Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse - Frailty

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Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse

Directorate: Frailty - Unplanned & Integrated Care

Band: 6

Salary: £28,050 - £36,644 per annum/pro rata

Interview date: Wednesday 6th February 2019

Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved.

With strong leadership the day to day experience for our teams is a great one, staff are valued, excellent quality care is provided and the passion for continuous improvement is high.

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious and dynamic environment; we also offer an excellent benefits package which includes onsite childcare facilities, various salary sacrifice schemes and a generous annual leave entitlement.

We are recruiting Clinical Sisters / Charge Nurses for our Frailty team who share our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and have the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

Medway’s Frailty Programme is a large, busy and a highly supportive place to work. As a Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse you will be expected to ensure that patients’ receive high quality clinical care and a good patient experience, having regard for their customs, religious beliefs and principles.

Rotations within the department is actively encouraged, we are able to offer opportunities to rotate through other modalities such Ambulatory Care, Care of the Elderly (Byron, Milton & Tennyson Ward) and Stroke.

There are also opportunities to work with our Acute Frailty Service to help improve emergency care for frail elderly patients. The service aims to ensure frail elderly patients are seen by a specialist team, including a geriatric consultant and specialist nurse, upon their arrival.

The service is a prime example of how Medway NHS Foundation Trust is taking proactive steps to improve patient care by minimising the number of different doctors that patients see.

Milton Ward is a very close multidisciplinary team, everybody listens to each other and supports each other. We have a good working relationship with our colleagues, patients and their friends and families. We also look after patients with Dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Our ward staff work closely with the end of life care team to ensure that we are able to offer excellent advanced care planning. We pride ourselves in delivery excellent patient care.

Our staff say: “Friendly staff who have taught me lots and made me feel part of the team”

Byron & Tennyson Ward are both elderly medical wards. We are committed to treating all our patients with compassion dignity and respect. Patients are admitted to the ward from ED and other medical specialities. Some common complaints that patients present to us with include immobility, confusion/delirium, falls and general illnesses such as heart failure and chest infections.

Our staff say: “Great teamwork, our team is like a second family”

Medway NHS Foundation Trust has as joined the ‘End PJ Paralysis’ initiative (#endpjparalysis). Our aim is to get our patients up, dressed and moving while they are in hospital so we can prevent the problems caused by staying in bed too long and, hopefully, get them home quicker.

As part of our ongoing commitment to professional development Medway NHS Foundation Trust are pleased to be able to offer MBA, MA,BA, Executive Education, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes via the renowned Henley Business School.

We are delighted to be able to offer a number of new apprenticeship in Leadership and Management, Business Services, Finance, Accounting and HR, Clinical Support Worker, Nursing Associate and ...


This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.

If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We wish to stress that no discourtesy is intended in following such a procedure, and you should not let this deter you from future applications.

Please note any correspondence following the application will be sent via trac.jobs and/or the Trust's Resourcing Team.

We are committed to Equality of Opportunity for everyone and will guarantee an interview to any disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

Medway NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of vulnerable adults and children.

Medway Maritime Hospital is a smoke free site. Smoking is completely prohibited in all Trust buildings, grounds and car parks for patients, visitors, staff and contractors. This will ensure that the hospital is a better place to work and a better place for our patients to be treated

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

 

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

 

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

 

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



Medway NHS Foundation Trust


Gillingham, Kent (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 1634 830000
Web: http://www.medway.nhs.uk/work-for-us/

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Company Profile

10 January 2019
Location: United Kingdom Kent Gillingham
Salary: £28,050 - £36,644 per annum / pro rata GBP per year
Work type:
Full time
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Nursing
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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