Senior Nursing Assistant | Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 21 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £22,816 - £24,336 Per annum (pro rata)
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 20 June 2024
Location: Sale, M33 4PS
Company: Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6329040/349-LCO-6329040C

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Are you an experienced Nursing Assistant that is passionate about keeping patients in the comfort of their own home to avoid hospital admissions? Then this is the role for you.

We are a new service in Trafford aiming to reduce the need for people to go into hospital by wrapping expert care around them in the community. If you would like to read more about the first class service we are providing to our patients, please use the following link

As part of the Discharge to Assess Team you will be part of a wider multidisciplinary team which includes Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Nurses and Pharmacy.

We will support you with specialist and bespoke training to reach your potential and excel in your chosen career path. You will receive one to one clinical support, professional development, and guidance.

The Discharge to Assess service will be a seven day service working between the hours of 8am-9.30 pm on a rota basis. We promote flexibility and are happy to support different working patterns within the needs of the service.

In the role as Senior Nursing Assistant, working without direct supervision you will be responsible for delivering clinical care for patients in their own home. With Immediate access to a qualified staff member for advice and direction on care as required.

You will be responsible for your prioritising your own caseload of work and be responsible for tasks delegated from a registered nurse.

Communicating effectively with patients, relatives, carers, and other healthcare practitioners, ensuring any concerns are listened to and relevant actions are taken.

You will always act in a manner, which illustrates respect for privacy, dignity and confidentiality.

A full UK driving licence with access to a vehicle is required for this role as you will be Travelling across the Trafford Community locality.

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of £2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you’ll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We’ve also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We’re proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What’s more, we’re excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you’ll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the ‘Supporting Documents’ heading. So that you’re even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you’ll need to take time to read the ‘Candidate Essentials Guide’that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how ‘we care for you as you care for others’. Most importantly, it also contains critical information you’ll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

This advert closes on Tuesday 4 Jun 2024

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