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Senior Staff Nurse NHS@Home

Employer
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Weston Super Mare
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

Job Details

NHS@Home is an exciting model of care that bridges the gap between traditional hospital-based care by providing care in people's home, supported by joint working with system partners and the use of appropriate remote clinical monitoring tools.

We are seeking a highly motivated, dynamic, and experienced Nurses to support the coordination and delivery of the NHS@Home service at UHBW.

The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating the day-to-day delivery of the service, case management and supporting in-patient identification. The role will require collaborative working across the Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire NHS@Home teams.

This is a diverse role that requires resilience and the ability to work effectively under pressure. You will work closely with the senior NHS@Home team along with other collaborative partners to ensure the service operates efficiently and effectively, ensuring that high standards of patient care are always maintained.

This role is based out of our Weston General Hospital hub but may be required to work trustwide.

Main duties of the job

The full job Description provides overview of the key tasks of the role, and person specification outlines the qualification, skills and knowledge required.

The NHS@Home Band 6 nurse will:
  • Coordinate the daily operations of the NHS@Home service.
  • Maintain an oversight of all patients being supported under the service.
  • Support staff members undertaking patient visits and make autonomous decisions regarding patient management plans.
  • Undertake accurate patient assessments within in-patient and out-patient settings.
  • Support in-patient identification and manage referrals.
  • Work with system partners to oversee system-wide service capacity.
  • Assess patients and make comprehensive reports to the relevant MDTs.
  • Support the Clinical Operational Lead and B7 with the development, implementation, and delivery of new clinical pathways to support service growth.
  • Work collaboratively with Sirona and NBT staff organising NHS@Home caseload and managing referrals.
  • Escalateclinical concerns appropriately.
  • To work autonomously making clinically effective and appropriate decisions.
  • Undertake community visits to deliver clinical care. Full UK driving license, appropriate car insurance and access to a car is essential


About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description, main responsibilities, and Person Specification, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Aptitudes

Essential

  • Respecting Everyone
  • Embracing change
  • Recognising Success
  • Working Together


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Organisation and management skills
  • Teaching
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Flexibility, adaptability to meet needs of a changing service
  • Ability to perform clinical activities specific to speciality
  • Competency in medication administration including intravenous medication.
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to manage difficult situations
  • Able to influence other team members
  • Act as a role model and as a mentor/assessor
  • Innovative and participates with practice and policy change
  • Awareness of professional responsibilities to self and others
  • Commitment to the development and provision of high quality care
  • Awareness of current national changes in nursing / NHS
  • General good health, Able to work on feet for long periods. Aware that the role can be stressful and emotional at times


Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Appropriate post registration experience in nursing and speciality
  • Proven commitment and experience, evidence in teaching
  • Completion of training for additional clinical skills required for service delivery e.g., IV drug administration, cannulation & venepuncture
  • Appropriate proven leadership and management experience


Desirable

  • Experience of undertaking research or audit projects
  • Evidence of commitment to research-based practice or evidence of project work undertaken
  • Experience as preceptor / mentor


Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • RGN.1st Level or other registered healthcare professional
  • Current NMC/ registered healthcare professional Registration
  • 1st Degree in nursing or other registered healthcare professional
  • Relevant accredited post registration qualification at level 3
  • Current drivers license, be a car owner with a valid insurance certificate covering business use as you will be required to use your own vehicle for daily visits


Desirable

  • Qualification in Teaching, assessing, and Mentoring


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)

Address

Weston General Hospital

Grange Road

Weston Super Mare

BS23 4TQ

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