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Staff Nurse

National Health Service

Manchester, NW
1 day ago
Manchester, NW
1 day ago

Staff Nurse

The Christie NHS FT

The closing date is 18 March 2021

Job overview

An exciting development opportunity has arisen on the Surgical Oncology Unit for a permanent, band 5 (37.5 hours) staff nurse post.

You should be a highly motivated professional with surgical experience, who wishes to develop their clinical knowledge and management skills. You must be a team player who is driven to improve patient care and experience, ensuring the delivery of exceptional, high quality care.

Our patients undergo highly specialised and often complex surgery across the Colorectal, Urology, Gynaecology and Plastic Surgery specialties. Surgery at The Christie is a world leader and national centre for Surgery

The successful candidate will also possess excellent organisational, communication and clinical skills relevant to the post and be able to act as a positive role model. Commitment to the on-going development of the ward and multidisciplinary team working is essential

Main duties of the job

To provide care for patients who are admitted to the unit and their carers within a recognised framework in accordance with NMC Code of Professional Conduct, Christie NHS Trust policies and Health & Safety legislation.

About us

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, situated in south Manchester, is the largest cancer treatment centre of its kind in Europe and an international leader in cancer research and development. In 2018The Christie NHS Foundation Trust was once againrated as Outstanding by the CQC health regulator becoming the first specialist trust in the country to be given their highest accolade twice.

Job description

Job responsibilities

PROFESSIONAL

Manage and generally supervise the ward in the absence of senior staff.

Take individual responsibility for the nursing care of a group of patients as a registered nurse

Provide a supportive role on the ward for nursing, medical and clerical Staff

Undertake the nursing care of patients, ensuring privacy & dignity is maintained whilst being aware of physical and psychological needs

To give a clear and accurate update at change of duties and ensure accurate documentation of nursing interventions

To participate in the emergency care of patients and give any necessary instructions, including transfer information

Participate in nursing procedures appropriate to the department

Support and assist in the induction/training of junior staff/Health Care Assistants acting as mentor to designated staff

To welcome patients to the ward and its routine

Be able to act as ward co-ordinator and ensure the safe and timely through put of patients, liaising closely with triage/admission staff, medical staff and other wards

To liaise with medical and para medical personnel and community organisations

To highlight areas of improvement/development within the department and undertake relevant projects

To act as support for other ward nurses in relation to care of the surgical patient

Safely escort patients to other areas and collect blood products from key departments

Assist in the provision of meals / refreshments for patients whilst meeting their nutritional needs

Assist in the general housekeeping duties of the ward

Help to maintain a safe environment and report faults/risks etc to the nurse in charge

Liaise with staff member responsible for stores/stationery and ordering and assist in the maintenance of stock levels

Handles patients personal possessions, ensure cash and valuables kept securely as per policy

Correct care and custody of controlled drugs and aid the safe storage of medicines

Assist medical staff with procedures

Carry out certain procedures such as cannulation and 12 lead ECGs and be prepared to learn new skills

EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The staff nurse is responsible for their own personal development and maintaining a personal development plan

To complete the Ward introductory pack and preceptor pack

Complete Principles and Practice of Intravenous Skills Programme and Cannulation Skills Training and update annually

Annually attend all mandatory study days as per Trust and unit guidance

PERSONAL

Demonstrate a pleasant and approachable manner and help create and promote a good working relationship

Show professional and courteous manner when answering the telephone and other enquires

Maintain confidentiality with regard to patient information both at work and outside of working hours

To be aware of and adhere to all policies including; sickness and absence, confidentiality, uniform and responsibilities under the Health and Safety at work act and be familiar with all risk assessments pertinent to the MAU

Report and record all accidents and complaints according to the agreed policy

To be aware of limitations and utilise the preceptor system for any issues that arise

To show respect for members of the team and endorse the ward philosophy of giving mutual support

Person Specification

Other

Essential

  • Rotation to night duty
  • Team player
  • Willingness to be involved with ward/unit/Trust initiatives

Desirable

  • Understanding/experience of current national initiatives

Knowledge

Essential

  • Participate in personal development

Desirable

  • Knowledge of enhanced recovery pathways

Skills

Essential

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to delver high standard of nursing care
  • Computer literacy
  • Understanding need for evidence based practice

Desirable

  • Venepuncture
  • Cannulation skills
  • ECG'S

Experience

Essential

  • Experience in an acute surgical setting

Desirable

  • Previous oncology experience
  • Previous surgical experience

Qualifications

Essential

  • RGN
  • Degree or Diploma in Health Care Studies

Desirable

  • Post Graduate certificate in cancer care / oncology/surgery
  • Post graduate certificate in teaching and assessing

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 NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

The Christie NHS FT

Address

Surgical Oncology Wards - E00744

Manchester

M20 4BX


Employer's website

https://www.christie.nhs.uk/

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Staff Nurse (RMN)

National Health Service

Hale, NW
2 days ago
Hale, NW
£31.275k - £31.275k Per Year
2 days ago
£31.275k - £31.275k Per Year

Job Reference: J250-ALTRINCHAM-42434

Employer:
Priory Group
Department:
Priory Healthcare
Location:
Hale, Cheshire
Salary:
up to £31,275.25 DOE

Are you?

  • A driven and dynamic Nurse?
  • An experienced RMN or wanting to return to the profession after a career break?
  • Wanting to make a difference to someone’s life?
  • Ready for a new challenge?
  • Wanting to work with the best nurses in the UK?

  • Excellent salary
  • Many benefits in line with the NHS
  • Working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team
  • Free on-site parking
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Flexible benefits including reduced rates and access to new schemes including gym membership, IT technology (laptops / tablets / smartphones) and private healthcare
  • Access to development opportunities including:
  • Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel
  • Leadership & management development
  • Support with your Revalidation
  • NMC Payment in full
  • Long service award

What we need from you:

  • Registered Nurse (Mental Health) with a Valid NMC Registration
  • Minimum of 6 months post registration
  • Recent experience working in a mental health setting
  • Excellent communication skills

About our service :

The Priory Hospital – Altrincham is part of the Priory Group, Europe’s leading provider of specialist treatment in mental health. The hospital has an established reputation for providing the highest standards of care together with an extensive range of clinical services. The hospital has residential facilities for 50 patients as well as busy day care and outpatient services.

Please note this vacancy is based in Hale, Manchester and not in Hale, Liverpool.

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development.

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland.We are an equal opportunities employer.Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.


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Sister/Charge Nurse

National Health Service

wythenshawe, NW
3 days ago
wythenshawe, NW
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year
3 days ago
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Reference: 349-WYTH-173-21

Employer:
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
oncology/respiratory nursing
Location:
wythenshawe, manchester
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 p.a

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

Are you a compassionate individual? Are you ready for a new and exciting leadership challenge? Look no further, we have the role for you!

We are looking for an efficient, enthusiastic, highly motivated nurse with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work in our pulmonary oncology unit. You will be joining our friendly and dynamic multi-disciplinary team with excellent standards and great work ethic. You will be supported to develop as a band 6 sister/charge nurse through leadership training and mentoring.

We care for pulmonary oncology and general respiratory patients who may have acute illness associated with their conditions. You can expect training in leadership and management, governance and quality improvement as well as clinical skills such as management of pleural drains, palliative and symptom control. We have many allied specialist staff who provide support and training in relevant palliative skills and medication.

Staff do not require chemotherapy skills as we are adjacent to an independent chemotherapy suite.

You will be:


• Dedicated and motivated in providing exceptional patient care

Have the potential for leadership skills
• Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Work well within a multi disciplinary team and individually
• Have a passion in Oncology/Palliative/respiratory nursing
Sound interesting? We would encourage you to give us a call to organise an informal visit or chat. Ask for Emma (ward manager), Karen and Amida our unit sisters. 0161 291 2731/4841

For further details / informal visits contact:

Nameemma taylorJob titleward managerEmail addressemma.taylor2@mft.nhs.ukTelephone number01612912731/4841



We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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Registered Nurse - Bronte

National Health Service

Manchester, NW
2 days ago
Manchester, NW
2 days ago

Job Reference: J11-A-21-28928

Employer:
NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Location:
Manchester
Salary:
Band 5

GMMH – Registered Nurse

Job Title and Grade: Registered Nurse – RN03 – Band 5

Location/Trust: Trust Wide - Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH)

Pay Rates (hourly): Days: £13.79 Saturdays/Nights: £17.93 Sundays/Bank Hols: £22.07

The Role:

Are you an experienced registered mental health nurse who would like to be part of mental health team, providing better lives for the service users, working for one of the UK’s most respected NHS Mental Health Foundation Trusts?

If you answered yes, then we would love to hear from you!

Based trust wide within Bronte Ward at Laureate House, you will be providing support and assistance to other members of the team, you will provide routine care including personal care and support to people experiencing mental health problems under the directions of the registered nurse and under the supervision of an identified member of the multi-disciplinary team, you may at times be expected to work on the sister ward (Maple Ward) during periods of increased acuity.

We are looking for Registered Nurses to pick up regular bank shifts trust wide:

  • Undertake the role of named nurse for a designated caseload under the direction of Ward Manager.

  • Undertake assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of clients in conjunction with other ward clinical staff.

  • Undertake clinical interventions as per individualised care plans.

  • To ensure effective liaison with other parts of the service and other agencies in the achievement of treatment goals/care planning.

  • Contribute to creating and maintaining in evidence-based and positive ward culture.

  • Ensure that they carry out their duties and responsibilities in a manner acceptable to the Trust, in keeping with Trust policies and procedures and the unit philosophy and operational policy.

  • To ensure the Clinical Governance agenda is delivered on the ward.

Maintain clear, concise and up to date written/electronic records in line with Trust Policies

Environmental factors – Physical – fully engage in control and restraint.

Environmental factors – Working Conditions – Respond rapidly to panic alarm systems, fire alarms or emergency calls from other areas

The role will require an appropriately qualified Registered Mental Health Nurse who will deliver nursing care to inpatients in line with specified standards within the acute inpatient environment. They will assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for inpatients with a variety of mental health issues. To undertake the role of named nurse for designated caseload.

Employing around 4,750 members of staff, who deliver services from more than 130 locations, GMMH people are passionate, patient focused, positive individuals, who are committed to working together to help people live well, striving to give their people a great work experience where they feel supported and valued.

Skills/Responsibilities:

To apply for this post, you will hold:

  • Professional qualification
  • Diploma in Mental Health Nursing
  • Registered Nurse with current registration (Mental Health)
  • Experience of conducting clinical assessments including risk assessments
  • Experience of working alongside people with severe mental health problems particularly in their acute phase of illness

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: –

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Flexible working options
  • Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 03330 144 370
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

Apply

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with Ryan on

0300 3033947 or GMMH@NHSProfessionals.nhs.uk

Please do not contact the service directly.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Disclaimer

Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.




Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.
We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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Ward Sister/Charge Nurse

National Health Service

Wythenshawe Hospital, NW
3 days ago
Wythenshawe Hospital, NW
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year
3 days ago
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Reference: 349-WYTH-162-21

Employer:
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Respiratory
Location:
Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 p.a

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

A1 is a 28 bedded respiratory ward that looks after Acute respiratory illness,.

, . We are seeking to appoint motivated, dynamic staff with an interest or background in respiratory/intensive care and/or general medicine. You must be able to demonstrate high quality compassionate care to support patients who require non-invasive ventilation within and respiratory illnesses.

An informal visit is highly recommended.

You will also:

  • Be dedicated and motivated in providing exceptional patient care
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Work well within a multi-disciplinary team and individually
  • Have interest/ experience in Respiratory Medicine and/or Non-Invasive & Invasive Ventilation (NIV)
  • Have a desire to develop specialized clinical skills Benefits We provide a number of benefits commensurate in working for the NHS which include:
  • 27 days annual leave rising to 29 (after 5 years) and 33 (after 10 years) plus 8 bank holidays
  • A standard working week of 37.5 hours
  • NHS Pension scheme (unless you choose to opt out)
  • Annual personal development review to support career aspirations
  • A number of NHS discounts across retail, leisure and travel

We can offer training, flexibility, friendliness and a caring environment in which to work. To assist the Trust in reducing healthcare associated infections you should become familiar with the Trust’s Hand Decontamination Policy, attend mandatory induction training and be compliant with all hand hygiene standards at all times.

Please note that this post is permanent however if preferred we would consider as an initial fixed term secondment opportunity.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameThomas kellettTelephone number0161 291 6198Additional contact information

Unit Manager
Thomas kellett

A1 6198



We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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Staff Nurses

National Health Service

Manchester, NW
2 days ago
Manchester, NW
2 days ago

Staff Nurses

The Christie NHS FT

The closing date is 04 March 2021

Job overview

To provide care for patients and carers within a recognised framework in accordance with NMC Code of Professional Conduct, Christie Hospital NHS Trust Policies and Health and Safety Legislation.

Main duties of the job

As well as being the Primary Treatment centre for TYAs with cancer in the North West Region the ward is one of the largest centres in the country providing specialist haematology care for TYA and adult patients. We have a large Stem Cell Transplant Programme, performing over 120 transplants a year and successfully obtained JACIE re-accreditation in May 2016.

Staff nurses will have the opportunity to work within a supportive environment and, with the help from 2 Clinical Practice facilitators that are ward based, will develop new skills and knowledge to enable the provision of highly specialised and compassionate care for our patients. The ward also benefits from excellent staff to patient ratios. In return for your contribution to the service, we will provide you with excellent educational and career development opportunities and the chance to present projects at national and international conferences.

Post registration experience in an acute setting is highly desirable.

About us

ORGANISATIONAL ARRANGEMENTS:

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Director of Nursing & Operations

OTHER ACCOUNTABILITIES: Modern Matron

Ward Senior Sister

Ward Sisters

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Unqualified Staff

Job description

Job responsibilities

PROFESSIONAL:

  • As part of the ward team help achieve and maintain a high standard of patient care.
  • To be aware of the patients needs, both physical and psychological whilst ensuring privacy & dignity is maintained.
  • To welcome patients and introduce them to the ward routine and ensure they receive the most age appropriate welcome booklet.
  • To be aware of the needs of relatives, and to give them support, advice and direct them to most appropriate supporting agencies.
  • To give and receive the report at change over of duties and ensure handover sheet is updated at each shift.
  • To participate in the rehabilitation of patients and give relatives any necessary instructions and support.
  • Ensure that prescribed drugs and treatments are stored and administered correctly and in accordance with the Hospital Procedure and Policy.
  • Correct care and custody of controlled drugs is observed at all times.
  • To follow the correct procedure when notifying relatives of seriously ill patients and those who have died.
  • To liaise with medical and para-medical personnel and community organisations to ensure timely and safe discharges.
  • To participate in internal rotation to night duty as required.

EDUCATION:

  • Participate in the theoretical and practical professional instruction of all learners and untrained staff.
  • To monitor the progress of learners and, in particular, their skills in carrying out practical procedures.
  • Attend all mandatory training and update all e- Learning in accordance with Trust requirements
  • Participate in all unit training for JACIE accreditation and TYA/Paediatric requirements including Paediatric life support and level 2B safe guarding
  • Complete the ward introductory and other training packages assisted by the Ward practice facilitators

PERSONNEL:

  • Help and create a good working atmosphere by promoting the ward Aims and objectives.
  • Welcome and introduce new staff to the patients and the nursing team.
  • Advise and support new nurses as appropriate and utilise a buddy system for ongoing support.
  • To be familiar with and ensure that all staff know the regulations re: fire emergency, lifting and radiation protection.
  • To attend regular updating sessions on these subjects, and generally ensure that knowledge regarding current nursing issues and clinical research is up to date.
  • Be aware of the Health and Safety at Work Act and its implications in the ward situation.
  • Utilise Q Pulse for access to the unit standard operating procedures and forms
  • To know and supervise Health Care Assistants and Learners in:

a) the correct care and use of hospital property.

b) the correct procedure for care and custody of patients valuables and property.

c) carrying out the agreed procedure for the care and custody of radioactive materials.

  • Report and record all accidents and complaints according to the agreed policy.
  • To follow the agreed policies and procedures as laid down in the Nurses Procedure Book.
  • It is essential that all members of staff observe the code of confidentiality and complete Information governance training and annual updates
  • Ensure any concerns are raised and escalated to your line managers

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RN/RSCN Adult and/or Paediatric
  • Degree or Diploma in Healthcare Studies

Desirable

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Cancer Care

Experience

Desirable

  • Six months general ward experience
  • Knowledge of nursing models
  • Experience of haematology nursing
  • Experience of TYA/Paediatric nursing

Skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to deliver a high quality of care
  • To work as part of a team

Desirable

  • Understanding of need for evidence based practice
  • Computer literacy

Knowledge

Essential

  • Committed to undertake period of preceptorship
  • Participate in own personal and professional development

OTHER

Essential

  • Rotation to night duty

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 NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

The Christie NHS FT

Address

Palatine Ward - E00284

Wilmslow Road

Manchester

M20 4BX


Employer's website

https://www.christie.nhs.uk/

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Staff Nurse

National Health Service

Manchester, NW
5 days ago
Manchester, NW
5 days ago

Staff Nurse

The Christie NHS FT

The closing date is 07 March 2021

Job overview

Due to service expansion, we are looking to recruit a number of motivated, experienced nurses to work on our brand new Adult Haematology and TYA ward extension which has been recently merged with our successful ambulatory care unit.

To succeed, youll need to be committed to delivering high quality, patient focused care with pride and respect, have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to provide evidence of personal and professional development.

In return for your skills, enthusiasm and commitment, you will be supported by our in-house departmental Clinical Practice Facilitator team who will oversee your training and development needs. You will receive an excellent comprehensive induction programme whilst being part of a dedicated team that supports each other and operates with consideration and dignity at all times.

Main duties of the job

To provide a high standard of care for adult haematology and TYA oncology/haematology patients and family members working within a recognised framework in accordance with NMC Code of Professional Conduct, The Christie Policies and Health and Safety Legislation.

About us

The Palatine Treatment Centre enables high quality, patient focused care to be given to a wide range of patients with haematological malignancies undergoing a variety of treatments including stem cell transplantation and innovative CAR T therapies. We are also the Primary Treatment centre for Teenagers and Young Adults (TYA) with cancer in the North West Region

Job description

Job responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Professional

  1. As part of the team help to achieve and maintain a high standard of patient care and take individual responsibility for the nursing care of a group of patients as a Registered Nurse, ensuring privacy & dignity is maintained whilst being aware of physical and psychological needs
  2. Welcome patients and introduce them to the ward/ ambulatory care unit and ensure they are offered a welcome booklet.
  3. To be aware of the needs of relatives, and offer support, advice and direction to most appropriate supporting agencies.
  4. To give and receive a clear and accurate update at change of duties and ensure accurate documentation of nursing interventions
  5. To participate in the rehabilitation of patients and offer relatives any necessary instructions and support.
  6. Ensure that prescribed drugs and treatments are stored and administered correctly and in accordance with the Hospital Procedure and Policy.
  7. To liaise with medical and para-medical personnel and community organisations to ensure timely and safe discharges and transfers.
  8. Administer blood products correctly and in accordance with Hospital Procedure and Policy.
  9. Undertake national training programmes and in line with Trust policies to administer both infusional and bolus chemotherapy via established central lines and peripheral cannula
  10. Assist in the checking of and safe administration of intrathecal chemotherapy according to national guidelines and trust policy.
  11. Participate in nursing procedures appropriate to the department
  12. Ensure the safe and timely through put of patients, liaising closely with the ward/ unit co-ordinator, medical staff, specialist and research nurses, bed manager and other staff as appropriate.
  13. Provide a supportive role within the Unit for nursing, medical and clerical staff
  14. To liaise as needed with referring hospitals, GPs and community nursing teams.
  15. To follow the correct procedure when notifying relatives of seriously ill patients and those who have died.
  16. Be prepared to learn new skills and perform procedures required of the role..
  17. To participate in the Palatine Treatment Centre rotation programme as required
  18. Support and assist in the induction/training of junior staff/Health Care Assistants acting as mentor to designated staff
  19. To highlight areas of improvement/development within the department and undertake relevant projects
  20. Assist in the provision of meals / refreshments for patients.
  21. Help to maintain a safe environment and report faults/risks etc to the nurse in charge
  22. Liaise with staff member responsible for stores/stationery and ordering and assist in the maintenance of stock levels
  23. To participate in internal rotation to night duty, weekend work and long day shifts as routinely required

EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  1. Lead by example and act as a positive role model for all staff, taking responsibility for own professional development.
  2. To complete the Ward/Unit introductory pack and all other training packages assisted by the Clinical Practice facilitator team
  3. Complete Principles and Practice of Intravenous Skills Programme and Cannulation Skills Training and update as required
  4. Attend all mandatory training study days and undertake/ update all e-learning in accordance with Trust and Unit guidance
  5. Participate in the theoretical and practical professional instruction and support of all learners.
  6. Undertake and maintain UKONS SACT Administration Skills
  7. Monitor the progress of learners, in particular, their skills in carrying out practical procedures
  8. Participate in all Palatine Treatment Centre training for JACIE and HTA accreditation
  9. Utilise Q pulse quality management system in order to access and adhere to standard operating procedures

PERSONAL

  1. Demonstrate a pleasant and approachable manner at all time and help create and promote a good working relationship and promote the unit aims and objectives and Trust Values
  2. Maintain confidentiality with regard to patient information both at work and outside of working hours, ensure information governance training is undertaken annually and endorsed
  3. To be aware of and adhere to all policies including; sickness and absence, confidentiality, uniform and responsibilities under the Health and Safety at work act and be familiar with all risk assessments pertinent to the ward and unit.
  4. Report and record all accidents and complaints according to the agreed policy
  5. To show respect for members of the team and endorse the ward/ units philosophy of giving mutual support

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RGN level 1
  • Degree or diploma in Health Care Studies

Desirable

  • Evidence of post registration education in oncology or haematology

Experience

Essential

  • 1 year post qualification clinical experience

Desirable

  • Haematology/ oncology TYA experience

Skills

Essential

  • Computer literate
  • Organisational
  • Communication
  • Team working

Desirable

  • Venepuncture
  • Cannulation
  • Chemotherapy

Knowledge

Essential

  • Understanding of need for evidence based practice.
  • Willingness to undertake further training

Desirable

  • Understanding of main haematology oncology disease groups
  • Knowledge of care of patients receiving chemotherapy and immunotherapy treatments

Values

Essential

  • Positive approach to work
  • Caring attitude
  • Willing to learn

Other

Essential

  • Team player
  • Flexibility in shifts- 11.5 hr shifts, weekend work and night duty is required

Desirable

  • Leadership skills

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 NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

The Christie NHS FT

Address

Palatine Ward - E00284

Wilmslow Road

Manchester

M20 4BX


Employer's website

https://www.christie.nhs.uk/

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Practice Nurse

National Health Service

Manchester, NW
1 day ago
Manchester, NW
1 day ago

Practice Nurse

Fallowfield Medical Centre

The closing date is 31 March 2021

Job overview

We are looking for an experienced Practice Nurse to join their friendly and proactive team working either full or part time. The post holder will support the GPs, alongside, Clinical Pharmacist and HCA undertaking general nursing services to their practice population of approximately 4,000 in Manchester or Oldham (we have few sites across North, Central and South).

The following requirements are essential:

  • NMC Registration (certification required)
  • Primary Care experience with basic skills in Cytology, Immunisations, Contraception and Womens Health

Within the scope of this role, there is the opportunity of taking on a lead nurse role - if interested this can be discussed at interview stage.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online.

Salary will be discussed at the interview stage and will be based on previous experience.

Main duties of the job

Qualifications in Diabetes, Asthma and COPD long term management (ideally all 3 if possible) is essential for this particular post. The post also includes an element of visiting patients at home so having own transport is desired.

About us

We are lookng for Practice nurse to work accross two sites (approx. 1.5mile appart). Both practices are under one management and share the clinical practice and protocols.

Job description

Job responsibilities

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE POST:

  • Work across other sites if required by the Beacon GP Care Group

  • To promote and abide by the Practices vision and core values

  • An understanding, acceptance and adherence to the need for strict confidentiality

  • An ability to use your own judgement, resourcefulness, common-sensee and local knowledge to respond to patients enquiries and requests

  • Excellent interpersonal and telecommunication skills

  • Flexibility with regard to rotas and working patterns across sites

  • The post holder would be expected to undertake training commensurate with their post

Job Summary

The post holder is responsible for the delivery of general practice nursing to the whole practice population. Supported by the lead nurse and the senior nurses within the practice, they will deliver care within the boundaries of their role. The post holder will make an assessment of a patients needs and act upon their assessment. They will work collaboratively with the general practice team to meet the needs of patients by providing quality evidence based care. They will support the delivery of policy and procedures and provide nurse leadership as required. The post holder will use their own judgement resourcefulness and common sense and show flexibility with regard to rotas and working patterns.

for full job description please email -HR.Beacon@nhs.net

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Adult, Child, Mental Health or Learning Disability Nurse
  • Fundamentals of Practice Nursing course (General Practice Nurse Foundation Programme)

Desirable

  • Phlebotomy
  • Management of Long-Term Conditions
  • Cervical cytology sampling
  • Vaccinations and immunisation
  • Recording spirometry

Experience

Essential

  • Compassionate approach, demonstrating kindness and valuing the dignity and respect of patients, relatives, carers and colleagues.
  • Able to work collaboratively and constructively with healthcare professionals across organisational and professional boundaries
  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills
  • Able to work on own initiative and use judgement to resolve problems requiring investigation
  • Able to be flexible and adaptable to the needs to the service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to adapt style to meet needs of a range of individuals and effectively communicate sensitive information

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

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 (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Fallowfield Medical Centre

Address

75 Ladybarn Lane

Manchester

M14 6YL


Employer's website

https://fallowfieldmedicalcentre.co.uk/

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Practice Nurse

National Health Service

Bolton, NW
4 days ago
Bolton, NW
4 days ago

Practice Nurse

Swan Lane Medical Centre

The closing date is 28 February 2021

Job overview

Swan Lane Medical Centre is a well established GP Surgery in Bolton.

We value teamwork, mutual support and a friendly working environment. We are looking for dedicated, enthusiastic NMC registered Nurse who has Practice Nurse experience in general practice to join our clinical team of three part time Practice Nurses, one Assistant Practitioner, one Health Care Assistant, three GP Partners and two Nurse Practitioners.

30 hpw (minimum)

Main duties of the job

The role includes but is not limited to chronic disease management, immunisation and vaccination, cervical screening, child immunisations, travel health.

Experience in the Quality and Outcomes framework and Bolton Quality Contract would be an advantage. Good IT skills are essential.

About us

Competitive rates of pay for successful applicants, negotiable dependant on experience and qualifications.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Main Duties: 1) Providing assessment, screening and treatment services which are relevant to patients and their families, with emphasis on improving diet and exercise routines through health promotion clinics. Referral to GP and other agencies as practice policy dictates.

2) Developing and organising, with others, nurse-led clinics for the chronic disease management programmes within the practice, specifically:

Coronary heart disease, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Asthma, Diabetes, Heart failure, Thyroid reviews, Hypertension, Stroke/TIA

3) Responsible, with others, for the development, organisation and running of routine clinics specifically:

Immunisations, Pain management, HRT counselling, Travel health and vaccination programmes, Cervical screeening

4) Develop, organise and run the Practice immunisation programme.

5) Initiation and titration of insulin.

6) Administering depo-provera injections and implants such as zoladex.

7) Assess risk factors leading to ill health and advise and assist in suitable interventions.

8) Reversibility testing using a spirometer to confirm diagnosis of asthma and COPD.

9) Perform various clinical procedures such as ECG recordings, venepuncture, cervical smears, routine blood pressure monitoring, intramuscular and subcutaneous injections, ear syringing, spirometry and peak flow recording.

10) Devise self management plans for asthmatic patients.

Administrative

1) Develop practice protocols and guidelines in conjunction with GPs.

2) Devise and implement induction programmes for clinical staff.

3) Active in teaching, training and monitoring of clinical staff.

4) Provide clinical advice and mentoring to less experienced clinical staff.

5) Liaise with Practice Manager/GPs advising on the appropriate use of time , appointments systems and resource development.

6) Manage the Practices medical equipment maintenance programme and ensure that all equipment is functional, safe to use and that adequate stock of consumables are maintained.

7) Maintenance of patient records.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:-

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Communication and Relationship Skills:

1) Communicates effectively on a regular basis within a multi- disciplinary, multi-professional and multi-agency environment being inclusive of members of the public and service users.

2) Attends and participates in practice meetings, playing an integral part and assisting in the formulation of the practice philosophy and strategy.

12) Uses appropriate tools when discussing issues, to ensure understanding has been achieved.

13) Communicates sensitive information concerning patients medical condition, requiring persuasive reassurance skills.

14) Provide anticipatory guidance and counselling to promote health, reduce risk factors and prevent disease and disability.

15) Liaise with specialist health professionals.

16) Work closely with interpreters to overcome language barriers.

17) Provide feedback to GPs and Practice Manager regarding any problems.

Knowledge, Training and Experience Required

1) Possesses a Registered Nurse qualification and have at last two years post registration experience.

2) Hold the Specialist Practice Nurse Certificate and/or Diploma in Practice

3) Diplomas in chronic disease management

4) Cervical cytology training

5) Immunisation training

6) Travel health and vaccination training

7) Competency in IT skills to basic ECDL standard

8) Knowledge of clinical systems

9) Experience in audit in a General Practice setting

10) Demonstrates own professional development and continued education through life long opportunities, study days and attendance of courses. Maintains a professional portfolio and undertakes reflective practice.

11) Adheres to the NMC Code of Professional Conduct for Nurses and Midwives and works within the Scope of Professional Conduct.

Analytical and Judgement Skills

1) Enable individuals, families, groups and communities to identify their health needs and individually or collectively plan, implement and evaluate action intended to meet those needs.

2) Support and provide relevant information for people caring for their own and others health needs in the community.

3) Use analytical, political and social skills to engage effectively in policy making procedures.

4) Apply principles of epidemiology and demography in clinical practice by recognising populations at risk and the effectiveness of prevention and intervention.

5) Provide a holistic, autonomous and clinical nursing service by making professional assessment of patients physical, psychological, emotional and social needs, implementing all agreed management plans.

6) Provide specialist health care services in a variety of settings for the promotion of health, prevention of illness or the treatment/rehabilitaiton of the patient.

Planning and Organisational Skills

1) Plans and manages the nursing care of patients with chronic disease

including overseeing of chronic disease registers and the appointment and recall system for patients, with others.

2) Organises and co-ordinates with GPs and Practice Manager for the

provision of health promotion and healthcare services for the practice population.

Physical skills

1) Provides scheduled and opportunistic immunisations and vaccinations.

2) Undertakes cardiopulmonary resuscitation and treatment of anaphylaxis in adults, children and babies.

3) Competency in electrocardiograph recording, venepuncture, cervical smears, routing blood pressure monitoring, intramuscular subcutaneous injections, ear syringing, spirometry technique and peak flow recording, electronic data input.

Responsibility factors

1) Peforms and interprets screening and diagnostic tests.

2) Recognises and manages change proactively within the practice

nursing team, pioneering innovative responses to emerging and

developing health care needs in line with local and national standards.

3) Plan and implement programmes of care to address the practice populations health and well being needs and evaluates the outcome.

4) Participate in chronic disease management management and health promotion clinics including opportunistic screening and follow up of persisten defaulters.

Human Resources

1) Participates in the teaching of Health Care Assistants to ensure competencies are gained.

2) Fulfils the role of mentor to all staff within the nursing team.

3) Assists in the development of best practice within the Primary Health

Care Team to enhance service provision.

5) Participates in clinical supervision, using critical appraisal and reflection to ensure that his/her own practice is evidence based.

6) Take an active role in the recruitment and selection of nursing staff.

Freedom to Act

1) Works autonomously and as a member of a team, negotiating responsibilities as the situation, tasks and composition of the team requires, delivering care and services to the practice population.

2) Accountable for the planning, implementation and management of own

workload within the practice setting to meet the service demands.

3) Responsible for the day to day management and supervision of the

Practice Nurse Team

4) Refers to other disciplines/professionals unsupervised.

EFFORT AND ENVIRONMENT

Physical effort

1) Possesses the ability to drive, carry equipment, input data and sufficient mobility to undertake screening, chronic disease management and health promotion work.

Mental effort

1) Provides and manages the nursing care of patients with chronic disease

and health promotion needs, operating clinic sessions and maintaining an

appointment and recall system for patients in conjunction with other staff

members.

2) Responds to unpredictable and crisis situations within the changing

working environment in a flexible and timely manner.

3) Concentration required when checking documents/patient records.

Emotional effort

1) Undertakes the care of and provides support to patients/relatives

undergoing test/procedures and investigations, which may cause anxiety

and distress.

2) Follows the policies and procedures laid down by Boltons Area Child Protection Committee.

Working Conditions

1) Adapts to the peaks and troughs in patient demands.

2) Is exposed regularly to acute infectious conditions/illnesses, body fluids.

3) Practice is situated in a deprived area with a high ethnic population.

Health, Safety and Security

1) Reports any incidents, complaints, defects in equipment, near misses and untoward incidents, following appopriate policies and procedures.

2) Ensures Health and Safety Legislation is complied with at all times, including COSHH, Workplace Risk Assessment and Control of Infection.

Confidentiality

a) Non-Disclosure: Subject to the necessary sharing of information with other health professions, you are required to preserve the confidentiality of patients. You are required to adhere to your professional code of conduct in relation to patient confidentiality. This is in conjunction with Practices Confidentiality Policy. A breach of this Policy may be grounds for your dismissal. This duty to maintain confidentiality applies both during and after your employment with us. A breach of confidentiality while you are employed with us may lead to disciplinary action being taken against you. After termination of employment a breach of confidentiality by you will render you liable to legal action. This does not affect your statutory rights under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998.

b) Papers and documents: You must return to us all documents, forms, papers and other records, relating to your employment with us, together with all tapes, discs, keys and computers, immediately on the termination of your employment and you must sign an undertaking that all such property has been returned.

Training

1) Attends all mandatory training sessions.

2) Maintains continuing professional development by ensuring appropriate

annual appraisal interviews resulting in the formulation of a personal

development plan.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Personal Specification Essential Requirements:
  • Qualifications/Training:
  • Registered first level nurse
  • Relevant nursing degree
  • Previous Experience:
  • Minimum of one year experience, in a general practice setting
  • Management of long term conditions
  • Involvement in implementing and using protocols and clinical guidelines
  • Experience of audit
  • Skills:
  • Clinical leadership skills
  • Clinical skills cervical cytology, immunisation and vaccination, venepuncture, spirometry, ECG
  • Change management skills and the ability to help support patients to change lifestyle
  • Communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to communicate difficult messages to both patients and family
  • IT skills
  • Negotiation and conflict management skills
  • Ability to provide teaching and mentorship in a clinical setting
  • Travel health
  • Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of management of patients with long term conditions
  • Knowledge of health promotion strategies
  • Knowledge of clinical governance issues in primary care
  • Knowledge of accountability of own role and other roles in a nurse led service

Desirable

  • Desirable Skills:
  • Mentor/teaching qualification
  • Independent non-medical prescribing qualification
  • Knowledge of public health issues in the local area
  • Knowledge of QOF & Bolton Quality Contract

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 NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Swan Lane Medical Centre

Address

Swan Lane Medical Centre

Swan Lane

Bolton

BL3 6TL


Employer's website

https://www.swanlanemedicalcentre.nhs.uk

Job Type

full-time

Posted

1 day ago

Description

Staff Nurse

The Christie NHS FT

The closing date is 18 March 2021

Job overview

An exciting development opportunity has arisen on the Surgical Oncology Unit for a permanent, band 5 (37.5 hours) staff nurse post.

You should be a highly motivated professional with surgical experience, who wishes to develop their clinical knowledge and management skills. You must be a team player who is driven to improve patient care and experience, ensuring the delivery of exceptional, high quality care.

Our patients undergo highly specialised and often complex surgery across the Colorectal, Urology, Gynaecology and Plastic Surgery specialties. Surgery at The Christie is a world leader and national centre for Surgery

The successful candidate will also possess excellent organisational, communication and clinical skills relevant to the post and be able to act as a positive role model. Commitment to the on-going development of the ward and multidisciplinary team working is essential

Main duties of the job

To provide care for patients who are admitted to the unit and their carers within a recognised framework in accordance with NMC Code of Professional Conduct, Christie NHS Trust policies and Health & Safety legislation.

About us

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, situated in south Manchester, is the largest cancer treatment centre of its kind in Europe and an international leader in cancer research and development. In 2018The Christie NHS Foundation Trust was once againrated as Outstanding by the CQC health regulator becoming the first specialist trust in the country to be given their highest accolade twice.

Job description

Job responsibilities

PROFESSIONAL

Manage and generally supervise the ward in the absence of senior staff.

Take individual responsibility for the nursing care of a group of patients as a registered nurse

Provide a supportive role on the ward for nursing, medical and clerical Staff

Undertake the nursing care of patients, ensuring privacy & dignity is maintained whilst being aware of physical and psychological needs

To give a clear and accurate update at change of duties and ensure accurate documentation of nursing interventions

To participate in the emergency care of patients and give any necessary instructions, including transfer information

Participate in nursing procedures appropriate to the department

Support and assist in the induction/training of junior staff/Health Care Assistants acting as mentor to designated staff

To welcome patients to the ward and its routine

Be able to act as ward co-ordinator and ensure the safe and timely through put of patients, liaising closely with triage/admission staff, medical staff and other wards

To liaise with medical and para medical personnel and community organisations

To highlight areas of improvement/development within the department and undertake relevant projects

To act as support for other ward nurses in relation to care of the surgical patient

Safely escort patients to other areas and collect blood products from key departments

Assist in the provision of meals / refreshments for patients whilst meeting their nutritional needs

Assist in the general housekeeping duties of the ward

Help to maintain a safe environment and report faults/risks etc to the nurse in charge

Liaise with staff member responsible for stores/stationery and ordering and assist in the maintenance of stock levels

Handles patients personal possessions, ensure cash and valuables kept securely as per policy

Correct care and custody of controlled drugs and aid the safe storage of medicines

Assist medical staff with procedures

Carry out certain procedures such as cannulation and 12 lead ECGs and be prepared to learn new skills

EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The staff nurse is responsible for their own personal development and maintaining a personal development plan

To complete the Ward introductory pack and preceptor pack

Complete Principles and Practice of Intravenous Skills Programme and Cannulation Skills Training and update annually

Annually attend all mandatory study days as per Trust and unit guidance

PERSONAL

Demonstrate a pleasant and approachable manner and help create and promote a good working relationship

Show professional and courteous manner when answering the telephone and other enquires

Maintain confidentiality with regard to patient information both at work and outside of working hours

To be aware of and adhere to all policies including; sickness and absence, confidentiality, uniform and responsibilities under the Health and Safety at work act and be familiar with all risk assessments pertinent to the MAU

Report and record all accidents and complaints according to the agreed policy

To be aware of limitations and utilise the preceptor system for any issues that arise

To show respect for members of the team and endorse the ward philosophy of giving mutual support

Person Specification

Other

Essential

  • Rotation to night duty
  • Team player
  • Willingness to be involved with ward/unit/Trust initiatives

Desirable

  • Understanding/experience of current national initiatives

Knowledge

Essential

  • Participate in personal development

Desirable

  • Knowledge of enhanced recovery pathways

Skills

Essential

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to delver high standard of nursing care
  • Computer literacy
  • Understanding need for evidence based practice

Desirable

  • Venepuncture
  • Cannulation skills
  • ECG'S

Experience

Essential

  • Experience in an acute surgical setting

Desirable

  • Previous oncology experience
  • Previous surgical experience

Qualifications

Essential

  • RGN
  • Degree or Diploma in Health Care Studies

Desirable

  • Post Graduate certificate in cancer care / oncology/surgery
  • Post graduate certificate in teaching and assessing

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 NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

The Christie NHS FT

Address

Surgical Oncology Wards - E00744

Manchester

M20 4BX


Employer's website

https://www.christie.nhs.uk/