Job Title: Registered Nurse – Bridgewater Community
Trust Location: Runcorn and Widnes
Pay Rates: £14.92, £19.40, £23.88 + Holiday Shift Patterns: Days, Nights, Weekends & Bank Holidays
Closing Date: 31/12/2023
Job Category: Registered Nurse [NB]
As a Community Nurse working in Runcorn and Widnes you will be integral to the care of the patients during their time with Bridgewater Community Trust. The Trust is focused on supporting the Community and helping patients remain independent in their own home. You will actively support the District Nursing team by undertaking responsibility for a delegated caseload. Undertake the assessment, planning and evaluation of patients care needs. Liaise with the District Nurse team to ensure information sharing in relation to patient care / changes to care plan and the continuity of care and reviewing of complex care packages. You will liaise with all health care professionals and other agencies to ensure effective service delivery.
By joining this Trust you will be coming to work in a supportive and friendly environment, with a team that are forward thinking and proactive. They are a welcoming and friendly team.
There is Trust training available for you to access including catheterisation, wound care, DRE Training and Insulin administration for example. The Trust would support you to attend the Trust Induction and well as provide local induction.
You’ll receive the following benefits:
First choice of shifts or placements at your Trust – access before they are made available to agency
Wellbeing incentives – take advantage of the wellbeing hub
Competitive pay rates – work this week, get paid next week
Manage your shifts and timesheets on the go – access your “My Bank” shift portal anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone
Essential support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime
Multi-locational - work across neighbouring Trusts
Varied working options to suit your lifestyle – access to the Bank gives you options of ad hoc shifts or fixed term placements
Training and development opportunities
Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
Stakeholder pension scheme available
What you’ll be responsible for
Promoting the health and wellbeing within the family unit and community as a whole.
Performing comprehensive assessment of patient nursing needs as the named nurse.
Plan, assess and evaluate programmes of care according to changing health needs under the direction of the District Nurse.
To support the team leader in the co-ordination of complex and continuing care packages.
Maintain accurate records in accordance with NMC.
Attend a multi-disciplinary case conference as the named nurse if appropriate.
To communicate and collaborate with other members of the PHCT, voluntary and statutory organisations to support individual patient care.
To establish and maintain effective communication with patients, relatives and carers in complex and potentially challenging situations.
To competently perform clinical skills related to the post.
To be professionally responsible for a delegated caseload under the supervision of the District Nurse.
To assess health needs at individual, practice and community level.
To undertake chronic disease management reviews using appropriate template.
To work without direct supervision
The role will involve, but not be limited to you performing the above.
You’ll need to have the following qualification/experience:
A minimum of 6 months paid experience in a community nursing environment within a Community Trust in the last 3 years
Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current nursing practices
Ensure accurate records are kept in accordance with CHS policy and NMC guidelines
Undertake regular mandatory training
Depending on the Trust, you may require variable additional certification and skills.
Who are NHS Professionals?
We are NHS Professionals (NHSP), working together to care for patients in the NHS. Providing you with the power to decide when, how, and where you want to work. Supporting your lifestyle and making you feel part of the team and community.
By joining us you can look forward to a choice of flexible Bank shifts across any of our client Trusts in England, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience in several wards or areas.
Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.