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Registered Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Pulvertaft Hand Outpatients
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (Monday - Saturday shifts dependent on contracted hours)
Job ref
320-SURG-0581
Site
Royal Derby Hospital
Town
Derby
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 pro rata pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
29/06/2022 23:59
Interview date
12/07/2022

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together.

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Job overview

This is a role for a Registered Nurse in  a busy Hands Outpatient Department.  This is a forward thinking department with excellent nursing representation and is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a team of enthusiastic, highly skilled nursing individuals.

This role includes the individual to be involved in wound care, OPAT, working in the procedure suite, plastering and the general support of the clinic workloads (plastering will be taught on commencement of the post).

The department is a tertiary referral centre for Hand Trauma and elective conditions, including treating adults and children.There is a Plastic Surgery Service within the department providing support for the Orthopaedic team and other areas of the hospital.

Multi-disciplinary working is essential to the role, as is team work and ability to use own initiative.The Hands OPD consists of 20 staff members, including Band 6's with dual roles, Band 5's and Band 3's.

The clinic hours are currently Monday to Friday (contracted to Saturday working).  This post is open to part time and full time hours.

Main duties of the job

  • Wound Care
  • Removal of sutures
  • Complex trauma dressings
  • Cannulation
  • Venepuncture
  • Administering IV drugs
  • Mentor students
  • Plastering/casting
  • Working in the procedure room as a scrub nurse
  • Assisting the medical team with the use of the mini c-arm/image intensifier
  • Assisting in general running of the clinics
  • Maintaining a Professional/caring attitude towards patients in the unit

Closing Date:  29 June 2022

Interview Date: 12th July 2022

Working for our organisation

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:

  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:

  • Our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients daily
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients daily.
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB – this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

 

Person specification

Essential and desirable

Essential criteria
  • NMC Registration
  • Acute Hospital Experience
Desirable criteria
  • Trauma and orthopaedic/hands experience
  • Cannulation/IV Administration skills
  • Wound management experience
  • Venepuncture
  • Student mentoring

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantNo smoking policyMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Disability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)Step into health

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Angela Riella
Job title
Senior Sister
Email address
angela.riella@nhs.net
Telephone number
01332 788789
Additional information

Liz Pearson - sister - liz.pearson3@nhs.net

Sheila Bradley - CNS - sheila.bradley@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
University Hospital of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Uttoxeter Road
Derby
DE22 3NE
Telephone
01332 783749 / 07385367217