Bank Staff Nurse
Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
The closing date is 28 September 2022
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.
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.
- 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.
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).