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Senior Staff Nurse - Community In-Patients Unit

Job Description

Community In-Patients Unit – Band 6 Clinical Coordinators

Amputee Rehabilitation Unit

The delivery of excellent care is our core business within the community inpatient units. We are looking for experienced staff nurses who will be responsible for coordinating the care and management of patients in the ARU whilst providing leadership to the nursing team.
You will be enthusiastic, compassionate and demonstrate evidence of professional development.

You must:

Be a RN with substantial experience in elderly care /acute medical setting and or in a rehabilitation environment
Hold or currently working towards a relevant post graduate qualification
Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Have a proven track record of multidisciplinary team working
Have the mentorship for professional practice/ENB 998/relvant teaching qualification

Formal meetings/discussions are strongly encouraged

Key Task and Responsibilities

The post holder will be responsible for the coordination, assessment, planning and provision of specialist nursing advice and clinical care within the units

•The role will include first line management of nursing and/or HCA staff including sickness absence, performance and appraisal and personal development planning and will provide clinical supervision to other staff and students and manage outpatient specialist clinics.

•Provide skilled nursing assessments and interventions ensuring that high quality evidence-based and safe nursing practice are consistently delivered to patients and that is action is taken to manage any areas of concern

•Work collaboratively within and across professional and organisational boundaries including Consultant Physicians, Specialist nurses, Unit Managers, GPs, other professionals and statutory and voluntary agencies to deliver individualised care to patients to develop and enhance the service

•To be a source of clinical expertise and act as an expert nurse for complex nursing issues exhibiting excellence in clinical care and be an effective role model for others to aspire and work towards.

•To deputise for the Unit Manager when required

•Maintain the Trusts Values and Behaviours

For more information please contact Charge Burse Paul Dunne on e mail ( Email address removed )

Advert closing: 2nd November 2016
Interview date: TBC

For further details / informal visits contact:
Paul Dunne - Charge Nurse
( Email address removed )

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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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.

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