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Staff Nurse - CICC

Employer
Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Wirral
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
At Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we pride ourselves in providing the best possible care for our patients and we canonly achieve this through our dedicated and committed staff. We are looking for dynamic nurses to join our multi-disciplinary team in our newbedded unit, the Community Intermediate Care Centre (CICC). This is an exciting new initiative for the Trust and will focus on providing highquality, integrated care for patients from within the local adult population with sub-acute health care needs.

To join our multidisciplinary team you will be:o a registered nurse with current professional registrationo committed to delivering a high standard of care and supporting change managemento an excellent communicator who will innovate, inspire and promote patient safety whilst supporting the ward team.o an advocate for our patients, able to identify changes in need and be instrumental in planning for their current and future care.This post involves 7 day working and internal rotation to nights and part time opportunities available.

Main duties of the job

A member of the Community Intermediate Care Centre (CICC) who is skilled in assessing, planning and evaluating nursing care.

To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, providing nursing and rehabilitation for in-patient beds.

About us

The Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:o Annual leave of 27 days plus bank holidays (this may increase depending on NHS service)o Pension schemeo Flexible working and job share opportunitieso Salary sacrifice schemes e.g. public transport loans, cycle schemeso Staff discount schemes e.g. discounted leisure centre membershipo In house trainingo Free on-site parking (dependent on site)o Personal resilience trainingo Mindfulness supporto Staff counselling serviceo Active staff councilo Support for carerso Fast track physiotherapy service

Job description

Job responsibilities

To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, providing nursing and rehabilitation for in-patient beds.

In the absence of senior colleagues take charge of the unit, manage the admission of patients, provide care and discharge planning whilst contributing to the effective working of the Unit.

To work in partnership with multi-disciplinary members of the team, other professionals and agencies, to meet the health and rehabilitation needs of patients within the Unit.

The post holder will work with a range of professionals in order to ensure care is appropriate and delivered in a timely manner. The post holder will be able to demonstrate their professional skills and competence in care planning / co-ordination, medicines management, and care and treatment delivery.

This role requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills to support patients with a wide range of conditions to understand and where possible, take on self-management of their condition.

The role requires the ability to be flexible and adaptable to working shifts covering 24 hrs, 7 days per week as part of internal rotation

The post holder will have some responsibility for supervising less experienced or qualified staff and students on placement. They will be expected to actively contribute to quality assurance processes and service development.

Person Specification

Qualifications and professional training

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse educated to degree level (or equivalent)
  • Current NMC registration
  • Evidence of further recent professional development


Exprience and Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of a broad range of Long Term Conditions experienced by patients. This will include frailty, palliative and end of life care.
  • Understanding of National Government initiatives in health and social care and how they impact on local services


Desirable

  • Experience of working in a rehabilitation unit or intermediate care setting.
  • Community Nursing experience


Skills and Attributes

Essential

  • Experience of working in a rehabilitation unit or intermediate care setting
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills written and oral
  • Effective organisational skills
  • Ability to articulate the evidence underpinning patients' care plans and interventions.
  • Computer Literate


Desirable

  • Evidence of managing people and complex situations


Personal Qualties

Essential

  • Ability to work shift patterns over a 24 hour period as part of internal rotation


Employer details

Employer name

Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Community Intermediate Care Centre

Clatterbridge Cancer Centre

Wirral

CH63 4JY

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844-6053727-C

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