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Registered Nurse - Acute Medical Ward - Wensleydale

Employer
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Harrogate
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
28 Jun 2024
We are recruiting newly qualified and experienced Registered Nurses to:
  • Wensleydale Ward - We are an acute cardiology and respiratory medical ward with a high turnover of patients. We care for a range of patient needs including telemetry and patients requiring Non Invasive Ventilation (NIV). We also care for patients from other medical specialities for cardiac monitoring, such as electrolyte imbalances

To ask a question or book a visit please email Rachael Dealhoy on rachael.dealhoy@nhs.net or 01423 559717

To enrich your own development we can offer funded continued personal development opportunities.

This is an exciting time to join our team as we continue to develop our skills, and grow our workforce in preparation to relocate to our exemplar digital ward.

Please note that we do not have any places available for OSCE training . This role requires NMC registration and acute medical experience.

Main duties of the job

Bolton and Farndale wards are led by experienced Ward Manager Rachael, a team of dedicated Band 6 Sisters, and a supportive Matron, Rebecca.

As a Trust we offer our Registered Nurses:
  • 4 weeks supernumerary for experienced Nurse
  • Opportunity to undertake key clinical skills training including cannulation, phlebotomy, ECG recording and NIV training.
  • Access to clinical skills training in our Clinical Skills Lab and personal development courses
  • First Line Leadership programme to help develop your leadership skills
  • Band 6 and 7 development posts
  • Support and guidance with revalidation

We also have social events throughout the year, as it is important to celebrate each other's successes and take time away to decompress.

To keep up to date with our Recruitment events follow us on Facebook: Team HDFT jobs Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust and Twitter: @HDFT_Careers.

About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide outstanding care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • An inclusive and supportive culture our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference, Team of the Month Awards & Colleague Recognition Awards
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion.


Job description

Job responsibilities

As a student nurse I am grateful to have the opportunity to learn from the nursing staff on Wensleydale Ward. I am proud to be part of the ward

If you're looking for a new professional challenge and want to join a supportive team, then Wensleydale might be the right place for you.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Job Description

1) To work as a member of the multi-disciplinary team and to provide nursing care for patients. This requires detailed knowledge of equipment and specialised information on procedures undertaken in the clinical environment.

2) In consultation with senior staff, the post holder will help plan, co-ordinate, implement, and evaluate care for patients.

3) Maintain standards in accordance with ward /Trust policies and procedures and NMC code of conduct

4) Maintain a safe working environment, being aware of the necessity to comply with Health & Safety regulations and the Environmental Health Act, and to attend mandatory training courses.

5) Maintain safe custody of all drugs and medicines and when trained demonstrate the manipulation, dexterity and co-ordination of IV drugs.

6) To work unsupervised at times, using ward Protocols and Policies.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • 1 year of post-NMC registration clinical experience


Desirable

  • Acute medical ward experience


Registration

Essential

  • Registered Nurse with current NMC registration


Personal characteristics

Essential

  • Demonstrates HDFT's values when providing patient care


Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Harrogate District Hospital

Lancaster Park Road

Harrogate

HG2 7SX

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