Bank Staff Nurse

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust

The closing date is 28 September 2022

Job summary

Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust Temporary Worker Service (TWS) are looking for bank registered Nurses to join our well established teams, both for in patient and community settings within beautiful North Norfolk.

We can offer long term and short term roles within the areas of Brundall, Wroxham, Coltishall, Aylsham, North Walsham, Cromer, Holt, Fakenham and all surrounding areas.

You must have a current NMC registration and a minimum of 6 months experience post registration.

You will be caring, compassionate, motivated and enthusiastic, as well as having a keen interest in patient care and possess good communication skills. We require individuals who are forward thinking, well organised with a positive attitude towards flexibility.

Please note that this is a Bank "As & When Required" opportunity and therefore there is no guarantee of work at any time.

The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we do advise you to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Main duties of the job

Community Role - To contribute in the delivery of high standards of health care to patients within their own homes, care homes, the travelling community and/or in clinics, by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating packages of care.

Inpatient Role - Responsible for the delivery of care and the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual programmes of care, working effectively as a member of the multidisciplinary team, maintain high standards of patient care under the direction of a Senior Nurse and work in accordance with the standards set by the Nursing/Midwifery Professional Bodies and Trust Policies, Procedures and Guidelines.

About us

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.

Date posted

07 September 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£27,055 to £32,934 a year pro rata pa

Contract

Bank

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working, Home or remote working, Term time hours

Reference number

839-4557779-AH

Job locations

Norwich Community Hospital

Bowthorpe Road

Norwich

NR2 3TU


Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate all aspects of patient care using clinical reasoning skills.
  • Following a holistic assessment, devise an individualised evidenced based care programme for each patient, modifying it as required.
  • Assess patients holistic needs, communicating complex and sensitive information to patients and/or carers as to their assessment and treatment plan.
  • To be sensitive to patient needs in respect of courtesy, dignity and privacy.
  • Provide information and education, which enables patients to make choices about adopting a healthier lifestyle (in an appropriate manner to meet patients learning needs).
  • Where there are barriers to understanding, such as hearing impairment, mental capacity impairment and other difficulties in comprehension, explanations require adjustments in order to gain understanding, consent and concordance.
  • Be required to use tact and persuasive skills in order to gain the patients co-operation in their care management plan.
  • Liaise with GPs, Social Services, inpatient teams, community teams, other allied health care professionals and the voluntary sector to ensure identified needs are met and care co-ordinated appropriately.
  • Be aware of assistive technology and utilise/recommend where appropriate.
  • Ensure own workload is planned and prioritised according to service targets and patient need.
  • Contribute to the requisitioning of supplies and equipment.
  • Ensure informed consent is obtained prior to initiating interventions.
  • Be exposed to bodily fluids, infected material, blood products on a daily basis, therefore must utilise universal precautions and adhere to infection control policies.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of research and use it to implement changes in clinical practice.
  • Recommend innovative changes in clinical practice, to enhance patient care.
  • Use clinical expertise and knowledge to promote a nurse led approach to care.
  • Ensure the safe control and custody of drugs within the workplace in line with Trust policy.
  • Ensure that all patient care is documented accurately and legible and that information systems are maintain in a timely manner e.g. inputting to SystmOne on a daily basis.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate all aspects of patient care using clinical reasoning skills.
  • Following a holistic assessment, devise an individualised evidenced based care programme for each patient, modifying it as required.
  • Assess patients holistic needs, communicating complex and sensitive information to patients and/or carers as to their assessment and treatment plan.
  • To be sensitive to patient needs in respect of courtesy, dignity and privacy.
  • Provide information and education, which enables patients to make choices about adopting a healthier lifestyle (in an appropriate manner to meet patients learning needs).
  • Where there are barriers to understanding, such as hearing impairment, mental capacity impairment and other difficulties in comprehension, explanations require adjustments in order to gain understanding, consent and concordance.
  • Be required to use tact and persuasive skills in order to gain the patients co-operation in their care management plan.
  • Liaise with GPs, Social Services, inpatient teams, community teams, other allied health care professionals and the voluntary sector to ensure identified needs are met and care co-ordinated appropriately.
  • Be aware of assistive technology and utilise/recommend where appropriate.
  • Ensure own workload is planned and prioritised according to service targets and patient need.
  • Contribute to the requisitioning of supplies and equipment.
  • Ensure informed consent is obtained prior to initiating interventions.
  • Be exposed to bodily fluids, infected material, blood products on a daily basis, therefore must utilise universal precautions and adhere to infection control policies.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of research and use it to implement changes in clinical practice.
  • Recommend innovative changes in clinical practice, to enhance patient care.
  • Use clinical expertise and knowledge to promote a nurse led approach to care.
  • Ensure the safe control and custody of drugs within the workplace in line with Trust policy.
  • Ensure that all patient care is documented accurately and legible and that information systems are maintain in a timely manner e.g. inputting to SystmOne on a daily basis.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Registered General Nurse with UK Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Completion of Preceptorship programme

Desirable

  • 1st level degree in Nursing
  • ENB 998/mentorship preparation or equivalent

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of assessing planning implementing, evaluating packages of care to meet the individuals' needs

Desirable

  • Wound care
  • Compression therapy
  • Venepuncture
  • Palliative care

Skills, Abilities and Knowledge

Essential

  • Able to provide and maintain high standards of care
  • Tact, diplomacy, empathy and sensitivity
  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical/professional issues
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Good observational and reporting skills
  • Concentrate when undertaking patient care and inputting data/patient records
  • A team player
  • Competent in the use of IT hardware and software such as the Microsoft Office Package
  • Be able to manoeuvre patients using handling aids
  • Good time management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Full UK Driving License and access to vehicle

Desirable

  • Aware of Assistive Technology
  • Diabetes Management

Communication

Essential

  • Able to communicate effectively using the English Language in both verbal and written forms

Desirable

  • Must hold full and valid UK driving licence and have access to a vehicle (for community working only)

Personal Attributes / Behaviours

Essential

  • Able to identify with the Trust's commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Registered General Nurse with UK Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Completion of Preceptorship programme

Desirable

  • 1st level degree in Nursing
  • ENB 998/mentorship preparation or equivalent

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of assessing planning implementing, evaluating packages of care to meet the individuals' needs

Desirable

  • Wound care
  • Compression therapy
  • Venepuncture
  • Palliative care

Skills, Abilities and Knowledge

Essential

  • Able to provide and maintain high standards of care
  • Tact, diplomacy, empathy and sensitivity
  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical/professional issues
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Good observational and reporting skills
  • Concentrate when undertaking patient care and inputting data/patient records
  • A team player
  • Competent in the use of IT hardware and software such as the Microsoft Office Package
  • Be able to manoeuvre patients using handling aids
  • Good time management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Full UK Driving License and access to vehicle

Desirable

  • Aware of Assistive Technology
  • Diabetes Management

Communication

Essential

  • Able to communicate effectively using the English Language in both verbal and written forms

Desirable

  • Must hold full and valid UK driving licence and have access to a vehicle (for community working only)

Personal Attributes / Behaviours

Essential

  • Able to identify with the Trust's commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults

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).

UK Registration

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

Additional information

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).

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

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust

Address

Norwich Community Hospital

Bowthorpe Road

Norwich

NR2 3TU


Employer's website

https://www.norfolkcommunityhealthandcare.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust

Address

Norwich Community Hospital

Bowthorpe Road

Norwich

NR2 3TU


Employer's website

https://www.norfolkcommunityhealthandcare.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Bank Staff Team

bankstaffteam@nchc.nhs.uk

01603272525

Date posted

07 September 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£27,055 to £32,934 a year pro rata pa

Contract

Bank

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working, Home or remote working, Term time hours

Reference number

839-4557779-AH

Job locations

Norwich Community Hospital

Bowthorpe Road

Norwich

NR2 3TU


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