The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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Staff Nurse - Leadership Development Programme
Are you a registered nurse who is passionate about delivering high-quality care, and feel ready to take the next step in your nursing journey? We have a new and unique post within Medicine at the Freeman Hospital.
This new role aims to identify, develop, and retain future leaders in the nursing workforce. This role will facilitate learning that will direct the successful applicant along the leadership pathway in line with Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust goals and priorities. This role invests in our future ward Sisters and Charge Nurses, protecting time for education and aiming to harness their potential to become successful leaders.
- Interview Date: 7 June 2023
37 hours 30 minutes/week
- You will be redirected to Trac to apply for the vacancy. Please expand the job details section and read all of the information before applying for the vacancy.
Main duties of the job
If you have leadership potential and have passed your probationary period, this could be the opportunity that you have been waiting for. The role consists of two, six-month placements within Medicine at the Freeman, to experience different leadership styles. The first placement will be on Ward 15, Freeman Hospital (General Medicine and Elderly Care), the second is on Ward 16, Freeman Hospital (Hepatology and Gastroenterology). At the end of the two placements, you would be given the option of which ward you would prefer to continue to work in.
Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with over 18,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.
Rated 'Outstanding' by theCQC for the second consecutive time in 2019, we have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.
We're also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.
Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients 'contacts' each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people's race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.
- Accountable for assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating high quality patient care in the Peri-Operative environment.
- Provide effective support to both patient and carers throughout their care pathway.
- Act as role model, teacher and supervisor for junior staff and students, participating in mentor and preceptorship programmes
- To abide by Trust policies and procedures.
- Provide support for and depending on experience deputise for nurse in charge in their absence.
- Act as patient advocate in accordance with Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Code / Health and Care Professions Council standards of conduct, performance and ethics.
- Work collaboratively as an effective member of MDT.
- Participate in 24 hour on call service when appropriate to role
Please complete with the Trust-specific information for Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The educational aspect of this role focuses on: clinical governance, leadership, quality improvement and staff development. To facilitate this learning, the nurse will have 10 days of protected learning time per placement, comprising of:
- LEO course
- Performance Appraisal for Appraisers
- Incident Investigator Training
- The remaining learning time will be allocated to applying this learning to practice with support from the ward management and matron team.
- Decision making and problem solving
- Safe and effective rostering practice
- Identifying, planning, implementing, and evaluating a service improvement in line with Trust Nursing Midwifery and Allied Health Professional strategy (with support from the ward management team and matron team).
- Application and interview skill
We welcome job applications from people of all backgrounds and particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as they are currently under-represented in our workforce, as well as other under-represented groups such as disabled candidates.
Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate.The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first months pay.
As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.
PERSONALITY / DISPOSITION
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).