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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/05/2022.

Nursing Associate - Band 4

Job Reference: 301-VA-22-132035

Employer:
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Rapid Response
Location:
Burton upon Trent
Salary:
£22,549 - £24,882

We are one of the largest integrated Health and Social Care providers, with an annual turnover of close to £400m, serving a population of 1.5m over a core geography of 2,400 square miles. Our portfolio of services includes mental health, learning disability and adult social care services across Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent and Shropshire. We provide a vast range of community services for adults and children and specialised services such as rheumatology and rehabilitation.

We have specialist mother and baby, eating disorder and medium secure forensic mental health services and contracts across the country for IAPT, addiction and some health services in prisons as well as hosting a network for inpatient mental health care for serving military personnel.

Recently, we have been shortlisted for Capsticks Award for innovation, Academi Wales Award for Excellence in Organisational Development, Health and Wellbeing Award – Public Sector at Personnel Today Awards 2021, we were finalists for the HSJ Value Award 2021 for People and Organisational Development Initiative of the Year and we were the winners of the HR impact Award at Personnel Today Awards 2021.

Employing around 8,500 employees, we are an innovative and forward thinking organisation with an ever expanding portfolio of services. This means we can offer our employees genuine opportunities to develop their careers by gaining experience across a number of specialisms. We are a Keele University Teaching Trust with a thriving Research and Innovation Department.

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.


Nursing Associate

Midland Partnership Foundation Trust

NHS

Job summary

Are you driven by the desire to deliver excellent patient care?

Do you believe that the residents of Staffordshire deserve the best Community Nursing Service?

If so, we have just the opportunity for you!!

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Nursing Associate who has completed the TNA programme to join our district nursing teams within Staffordshire Community Services.

We want people who are committed to delivering high standards of care, are able to work as part of a team player, but also have the confidence to work independently without direct supervision. Rapid Response is a 24 hours service and covers every day of the year.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will provide nursing care to patients within their own homes and in clinic settings.

You must have effective communication and interpersonal skills, be prepared to work flexibly and collaboratively to meet the needs of the service and demonstrate a willingness to extend and develop your existing skills. In return, we will offer you development opportunities, clinical supervision and mentorship support and deliver a formal induction programme.

 

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake.

Person Specification

Communication & Interpersonal Skills

Essential

  • Effective communication skills, oral and written
  • Ability to work within a team and develop others
  • Able to commute to meet the needs of the job

Interests & Motivation to the Job

Essential

  • Commitment to evidence based practice
  • Keen to develop own skills and develop nursing practice
  • Has up to date knowledge of current nursing issues and changes to NHS
  • Research awareness

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Demonstrates a caring attitude to patient care
  • Demonstrates a responsible attitude to their work
  • Demonstrates respect for patient dignity
  • Honest & Trustworthy
  • Demonstrates attention to detail
  • Able to cope with distressing or emotional circumstances
  • Ability to work flexible e.g. internal rotation

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in a community / acute hospital setting.
  • Able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care
  • Able to manage a group of patients
  • Able to keep full and accurate records
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload.

Desirable

  • Computer literate
  • Competent in clinical skills i.e. venepuncture

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse Associate with NMC
  • Evidence of professional development

 

About us

 

 

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) was formed in June 2018 when South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) acquired Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership Trust (SSOTP). For further information please click on the Trust name above.

  • The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.

  • There has never been a better time to join the Trust and help shape its future; take a look at our Benefits Leaflet to see what else we can offer you.

  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION about your application. Please read. . . . . . . . . . . .

  • The Trust treats personal data collected during the recruitment process in accordance with the Information Governance Policy. Information about how your data is used and the basis for processing your data is contained within the Trust’s Privacy Notice

  • 1. UPDATES & CORRESPONDENCE – All correspondence will be sent via email to the email address you used when making your application. Please check your email regularly. If you have selected updates by text messaging we will also correspond via this method.

  • 2. EMPLOYMENT CHECKS – If selected for interview, you will be sent an email with the details of the documentation you need to bring along with you to verify your Right to work in the UK, your identity and DBS Check. Failure to bring the documentation will delay your employment if you are successful at interview.

  • 3. REFERENCES - Please ensure you provide email addresses for all referees for the last 3 years of employment and advice of any gaps in employment. We will not request references prior to interview unless you have given permission on your application form to do so, however, if you are offered a position with the Trust, references will be requested at the point of offer and by completing this application you are giving your approval for this information to be requested.

  • MPFT is committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, ethnictity, sexual orientation, gender, disability and religion/belief.

  • The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

  • The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

  • PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early

     

    From 1st April 2022 all NHS workers in England with face to face contact with patients or who work in a clinical area must be fully (currently this is limited to first and second vaccinations) vaccinated against Covid-19. Only those with medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. Please consider this mandatory requirement when applying for this position.

 

 




IMPORTANT INFORMATION about your application. Please read. .

The Trust treats personal data collected during the recruitment process in accordance with the Information Governance Policy. Information about how your data is used and the basis for processing your data is contained within the Trust’s Privacy Notice

1. UPDATES & CORRESPONDENCE – All correspondence will be sent via email to the email address you used when making your application. Please check your email regularly. If you have selected updates by text messaging we will also correspond via this method.

2. EMPLOYMENT CHECKS – If selected for interview, you will be sent an email with the details of the documentation you need to bring along with you to verify your Right to work in the UK, your identity and DBS Check. Failure to bring the documentation will delay your employment if you are successful at interview.

3. REFERENCES - Please ensure you provide email addresses for all referees for the last 3 years of employment and advise of any gaps in employment. We will not request references prior to interview unless you have given permission on your application form to do so, however, if you are offered a position with the Trust, references will be requested at the point of offer and by completing this application you are giving your approval for this information to be requested.

MPFT is committed to the equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, physical / mental disability or offending background.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early


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