Staff Nurse - Bedford Hospital

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our Bedford based team as a Staff Nurse. As a Staff Nurse you will be responsible for the assessment of care needs of patients, planning programmes of care, and implementation and evaluation of these programmes with direct supervision.

Main duties of the job

At times you will have management responsibility for being in-charge of the clinic or ward and supervising junior members of staff.

You will be a key member in relation to the development of practice on the ward. This role involves working independently/autonomously and at times without direct supervision, accountable for their own professional actions. Ensuring the safety and well-being of service users, and always working in a manner that promotes dignity and human rights through the adoption of person centred care principles.

About us

This post is based at the Bedford satellite sites

At Moorfields, we provide more than just an excellent career and great colleagues to work with. We also offer:

  • Opportunity to join the NHS Pension Scheme
  • Free 24/7 independent counselling service
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Easy and quick transport links
  • A range of attractive benefits and discounts
  • Access to Blue Light Card and other NHS Discount Schemes
  • Free Pilates classes
  • Full support and training to develop your skills
  • Flexible working friendly organisation

And so much more! To see the full range of benefits we offer please see our Moorfields benefits document.

Date posted

20 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£28,407 to £34,581 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

273-DN-3177

Job locations

Bedford

Bedford Hospital Southwing, Ampthill road

Bedford

MK42 9DJ


Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder is responsible for assessment of care needs of patients, planning programmes ofcare, implementation and evaluation of these programmes with direct supervision. At times theywill have management responsibility for being in-charge of the clinic or ward and supervising juniormembers of staff. The post holder will be a key member in relation to the development of practiceon the ward. They will be working independently/autonomously and at times without directsupervision, accountable for their own professional actions. Ensuring the safety and well-being ofservice users, and always working in a manner that promotes dignity and human rights throughthe adoption of person centred care principles.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder is responsible for assessment of care needs of patients, planning programmes ofcare, implementation and evaluation of these programmes with direct supervision. At times theywill have management responsibility for being in-charge of the clinic or ward and supervising juniormembers of staff. The post holder will be a key member in relation to the development of practiceon the ward. They will be working independently/autonomously and at times without directsupervision, accountable for their own professional actions. Ensuring the safety and well-being ofservice users, and always working in a manner that promotes dignity and human rights throughthe adoption of person centred care principles.

Person Specification

Essential and Desirable

Essential

  • Registered Nurse/ NMC

Desirable

  • Clinical experience

Essential and Desirable

Essential

  • Good communication skills verbal and written

Desirable

  • time management

Essential and Desirable

Essential

  • Team player

Desirable

  • Ophthalmic experience
Person Specification

Essential and Desirable

Essential

  • Registered Nurse/ NMC

Desirable

  • Clinical experience

Essential and Desirable

Essential

  • Good communication skills verbal and written

Desirable

  • time management

Essential and Desirable

Essential

  • Team player

Desirable

  • Ophthalmic experience

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Bedford

Bedford Hospital Southwing, Ampthill road

Bedford

MK42 9DJ


Employer's website

https://www.moorfields.nhs.uk/work-for-us (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Bedford

Bedford Hospital Southwing, Ampthill road

Bedford

MK42 9DJ


Employer's website

https://www.moorfields.nhs.uk/work-for-us (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Sister

Satwinder Barm

satwinder.barm@bedfordhospital.nhs.uk

01234792086

Date posted

20 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£28,407 to £34,581 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

273-DN-3177

Job locations

Bedford

Bedford Hospital Southwing, Ampthill road

Bedford

MK42 9DJ


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