Staff Nurse [Band 5] – CYP IPU

Contract: Full time, Part time - 37.5 hours per week
Salary: Dependant on experience
Grade: NHS AfC: Band 5
Closing Date: 30th June 2024

  • Responsible for assessing and managing the needs of patients: assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the care, following clearly defined policies, protocols, procedures, or codes of conduct
  • Ensure nursing care is delivered to the highest standard and reflects the needs of the patient
  • Ensure that, as far as possible, family and / or carers are included in guiding the care provided and can deliver care where it is safe, and they wish to do so
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Liaise with other professionals working within primary and secondary care settings, regarding care when require
  • Accountable for adhering to medicine management policies
  • Always act as an advocate for the patients
  • Provide support for families and other carers, prior to and following a death, involving other agencies or disciplines when appropriate
  • Assist medical staff in chaperoning patients, supporting discussions and management of their care
  • Participate in the education of other professional and non-professional staff
  • Be prepared to mentor students from educational establishments on clinical placements
  • Work as part of a team supporting community hospice services
  • To participate in the moving and handling of vulnerable patients, often involving specialist lifting and handling equipment
  • Risk of exposure to bodily substances defined as hazardous
  • Rigorous adherence to organisational infection prevention policies and procedures including the use of personal protective equipment