Clinical Support - Bank - Clinical Support Worker

  • Department Temporary Staffing Department
  • Salary £20,330.00 – £21,777 per annum
  • Closing Date 18/08/2022
  • Location Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 3
  • Job ref 223-CSW-711
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Bank
  • Hours Full time, Part time, Flexible working

Job overview

The Hospital at Night model has been at SaTH since 2009, the project supports the corporate trust objective: Improve patient safety and the patient experience through the continued improvement in the quality of our services.

The Hospital at Night model proposes that the way to achieve effective clinical care (initially at night but this project is likely to roll out to include weekend day shifts) is to have one or more multidisciplinary teams working in the hospital, who between them have the full range of skills and competences to meet patients immediate needs.

As part of this model, the post holder will be working under the guidance and direction of the Nurse Practitioner / Trainee Nurse Practitioner and other members of the out of hour’s team.
The post holder will be trained to undertake a wide variety of clinical tasks (e.g. venpuncture, cannulation, urethral catheterisation, ECG recording).

The post holder will not be involved with ‘front of house’ work unless in exceptional circumstances (e.g. ED/AMU workload). 

Main duties of the job

The post holder will primarily work within the Hospital at Night team but may be required to work anywhere within the Trust in exceptional circumstances this will be decided by the Hospital at Night Matron or Lead Nurse for Site Safety in the matrons absence.  

The post holder will normally work under the direction of the Hospital at Night Nurse Practitioner / Trainee Nurse Practitioner but will also be supervised by ward based registered nurses (RNs) and the out of hours team. 

 

Working for your organisation

The Capacity Team are responsible for ensuring patient flow throughout the Trust is safe and effective at all times. The Team encompasses Clinical Site Managers, Hospital @ Night, and facilitating timely discharges from the Trust.

We are a highly motivated and cohesive team putting the patient at the centre of all our discussions. The Capacity Team is a fast paced area, but ensuring patient safety in the Acute Trust setting is very rewarding.

We pride ourselves on effective communication and team working to support each other and provide the best service we can.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
 
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
 
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
 
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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