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Pre-Assessment Nurse

Job Description

This adveritsement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.

The Montefiore Hospital - a new hospital for Brighton and Hove - offers patients in and around the Brighton and Hove area some of the most up-to-date clinical care in the country. A full range of specialist services are available in a modern and attractive hospital facility, conveniently situated in the heart of the city.

As a competent registered nurse this is a very exciting opportunity to join our pre-assessment service. You will run pre-assessment clinics for our inpatient and day case services and work closely with consultants across our specialities to provide appropriate care for our patients.

Your responsibilities will also include:

  • Working alongside our Ward Manager to develop and review new patient processes as well as contributing to quality improvement.

  • Ensuring that clinical risk assessments are undertaken to the appropriate level prior to admission and using the information pro-actively.

  • Assessing patients' health and well-being across a complex and changing caseload.

  • Assisting in the delivery of care to meet individuals' health and well-being needs.

  • Promoting best practice in health and safety and security.

Who we are looking for
You will be a registered nurse with a positive attitude to developing and expanding your nursing skills. You will have previous experience in running pre-assessment clinics and will be innovative and forward thinking. You will also have excellent communication skills and be able to work closely with the multidisciplinary team to guarantee that the service runs effectively.

You will also be able to demonstrate competence across a range of nursing skills supported by professional and clinical knowledge and will possess the mandatory training requirements for the role. In addition to this, you will also be keen to develop your own knowledge further as well as that of others.

It is essential that you are able to demonstrate that you care for others. You will enjoy team working as well as being able to work with minimum supervision and will have a flexible and adaptable approach to your work.

You will be able to demonstrate that you take the initiative and ownership for tasks and carry out your work with pride and enthusiasm.

The Montefiore Hospital is located on the corner of Davigdor Road and Montefiore Road in Hove, BN3 1RD. Although staff parking is limited the number 7 bus stop is at our front door and we are ideally located between Brighton and Hove train stations. Some offsite car parking will be available.

We commit to our employees well-being through training, support and reward. We offer employees a market competitive basic salary and bonus opportunity as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes contributory pension scheme, life assurance, private medical cover, wellness screening, eyesight tests, childcare vouchers, cycle to work gym membership, transport season ticket loans and a motivating workplace environment.

All applications for this vacancy should be received by 31st October 2016

An enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service or Disclosure Scotland will be applied for in the event of a successful application

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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