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Staff Nurse - Elderly Care

Employer
North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Stockton on Tees
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024
**UK NMC Registration Required for this position - applicants without UK NMC registration need not apply**

**STUDENT Nurses need not apply as will not be considered on this vacancy. Please apply for the next Pre-Reg Staff Nurse Recruitment Centre**

Are you self-motivated, driven and have a passion for elderly care?

Are you passionate about ensuring that all elderly people have the opportunity to live fulfilled and respected lives as well as providing care with dignity that meets older people's needs?

If so, then this role could be for you. North Tees and Hartlepool Foundation trust are seeking a band 5 nurse elderly care nurse to deliver all round care to our elderly population.

The ideal candidates will have a desire for care of the elderly and be willing to work within a multidisciplinary team in maintaining a high standard of care.

Main duties of the job

North Tees and Hartlepool Foundation trust have opportunities to work on one of two elderly care wards. Both wards have their patients at the heart of everything they do. Both elderly care wards have the opportunity to develop your skills in dementia care, assessment skills, coordinating and facilitating discharges, end of life care and general nursing care.

Whilst working on one of the elderly care wards you will have the opportunity to work alongside the frailty team, the enhanced care team, the elderly care medical team, our specialist elderly care occupational therapists and physiotherapists as well as our elderly care activities coordinator.

You will become part of an upbeat dynamic team bringing energy and a strong focus on multidisciplinary team work in supporting elderly care patients.

You will work on a ward which is managed by a Ward Matron and a Deputy Ward Matron alongside a wider range of experienced nurses. You will be allocated a mentor/Buddy who you will shadow within your first stages of undertaking the role, you will receive an annual individual performance review to help facilitate your development. We support staff with post registration courses relevant to their field of practice at our local teaching university.

About us

At North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust our main priority is, and always will be, to provide safe and high quality care to our patients every day the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones. We want our organisation to be the best place to work with the right staff, in the right roles, at the right time, to ensure we deliver exceptional patient care and experience.

We will support staff through providing an inclusive and supportive workplace with health and well-being initiatives, staff benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development. Staff recognition is very important to us as well as performance reviews and appraisals, we recognise staff through Star and Team of the month, colleague recognition - a note of thanks, Managers Awards, Shining Stars and Service Awards.

We recruit for values and Together we are North Tees & Hartlepool

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be an active member of the multidisciplinary team by using professional judgement and assuming responsibility and accountability for assessing, implementing and evaluating clinical care for patients to meet their needs in a safe caring environment that promotes dignity, privacy and respect.

The post holder will be expected to develop knowledge and skills within the chosenspeciality and will assist in the management and organisation of nursing work in the ward/department within the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.The post holder will supervise the working of health care assistants and support workers and support the training and assessment of student nurses, whilst demonstrating the trust Values and Behaviours for nursing and midwifery staff at all times.

The post holder has a duty of care to patients and is expected to comply fully with best practice standards and comply with trust policies for personal and patient safety and the prevention of healthcare associated infections.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • 1st Level Registration


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working within an acute hospital environment (Pre or Post Registration)


Skills

Essential

  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Organisational/time management skills


Disposition

Essential

  • Ability to work well within the multidisciplinary team
  • Effective interpersonal skills


Employer details

Employer name

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Address

University Hospital of North Tees

Stockton on Tees

TS19 8PE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

345-SNRC2024-Elderly Care

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