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Staff Nurse - Westwood Community Hospital - 21 hpw

Employer
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bradford
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Staff Nurse to join the experienced team of staff working within the Intermediate Care Community Hospitals at Westwood Park Community Hospital.

All Community Hospitals are nurse led units and are closely supported by the Elderly Care Consultants from Bradford Teaching Hospitals, including the wider multidisciplinary team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Social Workers.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a committed, hardworking and caring individual who is forward thinking with strong leadership qualities, who is keen to support new developments and changes taking place within the community setting. You will demonstrate an interest of working with older people. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate commitment to personal and service development and a dedication to providing a high standard of nursing care.

Applicants must be 1st level registered level nurse, with excellent communication skills with or without previous ward experience, have 998/SLIP or be willing to undertake. Proven ability to prioritize and plan workload and to be capable of working within a multi-disciplinary team.

If you want to make a difference, and be given the time to care, enjoy working within a supportive team, be recognized and valued for your hard work and commitment - then come and work with us.

About us

At Bradford Teaching Hospitals we're passionate about providing outstanding care for the people of the Bradford district and communities across the North of England. We're keen to meet people interested in sharing our passion and helping us continue to deliver the highest quality of care to our patients.

We're a renowned teaching hospital trust at the forefront of research, education and development, with a state-of-the-art simulation and skills training centre on site.

In short, we can help you lift your career to the next level. We've received huge investment to improve patient care which means we have truly world-class facilities including a brand-new neonatal suite, state-of-the-art intensive care unit, a newly refurbished A& E department, new children's unit and a welcoming, modern atrium and reception area for staff and visitors.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached for the job description document for this post for further details in regards to the main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Good verbal and written command of English
  • Good communication/interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates a caring, compassionate and empathetic approach to work
  • Ability to plan own time and that of junior staff, use own initiative and act independently within the bounds of existing knowledge and skills
  • Capable of working within a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to assess patient needs and plan, implement and evaluate care appropriately


Desirable

  • Additional relevant experience
  • Relevant specialist training


Knowledge

Essential

  • Understands the limits of the job role. Has the knowledge to recognise situations that require reporting and demonstrates the ability to escalate to a senior person where appropriate
  • Understands the limits of the job role. Has the knowledge to recognise situations that require reporting and demonstrates the ability to escalate to a senior person where appropriate


Desirable

  • Understanding of current National, Regional and Local nursing issues


Qualifications

Essential

  • UK Registered Nurse (Adult Nursing)


Desirable

  • Evidence of recent and Continuous Professional Development


Skills

Essential

  • Good verbal and written command of English.
  • Good communication/interpersonal skills
  • Ability to plan own time and that of junior staff, use own initiative and act independently within the bounds of existing knowledge and skills
  • Capable of working within a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to assess patient needs and plan, implement and evaluate care appropriately


Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Westwood Community Hospital

off Swift Drive, Cooper Lane

Bradford

BD6 3NL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

389-24-6203434

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