Band 5 Registered Nurse - Anaesthetics
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
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Join us in our exciting journey of change!
If you're passionate about patient care, innovative ways of working and the development of an inclusive clinical environment, we would love to chat!
Here at Salisbury, we're at the beginning of an ambitious change programme and are keen to recruit talented Anaesthetic Practitioners, either experienced or new to the profession, to help shape our future theatre plans. Working as part of a forward-thinking department where training, professional development and peer support are central to our future aspirations, we are now looking to recruit like-minded Theatre Practitioners with an appetite to embrace change . So, if you feel excited by the above or would like to explore this opportunity further, please do get in touch.
Previous NHS experience essential.
Main duties of the job
As a registered, accountable and autonomous nurse to act in the best interests of your patients at all times and take personal responsibility for your actions and decisions.
To be responsible for patient assessment, planning of care, giving and supervising safe and compassionate care, and evaluating the effectiveness of care. As an NMC registrant facilitate learning and development of others.
You will demonstrate strong leadership qualities and be open, transparent and trustworthy.
Utilising the principles of the national framework and local strategy of Clinical Governance and other national initiatives, you will participate in action on improvements in patient care. The post holder will carry out all duties in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery (NMC) codes of Conduct, HCPC and relevant Trust policies.
Previous NHS experience essential.
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.
We are an acute Trust, rated "Good" by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.
We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.
Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by visitingwww.experiencesalisbury.co.uk
18 April 2023
Agenda for change
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum, pro rata if part time
Professional and ethical practice
Manage yourself, your practice and that of others in accordance with the NMC code of professional standards, performance and ethics recognising your abilities and limitations
You will demonstrate effective leadership skills at all times and have the courage to challenge performance, practice, attitudes and behaviours that breach the principles of the Trust values and beliefs, Trust policies and the NMC Code of Conduct and know how to escalate any concerns to your ward sister/charge nurse.
Practise in accordance with an ethical and legal framework which ensures the primacy of patient interest and well-being and respects confidentiality.
Engage in, develop and disengage from therapeutic relationships through the use of appropriate communication and interpersonal skills.
Care delivery responsibilities
Create and utilise opportunities to promote the health and well-being of your patients, clients and groups.
Undertake and document a comprehensive, systematic and accurate nursing assessment of the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of your patients, clients and communities.
Formulate and document a plan of nursing care, where possible in partnership with your patients, clients, their carers and family and friends, within a framework of informed consent which will include the evaluation and documentation of outcomes of nursing and other interventions.
Based on the best available evidence, apply knowledge and an appropriate range of skills indicative of safe nursing practice.
Deliver compassionate nursing care which takes account of social, cultural, spiritual, legal, political and economic influences. You will ensure patients dignity and privacy is maintained at all times.
Recognise if your patients health is deteriorating and take appropriate action to manage the patient or escalate your concerns.
Demonstrate sound clinical judgement across a range of differing professional and care delivery contexts.
Care management and educational responsibilities
Contribute to public protection by creating and maintaining a safe environment of care through the use of quality assurance and risk management strategies.
Demonstrate knowledge of effective inter-professional working practices which respect and utilise the contributions of members of the health and social care team.
Delegate duties to others, as appropriate, ensuring that they are supervised and monitored. Manage your own accountability and responsibility when delegating to others.
Demonstrate a commitment to the need for continuing professional development and personal supervision activities in order to enhance knowledge, skills, values and attitudes needed for safe and effective nursing practice.
Enhance the professional development and safe caring and compassionate practice of others through peer support, leadership, mentorship, supervision and teaching.
Hold yourself and others to account for their decisions, actions and omissions in patient care. Demonstrate and justify sound managerial decision making including the management of resources.
Maintain patient safety through rigorous and consistent compliance with Trust policies for the prevention and control of infection, including hand hygiene. To undertake mandatory annual training/updates in infection prevention and control.
Safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people in compliance with Trust and staff responsibilities under Section 11 of The Children Act 2004; to follow Trust safeguarding children and child protection policies and guidelines and undertake appropriate mandatory training and updates in safeguarding children/child protection.
By following Trust Policies in relation to Safeguarding Adults, staff will ensure that they work with other agencies to protect all adults from abuse at any time.
To respect and value the diversity of our patients, their relatives, carers and staff by committing to address the needs and expectations of the diverse communities we serve to provide high quality care and strive to make best use of talents and experience from our diverse workforce.
The Trust may ask you to undertake other duties, as required, which are not necessarily specified in the job description but which are commensurate with the grade of the post. If this results in significant changes to the job description, it may be subject to a banding review, in line with the Trusts Control of Banding policy.
The job description itself may be amended from time to time in consultation with the post holder, within the scope and general level of responsibility attached to the post.
All post holders must take responsibility to ensure that they are aware of and adhere to all Trust policies, procedures and guidelines relating to their employment regardless of their position within the Trust.
Appendix A of this Job Description and Person specification details key information you should be aware of.
- First level registered nurse with a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Degree in Nursing or equivalent level of knowledge
- Evidence of being caring and compassionate with a good understanding of managing patients with complex needs
- Ability to assess patients, plan care for a group of patients, deliver care and evaluate the effectiveness of care given.
- Ability to organise own workload whilst supervising others.
- Evidence of being able to think creatively and contribute to service improvement initiatives
- Education, Qualifications and TrainingFirst level registered nurse with a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Degree in Nursing or equivalent level of knowledgeQCF Assessor Award or NMC approved Mentorship qualification
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
For questions about the job, contact:
Head of Theatre Services
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