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Nurse Advisor - Flexible Nurse Bank

Employer
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Nottingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
This is a exciting opportunity for an experienced registered professional to join our Nurse Advisor team to lead, support and manage our flexible nursing bank.

At Nottinghamshire Healthcare we aim to provide the best possible care to our patients, and we continuously strive to ensure we are a great place to work for all our colleagues. A key to ensuring this is high quality, responsive and comprehensive flexible service to ensure that we have the right people with the right skills, in the right place, at the right time.

The successfully candidate will contribute to improving quality of service provided to Care Groups by leading the Trust bank workers, linking in with a broad range of stakeholders both internally and externally. As a Nurse Advisor, you will be a strong clinical advocate for the service with close working relationships with multi-professionals across the Trust.

If you have the experience and skills in nursing leadership and passion for supporting bank workers across our organisation, with a clinical background in driving improvement then we would love to hear from you. For informal inquiries please contact Matt Hammond (Matthew.Hamond@nottshc.nhs.uk)

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be an NMC registered nurse who will support the delivery of nursing care to patients, in line with specific standards within a given environment. The post holder will offer support to flexible workers through excellent leadership and management skills and professional nursing expertise.

The post holder will:

Provide Nursing leadership to all Bank Nurses, HCAs and related AHP's providing flexible shifts into the Trust.Support the recruitment of flexible workers to the bank serviceWork with the learning and development service to ensure a flexible nursing and HCA workforce that is compliant with all training requirements.Fully investigate all complaints regarding flexible workers on the bank, in a person-centred and compassionate way.Ensure timely response to all complaints made in relation to the bank service.Ensure the production of and adherence to clinical procedure and policy as appropriate.

About us

#TeamNottsHC comprises over 11,000 dedicated colleagues who #MakeADifference every day. We deliver intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic, and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, and South Yorkshire. Our care is provided from over 200 sites, spanning community locations, acute settings, and secure environments, including prisons.

We are one of the largest mental health and community Trusts in the East Midlands and one of Nottinghamshire's biggest employers. We also host national and regional services, such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We offer a variety of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) groups, the Green Champions network, the Freedom to Speak Up network, the Health and Wellbeing Champions network, and the Menopause Champions network. These networks play a vital role in supporting our diverse workforce and promoting a culture of inclusivity.

The health and wellbeing of our colleagues is a top priority. We invest significantly in this through our in-house occupational health and staff counselling services, supported by a dedicated Health and Wellbeing team.

The Trust is committed to reducing its carbon emissions, with a specialised Energy and Environmental team working to ensure compliance with environmental legislation, enhance our environmental performance, and achieve our net-zero commitment

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide Nursing leadership to all Bank Nurses, HCAs and related AHPs providing flexible shifts into the Trust.

To support the recruitment of flexible workers to the bank serviceTo work with the learning and development service to ensure a flexible nursing and HCA workforce that is compliant with all training requirements.To fully investigate all complaints regarding flexible workers on the bank, in a person-centred and compassionate way.To ensure timely response to all complaints made in relation to the bank service.To ensure the production of and adherence to clinical procedure and policy as appropriate.

The post holder will be an NMC registered nurse who will support the delivery of nursing care to patients, in line with specific standards within a given environment. The post holder will offer support to flexible workers through excellent leadership and management skills and professional nursing expertise.

Person Specification

Training

Essential

  • Evidence of professional development and continuous learning


Qualifications

Essential

  • Professional registered nurse qualification
  • Maintain current registration with the NMC and adheres to NMC Code.
  • Demonstrates continued professional development within their specialism


Desirable

  • Educated to Masters level or equivalent level of experience
  • Member of CIPD - Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development


Experience

Essential

  • Significant relevant experience in recruitment and resourcing
  • Experience of sound budgetary management
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office packages essential
  • Experience of working with computer databases essential
  • Experience of external partnership working and working into a health & social care system


Desirable

  • Working in the NHS


Knowledge

Essential

  • Up to date knowledge of employment legislation, best practice and data protection principles
  • An understanding of the developments and future priorities of service change in the NHS and their impact on recruitment.


Skills

Essential

  • Project management skills/experience
  • Ability to organise and priorities competing projects with long term objectives
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and outside agencies
  • Evidence of effective leadership and people development
  • Excellent report writing and ability to present analysis


Values and Behaviours

Essential

  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate that they act in line with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Values: Trust Honesty Respect Compassion Teamwork
  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and how it applies to their role. The Trust's expectations are highlighted within our EDI Policy, and associated EDI and Human Rights legislation


contractual Requirements

Essential

  • Requirement to travel across broad geography of the Trust


Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Duncan Macmillan House

Porchester Road

Nottingham

NG3 6AA



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