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Job summary

Main area
Trust Wide
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
196-NM11001
Employer
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital
Town
London
Salary
£34,089 - £41,498 p.a inc HCA
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
03/03/2024 23:59

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Guys and St Thomas' Adult Nursing Open Day

Band 5

Job overview

PLEASE NOTE THIS VACANCY IS FOR REFERENCE ONLY, APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE MONITORED. THIS ADVERT IS SOLELY TO INFORM OF THE OPEN DAY BELOW:

We are one of the UK’s leading NHS Trusts and offer a variety of posts within our Nursing and Midwifery Workforce. We also offer great training and development opportunities within a motivated, enthusiastic teams to support your future career.

Are you a nurse, nursing associate, or student nurse or Student Midwife?

Want a change?

Need a challenge?

Register and come to our nursing open day and learn about what we can offer you...

If you are an experience nurse with an active NMC PIN we are able to offer interviews on the day

There are time slots between 10:00-14:00 available on Wednesday 10th January 2024 please register to attend Via Ticket Source 

Clink HERE to book

PLEASE NOTE THIS VACANCY IS FOR REFERENCE ONLY, APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE MONITORED.

Closing date: 9th January (midnight)

Main duties of the job

The post holder is responsible for assessment of care needs of patients,
planning programmes of care, implementation and evaluation of these
programmes without direct supervision. At times they will have management responsibility for being in-charge of the ward and supervising junior members of staff.

The post holder will be a key member in relation to the development
of practice on the ward. They will be working independently/autonomously
and at times without direct supervision, accountable for their own professional actions. Ensuring the safety and well being of services users, and always working in a manner that promotes dignity and human rights through the adoption of person centered care principles.

Working for our organisation

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust comprises five of the UK’s best known hospitals – Guy’s, St Thomas’, Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield – as well as community services in Lambeth and Southwark, all with a long history of high quality care, clinical excellence, research and innovation.

We are among the UK’s busiest, most successful foundation trusts. We provide specialist care for patients including heart and lung, cancer and renal services as well as a full range of local hospital and community services for people in Lambeth and Southwark.

We have a long tradition of clinical and scientific achievement and – as part of King’s Health Partners – we are one of England’s eight academic health sciences center's, bringing together world-class clinical services, teaching and research.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The post holder is responsible for assessment of care needs of patients,
planning programmes of care, implementation and evaluation of these
programmes without direct supervision. At times they will have management responsibility for being in-charge of the ward and supervising junior members of staff.

The post holder will be a key member in relation to the development
of practice on the ward. They will be working independently/autonomously
and at times without direct supervision, accountable for their own professional actions. Ensuring the safety and well being of services users, and always working in a manner that promotes dignity and human rights through the adoption of person centered care principles.

Responsible for carrying out clinical practice within designated clinical
areas, ensuring that high quality, current evidence-based nursing
assessment, care planning, implementation, interventions and evaluations
for patients is provided from admission through to discharge.

Will be responsible for the application of knowledge across the range of
work procedures and practices, underpinned by theoretical knowledge and
practical experience.

To act as advocate for patients within the area, to ensure a patient
orientated approach to the delivery of care and to meet standards within
the NHS Plan and other relevant guidelines.

To ensure that patients’ receive high quality clinical care and a good
patient experience, having regard for their customs, religious beliefs and
doctrines.

 Recognise and avoid situations that may be detrimental to the health and
wellbeing of the individuals.

Will advise on the promotion of health and the prevention of illness.

Recognise the significance of observations made, and use them to
develop and initiate nursing assessments and devise a plan of care.

Carry out those activities necessary to conduct a comprehensive
assessment of a person’s nursing requirements.

 Will ensure that all patients will have a discharge plan that is safe and
appropriate for their needs.

Carry out nursing procedures and treatments, checking on and
maintaining the highest possible standards.

Work alongside the multi-disciplinary team to ascertain treatments and
advise on nursing priorities.

Take a clear and concise history from patients by assessing their health. 

Person specification

Values and Behaviours

Essential criteria
  • Values and Behaviours

Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Current RN1/ RN2/ RN12 or RN Child Registered Nurse on the NMC register. To hold the appropriate level for the area of speciality.
Desirable criteria
  • Teaching & assessing qualification
  • Relevant qualifications required or course to area

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Able to assess, plan, implement & evaluate programmes of care
  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues.
  • Knowledge of Evidence Based Practice
  • Able to work as an effective team member
  • Able to maintain clear and legible documentation
Desirable criteria
  • IT skills Awareness of the structure and organisation of the NHS

Expereince

Essential criteria
  • Experience of working on own and in a team
Desirable criteria
  • Previous experience in other nursing fields

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Applicant requirements

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
laura Hemmings
Job title
Recruitment Senior Nurse
Email address
[email protected]
Telephone number
020 71888489
Additional information

For further information contact

Nurse Recruitment Team

[email protected]