Senior Staff Nurse - Band 6

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Shirley, Solihull
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum plus on call payments and enhancements
Closing date
8 Feb 2023

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Learning Disability
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Senior Staff Nurse - Band 6

Full time, permanent role

Are you an experienced Registered Nurse looking for a leadership role, if you are a compassionate and inclusive leader, who leads by example and a real team player we would love to hear from you!

Shirley house is a respite service for Adults with a learning disability and Autism, it provides overnight respite, outreach and enhanced support packages, which supports the reduction of inappropriate admissions to hospital.

The role is wide and varied, supporting adults with physical health needs and behaviours of concern. You will be supporting the Nurse Manager lead a team of Registered Nurses, and Health care assistants in the delivery of a person centred service, in collaboration with the MDT.

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Main duties of the job


Support the Nurse Manager in continuously improving service quality, responding to local and national demands in respect of short break provision.

To hold a caseload independently and as part of the multi disciplinary team, working with children with learning disabilities and a significant health care need.

To be competent in performing behavioural management /nursing interventions appropriate to the service users needs who are referred to the service for overnight respite or to provide an individual package which could be in the family home or community.

To undertake comprehensive and specific assessments of the Service users needs in partnership with the family or carers, and

Assume responsibility in medical situations, drawing on knowledge, skills, and experience to confidently manage the situation to its resolution.

To work as part of a team, to lead and coordinate person centred delivery of care.

To work in partnership with others, to assess and identify the service users needs, taking into mental capacity, environment as well as the Individual needs.

Follow processes of reasoning which balance additional information against the overall picture of the service users needs to develop a hypothesis.

Decides upon and plans interventions from a holistic assessment of the individual needs.

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.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Nurse
  • Demonstrable commitment to ongoing professional and
Knowledge and skills Essential
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff
  • Ability to prioritise and co-ordinate team tasks/work to make effective decisions on a day to day basis
  • Ability to delegate appropriately to other grades of staff
  • Ability to co-ordinate the assessment, care planning and review process
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a multi disciplinary environment
  • Confident and competent in anticipating and responding to conflict, recognise when to use statutory or professional authority
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work on own initiative
Experience Essential
  • Substantial post qualification experience
  • Experience of working with Service users with Learning disabilities or autism
  • Experience of working with service users with complex healthcare needs
  • Experience of leading or managing staff
Other Essential
  • Able to travel for work purposes and have access to an independent means of transport.

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