Band 5 Registered General Nurse – Kent

£18.28 per hour

Are you a Registered General Nurse that seeks to give exceptional healthcare and believes that patients are at the heart of all that you do? We have a new and exciting position that will be perfect for you.

Insignia Global Partners are thrilled to be working a distinguished private healthcare company, who are looking for an experienced Registered General Nurse to join their team in Kent. Insignia will provide you with one to one consultancy to guarantee you have the personal assistance and support you need throughout the whole recruitment process and to ensure you are placed in a role that matches your preferences and clinical skills.

The purpose of your role is you will be a core member of the Nursing team, delivering safe and effective nursing care and interventions to an often-complex caseload. You will support a team of staff in the provision of evidence-based nursing and therapeutic interventions in addition to managing all available resources to ensure the delivery of safe, cost effective and timely service provision within the framework of relevant legislation. You will be responsible for supporting the wider team by providing effective clinical leadership to the immediate clinical team members to ensure effective day-to-day delivery of care and rehabilitation.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate shifts and delegate tasks to others where appropriate to meet the needs of patients
  • Ensure individual’s right to confidentiality is always maintained
  • Ensure clear professional boundaries are always maintained
  • Respect and support the individuals who use the service to make decisions regarding their care and treatment
  • Conduct risk assessments of patients’ needs, formulate and update plans of care and associated risk documentation
  • Provide clear and concise contemporaneous records and contribute to written reports
  • Represent the nursing team at review meetings and external case conferences
  • Ensure continuity of care and rehabilitation through effective handovers and communication with multidisciplinary colleagues
  • Hold a wider responsibility for a named group of patients
  • Carry out appraisals and one-to-one sessions with junior staff
  • Take responsibility for personal development and ensure training is up to date
  • Deliver and support others in the delivery of high-quality nursing care

Person Specification

Essential

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in nursing
  • Professional nursing registration and pin number
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Trained in Tracheostomy
  • Trained in PEG feeding
  • Experience of clinically supervising others preferred
  • Knowledge of evidence-based practice, best practice guidelines, assessment tools and outcome measures
  • Experience of working with patients with complex presentations, both physical, cognitive and behavioural
  • Knowledge of legislation that affects area of work including standards of professional practice
  • Experience of working in community settings and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of integration care planning/treatment planning within a multi-disciplinary setting
  • Experience of clinically and/or training others
  • Ability to source information and benchmark services against best practice
  • Able to work as a positive role model and promote the development of service excellence
  • Experience of team leadership and working collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of managing daily team dynamics, including caseload management and timetabling
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with patients, carers and members of multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to keep legible and accurate patient records in English, in-line with professional registration standards
  • Computer literature, including report writing and treatment planning
  • Understanding and ability to work as a member of the wider team, supporting the delivery of excellent services
  • Responsible, reliable and flexible approach to work
  • Organised and bale to prioritise own workloads, and others, with the ability to work to deadlines and with competing priorities
  • Positive attitude to self-development and supporting others in doing so
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work in collaboration with others effectively

Desirable

  • Experience of nursing within a neurological service

Permanent

Kent

Posted 2 months ago

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