Staff Nurse | Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 24 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £28,407 - £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 23 June 2024
Location: Huddersfield, HD3 3EA
Company: Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6244676/372-SN168

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As a staff nurse at CHFT you will provide a high standard of individualised nursing care in accordance with agreed policies; through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence based individualised plan of care.

You will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of care deliver and you will be expected to develop personally and professionally, into undertaking all aspects of the role of a band 5 nurse.

To work as part of a multidisciplinary team using resources efficiently. To deliver quality care to patients and to supervise the working of junior staff during the span of duty.

Ward 10 is the general elective surgical ward for the Calderdale and Huddersfield trust.

We are a 20 bedded ward, who care for a range of surgical specialities, including; Colorectal, Upper GI, Bariatric, Breasts and Urology, as well as caring for general surgical patients. We are a 24/7 service which offers a variety of shift patterns.

We are looking for a high motivated and enthusiastic staff nurse to join our friendly and proactive nursing team. We are a high working department with a strong sense of team work, care and compassion.

You must be able to work as part of team and you will need to posses excellent communication skills. You will be given the chance to develop and enhance you surgical skills through our multiple development opportunities.

For any informal visits or questions please do not hesitate to get in touch.

We employ more than 6,500 staff who deliver compassionate care from our two main hospitals, Calderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary as well as in community sites, health centres and in patients’ homes. We also are incredibly proud to have almost 150 volunteers here at CHFT.

We provide a range of services including urgent and emergency care; medical; surgical; maternity; gynaecology; critical care; children’s and young people’s services; end of life care and outpatient and diagnostic imaging services.

We provide community health services, including sexual health services in Calderdale from Calderdale Royal and local health centres. These include Todmorden Health Centre and Broad Street Plaza.

We continue to modernise and invest in our health services to build on our strong reputation. Foundation trusts are public leaders in improving quality in health services. They are part of the NHS – yet decisions about what they do and how they do it are driven by independent boards. Boards listen to their Council of Governors and respond to the needs of their members – patients, staff and the local community.

Foundation trusts provide what the health service wants, yet are also free to invest quickly in the changes to the local community needs, in striving to be the best, and in putting their patients first.

To be responsible for the assessment planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence based individualised plan of care. The post holder will also assist in the management and organisation of nursing work in the the ward/department.

To contribute to a culture that recognises and work in partnership with patients and their families, involving them in all aspects of care. Receive patients and their relatives in a calm, courteous and reassuring manner, while participate in providing support and information.

To provide early intervention to ensure the safe discharge of patients, working in collaboration with the surgical team and community services.

Give and receive regular reports of the progress of patients, immediately acting on any changes in the patients condition and reporting to the relevant health care professional.

Maintain accurate records of observation, treatment and patient care.

Participate in the checking and administration of prescribed drugs (including controlled drugs) and other substances in accordance with trust policies.

To have a willingness to take on enhanced/extended roles i.e care of central lines and other clinical roles linked to the ward.

To act as an advocate for the patient and the family, including promoting and protecting their interest, rights, equality, inclusion and privacy.

Always uphold confidentially in all situations according to the trust policy.

To act as a link nurse within a defined speciality/interest area.

To be involved in trust initiatives to improve patient safety and family integrated care.

Ensure all equipment is in good working order and ready for good working use, appropriately reporting any defective equipment or provision of supplies.

This advert closes on Wednesday 5 Jun 2024

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