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Registered Nurse - Guildford

National Health Service

Guildford, HC
1 day ago
Guildford, HC
1 day ago

Registered Nurse - Guildford

Maximus UK Services Limited

The closing date is 14 March 2021

Job overview

To conduct medical assessments and examinations and produce concise reports for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) as part of a successful integrated team

Main duties of the job

  • NMC Registered Nurse or HCPC Registered Physiotherapist with substantial recent broad based post registration experience is required. Previous experience as functional or disability assessment and clinical decision making is desirable.
  • Able to demonstrate registration and continuous professional development having been maintained in accordance with the requirements of Post Registration Education and Practice (PREP) standards set by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and CPD requirements set by Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Completed mentoring in clinical practice qualification e.g. ENB 998 or equivalent is desirable.
  • IT literate with experience if using a range of software
  • Highly developed oral and written communications skills and ability to successfully negotiate and respond to rapidly change work environment
  • Experience of change management and ability to successfully influence and negotiate.

About us

Maximus UK, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Maximus, Inc., operates several business lines in the UK, including the Centre for Health and Disability Assessments, Remploy, Health Management and Revitalised. Maximus UK employs 3,800 local staff, including over 1,400 doctors, nurses, occupational therapists and other Healthcare Professionals. Operating from more than 270 locations across England, Scotland and Wales, Maximus UK is one of the largest providers of employment, health and disability support programmes in the country. Learn more at maximusuk.co.uk.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To undertake a combination of file-work and face-to-face assessments of customers in relation to a variety of benefits and provide a report to the DWP. Such assessments focus on how a disability affects a customers day to day life in performing work related activities. File-work involves reviewing medical evidence in a written or electronic format to determine the suitability of a face-to-face assessment. Face-to- face assessments may be recorded.
  • To use IT software programmes to support clinical decision-making when undertaking file-work and face-to-face assessments.
  • To provide comprehensive reports to enable decision makers at DWP to make informed decisions regarding benefit claims.
  • Ensure that professional practice standards and best practice are maintained in all areas of work
  • To deliver productivity and quality standards agreed between the Centre and the DWP and to respond positively to feedback
  • To undertake recorded assessments where required
  • To work unsupervised and use own initiative however know limitations and ask for support where necessary
  • To analyse and interpret clinical information and medical evidence and provide a report in a professional and concise manner
  • Work well as part of a multidisciplinary team and build positive working relationships with both medical colleagues and administrative support staff
  • Apply professional skills and manage own professional competence and accountability, in accordance with the HCPC and NMC Codes of Conduct.

In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the job holder may be required to perform other duties as assigned from time to time.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RGN with NMC registration

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 details

Employer name

Maximus UK Services Limited

Address

Woodbridge Road

Guildford

Surrey

GU1 4QD


Employer's website

https://maximusuk.co.uk/

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Staff Nurse - Acute Medicine & Hospice Rotation

National Health Service

Frimley and Farnham, HC
2 days ago
Frimley and Farnham, HC
2 days ago

Staff Nurse - Acute Medicine & Hospice Rotation

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 16 March 2021

Job overview

This is an exciting initiative between Frimley Park Hospital and Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care for a rotational6 monthly post between care settings, building up experience and knowledge within Acute Medicine in Frimley Park Hospital and palliative and end of life care within the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice in Farnham.

Training and support will be available to the post holder as well as mentorship in both locations from a senior nurse. Newly qualified staff will be provided with a very comprehensive preceptorship programme. There is also additional training days provided to enhance knowledge about end of life care.

Please get in touch for more information regarding our preceptorship programme..

You must be able to travel to both sites, transport is not provided.

Main duties of the job

Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details regarding the main duties of this role.

About us

Working within our values Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care provides supportive and end of life care for people affected by cancer or other serious progressive illness. Based on our in-patient unit, with the opportunity to experience nursing in the community, the successful candidate will be able to broaden their nursing experience and enhance their skills. With increasing complexity of patients conditions, you may also find the nursing environment here much more challenging, and therefore rewarding, than you may have thought.

This rotation has been a great success at integrating the acute and the hospice and aligning best practice care, providing extensive opportunities for personal and professional development.

The successful candidates will have good interpersonal skills, be motivated to learn, and be passionate about making a difference

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE:

Staff Nurse

BAND:

5

DEPARTMENT:

Acute Medicine/ Palliative Care

RESPONSIBLE TO:

Senior Sister / Ward Manager

DIMENSIONS OF JOB:

To assess, implement and deliver safe nursing care, ensuring that the highest standards of nursing care are provided, through a comprehensive, high quality service for all patients, their families and carers.

This is a cross site post involving rotations between the inpatient unit at either Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice in Farnham or Thames Valley Hospice in Windsor and an acute ward at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust.

PURPOSE OF JOB:

An opportunity to gain experience, knowledge and skills in acute medicine, palliative and end of life care across care settings.

To work as part of a team and be responsible for the assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating of nursing care.

To work as part of the multi-disciplinary team, providing holistic care to the patients, their families and carers.

The postholder will be expected to commit to the organisation values and behaviour, demonstrating respect, dignity, compassion and integrity.

KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the holistic assessment of patient care needs, the development,
  • implementation and evaluation of safe and robust programmes of care without direct supervision.
  • Gain an understanding of the physiological, psycho-social, spiritual and cultural needs of patients requiring palliative care, and their families/carers.
  • Develops a positive, realistic and supportive attitude to ensure that the needs of patients and their families/carers are met
  • Communictes effectively with members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • To act in accordance with policies and nursing procedures as per organisational policy and to comply at all times with the NMC Code of Conduct (2015).
  • To ensure confidentiality of patient records and high standards of nursing documentation.
  • To ensure quality standards are maintained and constantly re-evaluated in order to provide the highest standards of holistic care.
  • To have an awareness of risk identification and risk management working as a multidisciplinary team member to ensure optimum care.
  • To be aware of the complaints procedure and be able to apply it as needed.
  • To escalate as appropriate any untoward incidents, complaints and ward/staff issues.
  • To be able to demonstrate an understanding of issues relating to the ethical aspects of palliative care and their application in the workplace.
  • To promote good working relationships to achieve high morale within the team.
  • To use all resources efficiently and effectively, maintaining an awareness of budgetry constraints.
  • To understand and adhere to the all policies in relation to the correct handling, usage, and administration of all drugs as per organisation policy.
  • To ensure statutory obligations are met and staff follow those that are relevant to the clinical area.
Professional
  • To ensure compliance with all NMC requirements for revalidation, professional conduct and scope of practice.
  • To maintain own personal portfolio/profile and to take responsibility for annual updates on current legislative/hospital/hospice issues.
  • Positively commits to appraisal, performance and clinical supervision to ensure personal and professional development
  • To learn about fundamental concepts of palliative and end of life care updating own knowledge and skills.
  • To assist in teaching programmes for student nurses/new staff and newly qualified nurses as appropriate, and contribute towards a positive learning environment.
  • To become a role model as a registered nurse in the clinical area and within palliative and end of life care
  • To support the professional development and safe practice of others.
  • To liaise and develop effective relationships with professionals within the organisation, with external health care professionals and other agencies ensuring patient continuity across all care settings.
  • To ensure a safe working environment is maintained, in accordance with the Clinical, Fire and Health and Safety policies. Reporting any potential hazards to the line manager
  • To report any feed back concerns and complaints from patients, their relatives or other advocates to the Ward Manager or Senior Nurse on duty /on call as appropriate.
  • To ensure team cohesion and spirit is maintained through ongoing
  • supportive relationships and consideration of colleagues at all times.
  • To ensure that all issues relating to the implementation of clinical governance are addressed in the clinical setting. This includes maintaining and reviewing the standards of care on a regular basis, participation in any changes which need to be implemented to improve the service, accurate documentation in line with information governance, where appropriate following up on complaints, taking appropriate risk management action, and participating in the audit and evaluation of the quality of care offered to patients.

Education and Development

  • To develop own knowledge and skills within the specialty at Frimley Park Hospital and at the Thames Valley Hospice
  • To participate in research and audit as appropriate within the care environment, encouraging staff participation.
  • To maintain up-to-date clinical experience and knowledge.

This job description is an indication of the type and range of tasks that are expected of the postholder, and other duties may be required, in line with the role and the banding. It will be reviewed and amended from time to time in consultation with the postholder to take account of changing organisational need.

This job description should be read in conjunction with the non-supervisory JD Addendum available at: http://www.frimleyhealth.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Job-Description-Addendum-non-supervisory.doc

PERSON SPECIFICATION

DEPARTMENT

JOB TITLE

BAND

Acute Medicine/ Palliative Care

Staff nurse

5

CRITERIA RELEVANT TO THE ROLE

ESSENTIAL

DESIRABLE

QUALIFICATIONS

Registered General Nurse Level 1 with current NMC registration

Willingness to undertake palliative care and communication skills training to underpin the role

Palliative care training / qualification

ENB 998/ Mentor prep

SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES FOR ROLE e.g communication, problem solving, leadership

Demonstrates effective communication skills (written and verbal)

Good time management and organisational skills

Flexible attitude to working

Good interpersonal skills and the ability to manage stressful/difficult situations.

Ability to work in an emotionally demanding environment

Ability to work without direct supervision

Able to work in a team.

Ability to adapt to change within working situations.

PROFESSIONAL/

SPECIALIST/

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCE

Experience of providing nursing care for patients with palliative and end of life needs and support to families.

Awareness of current professional nursing issues.

Interest in palliative care and desire to learn.

Self motivated and uses own initiative

Providing informal education to other nurses and health care professionals

Awareness of current palliative/end of life issues

VALUES AND BEHAVIOURS

We will expect your values and behaviours to mirror those of the Trust, available at:

http://www.frimleypark.nhs.uk/images/stories/get_involved/work_for_us/docs/Values1.pdf.

and those of Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to travel offsite when required

Ability to work flexible hours with 24 hour shift pattern.

Computer literate

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Palliative/EOLC experience
  • Awareness of current professional nursing issues
  • Interest in palliative care

Desirable

  • Education of staff
  • hospice experience

Qualifications/Skills

Essential

  • Registered general nurse with current NMC registration
  • Willingness to undertake palliative care qualification
  • Effective communication skills - written
  • Time management
  • Team working

Desirable

  • palliative care training/qualification
  • Mentorship

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Frimley Park/ Phyllis Tuckwell

Frimley and Farnham

GU16 7UJ


Employer's website

https://www.fhft.nhs.uk/

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Staff Nurse - Emergency Department

National Health Service

Frimley, HC
3 days ago
Frimley, HC
3 days ago

Staff Nurse - Emergency Department

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 10 March 2021

Job overview

Are you a dynamic andpassionate nursededicated to contribute to our high standards of nursing care?

Then come and join the multi-disciplinary team working in the Emergency Department at Frimley Park Hospital!

You will be a working group member and be encouraged to take responsibility for various issues and areas of clinical practice to ensure that the department delivers a high quality service. We will support you every way we can by providing on going professional development, post basic study and in-house training. Youll gain extensive experience to care for a diverse patient mix.

Main duties of the job

Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details on the main duties of this role.

About us

Emergency Care is central to the goals of the organisation and with modernised facilities this is an exciting time to come and join our team.

This is post is offered to full time and part time workers however if you would prefer working on lates or twilight shifts, this one is for you.

You will need to be able to evidence previous ward based experience before working with us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE:

Staff Nurse

BAND:

5

DEPARTMENT:

Emergency Department

RESPONSIBLE TO:

ED Clinical Matron

DIMENSIONS OF JOB:

PURPOSE OF JOB:

Director of Nursing

Associate Director

Head of Nursing

Emergency Department Matrons

Band 7 Emergency Nurse Practitioners

Band 7 Emergency Deaprtments Managers

Band 6

Band 5

Band 4

Band 3

Band 2

KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • To work within a multi-disciplinary team, in the delivery of high quality patient care to patients & relatives.
  • Support shift leader ensuring that all documentation is up to date and report any changes in the patients condition.
  • To contribute to the development and evaluation of nursing practice.
  • To demonstrate effective communication skills both written and verbal between patients and members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • To communicate effectively with patients and their relatives.
  • To advise on the promotion of health & prevention of illness
  • To liaise with appropriate clinical specialists in relation to individual patient needs e.g. Doctors, Occupational therapists, pysiotherapists and inreach matrons. To assist medical staff, ensure that treatments are effective and advise on nursing priorities
  • To promote good working relationships with the ambulance service, police and other supporting agencies
  • To act as an advocate for patients and their relatives/carers.
  • To communicate to colleagues individual need for support (through preceptorship programme)
  • To understand how your role within the team and the core group impacts on those you come into contact with, both professional and non-professional.
  • To report immediately any accidents to patients or members of staff, also any untoward incidents to the department manager in conjunction with the trusts risk reporting procedures, working with senior staff where possible to ensure that remedial action is taken to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Ensure that the trust policy is understood and adhered to with regard to the care and custody of medication especially those covered by the control of drugs act
  • To maintain appropriate levels of resources within the unit and demonstrate an economical use of supplies and resources and prevent waste and misuse.
  • To check that departmental equipment is present and in good working order, ensuring its cleanliness after use and reporting defects promptly
  • To contribute towards the continuing development of the units philosophy of care.
  • To maintain the high standards of the unit by contributing towards individual & team objectives.
  • Participate in the development of unit policies & guidelines through the process of clinical governance and audit.
  • To actively participate in assisting the trust to achieve national targets as defined by the government.
  • To work towards taking responsibility for the management of the unit in the absence of the sister/charge nurse.
  • To have an awareness of the hospital complaints procedure and how complaints are managed within the clinical area.
  • To participate in departmental meetings, helping to initiate new ideas.
  • To have a working knowledge of the safeguarding children guidelines, and also the hospital child protection procedures.
  • To have a working knowledge of Health & safety regulations.
  • To be aware of the major incident plan (including the decontamination policy) and assist the unit manager in its implementation
  • Promote a learning environment for student and other junior members of staff.
  • To develop extended roles (ie plastering, suturing, venepuncture and cannulation) in accordance with trust policies following attendance of practical and or theoretical study days and formal assessments.
  • To be partly responsible for own education and professional development.
  • To be aware and follow the NMC guidelines code of professional practice, trust policies & procedures.
  • To ensure practice is evidence based & reflects standards required by the NMC professional code of practice & Trust policies.
  • To maintain knowledge & skills in accordance with KSF/ PREP requirements.
  • To demonstrate the ability to assess, monitor & implement care. Developing techniques & skills to advance research based clinical practice.

This job description is an indication of the type and range of tasks that are expected of the postholder, and other duties may be required, in line with the role and the banding. It will be reviewed and amended from time to time in consultation with the postholder to take account of changing organisational need.

This job description should be read in conjunction with the non-supervisory JD Addendum available at: http://www.frimleypark.nhs.uk/images/stories/get_involved/work_for_us/docs/Job-Description-Addendum-non-supervisory.pdf

OR (DELETE THE NON-APPLICABLE)

This job description should be read in conjunction with the supervisory JD Addendum available at: http://www.frimleypark.nhs.uk/images/stories/get_involved/work_for_us/docs/Job-Description-Addendum-supervisory.pdf

PERSON SPECIFICATION

DEPARTMENT

JOB TITLE

BAND

Emergency Department

Staff Nurse

5

CRITERIA RELEVANT TO THE ROLE

ESSENTIAL

DESIRABLE

QUALIFICATIONS

Registered Nurse

Current NMC registration

Mentor /Preceptor course

Module in emergency care nursing

SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES FOR ROLE e.g communication, problem solving, leadership

Able to manage time effectively and priorities workload.

Ability to organize, along with good communication skills, both written and oral.

PROFESSIONAL/

SPECIALIST/

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCE

Post qualification experience in an acute setting

Evidence of dealing with difficult situations in an appropriate manner

Emergency nursing experience

VALUES AND BEHAVIOURS

We will expect your values and behaviours to mirror those of the Trust, available at:

http://www.frimleypark.nhs.uk/images/stories/get_involved/work_for_us/docs/Values1.pdf.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Able to work flexible shifts weekends and bank holidays as required

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Post qualification experience in an acute setting
  • Evidence of dealing with difficult situations in an appropriate manner

Desirable

  • Emergency nursing experience

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current NMC registration

Desirable

  • Mentor /Preceptor course
  • Module in emergency care nursing

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Frimley Park Hospital

Frimley

GU16 7UJ


Employer's website

https://www.fhft.nhs.uk/

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Breast Cancer CNS

National Health Service

Windsor, HC
2 days ago
Windsor, HC
2 days ago

Breast Cancer CNS

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 09 March 2021

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated senior nurse who is passionate about breast cancer to lead and support the development of the breast cancer service at The Parapet.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will work as part of a well-established dynamic breast multi-disciplinary team who provide specialist advice, holistic care and support to patients, their relatives and all members of the health care teams within the hospital. With the support of the team you will lead and manage a caseload of patients with specialist needs. You will be required to lead, support, develop and evaluate the breast cancer service to improve and maintain standards of patient care and promote a seamless service within a multi-disciplinary framework. The role covers a 5 day specialist service and the post is currently full time - 37.5 hours per week.

About us

Were a trust that stands out in many ways as an employer. When you visit our hospitals, you can feel something special about the surroundings, the people and the culture.

We know just how important our employees are to what we do. So, weve worked hard to create a trust where you will know you are valued, respected and rewarded. Theres no better place to take your career forward, however you see your future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Organise and manage a caseload of patients, for a defined group of patients, with a new diagnosis and to support the Breast Cancer Clinical Nurses to organise and manage those living with and beyond a diagnosis of breast cancer

Demonstrate advanced practice in the holistic assessment and management of breast cancer patients

Visit the ward areas and review patients, where appropriate providing support and information relevant to their care

Provide specialist advice to support ward staff when patients are admitted ensuring all medical and nursing needs are understood and carried out in accordance with Trust standards and policies

Act as a specialist resource, communicating with patients, and their family, assessing their needs and providing relevant support, information, education, advice and counselling when necessary

Co-ordinate investigations, treatments and arrangements for patients receiving treatments in accordance with established protocols and procedures

To support a nurse led approach to coordinating a breast cancer chemotherapy clinic in collaboration with the chemotherapy team and administer chemotherapy on a regular basis

Perform phlebotomy whilst ensuring the safe handling, storage and transportation of samples

Attend ward rounds, multidisciplinary team meetings and meetings relevant to the management of the service or unit and feedback the relevant content to colleagues

Promote collaborative working relationships and effective communication between all members of the MDT to improve the management and outcomes of patients within the specialist area

Work collaboratively with the Acute Oncology Team, the Urological team and the Specialist Palliative Care team to enhance patient care and management

Contribute to the delivery of a breast prosthesis fitting service for breast cancer patients, following appropriate training.

Facilitate effective communication and co-ordinate referral of patients and carers to appropriate support services and community Trusts to promote a seamless service and reduce/avoid admissions and length of stay to the acute trust

Be aware of the Trust Infection Control policy and current practice

Ensure that people affected by cancer are aware that they are interacting with a Macmillan professional and know about the full range of resources and services available through Macmillan.

Attend and proactively contribute to the weekly Breast Cancer MDT meeting, participate as a core member, whilst acting as a key worker for designated patients as appropriate

Support the Breast cancer MDT co-ordinator in organising the weekly MDT meeting ensuring relevant patients are discussed and clinical data collected as designated by the Department of Health

Participate in the annual national cancer Peer Review process by working collaboratively with the Breast MDT to ensure the measures are met

Facilitate effective communication and co-ordinate referral of patients and carers to appropriate support services and community Trusts to promote a seamless service

Support service improvement projects on an annual basis that raise the profile of the specialist breast service and meet identified strategic needs of the service

Contribute to education/information materials as appropriate for patients/family regarding their disease, treatments and services to meet their needs

Ensure information is presented in displays to the public and colleagues throughout the hospital to raise awareness of breast cancer issues, when appropriate

Use IT skills to maintain accurate nursing records, ensuring relevant information and outcomes are documented in the appropriate manner and in accordance with the Trust policy

Maintain accurate records of all referred patients, ensuring relevant information and outcomes are documented in the patients notes and the Somerset Cancer Registry database in accordance with the Trust policy

Be familiar with relevant computerised systems integral to the service

Attend and proactively participate in relevant specialist nurse and cancer nurse forums at Trust level

Monitor and evaluate evidence-based specialist protocols, guidelines and integrated care pathways within breast cancer care with members of the multi disciplinary team

Educate the public, patients and health care professionals about breast cancer by participating in appropriate awareness campaigns and support groups

Support initiatives relating to the Survivorship agenda

Be accountable for own professional actions, working without direct supervision

Undertake regular individual performance review in conjunction with the Lead Nurse for Cancer and Palliative Care, and agree a personal development plan in line with the service objectives, Network and Department of Health initiatives

Promote a culture that anticipates and addresses any patient/carer concerns before they become a complaint and work closely with the PALs/Complaints department on these issues

To be aware of the Trusts complaints procedure and participate in the proactive management of complaints

Contribute towards the delivery of training packages for hospital ward & community staff about own specialty so they may establish a wider understanding and expertise

Meet deadlines set by line manager for delegated tasks and activities

Support the development and implementation of strategies to meet the educational needs of patients/carers in breast cancer so that they may be empowered to manage their condition and seek appropriate help and advice during treatment and in the survivorship period

Participate in the delivery of educational programmes for nurses, allied health care professionals and medical staff related to breast cancer, as appropriate

Participate in a preceptorship or associate mentorship programme and continued clinical supervision

Continually update and maintain own professional development in breast cancer through attendance at meetings/study days and through the utilisation of appropriate educational and study resources

Disseminate findings from own professional development through the use of presentations and the support of educational initiatives

Critically evaluate research findings and regularly promote the use of evidence based practice in the specialist area of breast cancer

Develop a knowledge of clinical trials and work closely with the Clinical Trials team to recruit breast cancer patients into trials

Contribute to Trust and network audit projects to further improve the quality of the breast cancer patients experience

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse with current NMC registration
  • Teaching and Assessing qualification/Mentor Prep
  • Evidence of current continuous professional development
  • Recognised Breast/Oncology/Palliative Care Qualification

Desirable

  • Advanced Communications Skills Training
  • Counselling/communication qualification

Competencies

Essential

  • Evidence of good leadership and management skills
  • Demonstrates good communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to influence current practice and influence change

Desirable

  • Demonstrate involvement in recent research
  • Report writing

Experience

Essential

  • Relevant recent experience in oncology/palliative care or breast care nursing

Desirable

  • Previous experience as a clinical nurse specialist

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

The Parapet

St. Leonards Rd

Windsor

SL4 3DP


Employer's website

https://www.fhft.nhs.uk/

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Eden Ward Sister/Charge Nurse (Chemotherapy training will be provided)

National Health Service

Slough, HC
2 days ago
Slough, HC
2 days ago

Eden Ward Sister/Charge Nurse (Chemotherapy training will be provided)

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 04 March 2021

Job overview

We are looking for dynamic, motivated team player who is looking to join our team. We provide high standards of care to patients receiving intensive chemotherapy treatments and this role is vital in achieving this. You will be responsible for co-ordinating the daily scheduled patient list and allocating the workload appropriately. You will actively be involved in delivering chemotherapy in a safe and efficient way, along triaging patients using the UKONS system.

Driven to provide nursing led care you will be working with a dedicated patient list to provide holistic care to our patients and as part of the multi-disciplinary team ensure their safe and timely discharge.

Main duties of the job

Please refer to the job description and person specification below for a detailed outline of the duties and responsibilities of this role.

This post can be offered as a band 5 to band 6 developmental opportunity with support and training. If you are an experienced Staff Nurse looking for new opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge, who is interested in pursuing your career in chemotherapy and haematology, we will support you to complete the accredited course in chemotherapy nursing practice. We are excited to be using an E-prescribing system and provide full training on this and you will also work closely with Eden Day Unit with rotational opportunities available for the right candidates.

About us

On Eden Ward we care principally for people undergoing investigations and treatment of disorders affecting the blood or bone marrow and for people with different types of cancer. We provide high standard of care to level 3 patients receiving intensive chemotherapy treatments on a daily basis. This is an exciting time as we have started a new autologous stem cell transplant service at Wexham Park Hospital as a spoke for Oxford University Hospital.

Our nurses are adopted by MacMillan so therefore have a personal education grant of £1000 per year and access to all of their online education and development tools. You will have 14 protected study days and have a dedicated practice development team to drive your professional development so wherever you are in your career journey we can help you grow!

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE:

Macmillan Junior Sister/Charge Nurse

BAND:

6

DEPARTMENT:

Eden Ward

Medicine, Division C

RESPONSIBLE TO:

Senior Sister Eden Ward

Matron Lead Chemotherapy Nurse

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Director of Nursing, Corporate Nursing team, Practice Development Nurses/Midwives, Ward Matrons, Lead Nurses, Clinical Service Managers/Service Managers, Trust Risk Managers, Trust Complaints Manager, Clinical Governance Team, Clinical Directors, professions allied to medicine and other clinical staff.

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Responsible and accountable for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care without supervision.
  • To lead and monitor the performance and standards of care within the Nursing Team.
  • To take the lead on projects as appropriate
  • In conjunction with the unit Matron and other Junior Sister/Charge Nurse, facilitate the development of the service and personal development of all nursing staff within the clinical area of responsibility
  • To deputise for the unit ward sister/Matron in their absence, attending appropriate meetings, maintaining an organised and structured workforce.

Professional Clinical Role

  • Responsible for the assessment of care needs the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care without supervision.
  • On a daily basis, take responsibility for a case-load of patients, where the post-holder is the named nurse. Co-ordinate and monitor the progress of patients along their critical pathway, reporting any variance from the pathway. Ensure that all nursing practice within the clinical area complies with Trust Nursing policies and procedures.
  • To comply at all times with the NMC Code of Conduct (2002).
  • To communicate effectively and liaise with all health care staff as appropriate.
  • To encourage and maintain good relationships with the multidisciplinary team and other members of the Primary care & Social Services teams in order to provide the best care.
  • Consolidate and extend own clinical skills in all aspects of nursing, furthering own professional knowledge in a rapidly changing environment.
  • To ensure that all issues relating to the implementation of clinical governance are addressed on the unit. This includes maintaining and reviewing the standards of care on a regular basis, implementing changes to improve the service where necessary following complaints, ensuring systems are in place to manage all risk and to regulate professional practice. All staff must be made aware of their own individual responsibilities as regards clinical governance.
  • Provide clinical leadership and development support to the nursing team.
  • Where issues of clinical competence are identified, work with the unit Manager to overcome them.
  • Pro-actively respond to potential complaints, to prevent formal complaints from occurring.

Practice Development

  • To participate in the systematic monitoring and evaluation of nursing practice within the clinical area, ensuring that it is evidence-based. In conjunction with the ward team, participate in the development of action plans which aim to enhance the quality of practice using the results of audits undertaken. Participate in the evaluation of the changes made in practice.
  • To assist the unit Matron in the implementation of the Trust Nursing & Midwifery strategy and Corporate Objectives within the clinical area, and monitor its impact on practice.
  • To deputise for the unit Matron as required. This may involve taking on the leadership of specific projects, attending meetings, and enhancing the service offered to patients.
  • To provide clinical and managerial leadership and guidance to the Nursing team.
  • To regularly co-ordinate the shift as the nurse in charge as per Trust Guidelines. Within that responsibility; plan, organise and deploy staff according to competencies and workload in order to meet patient needs.
  • To take lead responsibility for a team of qualified nurses and Healthcare Assistants, supporting their personal and practice development. This includes regular appraisals and performance management where appropriate. Take responsibility for recruiting and retaining team members in conjunction with the Ward Matron.
  • To assist the unit Matron in:
    • The recruitment and selection of nursing staff.
    • Co-ordinating the off-duty roster
    • Induction of bank/agency and new staff to the clinical area.
    • To ensure adequate supply of medical and surgical equipment, linen and any other type of equipment required in the absence of the unit Manager.
  • To liaise with Lead Nurse/Head of Nursing/Clinical Service Manager/Service Manager, reporting any changes in the unit which may affect patient care and practice in the absence of the unit Matron.
  • Participate in the implementation of induction/development programmes for newly qualified/appointed staff in conjunction with the unit Manager and the rest of the team.
  • Supervise junior staff in the administration of chemotherapy during their SACT training.
  • In conjunction with the unit Matron and other Junior Sister/Charge Nurse, identify the training/development needs of staff within the clinical area, and put together an action plan, which seeks to meet those needs.
  • Facilitate the implementation of clinical competencies within the clinical environment.
  • Facilitate the implementation of clinical supervision within the clinical area, providing clinical support where appropriate
  • Act as a mentor & preceptor to junior nursing staff and students.
  • To maintain own personal & professional development, keeping PREP folders up to date.
  • Any other duties, which may be requested by the manager, to facilitate the smooth running of the department.

  • This job description and associated KSF outline are not exhaustive and can be altered as the post develops, or with changes in service requirements. Such changes will take place in consultation between the post holder and the manager.

Trust Policies & Procedures:

  • The post holder is responsible for complying with the Trusts corporate policies and procedures. These serve as a basis for regulating the conduct of activities in a consistent manner, and are required to satisfy the proper discharge of statutory, professional and legal responsibilities and provide a disciplined framework within which actions take place.

Confidentiality:

    • The post holder will be required to maintain confidential information about patients of the Trust or other persons employed by the Trust either living or dead. Relaxation of this stipulation will be possible within the conditions laid down in the Trust policies, and as per the Data Protection Act 1998 and Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Infection Control:

  • Infection prevention is the responsibility of each individual. Employees are required to strictly adhere to the Trusts Infection Control Policy (TPP124), proceduresand guidelinesand should actively encourage other staff and visitors to comply. In particular, ensuring you useappropriate hand hygiene practices at all times.

Risk Management / Health & Safety:

  • The post holder is responsible for the management of risk in all the areas for which they are responsible. The post holder is also responsible for ensuring compliance with the Trust's Health and Safety Policy (TPP405). The post holder must ensure that duties are carried out in accordance with health and safety regulations. The post holder should not endanger the health and safety of him/herself or others whilst at work.

Smoke-free Environment:

Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Trust is a smoke-free environment. Staff, patients and visitors to the Trust are not permitted to smoke anywhere on site, including all hospital buildings and grounds.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

DEPARTMENT

JOB TITLE

BAND

Eden Ward

Macmillan Junior Sister / Charge Nurse

6

CRITERIA RELEVANT TO THE ROLE

ESSENTIAL

DESIRABLE

QUALIFICATIONS

Registered Nurse

Teaching and assessing qualification.

Chemotherapy administration course / SACT Passport.

Nursing degree or on degree pathway.

Basic IT skills

Degree level registration

ILS

Acknowledged Oncology / Haematology course.

Advanced communication skills course.

SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES FOR ROLE e.g communication, problem solving, leadership

Evidence of good leadership skills.

Demonstrates excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Ability to work independently, but equally well as a member of a team.

Excellent time management and organisational skills

Awareness of the national agenda for cancer / chemotherapy.

Report writing.

PROFESSIONAL/

SPECIALIST/

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCE

Competent in basic life support and IV administration

Good interpersonal skills with the ability to manage difficult / stressful situations

Able to prioritise workload (self and others) and meet deadlines

Leadership skills

Able to train and supervise junior staff

Able to manage a team in the absence of the team leader.

Teaching and supervising of junior staff

Effective working with multi-disciplinary teams

Competent in the administration of chemotherapy.

Relevant and recent experience in working with Oncology / Haematology patients.

Experience at working in a band 6 role.

VALUES AND BEHAVIOURS

We will expect your values and behaviours to mirror those of the Trust, as detailed in the Trust Values document.

http://www.frimleyhealth.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/FH-our-values-for-internet.docx

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

To work in other areas of the trust when required

Able to work flexible shifts, weekends and bank holidays as required

Willingness to acquire and develop additional skills and qualifications necessary to carry out the role.

Person Specification

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Current first or second-level NMC Registration.
  • Accredited chemotherapy course (or working towards)
  • Evidence of recent Continued Practice Development.
  • Haematology or and Oncology or Palliative Care course
  • Chemotherapy Administration Course

Desirable

  • Nursing degree or working towards a degree
  • Teaching Certificate

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Wexham Park Hospital

Wexham Street

Slough

SL2 4HL


Employer's website

https://www.fhft.nhs.uk/

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Head of Learning Enrichment

United Learning

Kingston Upon Thames, London
9 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, London
9 days ago

Surbiton High School seeks an enthusiastic and outstanding Head of Learning Enrichment, who is passionate about encouraging and empowering our pupils to achieve their very best.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and screen pupils with learning difficulties such as dyslexia and dyspraxia.
  • Ensure provision of additional support for pupils is appropriate to their needs.
  • Provide teaching staff with information on individual pupils’ learning difficulties and how they can be best supported in the classroom.
  • Liaise and correspond with parents, the pastoral team, Form Tutors and subject teachers and, sometimes universities.
  • Organise referrals to Educational Psychologists and other appropriate professionals.
  • Maintain a Learning Support Register with details of all pupils who have identified learning differences and/or are receiving support from the department.
  • Draw up Learner Profiles and distribute these to teaching staff, advising of suitable teaching strategies.
  • Work closely with the Examinations Team in regard to access arrangements for examinations.
  • Provide study skills’ support and advise teaching staff on appropriate study skills.
  • Meet regularly with the SENCO across the Prep Schools especially focusing on the progress of Girls’ Preparatory School pupils moving from KS2 into KS3.
  • Contribute to whole-school policy through participation in both the Heads of Department and Pastoral Team meetings.
  • Keep the Senior Leadership Team informed of the relevant developments and changes in policy relating to Special Educational Needs.
  • Ensure that the School’s legal responsibilities are met.
  • Be willing to train and support relevant staff.
  • Be able to interpret assessment data in a meaningful way and to disseminate accordingly.
  • Plan and organise the Learning Support Department’s timetable.
  • To work closely with Admissions at the Senior School to ensure entrance exams are correctly tailored
  • To lead on the EHCP process for individual pupils, ensuring correct protocol is followed and that the School meets statutory requirements.
  • To build and maintain relationships with external agencies, and to liaise with HR regarding clearance for external visitors to the School.
  • To teach a timetable which includes small groups and 1:1 from Year 7 – 13.
  • Line manage the Learning Enrichment Teachers including the line management and leadership of EAL.
  • Lead by example - model outstanding teaching and learning, this includes teaching up to 13.5 periods a week.
  • Monitor the quality of teaching and learning through regular observations of Department staff, work scrutiny and pupil feedback.
  • Coach and support members of the Department to quality assure skill/knowledge base along with willingness to improve/develop is high.
  • Track and monitor pupil progress and achievement within the subject area across all Key Stages using baseline data.
  • Review, analyse and evaluate results throughout the year and for the examination analysis and subject review meetings, sharing the process with the Department so that all are aware of the development points.
  • Work collaboratively with the Department for continuous self-improvement of Curricular Schemes of Work.
  • Ensure that pupils are advised on university courses and maintain subject links with relevant industries, careers and higher education.
  • Keep abreast of, and communicate to the Department, changes in policies, guidelines and other national initiatives.
  • Ensure compliance with requirements for exam entries and arrangements.
  • Working collectively as a team, identifying suitable co-curricular activities that enrich the curriculum and broaden the pupil learning experience.
  • Engage in on-going personal and professional development in order to provide high quality and innovative educational leadership.
  • Create alignment with the School’s values and ethos to ensure Departmental ownership of whole school strategic development.
  • Promote the School’s ethos of May Love Always Lead Us and the Best in Everyone.
  • Promote the School and its training courses and activities, including participation in external and internal marketing activities.
  • Uphold the good reputation of the School and of United Learning with pupils, parents, and other stakeholders.
  • Advise SLT on staffing requirements, the deployment of Department staff (including technical support staff) and the timetabling of courses, classes and rooms.
  • Ensure effective Department communication, both informally and through regular Departmental meetings.
  • Lead the Department in the Performance Management and Professional Development of staff, appraising subject staff as agreed with the SLT.
  • Monitor, review and promote subject staff development (including their own) and the induction of new colleagues, coordinating mentoring, training and support for all colleagues as appropriate.
  • Ensure that both subject-specific and general requirements of Health and Safety policies are met.

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

1 day ago

Description

Registered Nurse - Guildford

Maximus UK Services Limited

The closing date is 14 March 2021

Job overview

To conduct medical assessments and examinations and produce concise reports for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) as part of a successful integrated team

Main duties of the job

  • NMC Registered Nurse or HCPC Registered Physiotherapist with substantial recent broad based post registration experience is required. Previous experience as functional or disability assessment and clinical decision making is desirable.
  • Able to demonstrate registration and continuous professional development having been maintained in accordance with the requirements of Post Registration Education and Practice (PREP) standards set by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and CPD requirements set by Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Completed mentoring in clinical practice qualification e.g. ENB 998 or equivalent is desirable.
  • IT literate with experience if using a range of software
  • Highly developed oral and written communications skills and ability to successfully negotiate and respond to rapidly change work environment
  • Experience of change management and ability to successfully influence and negotiate.

About us

Maximus UK, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Maximus, Inc., operates several business lines in the UK, including the Centre for Health and Disability Assessments, Remploy, Health Management and Revitalised. Maximus UK employs 3,800 local staff, including over 1,400 doctors, nurses, occupational therapists and other Healthcare Professionals. Operating from more than 270 locations across England, Scotland and Wales, Maximus UK is one of the largest providers of employment, health and disability support programmes in the country. Learn more at maximusuk.co.uk.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To undertake a combination of file-work and face-to-face assessments of customers in relation to a variety of benefits and provide a report to the DWP. Such assessments focus on how a disability affects a customers day to day life in performing work related activities. File-work involves reviewing medical evidence in a written or electronic format to determine the suitability of a face-to-face assessment. Face-to- face assessments may be recorded.
  • To use IT software programmes to support clinical decision-making when undertaking file-work and face-to-face assessments.
  • To provide comprehensive reports to enable decision makers at DWP to make informed decisions regarding benefit claims.
  • Ensure that professional practice standards and best practice are maintained in all areas of work
  • To deliver productivity and quality standards agreed between the Centre and the DWP and to respond positively to feedback
  • To undertake recorded assessments where required
  • To work unsupervised and use own initiative however know limitations and ask for support where necessary
  • To analyse and interpret clinical information and medical evidence and provide a report in a professional and concise manner
  • Work well as part of a multidisciplinary team and build positive working relationships with both medical colleagues and administrative support staff
  • Apply professional skills and manage own professional competence and accountability, in accordance with the HCPC and NMC Codes of Conduct.

In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the job holder may be required to perform other duties as assigned from time to time.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RGN with NMC registration

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 details

Employer name

Maximus UK Services Limited

Address

Woodbridge Road

Guildford

Surrey

GU1 4QD


Employer's website

https://maximusuk.co.uk/