the aim is to reduce admissions and improve quality of life.They will provide support into the care homes.

Northumbria Health care Trust are committed to lifelong learning and offer support to enhance your knowledge and skills, to role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of a collective leadership culture within the trust. This means demonstrating a consistent leadership style which (a) engages, enables and empowers others (b) uses coaching to promote ownership of learning and quality improvement and (c) facilitates team working and collaboration within teams / departments and across organisational boundaries.

Main duties of the job

  • The Community Matron undertakes advanced clinical assessment, identifying needs, planning, case management and co-ordinating of care forpatients withhighly complex needs and co- existing long term conditions, working in partnership with other professionals and agencies to improve patient outcomes.

    The post holder will provide clinical leadership for staff within the Community Nursing service, supporting the development of staff roles with regular training and supervision and will contribute to the assessment of competence for registered and non registered staff.


About us

We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, in addition to our state-of-the-art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. We also care for people in their homes and provide services from facilities in local communities such as health centres. We give people greater choice and control over their care to help them to live independently at home and avoid hospital admission where appropriate. High quality patient care is at the heart of everything we do and we strive to ensure every single patient and service user has an exceptional experience with us. We have one of the most extensive patient experience programmes of any trust in England.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To clinically supervise and demonstrate specialist community healthcare knowledge and skills to develop the skill set of community nursing staff, students, patients and carers within a cluster of community teams.
  • To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership where team members are supported to work and develop clinical practice across all localities acting as joint supervisors to all Nurse Practitioners where needed.
  • The post-holder will undertake advanced clinical assessment, needs identification, planning, case management and co-ordination of care for individuals with highly complex needs and co-existing long-term conditions.
  • The post-holder will work towards advanced professional practice including advanced clinical skills, medicines management, leadership, supporting self-care management and forge interagency and partnership working to improve outcomes for patients with co-existing long-term conditions.
  • In addition, the post-holder will work proactively to reduce unplanned hospital admissions and facilitate earlier discharge from hospital for patients identified through multi-disciplinary team meetings, high risk patient programmes or proactive care management.
  • To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of a collective leadership culture within the trust. This means demonstrating a consistent leadership style which (a) engages, enables and empowers others (b) uses coaching to promote ownership of learning and quality improvement and (c) facilitates team working and collaboration within teams / departments and across organisational boundaries.


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse 1st level
  • First level degree in health-related subject
  • Advanced Physical Assessment and history taking qualification
  • ndependent Prescribing qualification or an ability to achieve this within 2 years of appointment.
  • Registered mentor


Employer details

Employer name

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Wooler/Belford District Nursing Team

Cheviot primary care centre

Wooler

NE71 6BY

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