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Registered Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Ward 3 Kings Lodge
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
320-CDCS-1663-B
Site
Florence Nightingale Community Hospital
Town
Derby
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
05/07/2022 23:59
Interview date
19/07/2022

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

We are currently looking for enthusiastic, motivated Registered Nurses that have a passion and commitment to work in a specialist area who strive to develop themselves working across professional boundaries.

You will be working within Kings Lodge (Ward 3) a 19 bedded specialist Rehabilitation Unit providing Adult Neurological Rehabilitation for patients with complex and specific neurological conditions, including traumatic and acquired brain injury. Kings Lodge is based at our Florence Nightingale Community Hospital site. 

You will be supported  to increase and develop your clinical and leadership skills and during your induction you will spend time with all members of the MDT.

Requirements of the role:
• Excellent communication skills
• Neurological rehabilitation experience is desirable.
• Must be able to demonstrate Multi-Disciplinary working
You will be expected to maintain high standards of specialist nursing care and be committed to maintaining patient’s safety, privacy and dignity by being motivated, caring and wanting to make a difference to the patient’s experience with a positive attitude.

In return we will offer:

  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • Support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond
  • Friendly, supportive and caring colleagues
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme.

Main duties of the job

Registered Nurses – Specialist Neuro Rehabilitation

To assess, plan, implement and evaluate holistic, individualised patient care in a safe and caring environment in the most efficient and clinically effective way whilst acting as the patient’s advocate and maintaining privacy and dignity. To provide advice and support to junior staff and learners in all aspects of the delivery of high quality care. 

Closing Date:   5 July 2022 

Interview Date:  19 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:

  • A variety of flexible working options
  • 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

Communication Skills

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of verbal communication
  • Evidence of written communication
  • Evidence of patient communication
Desirable criteria
  • Complex Communication

Committed to rehab nursing

Essential criteria
  • Interest shown in speciality
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of neurological rehabilitation nursing

MDT working

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of understanding of MDT
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of working as part of an MDT

RGN qualification

Essential criteria
  • Nursing
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of neuro rehab nursing

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

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Maradel Rahman
Job title
senior sister
Email address
maradel.rahman@nhs.net
Telephone number
01332 254803
Additional information

 Zoe Renshaw (Ward Sister) on  Tel: 01332 254803

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Recruitment Team, Workforce Management
Training Centre
Rehab Block, Level 3
Royal Derby Hospital
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 3NE
Telephone
01332 783342 / 07385 367225