Our Vision - An NHS organisation that continually strives to improve patients' experience and outcomes
Our Values - Safe & Effective We will work collaboratively to prioritise the safety of all within our care environment
Kind & Caring We will act in the best interest of others at all times
Exceeding Expectations We always aim for excellence
Strategic Objectives 2015
Create culture of compassion, safety and quality
Be in the top quartile for all performance indicators
Proactively seek opportunities to develop our services
To have an effective and well integrated organisation that operations efficiently
Maintain finance health – appropriate investment enhancement to patient services
Attract, retain and develop our staff & improve employee engagement
It’s an exciting time to join us. We have a range of interesting development opportunities which have become available; there’s never been a better time to move your career forward in a friendly, supportive and forward thinking Trust
Opportunities have arisen within our Care of the Elderly specialties for caring, compassionate nurses to join our nurse leaders in inspiring their teams, promoting a positive culture in which our competent, highly motivated nurses can flourish
We have a number of exciting opportunities within our Care of the Elderly wards and our Dementia unit for registered staff nurses to join our team, treating patients in various stages of their care.
We are looking for committed and dynamic aspiring nurses with excellent communication skills and above all a real desire and passion to work with older people. We are looking for someone who is passionate about elderly and dementia care nursing within an acute environment, about delivering high standards and ensuring that our patients have a good experience whilst under our care.
We are looking for caring, compassionate nurses, preferably with experience, who can demonstrate implementation of the 6Cs, committed to delivering high standards of dignified patient care, which are highly motivated and have excellent communication skills. Successful applicants will be part of a nursing team, led by a Supervisory Senior Sister, working flexibly to provide 24/7 care on a 28 bedded ward.
The trust is committed to personal and professional development; successful applicants will receive support and training to deliver the care requirements of the specialty to achieve their full potential and become integral members of the multidisciplinary team.
Informal enquiries to: Senior Sister Tracie Black Ward A8 ext 4008 or Matron Emma Anslow, ( Phone number removed )
Acute Stroke Unit
Acute Stroke Unit service is a 23 bedded mixed sex ward service, paying attention to the Government priority in Health Care in eliminating mixed sex accommodation, utilising single sexed bays. 2 beds of which are hyper-acute and a further bed is solely used for admissions/treatment producing one to one care of thrombolysis patients.
The support service is at 40% and qualified percentage is 60%.
Our seven day provision, ward based Consultants, equates to 2 in numbers, all practising in their specialist Acute Stroke Role. Both exceptional Consultants, one being the Black Country Network Lead for Stroke.
The unit has two dedicated stroke research nurses who are actively involved in recruiting patients to participate in National Research Trials. 7 days Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA) clinics for high risk patients, successfully meeting national guidelines. There is an assigned Specialist Stroke Nurse to the unit. Actively involved in initiating the AMBER care pathway. Recognised publicly for Stroke service provision has been proven by mailings to local newspapers.
Informal enquiries to: Senior Sister Bevan-Webster, ( Phone number removed ) or Matron Emma Anslow, ( Phone number removed )
Please be advised that if the post that you are applying for requires any level of qualification (e.g. A-Levels, Degree etc) or Professional Registration (e.g. Nursing and Midwifery Council, General Medical Council etc) you will be required to provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider. Furthermore, a sample of all applicants’ qualifications will be checked back to the educational institution or provider to interview letters to further deter fraud.
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 Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website.
Unfortunately, we are unable to respond to all applicants personally. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, you should assume that you have not been short listed on this occasion.
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