Nursing - Band 6 Professional Development Nurse

  • Department Surgical Assessment Unit (SAU) & Short Stay Surgical
  • Salary £32,306.00 – £39,027 per annum
  • Closing Date 18/08/2022
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-PDN-734
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

We are seeking a highly skilled, knowledgeable and dynamic Registered Nurse who is passionate about delivering high quality care in combination with teaching their colleagues.

Effective management, communication and leadership skills are essential for this role and the individual must be adaptable to service needs and be able to demonstrate initiative and possess a proactive approach to improving standards of practice, education and skills within the ward.

Main duties of the job

This role is primarily clinically facing although you would also be expected to undertake teaching and assist in the development of new clinical guidelines and procedures. As part of the role you will be expected to work clinically on the ward, ensuring quality patient care is delivered. You will also be expected to help support the senior management team on the unit. You should be enthusiastic and committed to the development and education of nursing staff.

Working for your organisation

We are committed to developing and enhancing our dynamic nursing team within the Surgical Assessment Unit  at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. We are now seeking to recruit a Professional Development Nurse to work alongside our existing team. You will be expected to work as part of the team to train, develop and support staff to reach their full potential. The role encompasses preparing newly qualified nurses, new starters to the team, supporting mandatory training, and devising and delivering educational programmes to enhance the knowledge and skills of staff.

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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