Job Title: Staff Nurse - Children & Young People Services
Location: Preston, UK
Pay Rate: £27-£35/hour
Shifts Patterns: Early, Late, Long Days & Nights
Here at Medical Staffing, we run England's largest NHS staff bank and are experts at putting people in places to care. Every year we help thousands of dedicated and highly skilled NHS workers enjoy better career opportunities, more flexible shifts, and a healthier work-life balance across our partnered Trusts.
Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care to meet patients needs in accordance with agreed local and national standards and evidence based guidelines.
Support and provide patient education and health promotion.
Be responsible for the delivery and co-ordination of care, throughappropriate professional practice, delegation and supervision ofduties carried out by junior staff.
Proactively manage risk and maintain patient safety, conforming tohealth, safety and security legislation, policies, procedures andguidelines.
Assist in setting, monitoring and maintaining standards of care toimprove the patient experience and outcome of care.
Communicate all relevant information to the multidisciplinary team internally and with external organisations as required, to ensureseamless care.
Maintain accurate and complete records of all care activities, in atimely manner, adhering to local and professional standards fordocumentation.
Act as a role model, presenting a positive image of self, team andthe organisation.
Promote equality in care and practice by recognising, respecting andmeeting the needs and choices of individuals.
Ensures environment of care is safe, well equipped and compliantwith standards for hygiene and cleanliness.
To participate in education and training of junior staff.
Maintain and develop own professional competence and seek to extend the scope of personal knowledge and skills within scope of role and professional practice.
Proactively engage with Trust wide or local changes and developments in nursing practice e.g intentional rounding, alcohol screening.
Actively try to resolve issues and complaints at local level and thenreport the outcome to line manager.
Main duties of the job:
You will be responsible for planning, delivering and evaluating the personalised health and wellbeing care needs of patients and families, in line with the Trust's Values & Nursing & Midwifery Professional Framework StandardsWe have a dedicated outreach team which manages care for children with enuresis, epilepsy, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, complex needs and acute care. Working with others we have close links with the Emergency Department, Paediatric Assessment Unit, Children's Outpatients Department and Community Paediatric Service. Our ward based team is multi-disciplinary including physios, pharmacist, play specialists, patient experience coordinator and the CAMHS team.
Qualifications and Education
Appropriate NMC registration
Diploma in Nursing
RN1, RN2 General Nursing Posts OR RN8
NMC recognised Mentorship qualification or willingness to work towards following 18 months commencement in post
Evidence of continnuing education or development for more experienced Band 5 nurses
Knowledge & Experience
Knowledge of Clinical Governance and the relevance to practice
Knowledge of relevant policies and procedures
Awareness of changes within Nursing practice
Willing to expand clinical role e.g. IV additives, venepuncture and cannulation
As a Staff Nurse - Children & Young People Services, the benefits for you are:
A range of payment options: PAYE, PSC/LTD and Umbrella.
A dedicated team to support you and to manage your availability
Access to additional voluntary free training and development
Recommend a Friend scheme – earn up to £500* when you refer your friends to Medical Staffing
If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, Apply now and a member of our team will get back to you shortly.
Medical Staffing is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.