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Staff Nurse - ICU

Employer
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Scunthorpe
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Critical care nursing is an interesting, challenging and rewarding specialism where there is opportunity to enhance knowledge and clinical skills, as well as deliver fundamental aspects of nursing care. We have an exciting opportunity where we are looking to employ motivated and enthusiastic Band 5 Staff Nurses who will work alongside us to deliver expert care to critically ill patients and their families.

As a successful candidate, you can look forward to working within a friendly and supportive environment where training and education are awarded high priority. If you are new to critical care nursing, you will be offered 8 weeks initial supernumerary status, an orientation day, an in-house education program and clinical mentorship within the 'National Competency Framework for Registered Nurses in Adult Critical Care'. On-going continuous professional development is facilitated by a designated Clinical Nurse Educator.

Main duties of the job

To assess, plan, deliver and evaluate the nursing care of patients within Critical Care in accordance with UK law, the NMC code of conduct and the Trust values

- Conduct oneself in a professional manner and be a role model

- To work effectively as a member of the multidisciplinary team

- To manage a patient/caseload of patients within defined clinical area

Key Dimensions

- To organise own time and that of non-registered staff, students and other learners within Critical Care as appropriate

- To support the senior members of staff in the management and supervision of the defined clinical area

- Actively contribute to a good learning environment by taking on the role of mentor/assessor for learners.

About us

NLAG is part of one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications the advert may be closed earlier than stated.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more detailed information, please read the job description linked below.

As a Trust we are keen to offer and encourage flexible working opportunities to address health and wellbeing and work-life balance for our employees, this will have a positive impact on the care we provide.

Flexible working is part of a wider commitment to improve the quality and experience of working life and we recognise that it is a key contributor for the recruitment and retention of our employees.

We therefore support and encourage open conversations around a specific working pattern to suit your work-life balance or a multi-role career, if it works for you and works for the role, we'll do our best to make it happen.

Local flexible working arrangements are developed in partnership between the line manager and employee in order to ensure equality of access to flexible working, as far as practicable, regardless of role, shift pattern, team or pay, based on: patient/service user and staff experience, service delivery and work-life balance of colleagues.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at https://joinnlag.co.uk/

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse (Level 1)
  • Equivalent specialist module or willingness to work towards


Desirable

  • Mentorship Award
  • ENB998 / Appropriate critical care module, or willing to work towards


Experience

Desirable

  • 6 months post registration experience desirable but not essential


Skills and Knowledge

Essential

  • Is consolidating or had consolidated nursing skills through a period of structured preceptorship


Desirable

  • Training in handling and administration of blood
  • Complaint training


Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Scunthorpe General Hospital

Cliff Gardens

Scunthorpe

DN15 7BH

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208-AE4670-24-2

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