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Falls Advisor - Peterborough

Employer
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Peterborough
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Part Time
We are looking for a dynamic individual with a passion for quality improvement and Falls prevention to join our falls team. This is an opportunity to demonstrate clinical leadership through education and training to promote proactive rather than reactive falls prevention across the trust .

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work as part of a small falls team supporting divisional teams in the reduction of inpatient falls within the trust through formal and informal education . As a key member of the team the post holder will be expected to work collaboratively across all the disciplines within the multi disciplinary teams, as an effective communicator and driver of Qualitative Improvement Projects. To support the team creating innovative, quality planning and assurance within identification and management of falls risks and learning firm incidents.

About us

We are dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our workforce and warmly welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, with a particular emphasis on encouraging those from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, as well as candidates from our local area.

As part of our commitment to supporting our employees we offer a range of benefits including:
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 27 days and increasing to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, in addition to the national Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • Membership of the NHS Pension Scheme:
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Enhanced hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays
  • Opportunities for career development and training to help you progress in your role
  • Wellbeing support and activities to promote a healthy work environment
  • Access to our in-house physiotherapy service
  • On-site canteens offering subsidised meals
  • Subsidised staff parking (currently free)
  • Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where employees feel valued and empowered to excel in their roles. Join us and become part of a team dedicated to making a positive difference in our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification for more details regarding this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse Degree in Nursing or equivalent
  • Degree in Nursing or equivalent Allied Health Professional Degree
  • Ongoing personal/professional development


Desirable

  • Leadership qualification / course
  • Teaching qualification
  • Mentor


Experience

Essential

  • Minimum 2 years working at senior level in acute/general nurse setting
  • Experience of audit within the healthcare setting
  • Experience of managing change


Desirable

  • Current teaching experience


Skills

Essential

  • Advanced communication skills
  • Ability to critically analyse falls data to identify trends and help support practise
  • Ability to challenge and embed change
  • Ability to facilitate teaching
  • Motivate staff to embrace new working practises
  • Effective IT skills


Desirable

  • Evidence of recent study
  • Knowledge of NICE Guidelines


Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Peterborough City Hospital

Bretton Gate

Peterborough

PE3 9GZ

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176-C-6315631

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