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Staff Nurse

£21,909 - £28,462 /Year

Job Description

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

An exciting opportunity has become available for Band 5 Staff Nurses to work within the respiratory directorate. We have 3 wards which incorporate one acute male ward, one acute female and one acute mixed ward. We care for a range of patients with acute exacerbations of asthma, COPD, bronchiectasis, pulmonary fibrosis and cystic fibrosis. We have the facilities to provide None Invasion Ventilation (NIV) on the ward and we have a dedicated procedure room where chest drains are inserted and other pleural procedures take place.

We have a good support network of specialist nurses and consultants who support both patients and staff whilst incorporating bespoke respiratory training within the clinical area.

We are looking for caring, compassionate nurses with an interest in respiratory nursing, who can demonstrate implementation of the 6Cs in practice.

We strive to provide high standards of patient care in a busy ward environment. You will need to have good documentation skills, be a quick thinker and be adaptable in your approach to care to provide a unique experience for each and every patient, as well as being able to work in a team.

The trust is committed to personal and professional development; the successful applicant will receive support and training to deliver the care requirements of the speciality and enable them to achieve their full potential and become an integral member of the multi professional team. We will provide you with training and development in both the setup and continuing care of patients on NIV, you will be trained to obtain and interpret ABG’s. We also provide weekly teaching and learning sessions. We have a number of experienced respiratory nurses on the ward who share knowledge and help to train and support all our new starters.

Successful applicants will be part of a nursing team with a skill mix of 70/30, led by a Supervisory Senior Sister/ Charge Nurse, working flexibly to provide 24/7 care.

Informal enquiries to: Neil Jarvis, Senior Charge Nurse  ( 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.

All successful applicants will be notified in the same way that they have applied. For example, online applicants will be notified via NHS Jobs using the email address provided (your NHS Jobs username). All further correspondence will be via the same method so it is important that you regularly check your NHS Jobs account after the closing date for this post.

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.

UK Registration

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

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