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Registered Nurse

Employer
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Location
South Shields
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

THIS VACANCY IS NOT SUITABLE FOR INTERNATIONALNURSES WISHING TO JOIN THE TRUST AS ANADAPTATIONNURSE. THESE VACANCIES WILL BE ADVERTISED VIA NHS JOBS WHEN THEY ARISE.

Opportunities has arisen for motivated Staff Nurses with excellent communication skills to join our Outpatient teams at STSFT .

Outpatients is a diverse, multi-disciplinary environment which requires flexible and adaptable skills, an aptitude to learn and a motivation to develop your skills.

If you are dynamic individuals who enjoy challenges and would like to join teams who are passionate about providing high quality care to their patients, then we want to hear from you.

The successful candidates will be enthusiastic, organised and committed to giving high quality nursing care and able to work autonomously as well as part of a team.

You will consistently ensure that a patients privacy, dignity and psychological well-being is maintained and at all times that the care given is patient centred.

You will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. We require individuals who are forward thinking, well organised and with a positive attitude towards flexibility and change.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidates will be based at South Tyneside (ST) Hospital however will be required to work at any of our sites which includes Chester Wing at Sunderland Royal, Washington Galleries Health Centre, Palmer hospital, Moorlands within ST hospital and Community Clinics in South Tyneside and Sunderland districts.

The shift patterns are usually 8am-6pm Monday to Friday and weekend working, this includes the provision of a Phlebotomy service at ST hospital 7 days a week (including wards).

You will be joining a team across sites of Senior Nurses/RGNS and HCAs who are dedicated to providing the highest standards of patient care. Working with Clinicians and AHP from a wide range of specialties you will provide Nursing support to a diversity of patient caseloads.

There are opportunities to develop within the OP setting and to attend related study days locally and nationally.

About us

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One Team One Trust - There are many reasons to work at our Trust. From our commitment to putting people first to our accessible services and award winning teams. We have a passion for research, innovation and tackling inequalities. We are committed to respect, fairness and civility and promote a compassionate, caring and positive culture / working environment.

We welcome all applications irrespective of peoples race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion/belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups. Looking after our workforces health and wellbeing is a priority for STSFT. We also provide access to high quality education, training, career progression and support. Flexible working is supported via the Trust's Flexible Working Policy.

The Trust employs around 8,300 people and provides a range of hospital services to a local community of around 430,000 residents. We also provide a range of more specialised services outside this area, in some cases to a population as great as 860,000. We offer our staff outstanding benefits - Fitness Centre (SRH), libraries at both hospital sites, chaplaincy support and access to a Childcare Co-ordinator to help staff with childcare arrangements.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be responsible and accountable for the delivery of safe, effective and compassionate nursing care for patients designated to their care.

To always work to the NMC Code.

To supervise non-registered staff as stipulated by the NMC under the requirements of delegation.

Provide effective leadership and assist with the management and organisation of the ward/department in the absence of the Ward Manager or Junior Sister / Charge Nurse.

To comply with the trusts vision, values and behavioural compact.

PLEASE REFER TO THE ATTACHED JOB DESCRIPTION FOR FULL DUTIES OF THE ROLE

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current NMC Registration (Level 1 adult nurse) or evidence of qualification if newly qualified
  • Diploma in health related study or equivalent appropriate qualification


Desirable

  • Degree in nursing studies or healthcare related subject (UK equivalent)
  • Mentorship certificate/ Practice Assessor training or demonstrable equivalent experience


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in an acute hospital or community healthcare setting


Desirable

  • Recent experience of working as a registered nurse


Skills and Knowledge

Essential

  • Ability to provide and receive complex, sensitive or contentious information
  • Able to work without supervision
  • Competent in the use of IT such as Microsoft Office
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Knowledge of national health and social care policy
  • Knowledge of evidence based guidelines e.g. NICE guidelines, NPSA alerts, current nursing legislation


Desirable

  • Venepuncture and cannulation competency


Physical Skills

Essential

  • Ability to assist patients to move as per Trust Moving and Handling Policy


Employer details

Employer name

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

Address

South Tyneside Nhs Foundation Trust

Harton Lane

South Shields

Tyne And Wear

NE34 0PL

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C9155-CSNM-0524-05

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