Cheswold Park Hospital appreciates the value of Staff Nurses RMN/RNLD who want to lead staff teams in the delivery of exceptional care to patients. We have decided to focus on growing our existing group of dedicated Staff Nurses to create the region's largest group of experienced, committed and supportive Nurses based in one secure hospital. Bringing kindness and a happy disposition to the ward is key to our culture of care. As part of that strategy, we recently announced a new salary structure designed to reward and recognise commitment by our Nurses. Depending on hours, experience and attendance, pay rates are rising by between 8% and 15%. Relocation available
As an organisation that believes in learning, now is a great time to join as we have learned from mistakes made by failing to adequately recognise those who went above and beyond and are addressing these through multiple initiatives set out in our retention strategy. We now offer a substantial monthly attendance bonus to recognise the commitment of those who consistently turn in for their rostered contract shifts and bank shift payments that rival those on offer from agencies.Main duties of the job
You will be a qualified Nurse or due to qualify RMN/RNLD. You will have a real passion for leading your teams in delivering safe care that you can be proud of and you will be comfortable making clinical decisions with the support of your Senior Nurses and Nurse Leaders. You will be both flexible and adaptable to the needs of the patient you will have a real desire to improve the lives of those around you, take real satisfaction in making a difference to patients and enjoy up-skilling the support staff working for you.About us
In return we offer our Staff Nurses (RMN/RNLD) the following benefits:
- Competitive salary up to £44,042 plus additional bank shifts if you want them.
- Comprehensive training packages to assist in the long-term progression of your career, peer support and reflective practices sessions
- Pin number renewal paid for
- 27 days annual leave + days off to cover Bank Holidays you are rostered to work on
- Company pension scheme
- Free use of the onsite gym
- Lucrative referral scheme for bringing like-minded people into the organisation
- Free Parking
- And much more
If you are a kind-natured, experienced nurse who wishes to work in a safe and supportive environment and wants to be recognised for the hours you put in, then we would love you to consider joining our nursing team.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Position: Staff Nurse
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Reports to: Service Manager/Clinical Team Manager
Responsible for: Patients resident on Ward, Senior Support workers, Support workers and those who visit the Ward
Location: Cheswold Park hospital
Main Role Purpose
To work according to the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and other professional and legislative guidelines as a named nurse for a number of patients, taking responsibility for:
· Protecting, supporting and improving the health of individual patients
· Assessment of holistic care needs for patients.
· Development, implementation and evaluation of care and treatment in collaboration with the individual patient.
· Undertake active participation in effective discharge planning
To ensure the optimum quality of care for patients at all times.
To support the Senior Staff Nurses, Managers and senior clinical staff in all aspects of ensuring high standards of Care delivery and compliance.
To work proactively within the wider multidisciplinary team, fostering team work and ensuring the holistic assessment and treatment needs of the patients are being met.
To assist in and support staff to achieve high quality care through innovative and evidence based practice.
To act as an ambassador for the service and organisation through all interactions upholding the reputation and professionalism of the Team.
Act as a Named Nurse for identified patient(s)-ensuring all aspects of Care Planning are implemented and reviewed according to relevant protocols.
Promote and engage patients actively in involvement in their care.
Ensure all Care plans have risk assessments that are relevant, clearly identified and risk management plans are clear and consistent.
Ensure that all standards of ward procedure are implemented to the highest standard.
Ensure policies for the safe storage, custody and safe administration of medicines are carried out to the highest standard.
Assist the management and multidisciplinary teams in ensuring that all Clinical documentation/procedures comply with all applicable legislation.
Undertake to provide clear concise, accurate and objective documentation in the form of:
o Daily recording entries
o Measurement and result recording
o Medicine administration records
o Security forms
o Financial records
o Other documentation related to job role
Attend and take part in Ward Rounds, CPA , MHRT as required.
Ensure correct procedures take place for the Admission and Discharge of Patients.
Assist in directing, supporting and training Junior staff in the management of work flows.
The role can be physically demanding and there is a requirement for all ward-based staff to be able to undertake physical intervention training; and to be able to utilise these skills post training.
Assist in ensuring all relevant KPI's and Outcome measures are met, relevant to the Ward
Maximise the use of resources and reduce waste/usage where possible
Maintain a professional position at all times.
Maintain a personal professional portfolio and ensure that you implement evidence based clinical practice.
Undertake and promote active engagement in clinical supervision, carryout clinical supervision for Junior Staff as required.
Take an active stance in the professional development and support of Junior staff
Ensure Support staff are only asked to perform tasks that are within their area of responsibility and levels of competence.
Health and Safety
Attend all Health and Safety updates and training required as part of hospital statutory training.
Assist in the maintenance of physical security and safety through regular monitoring and checks.
Actively undertake responsibility for the Health, Safety and Welfare of him/herself and other employees in accordance with legislation and specific Policies and Procedures.
The above principle accountabilities are not exhaustive and may vary without changing the character of the job or level of responsibility.
The above duties will involve having access to information of a confidential nature. Adherence to the Data Protection Act (1998) and Caldicott principles must be maintained at all times.
Clinical Team Manager
Senior Staff Nurse
Staff NursePerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
- Qualified or due to qualify as an RMN/RNLD
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 detailsEmployer name
Cheswold Park HospitalAddress
DN5 8AREmployer's website
https://www.cheswoldparkhospital.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)