Staff Nurse C6
NHS AfC: Band 5
- Respiratory Medicine
- NHS AfC: Band 5
- Full time
- Part time
- Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital
- £25,655 - £31,534 per annum
- 14/07/2022 23:59
At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care. We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 8,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.
Ward C6 is a 25 bedded acute respiratory ward caring for patients who may have long-term or life limiting conditions
You will demonstrate a passion for improving the patient and relative experience for those patients who have to deal with the diagnosis and treatments. You will be expected to undertake any mandatory training to enhance pre-existing knowledge and ensure research based practice. In addition to this, you will possess well developed communication skills that will be used to engage, inspire and motivate both staff and patients in this exciting and challenging clinical area. Good time management skills are essential, as is the ability to prioritise your workload and in return we will enable you to develop your clinical and leadership skills with the support from the Senior Nursing team within the Medical and Emergency Care Division
We work closely with the Respiratory Nurses and the Respiratory Assessment Unit. And there will be opportunities for you to enhance your understanding of respiratory conditions.
A flexible approach and the ability to respond to the demands of a rapidly changing acute clinical environment are also essential
Ward C6 has an enthusiastic team of friendly, hardworking, dedicated nurses who are very supportive to each other and provide a relaxed happy environment for their patients.
It is essential that you are able to work weekends, bank holidays and rotation to nights as part of the working shift patterns.
Main duties of the job
To assess, plan, implement and evaluate holistic, individualised patient care. Carry out all forms of patient care without direct supervision. To provide advice and support junior staff and learners in all aspects of delivering Safe, Personal and Effective Care.
Working for our organisation
Established in 2003 East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) is a large integrated health care organisation providing high quality acute secondary healthcare for the people of East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
To assess, plan, implement and evaluate holistic, individualised patient care without direct supervision
Ensuring improvements in patient outcomes and experience of their care
Ensuring best practice in infection control
Treating patients with dignity and respect
Ensure safe and effective discharge planning.
- First Level Registration Qualification in specialty to diploma/degree level, or willingness to undertake study Appropriate Teaching assessing certificate
- Effective literacy skills, both written and verbal
- Effective communication skills, both written & verbal
- Able to manage the care for a group of people and prioritise workload with minimal supervision.
- Be proficient at calculating drug doses
- Moving and handling, customer awareness, computer/keyboard skills
- Be able to work in a team
- Be enthusiastic, conscientious and sympathetic
- Proven ability to keep information confidential
- Able to present reasoned discussion
- Evidence of continuous development
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.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Lisa Rogerson
- Job title
- Ward Manager
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 01254 732449
- Additional information
Matron Tracy Barnes-Clark- 01254 732821
If you have problems applying, contact
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust