The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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We are looking for a motivated, caring and dedicated, qualified Nurse Associate to join the Ward 18 team at the Freeman Hospital. Ward 18 is an acute medical care of the elderly ward, taking admissions from the Emergency Department and Emergency Assessment Suite
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are invaluable as you will work closely with a range of specialties and professionals within the multidisciplinary team to deliver safe and effective patient centred care.
- Interview Date: 14 March 2024
37 hours 30 minutes/week
- You will be redirected to Trac to apply for the vacancy. Please expand the job details section and read all of the information before applying for the vacancy.
Main duties of the job
As a Nurse Associate working on ward 18, you will support the Registered Nurses in the assessment, planning and evaluation of key nursing interventions to support the treatment and clinical management of patients under your care.
Effective communication with multidisciplinary team members is fundamental within our department, as well as with other wards, departments, community services and patient's relatives.
Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with around 16,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.
We have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.
We're also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.
Our staff oversee around 2 million patients 'contacts' each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.
Please see attached information on what Staff Benefits we have to offer at our Trust.
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people's race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.
- Deliver high quality, compassionate care under the direction of a Registered Nurse (or other registered care professional dependent on setting) with a focus on promoting health and independence
- Exercise accountability as set out in the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.
- To contribute to all nursing care, providing care for people including those with complex needs.
- To abide by the Trust policies and procedures
- Have proficient attitudes and behaviours compatible with NHS Values
- Work as part of a designated clinical and care team delivering care that focuses on the direct needs of the individual
- Carry out specific delegated clinical and care tasks and responsibilities to a high standard and competency, under the supervision of a registered nurse or other registered care professionals dependent on setting
- Have the ability to work without direct supervision, at times delivering care independently in line with the individuals defined plan of care, within the parameters of practice of the Nursing Associate role, accessing clinical and care advice when needed.
Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate.The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first months pay.
As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.
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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).