Staff Nurse - Band 5

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Olton, Solihull
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
8 Feb 2023

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Learning Disability
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Shirley House

Staff Nurse - Band 5

An opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Registered Nurse at Shirley House, a respite service for adults with learning disabilities, behaviours of concern and or complex physical health needs, in Solihull. If you are a compassionate, enthusiastic, innovative, and forward-thinking Nurse and believe that care should be person centred, and high quality this role is for you.

The role is diverse, it's busy and interesting, it would be a great opportunity for experienced and newly registered nurses to develop both clinically and operationally.

The role requires flexible hours as the service operates over 24 hour / 7 day per week.

Main duties of the job

Provide holistic care for Service users (SU) with a Learning Disability and/or complex health needs this may include those with Autism only.

To support enhanced packages of care in a variety of settings to prevent and avoid inappropriate hospital admissions.

To be skilled in a wide range of specific clinical/behavioural Interventions, e.g., enteral feeding, oxygen therapy, oral clearance/suction, Catheterisation, behaviour management and epilepsy management

Understand, support and evidence compliance on all care quality commission outcomes,

Act as named Nurse for allocated SU. Developing good relationships with the family and the wider MDT.

To assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing and clinical care plans in collaboration with SU, family and the wider MDT

Awareness of National and local policy and the implications for service delivery and own actions.

To administer medication in line with CWPT policy. Understand the pharmacology of medicines, use of as required medicines. Transcribe medication onto administration sheets and assist in writing of specific health protocols for as required drugs.

Carry out all relevant aspects of care mostly without direct supervision adhering to CWPT policy/procedure and NMC guidelines. Respond quickly and appropriately to constantly changing situations amidst frequent

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT) we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

At CWPT we put 'people at our heart'; this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others. We have an extensive wellbeing package to support our staff both in and out of work and we offer generous annual leave entitlement. With excellent training and development opportunities, we believe in growing our talent to be the best they can be and strive to promote from within the organisation. We listen to the feedback of our staff and service users, to ensure everyone has a voice and is recognised and valued for their contribution.

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

Job description Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

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Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • R.N.L.D (R.N.M.H.) holds and continues to hold effective registration with the Nursing Midwifery Council
Experience Essential
  • Must have recent experience of working with people with Learning Disabilities
  • Experience in developing and creating innovative and complex care packages that are person centred
Other Essential
  • Must hold a full driving licence.

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