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Staff Nurse Intermediate Care

Employer
Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Warrington
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
25 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A dynamic dedicated nurse is required to compliment our current team of staff within our intermediate care bed base. Providing rehabilitation for both step down and step up patients you need to have a good all round skill set to support the needs of these patients.

Working as part of a dedicated integrated health and social care team you will develop a variety of skills. A foundation of basic nursing skills is required.

Main duties of the job

Liaises with the Intermediate Care Sister / Charge Nurse to ensure information in relation to patient care/changes to care plan and the continuity of care.

Provides mentoring, teaching and assessing to support staff.

Liaises with all health care professionals and other agencies to ensure effective service delivery in the intermediate care facility.

Perform comprehensive assessment of patient nursing needs.

Assess, plan, implement and evaluate programmes of care according to changing health needs under the direction of the Intermediate Care Sister / Charge Nurse.

Maintain accurate records in accordance with NMC.

Attend a multi-disciplinary case conference as the named nurse if appropriate.

To communicate and collaborate with other members of the Integrated Intermediate Care Team, PHCT, voluntary and statutory organisations to support individual patient care.

To establish and maintain effective communication with patients, relatives and carers in complex and potentially challenging situations.

To competently perform clinical skills related to the post.

To be professionally responsible for delegated visits under the supervision of the Intermediate Care Sister / Charge Nurse

To work without direct supervision.

About us

Flexible working will be considered for all roles.

Unfortunately, we do not hold a sponsor licence for working Visas.

At Bridgewater, our PEOPLE values shape how we deliver our NHS services in your local community.

They help us deliver our mission to improve local health and promote wellbeing in the communities we serve.

After all, values are about people and they were created in partnership with our staff to reflect what they felt was important to them

Here at Bridgewater our shared values flow through the organisation.

P- Person-centred-We are passionate about individual needs and promote independence in the healthcare we provide..

E- Empowered- We empower our people and encourage new ideas to deliver and create improvements in community care.

O- Open and Honest -We behave in a way that develops relationships based on trust, openness, honesty and respect.

P- Professional-We support our people, so everyone has the right skills and training to deliver outstanding patient care.

L- Locally Lead -We are always learning about our communities and show great pride in being a local provider of health and care.

E- Efficient -We use our resources wisely to provide sustainable and value for money healthcare for our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Principle Responsibilities

Ensuring a high standard of care with intermediate care bed based facility.

Liaises with the Intermediate Care Sister / Charge Nurse to ensure information in relation to patient care/changes to care plan and the continuity of care.

Provides mentoring, teaching and assessing to support staff.

Liaises with all health care professionals and other agencies to ensure effective service delivery in the intermediate care facility.

Managerial

To be responsible for work allocations of support staff.

To complete monthly supervisions for support staff.

To be responsible for organising and prioritising own caseload.

Leadership

Act as a mentor for pre-registration nursing students.

Support the development of the nursing team by teaching and assessing members of the team including nursing assistants.

Undertake mandatory in-house training and other training that supports the role.

Access clinical supervision.

Undertake training that is specific to the post.

Teaching of patients / carers and other professionals to support patients to maintain their optimum level of independence

Clinical

Perform comprehensive assessment of patient nursing needs.

Assess, plan, implement and evaluate programmes of care according to changing health needs under the direction of the Intermediate Care Sister / Charge Nurse.

Maintain accurate records in accordance with NMC.

Attend a multi-disciplinary case conference as the named nurse if appropriate.

To communicate and collaborate with other members of the Integrated Intermediate Care Team, PHCT, voluntary and statutory organisations to support individual patient care.

To establish and maintain effective communication with patients, relatives and carers in complex and potentially challenging situations.

To competently perform clinical skills related to the post.

To be professionally responsible for delegated visits under the supervision of the Intermediate Care Sister / Charge Nurse

To work without direct supervision.

Professional Responsibilities

Current NMC registration

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • First Level Nurse
  • Current licence to practice
  • (or willingness to undertake return to practice)


Desirable

  • Diploma or equivalent


Experience

Essential

  • Post registration experience
  • Newly qualified nurse with Intermediate Care Interest


Desirable

  • Experience in Intermediate Care


Skills & Attributes

Essential

  • Range of extended clinical skills and ability to demonstrate clinical knowledge
  • Able to communicate unpleasant/sensitive information to patients relatives and carers
  • Able to demonstrate organisational and managerial skills
  • Able to develop effective interpersonal skills relationships across the health and social care setting
  • Proven teaching and assessing skills verbal and written skills


Desirable

  • IT Skills
  • Audit and research
  • Venepuncture Course
  • Wound Care Course


Additional Criteria

Essential

  • The ability to work flexibly in accordance with service needs
  • The ability to travel independently across the Trust


Additional Question

Essential

  • Do you have the right to stay and work in the UK without sponsorship (share-codes will be checked if applicable)
  • If you are related to a director, or have a relationship with a director or employee of an appointing organisation, please state the relationship:


Employer details

Employer name

Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Padgate House Intermediate Care

Vulcan Close

Padgate

Warrington

WA2 0HL

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