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AHP/Clinical Nurse Specialist - Hospital@Home

Employer
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum inclusive of HCAS (pro-rata if LTFT)
Closing date
5 Jul 2024
We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic candidate to the role of Team Leader for our Paediatric Hospital@Home service to provide a high level service to all patients and staff within the department. This is a job share with an existing Team Leader and is a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave. It is an excellent opportunity to join a motived dynamic team and newly established service.

Main duties of the job

An exiting opportunity has arisen within a BCYP H@H service. This is a new service that sits alongside an existing well established dynamic CCNT.

The post holder will provide maternity leave cover as the team lead for the BCYP Hospital at Home service. They will work within the multidisciplinary team to provide safe and appropriate management of children and young people with an acute illness which can be treated in the community. They will be working closely with the acute teams to ensure that patient safety is paramount.

They will be able to identify patients suitable for H@H and ensure a rapid discharge from ED or the ward. To plan, implement and evaluate their care. To review any re-admissions and identify potential reasons why this has occurred.

About us

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Hospital Trust (NMUH) is one of London's busiest healthcare providers, providing hospital care and community services for the 350,000 people living in Enfield, Haringey and beyond.

Our specialist services include HIV, cardiology, blood disorders, diabetes, fertility, sickle cell and thalassemia. In addition to a full range of cancer diagnosis and treatment services, the Helen Rollason Cancer Support Centre is based on-site and provides services to support cancer patients' wellbeing.

We also provide community services and have a dedicated 0-19 service for children and young people in Enfield so that they can get the best possible start in life. This includes health visitors and school nurses who are delivering the national Healthy Child Programme, which provides a structured framework for the delivery of key interventions to support the health and wellbeing of children and families from 0 to 5 and school aged children from 5-19. The 0-19 service aims to improve pathways and partnerships with services in the hospital and deliver excellent care for the children and families.

For more information, please access the following link: https://www.northmid.nhs.uk/

Job description

Job responsibilities

A full list of duties and responsibilities will be found within the job description and requirements for the role can be found within the person specification.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications

Essential

  • oRSCN or RN (Child)
  • oRelevant First level degree or masters in appropriate subject or working towards
  • oRecognised teaching/ mentorship qualification


Desirable

  • oPrevious audit experience
  • oworking towards CCN SPQ
  • oNon-medical prescriber
  • oCompleted an ANP course


Skills & Abilities

Essential

  • oExcellent clinical nursing skills pertinent to the role
  • oAbility to effectively prioritise and organise own workload
  • oAssertively manages situations which may be complex and involve conflict or crisis.
  • oExperience of the application, of professional judgement in a range of clinical and non-clinical situations.
  • oExcellent interpersonal skills, is engaged and able to negotiate and mediate
  • oCommunicates with clarity and direction, both written and verbally
  • oAnalyses and identifies trends in clinical information, identifies issues and proposes solutions to problems
  • oKnowledge of current issues relating to patient safety Knowledge of current legislation affecting health
  • oGood knowledge of anatomy and physiology and the management of an acutely unwell child


Desirable

  • oIT skills, use of data and spread sheets, production of clear reports, action plans and presentations
  • oVenepuncture and Cannulation skill


Experience

Essential

  • oExperience of working within Community Nursing/ED/PAU setting
  • oEffective leadership
  • oAble to work as part of a multi-professional team
  • oCompliance with mandatory training in line with Safeguarding of Adults and Children at risk of abuse.
  • oIT skills, data input, collection, analysis, audit and evaluation. Use of databases. Standard keyboard skills and knowledge of a number of IT packages such as Word, PAS, e-rostering,
  • oPresentation Software (power-point) etc.
  • oAble to work safely under pressure across competing priorities
  • oWork with targets and deadlines
  • oAbility to utilise research and develop a research aware culture
  • oAbility to undertake clinical skills and competency to maintain credibility
  • oCan act on own initiative
  • oAble to follow detailed written instructions and assessment outcomes
  • oSound clinical judgements and decision making regarding acutely unwell patients
  • oAbility to prioritise work/ response/ triage referrals and messages effectively


Personal Qualities

Essential

  • oTo be a team player
  • oTo strive for excellence
  • oTo be innovative and forward thinking
  • oTo be able to critically evaluate situations


Employer details

Employer name

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

Address

North Middlesex University Hospital

Sterling Way

London

N18 1QX

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393-NMUH-1450

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