Stroke Staff Nurse
Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
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We are looking for innovative Staff Nurses, including newly qualified, to join our Specialist Stroke Rehabilitation Service at Norwich Community Hospital. We offer the opportunities to develop your stroke rehabilitation skills in a specialist inpatient rehabilitation ward. Where you will have the opportunity to work in a rehabilitation environment as an inter-disciplinary team member, contribute to the patients journey through the stroke pathway and influence a seamless transfers of care throughout the stroke service.
Beech Ward is a 24 bedded unit providing stroke rehabilitation to patients with complex of needs. Our patients come to us following the stroke pathway from the acute setting.
NMC registered only to apply.
Main duties of the job
Main duties include providing care and rehabilitationto stroke patients. Thisincludes assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating individual care needs.
Responsible for their practice in accordance with NMC. Continue development highlighted through the appraisal process, attend mandatory/specific training .
Plan and assess programmes of care with consultation of patient, family and multidisciplinary team being sensitive to patients needs , dignity and privacy.
Promote effective communication with the inter-disciplinary team.
Support patients to make choices about adopting a healthier lifestyle .
Recommend innovative changes in clinical practice, participate in audit processes and action outcomes. Promote a nurse led approach to care and take on link roles.
Ensure the safe control and custody of drugs in line with Trust Policy / local Standard Operating Procedures.
Inform the Nurse in Charge of changes in circumstances which may affect safe and competent practice.
Maintain excellent documentation including IT systems are maintained in a timely manner.
This post involves rotation between day and night duties.
There are excellent opportunities for further training in stroke and your own personal development. We will support you through in-service training, regular appraisals and group clinical supervision.
Apply now to join an organisation that has been awarded an Outstanding rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the highest possible rating and the first stand-alone NHS Community Trust in the country to be awarded the title.
To work within a stroke interdisciplinary rehabilitation team in an inpatient setting operating 7 days a week over 24 hours
To provide high quality specialist rehabilitation to patients following a stroke in the ward, in order to allow patients to achieve their optimal level of independence and maximum rehabilitation potential.
To work collaboratively across the Central Norfolk Integrated Stroke Service to ensure a seamless provision of stroke services across the acute hospital, inpatient rehabilitation and early supported discharge teams.
To conduct the assessment, implementation, evaluation of evidence based treatment programs for patients following a stroke, who may have a range of impairments and complex health needs.
Contribute to service development and data collection within Central Norfolk Integrated Stroke Services.
Skills, Abilities and Knowledge
Personal Attributes / Behaviours
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.
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
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27 October 2021
Agenda for change
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum