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Registered Nurse Band 5 (Addictions)

Employer
Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Goole
Salary
Depending on experience
Closing date
1 Jun 2024

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Band 5 nurse to join our team at the East Riding Partnership Addictions Service in Goole.

The primary responsibilities of this role entails managing a caseload comprising of diverse needs, specifically catering to individuals undergoing alcohol reduction/detoxification, minimising drug usage, and facilitating opiate substitute prescribing.

The duties include conducting comprehensive physical examinations, encompassing electrocardiograms (ECGs), blood pressure assessments, and physical health screenings.

You will be maintaining the clinical environment, which encompasses infection prevention and control (IPC) protocols, inventory management through regular stock checks, and conducting daily clinic inspections.

The role also involves the procurement of medications, performing phlebotomy procedures, and administering medications and vaccinations as required.

Main duties of the job

o To support the Lead Nurse in providing clinical and professional leadership to nurses within own area of responsibility.

o To support the Lead Nurse and other colleagues with the implementation of policy, protocol, service/practice development and change within own area of responsibility

o To continue to demonstrate specialist clinical skills in practice and provide support/advice re service development and the delivery of care, in partnership with service users, carers, staff, managers and other agencies.

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire. Find out more on our website

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

We are proud to score above or equal to the average for all NHS People Promise theme areas demonstrating our commitment to improve the experience of working in the NHS for everyone. Wherever you work we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need to get you started.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.

We offer a unique range of benefits that go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

To support the Lead Nurse in providing clinical and professional leadership to nurses within own area of responsibility.

To support the Lead Nurse and other colleagues with the implementation of policy, protocol, service/practice development and change within own area of responsibility

To continue to demonstrate specialist clinical skills in practice and provide support/advice re service development and the delivery of care, in partnership with service users, carers, staff, managers and other agencies.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge

Essential

  • oPart III or 13 of NMC live register
  • oA broad understanding of relevant policy, legislation drivers and their application to clinical and service area
  • oAn understanding of relevant clinical practice/standards within identified clinical area
  • Degree/diploma in adult nursing with a willingness to undertake mentorship training and responsibilities


Desirable

  • oFull understanding of relevant policy, drivers and their application to clinical and service area.
  • oFull understanding/application of relevant clinical practice/standards/audit within identified clinical area
  • Evidence of current CPD/formal qualifications at an advanced level e.g. degree or post graduate level or equivalent knowledge/experiential learning


Experience

Essential

  • o Appropriate knowledge/experience of working in Addictions Nursing
  • oUnderstanding of caseload management responsibilities
  • Willingness to undertake and complete preceptorship facilitating the transition for newly qualified nurse booklet and core competency development programme


Desirable

  • oEvidence of specialist practice skills and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change/development
  • oEvidence of promoting/supporting active user/carer involvement/participation
  • Act as Care Programme Approach (CPA) coordinator


Skills and Competencies

Essential

  • oAble to demonstrate effective interpersonal/communication skills Evidence of good time management skills
  • oAbility to demonstrate ethical values and attitudes within a culture of equality and diversity
  • oAbility to commute between the various sites


Desirable

  • oWorking knowledge of Trust policies and procedures.
  • oAbility to manage daily operations and maintain a safe working environment


Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust

Address

East Riding Partnership

100 Boothferry Road

Goole

DN14 6AE

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338-6306500-24

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