Senior Staff Nurse
Isle of Wight NHS Trust
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We are recruiting for a Senior Staff Nursewho wishes to join #TeamIOWNHS. You should share our passion and drive to ensure that our patients receive quality and compassionate care and work with us to ensure the Trust continues its journey towards "great people, great place".
The successful candidate will become part of the team on our 16 bedded mixed sex adult acute ward. Our multi-disciplinary team is committed to providing effective and timely care and support to all those people who come into the ward.
This post will provide clinical development / progression opportunities for an experienced nurse who aspires to work within the inpatient environment longer term.
We are looking for a highly motivated staff nurse who can demonstrate excellent clinical and interpersonal qualities. The successful candidate must be willing to work in fast paced environment; have a positive outlook and ensure that delivering a high quality service, which genuinely engages with service users, carers and other stakeholders, is a key priority.
You will be required to have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to aid staff development and demonstrate sound leadership skills. You will promote and maintain high standards of care, whilst supporting and assisting to implement local and national improvement strategies and initiatives.
Main duties of the job
Inpatient wards / units are designed to meet the holistic needs of service users/patients and carers, in a working environment conducive to staff development and wellbeing. The post holder supports the delivery of the ward / unit through:
Actively promoting teamwork, respect, integrity, accountability, excellence and compassion within the clinical team in accordance with the Trust values and code of conduct.
Demonstrating clinical leadership and oversight in terms of the clinical practice of others.
Delivering Clinical Supervision to Junior Staff, acting as the shift lead and carrying out clinical audits where necessary.
Providing nurse leadership within the multidisciplinary team and ensuring the effective assessment formulation planning and monitoring of care given to inpatient service users; including the implementation of meaningful activity for inpatient service users and to analyse the effectiveness of these activities.
As a Senior Staff Nurse, you must be able to provide clinical leadership and motivation to develop junior staff, whilst also maintaining high professional standards and demonstrating commitment to staff development and patient care.
Apply to be part of our team today.
Across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight healthcare services are evolving and transforming to meet the continuing care needs of our population. Now is a very exciting time to join Isle of Wight NHS Trust as we enter this period of change.
This year Isle of Wight NHS Trust and Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust have strengthened our partnership and formed a group giving us an opportunity to work together to be innovative in improving patient care and outcomes as well as improving the experience and opportunities for our people across the two organisations.
We have also been working with other local NHS Trusts across our region to create a new organisation, bringing together all community, mental health and learning disability services from across Hampshire and Isle of Wight. Subject to approvals, the aim is for the new Trust - Hampshire and Isle of Wight Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust - to be formed by April 2024.
People employed in our community, mental health and learning disability services by the Isle of Wight NHS Trust on 31 March 2024, will transfer to the new organisation under Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) on 1 April 2024.
The Isle of Wight NHS Trust will continue to deliver both acute and ambulance services for the island population.
The post is 22.5 hours per week. The successful post holder may be expected to rotate across the specialty areas and be able to work shifts covering 24 hours, seven days a week
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached for further information on the role.
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