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Job summary

Main area
Nursing and Midwifery
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Fixed term: 12 months (30/06/2023)
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (Part time considered)
Job ref
321-MRC-SK-B6-PT-2FTE-D
Employer
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Churchill Hospital
Town
Headington
Salary
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
18/08/2022 23:59

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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Deputy Charge Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 6

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

 

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

 

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

 

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families. For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values


 

Job overview

ROLE PROFILE:

With assistance, implement, develop, and facilitate the running of the research study.

1.1       Clinical

  • Plan and coordinate your day-to-day work in collaboration with the management team.
  • In collaboration with the Research Team, ensure the safe administration of treatments given within the context of the study.
  • Manage a caseload of volunteers who have consented to participate in the study.
  • Undertake study procedures required and in line with the research protocol.
  • Provide accurate and timely information, education, and support to participants regarding the study.
  • Maintain accurate documentation.
  • Understand adverse event reporting and recording, and ensure that the team, Principal Investigator and Study co-ordinator are made aware of any such events.
  • Act always in a way that maintains participants’ dignity.

 

Main duties of the job

Band 6 – Deputy Charge Nurse – Secondment/Fixed Term Contract till 30/06/2023.

The Trust is looking to recruit Band 6 Deputy Charge Nurses to support the smooth running of a Covid challenge study Research Unit up to 30/06/2023, with possible extension. 

These roles will support the Ward Manager ensure the smooth running of the unit but will also work closely with the research project team allowing them to get a fantastic insight into world leading research delivery.

The successful candidate will be an experienced band 5 staff nurse looking for their next career move at a Band 6 level or an existing Band 6 Deputy Charge Nurse looking to broaden their knowledge and skills. The successful candidates will have previous experience supporting the running of an effective and efficient service and proven ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.

The Unit is based at the Churchill Hospital at the newly refurbished Oxford Experimental Medicine Clinical Research Facility.

Interview dates : 31/08/22 and 01/09/22

Working for our organisation

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research. Find out more here  www.ouh.nhs.uk

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is supporting Oxford University continue this work and is recruiting a small clinical team for a study aimed at understanding more about the immune responses to SARS-CoV2, which is crucial for vaccine development and effective public health management

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

1.2       Research

  • Work according to GCP and research governance standards for all aspects of work practice.
  • Support studies running concurrently with the main study.
  • Adhere to clinical study protocols and report protocol deviations and violations to study coordinator.
  • Have an awareness of legislation and the Mental Capacity Act; take informed consent as per study protocols as delegated by appropriate Principal Investigators following appropriate training.
  • Ensure that study records are accurately maintained.
  • Ensure that own case report forms are accurately completed, in paper and electronic format.
  • Communicate effectively with the rest of the study team and participants.
  • Keep up to date with departmental, Trust, NHS, and EU developments for the management of clinical research.
  • Input to recruitment strategies. Support and assist in the development of action plans as required.
  • Support the Research Team / Study Co-ordinator in the event of inspection from a regulatory and/or monitoring authority.
  • Provide support for study colleagues in their absence.
  • Attend meetings relevant to the nature of the job.

1.3       Administration

  • Use the OU and NHS Trust computer systems / network and the internet.
  • Ensure that all data is handled according to the Data Protection Act and in a confidential, and where necessary anonymised, fashion.

1.4       Education and Training

  • Assist in the education and support of clinicians and service users.
  • Continue your own personal and professional development keeping updated with current practice.
  • Contribute to performance development review processes.
  • Proactively seek opportunities for personal development and progression.
  • Attend meetings and training as relevant to role.

 

Person specification

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Essential criteria
  • NMC registration Registered Nurse (Part 1. 8. 12 or 15 of register depending on area of practice) or National certification in area of Practice.
  • 2 years experience as registered nurse
Desirable criteria
  • Leadership and management
  • Articulates personal qualities suitable for the role

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantFair Train work experience quality standard - gold standardApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleDisability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)Embracing Equality Diversity Inclusion

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
Dzikamayi Pswarayi
Job title
Ward Manager
Email address
dzikamayi.pswarayi@ouh.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01865 857968
Additional information

Ward Manager: dzikamayi.pswarayi@ouh.nhs.uk

01865 857968