We at Huntercombe Group are looking for a Night Duty Senior Staff Nurse. We would be delighted to speak to you If you’ve previously worked for the NHS
• To work according to the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and relevant professional guidelines as a named nurse or key worker for a defined group of patients. • To provide clinical leadership to a designated nursing team and ensure the provision of high quality. • To provide a high quality individualised standard of care to a defined group of patients, relatives and carers. • Ensure the effective supervision and development of staff . • To work and act as a key member of the team, supporting each patient with achieving their planned outcomes. • To act as the primary nurse in the assessment of needs and organising of care. • To take charge of a designated clinical area. • To adopt a flexible approach to hours of duty, in order to meet the needs of the service over a 24 hour period.
• To be the clinical expert within the speciality • To act as an advocate to the child or adult ensuring the provision of appropriate information and support services. • To be an active participant in the multidisciplinary team, formulating care plans and utilising appropriate assessments. • In conjunction with the MDT, assess and manage risks identified through assessment of patients. • To regularly review risk factors and work in conjunction with the MDT to modify care plans as appropriate. • To act as the primary nurse for inpatient stay. • To ensure that clinical practice is evidenced based and consistent with relevant NICE guidelines and the organisations policies and procedures • To undertake clinical supervision to further develop competence and clinical practice. • To act as a mentor/preceptor to students/support workers as appropriate. • To supervise junior staff in carrying out their care plans. • To liaise effectively with all stakeholders in the care process, including carers and relatives, aspiring to provide an effective, seamless and integrated service to patients. • To maintain and update relevant knowledge and skills, maintain a professional portfolio and participate in further training as appropriate, in order to enhance quality of care for patients and carers. • To comply with the Huntercombe Group Health and Safety Policies and Protocols in order to contribute to safe working practices. • To protect vulnerable adults / children from internal/external elements and act as a Patient Advocate.
Please take a look at our progressive and rewarding benefits package
• Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) • Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay • 2 week’s paid paternity leave • Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit • A thorough Induction Programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working • Clear pay structure, with competitive rates • Generous annual leave allowance • Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay • The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions • Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary • A range of staff discounts • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) For a more detailed job spec please take a look at our Website where you can also read some inspiring stories and find out why working at Huntercombe really sets us apart from the rest