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Staff Nurse - Izod Ward

Employer
Herefordshire & Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
Location
Evesham
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata for part time
Closing date
5 May 2024

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We are looking for full time enthusiastic team players to come and join our nursing team. Evesham Community Hospital is a 50 bedded stroke and general rehabilitation unit. The nursing staff work alongside the therapy team and adopt a multidisciplinary team approach to providing rehab to the patients.

We require an innovative, enthusiastic, motivated individual interested in all areas of rehab. You will be required to plan, implement, evaluate and take responsibility for the nursing care of the ward patients on a daily basis. You will be expected to facilitate and support the patient and their families throughout their pathway from admission to discharge.

Evesham Community Hospital plays a critical role in the delivery of local NHS services, providing more care and treatment closer to peoples homes. Emphasis is to reduce length of stay whilst ensuring excellent care which is safe, effective, personalised and compassionate and to the standards you would expect for your family and friends.

Main duties of the job

As a Staff Nurse you will be responsible for providing care to people admitted to our wards for rehabilitation. We work closely as a multi-disciplinary team. Our focusispromoting the comfort and wellbeing of patients, enablingthemto live as independently as possible. Evesham is a friendly team to work with. As a team we encourage ongoing learning and development through reflection and clinical supervision which we try and embed in our daily practice. Our nurses are required to facilitate the day to day running of the ward, administering medications, working alongside all members of the MDT as well as patients, their families and carers to provided 24/7 rehabilitation to enable the highest level of independence and quality of life. Our nurses are required to attend meetings as needed such as MDT and CHC or Discharge Planning.

About us

At Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, we are working together to deliver outstanding care. We run community hospitals and community health services across Worcestershire and provide mental health and learning disability services across both Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

Our people (all 4500+ of them) provide services for people of all ages, experiencing both physical and/or mental health conditions from over 100 sites.

We will support you to thrive offer flexible working options for a great work-life balance, help you fulfil your ambitions, and empower you to make positive changes within your team or service. Its why we were named Large Apprenticeship Employer of the Year award at the 2022 Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, cultures, and ethnicities.

What we offer
  • 27 days leave plus bank holidays, increasing up to 33 days with long service
  • Generous NHS pension and enhanced pay when you work unsocial hours
  • Flexible and agile working opportunities
  • Great maternity, paternity, and adoption support
  • Wide range of staff networks such as LGBT+ and ENRICH (Equality Network for Race Inclusion and Cultural Heritage)
  • Health service discounts and online benefits including excellent cycle to work and car salary sacrifice schemes
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities

If you would like to know more, please visit our careers website.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Behave consistently with the values and beliefs of the organisation and promote these on day to day basis.
  • Use their initiative and take responsibility for themselves and the quality of their work and the service they provide to patients.
  • Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patients care within the Ward/unit, working in accordance with the philosophy of patient centered care and to NSF and other Trust standards.
  • Practice as a member of the Community Hospital Nursing team, to support and work in partnership with the wider multidisciplinary team.
  • Planning and Delivery of Individual Nursing Care under Direction of Senior Staff
  • Work within the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Assess, plan, and, implement and evaluate patient focused nursing care.
  • Document care given and maintain contemporaneous records.
  • Maintain records in accordance with the Trusts policy and that of NMC Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Assist in implementation of health promotion strategies, as agreed by Ward Manager.
  • In consultation with senior qualified staff, provide and monitor patient centered care within Trust agreed standards.
  • In collaboration with other team members organise the reception and discharge of patients ensuring effective communication in transfer of information.
  • Carry out delegated nursing care.
  • Use and participate in research / audit in care delivery.
  • Adhere to and promote all clinical practice, health and safety and corporate Trust Policies and Guidelines.

For full details of the duties and criteria for the role please refer to the job description and person specification attached

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience gained during pre-registration training


Desirable

  • Post-registration experience in an inpatient setting
  • Previous experience of day to day management


Qualifications

Essential

  • RGN/RMN
  • NMC Registered
  • I understand that I will be asked to provide original certificates to verify my qualifications at point of offer


Desirable

  • Accredited courses in Palliative Care, Tissue Viability, Diabetes, Dementia
  • Mentor Award


Skills & Abilities

Essential

  • Ability to challenge poor behaviour
  • Role modelling good behaviour
  • A positive attitude and able to act on feedback
  • Ability to praise and be supportive to others
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English in both verbal and written formats
  • Able to work competently without supervision
  • Reflective practitioner
  • Compassion and empathy skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to motivate others
  • Versatile and adaptable
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to cope under pressure
  • Team player
  • Basic IT skills


Additional Criteria

Essential

  • Able to carry out physical requirements of the role e.g. using mechanical hoists to move patients


Employer details

Employer name

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust

Address

Evesham Community Hospital

Waterside

Evesham

Worcestershire

WR11 1JT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

C9798-0067

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