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Job summary

Main area
diabetes
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
225-DIV2-3883298
Employer
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
New Cross
Town
Wolverhampton
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
03/06/2022 08:00

Employer heading

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust logo

Staff Nurse

Band 5

 

 

Job overview

The Royal Wolverhampton diabetes and endocrinology 21 bedded  ward  is looking for a full time band 5 staff nurse to join the team.

The successful candidates will need to be able to promote and deliver high standards of patient care.  The post holders will need to be a registered nurse who has an interest in Diabetes. 

You will need to demonstrate a range of clinical skills, experience and knowledge with the ability to priorities and organise work load.

The post holders are expected to work flexible shifts days and nights which include weekend and bank holidays.

Main duties of the job

To ensure safe and effective clinical practice.

Practice within the NMC Standards of Practice and Behaviour for Nurses and Midwives Participate in the assessment of patient care needs, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care in accordance with the agreed policies and procedures of The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust.

Administer prescribed medication and treatment in a timely manner, in accordance with Trust policies and Professional guidelines.

Take responsibility for groups of patients as required, with minimal supervision from senior staff sure safe and effective clinical practice

To enhance the patients experience

Communicate effectively with patients and relatives to promote patient/carer involvement, so that they can make informed choices and understand their treatment and planned care.

Maintain a clean and safe environment for staff, patients and visitors ensuring compliance with legislation, policies and protocols including health and safety, healthcare associated infection prevention, clinical governance, including risk management and critical incident reporting and root cause analysis.

Act as a positive health educator at all times and enable people to maintain the maximum level of independence, choice and control.

Work within defined boundaries of practice.

To manage and develop the performance of the team and self.

Effective contribution to the delivery of the organisation’s objectives.

Working for our organisation

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve.  We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We’re passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

We are delighted that we have been rated as “Good” by CQC. We have achieved numerous awards; The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To ensure safe and effective clinical practice.

Practice within the NMC Standards of Practice and Behaviour for Nurses and Midwives participate in the assessment of patient care needs, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care in accordance with the agreed policies and procedures of The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust.

Administer prescribed medication and treatment in a timely manner, in accordance with Trust policies and Professional guidelines.

Take responsibility for groups of patients as required, with minimal supervision from senior staff nurse safe and effective clinical practice

To enhance the patients experience

Communicate effectively with patients and relatives to promote patient/carer involvement, so that they can make informed choices and understand their treatment and planned care.

Maintain a clean and safe environment for staff, patients and visitors ensuring compliance with legislation, policies and protocols including health and safety, healthcare associated infection prevention, clinical governance, including risk management and critical incident reporting and root cause analysis.

Act as a positive health educator at all times and enable people to maintain the maximum level of independence, choice and control.

Work within defined boundaries of practice.

To manage and develop the performance of the team and self.

effective contribution to the delivery of the organisation’s objectives.

Person specification

Qualification

Essential criteria
  • NMC Qualification
Desirable criteria
  • Experience
  • Degree Level

Adult Nurse

Essential criteria
  • Qualified in Adult Nursing

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyAge positiveDisability confident employerCare quality commission - GoodNursing Times Workforce Summit & Awards WinnerStep into healthArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Ajimol Joseph
Job title
Senior Sister
Email address
ajimol.joseph1@nhs.net
Telephone number
01902 694017
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