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Staff Nurse

Employer
Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust
Location
Daventry
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
BAND 5 STAFF NURSE - IN-PATIENT PHYSICAL HEALTH REHABILITATION AND PALLIATATIVE CARE AT DANETRE INPATIENT UNIT, DANETRE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

37.5 hrs per week, part time hours consider - minimum 25 hours per week - long and short days are available on a 24/7 rota basis

Please come and join our highly skilled, motivated and innovative team including medics, nurses, physiotherapists and occupational therapists all ward based to ensure that our patients receive the best possible individualised care all in single rooms.

Danetre Community Hospital is one of five Community Hospitals within Northamptonshire who all work closely to share best practice and develop services for our local population.

Main duties of the job

As a Staff Nurse you will have a unique opportunity to join an excellent ward team of dedicated nurses and other healthcare professionals.

The post holder will need to provide quality care for a group of patients, specialising in rehabilitation and sub-acute care from patients stepping down from acute hospitals and step up patients for acute hospital admission avoidance in a physical health inpatient unit. The ward also dedicated palliative care beds

As a Staff Nurse, you'll
  • assess the healthcare needs of patients and develop care plans reflecting their needs
  • monitor the quality of care they're receiving
  • work closely with the MDT to set goals towards discharge
  • carryout clinical skills such as complex medication administration, intravenous medications and fluid administration, syringe pump use, enteral feeding, complex wound care and catheterisation
  • Assist the Team leader managing a team of patients, supervision and delegation to junior staff.

To apply you must be on the NMC register or due qualify within the next 6 months if you are currently a student nurse.

About us

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools.We also provide health services to various prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.

Person Specification

Registered with NMC

Essential

  • Registered with NMC


Caring and compassionate

Essential

  • caring and compassionate


Desirable

  • Inpatient experience


Employer details

Employer name

Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust

Address

Danetre Hospital

Daventry

NN11 4DY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

270-TF232-ACS

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