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Job summary

Main area
Gynaecology
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
321-SWF-3765216-B3-B
Employer
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
John Radcliffe Hospital
Town
Oxford
Salary
£18,005 - £21,142 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
27/05/2022 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Nursing Assistant

NHS AfC: Band 3

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

  • Undertake a range of delegated and specific clinical skills for patients that demonstrate an enhanced
    level of competency /technical expertise documented in the plan of care (see specific clinical skills). 
  • Prepare patients, families/carers and the environment for clinical activities supporting and reassuring
    patients and their families/carers and preparing specific equipment as necessary.
  • Monitor closely patients having undergone a clinical activity ensuring their safety, comfort and well –
    being.
  • To assist all patients of all genders with their personal care needs, empowering patients, and/or families/carers and actively encouraging participation. This may involve maintaining hygiene needs for individuals such as helping patients to wash and dress themselves and assisting with toileting needs, maintaining privacy and dignity at all times. 

Main duties of the job

GYNAECOLOGY WARD

BAND 2 /3 Nursing Assistant (Grade depending on experience and completion of Care Certificate)

Up to 37.5 HOURS PER WEEK

A nursing Assistant post has become available on the Gynaecology ward. This ward includes a 24 hours triage service, 20 bedded inpatient unit and a day case/theatre direct admissions unit. If you have a genuine interest in Women’s Health and wish to work in a supportive and passionate team, we would like to hear from you.

The role would include working alongside a multidisciplinary team, providing high quality, patient centred care to a wide range of patients with gynaecological conditions. Common emergency conditions include early pregnancy complications, pelvic pain, ovarian incidents, post-operative complications and many more. We also have operating lists 7 days a week, if which our nursing assistants work alongside the nurses to provide post-operative care.

The successful candidate would need to be motivated, organised and possess outstanding communication skills. Candidates should enjoy working in a team environment, work well under pressure and have a flexible approach to work.

You will receive an annual appraisal and personal development plan which will enable you to have structure within your role and help you to develop both personally and professionally. You will receive an orientation period and training during which you will be able to visit other areas related to women’s health and you will have a named mentor.

 

 

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.

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To asses and monitor the patient’s skin integrity and to report and document immediately any changes or concerns in their condition.

To demonstrate clinical competence in order to undertake minor dressings and treatment and as specified in the plan of care and in consultation with the registered practitioner.

To actively encourage all patients, families/carers to share the responsibility for maintenance of their health and to promote healthy living where appropriate and identified as part of the care plan. 

Person specification

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Essential criteria
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Employer certification / accreditation badges

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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
Molly Lynch
Job title
Ward Sister
Email address
Molly.lynch@ouh.nhs.uk
Telephone number
018652220012
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