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Staff Nurse The Heart Centre

Employer
North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Carlisle
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Band 5 Nurse - 26.25 HRS MATERNITY COVER ON THE HEART CENTRE

We are looking for experienced or newly Qualified nurses to join our friendly team. We provide high quality care to cardiac patients and elective day care patients awaiting coronary angiograms, angioplasty and PPCI, with an out of hour on call system. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in cardiac care wishing to gain experience in the care of patients experiencing acute MI, heart failure, and arrhythmias along with other cardiac conditions. We are a friendly supportive team offering opportunities to develop skills within the cath labs and cardiac pacing. it is an exciting time to join this dynamic team. the expansion the heart centre enables us to provide more advanced procedures giving the team the opportunity to develop new skills and experience.

Work as part of the team to provide high quality nursing care for cardiology and medical patients in your care, supervise healthcare assistance, junior staff and students on the ward. Communicate effectively with patients' relatives and the MDT. Willing to learn to circulate and scrub in the cath labs and participate in the emergency On call rota.

Main duties of the job

Assess, plan, deliver and evaluate nursing care for patients within all of the acute cardiac care areas, providing the prescribed nursing care without supervision.Contribute to the development and evaluation of nursing practice in the acute cardiac areas.

Great opportunity for registered nurse to join our friendly enthusiastic team, gain new skills and experience.

About us

At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.

Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
  • Being a clinically led organisation
  • Quality and safety at the heart
  • A positive patient experience every time
  • A great place to work
  • Managing our money well

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

Across the North East and North Cumbria we are working together to deliver our ambition to be the greenest region in England by 2030. All staff are expected to support sustainability.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.

Please note, due to changes implemented by the Government to the UK immigration policy, individuals who require a Health and Care Visa or a Skilled Worker Visa may no longer be eligible for sponsorship where the UKVI salary threshold is not met or if the occupation is not included in the updated Immigration Salary List (ISL). Applicants must check their eligibility to be employed in any role they are interested in applying for, prior to completing an application for employment.Any applicants who do not meet the eligibility criteria will not be progressed.

If you are applying under the Disability Confident Scheme or Armed Forces Covenant and you meet all the essential criteria for a post, you will be guaranteed an interview.

Relocation assistance may be available for successful applicants moving to the region for certain posts. Please see our Policy for eligible vacancies.
  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

Important Information

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Disclosure and Barring Service:

On 28 November 2020, the new Disclosure and Barring Service filtering rules will come into effect.

The changes mean that:
  • youth cautions, reprimands and final warnings will no longer be subject to automatic disclosure
  • the multiple conviction rule has been removed, meaning that if an individual has more than one conviction, regardless of offence type or time passed, each conviction will be considered against the remaining rules individually, rather than being automatically disclosed.

If you are unsure about whether you need to disclose certain criminal record information, free confidential advice may be sought from one of the charity bodies listed below. These bodies can advise you on what you are legally required to declare and may also be able to advise you on how you can disclose criminal record information to a prospective employer and your legal rights when doing so.

Nacro Tel: 0300 123 1999, or email: helpline@nacro.org.uk

Unlock Tel: 01634 247350, email advice@unlock.org.uk or complete the online form on the Unlock website

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

Standard Check: �18 + Administration cost of �3.85 = �21.85. Deducted at �6.85 from 1st month salary and �5 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

Enhanced Check: �38 + administration cost of �3.90 = �41.90. Deducted at �11.90 from 1st month salary and �10 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered nurse with active registration.


Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Continuing professional development with portfolio.
  • NMC code of professional conduct.
  • Equality issues
  • Mentoring/teaching
  • Acute medical Nursing


Desirable

  • Cardiology Nursing experience
  • Equality legislation and best practice


Skills and Aptitude

Essential

  • Able to work as a member of a team.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to act as a mentor to HCAs.
  • Ability to demonstrate the compassionate values and behaviours needed for dignified care.


Desirable

  • ECG interpretation, Cardiac Rhythm analysis, central line administration


Employer details

Employer name

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Cumberland Infirmary

Carlisle

CA2 7HY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

262-A-24-6270658

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