Staff Nurse - Band 5 - Ward 4, Harplands Hospital
There is an exciting opportunity to work as a Staff Nurse within Ward 4, Harplands Hospital.
NSCHT deliver a shared care service on Ward 4 which strives to deliver a high quality health & social care service that promotes social inclusion & independence for people with mental health and physical health problems. The team is multi-disciplinary, comprising nurses, medical staff, a physiotherapist and an occupational therapist.
Main duties of the job
To act as a named nurse / care co-ordinator, to be responsible for the assessment of needs and the planning, delivery and evaluation of care for these Patients and to deliver specific interventions according to assessed need. To oversee the nursing care process and to provide direction and supervision to junior staff in meeting patient needs. To provide supervision and leadership in respect of maintaining and developing standards of practice and implementing change.
Our vision is 'To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it.' Our team prides themselves on compassion, team work and resilience.
The Team will offer a full induction package.
Our Trust is on an incredible journey of innovation and we'd like you to be part of it. To excel you will be an enthusiastic, caring and compassionate person who is looking to work within a Trust that is ambitious to perform well and has been told by the Care Quality Commission that it is the fastest improving Mental Health Trust in the Country.
In return we offer;
A competitive progressive salary
We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)
Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts
Individual Personal Development Plan and Career Progression
Excellent pension scheme available
27- 33 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays (pro rata)
Job description Job responsibilities
- To act as named nurse / care coordinator with responsibility for the planning and delivery of care to this patient group.
- To act as Nurse in Charge of the clinical area on a regular basis.
- To act as a Change Agent and actively seek to develop practice.
Person Specification Qualfications Essential
- Valid nursing (RMN/RGN/RNLD) registered qualification
- Demonstrate the ability to carry out all care needs without direct supervision
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