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Bank Staff Nurse- Haywood Hospital

Employer
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
£30,639 a year pro rata
Closing date
23 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Full Time
The post holder will assist the Ward/Team Manager in providing high quality nursing care and treatment of patients in conjunction with other professionals through the hospital's multi-disciplinary assessment, treatment and care programmes.

The Trust Bank is made up of a pool of staff that provides temporary cover for staff shortages or short term vacancies. If you work for the trust bank, you tell us when you are available and your availability is then matched with shift requirements across the hospital.

Our Bank operates by, booking temporary staff on a flexible basis. It gives you the freedom to choose the shifts you work, depending upon availability.

Can't commit to a permanent job at present?

Have family or other commitments prevent you working full time or to a set work pattern?

Want to keep up your professional skills?

Would like to gain experience in new areas?

Main duties of the job

  • Deliver a high quality clinical service to patients and their families and carers.
  • Administer medication, complying with relevant Trust procedures and NMC guidelines
  • Assess patient's individual care needs, develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care.
  • Contribute to care plans in cooperation with multi-disciplinary teams within the hospital and under supervision of more senior team members.
  • Maintain an effective reporting system by observing and reporting verbally and in writing on patient condition
  • Ensure the safe custody of all patients as determined by the clinical team. This includes the supervision of patients within the hospital, grounds and the community, as required.


About us

Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust is an award winning organisation with over 9000 employees. We are one of the largest integrated Health and Social Care providers, covering services across North & South Staffordshire, Shropshire, Hampshire, Buckinghamshire, Isle of Wight and Essex.

We pride ourselves on the services provided to support with the well-being of all of our employees both physically and mentally and offer counselling support and lifestyle information. Opportunities for flexible working are also available depending on the role.

We encourage career development provided by in house training programs and coaching support.

Demonstrating our strong commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, and in context of our objective aligned to the growth of diversity across the workforce we are particularly seeking applications from individuals who may be from under-represented groups, such as black, Asian or other ethnic groups, individuals with a disability, or LGBTQ+ individuals who meet the specific criteria.

We are embedding values based and inclusive recruitment practices to ensure that all applicants, from any backgrounds, have an equal chance of success in achieving a role with us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Deliver a high quality clinical service to patients and their families and carers.
  • Act as named nurse to a group of patients under the direction / supervision of the person identified with continuing responsibility.
  • Participate in therapeutic group work programmes.
  • Take charge of the ward in the absence of the ward manager and deputy ward manager.
  • Administer medication, complying with relevant Trust procedures and NMC guidelines
  • Assess patient's individual care needs, develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care.
  • Contribute to care plans in cooperation with multi-disciplinary teams within the hospital and under supervision of more senior team members.
  • Maintain an effective reporting system by observing and reporting verbally and in writing on patient condition
  • Ensure the safe custody of all patients as determined by the clinical team. This includes the supervision of patients within the hospital, grounds and the community, as required.
  • Support student nurses on placement within the service.
  • Participate in the development of the service to ensure clinical governance processes are actively implemented at team level
  • Assist in ensuring that the aims and objectives of the ward/department (as set by the responsible nurse) are fulfilled and to identify factors which may inhibit these from being achieved.
  • The post holder will be required to work within the NMC Code of Practice and professional guidelines.
  • Maintain an up-to-date level of professional competence within the specific environment.
  • Assist in the implementation of evidence-based nursing practice and participate in research and other projects as required.


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered General Health Nurse on NMC Register.


Skills

Essential

  • Demonstrate an awareness of current thinking and guidance in the management of physical health conditions.


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of providing care within a health setting.


Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Haywood Hospital

Stoke-on-Trent

ST6 7AG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

301-Bank-22-4659177-M

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