*Band 7 subject to Agenda for Change confirmation*
The is a new and exciting opportunity to help establish a team of Health Care Support Workers to provide Enhanced care support across our Trust. You will be Key to the recruitment and training of the team ensuring our patients receive high quality care. The role will require cross site working so it is essential that you can travel between both hospital sites.
To provide professional leadership and support to the enhanced Care worker team based with the acute Trust. Working collaboratively with clinical areas daily utilising the available resources to provide an enhanced level of patient centred care. To support with the enhanced care training bringing a skilled workforce to support the organisation.
Main duties of the job
To lead and support the Enhanced care team to provide professional nursing leadership within the team.
To lead the recruitment, induction, and training for the enhanced care team
To undertake the clinical assessment following referral of people requiring the advanced level of 1;1 supervision requiring to meet their individualised care needs.
To allocate daily an enhanced care support worker to work in partnership with the ward team to provide care for the person, supporting individualised care and therapeutic interventions in partnership with the patient’s family/carers.
To demonstrate deliver of up-to-date practices, policies and protocols within the clinical environment and in line with best practice in line with any national policies
To play an active part, in partnership with others, to influence change and innovation in caring for people with enhanced care requirement.
To be actively involved in the delivery of training Trust wide in partnership with the Dementia Lead to promote good Dementia care in line with National Standards
As required build a business case for future service provision or expansion.
To produce reports on service provision and evaluation of the service delivery in line with patient/carers experience and outcomes
Participate in multi-disciplinary discussions, contributing with the decision-making process as advocate for the person.
Working for our organisation
You will be an active member of the corporate team and will be supported by colleagues to develop your skills and knowledge. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow your career in our team learning from our experienced and knowledgeable senior workforce within the Trust. We meet regularly with the director of nursing to discuss progress, ideas and issues.
It is expected that you are a visible presence in the clinical areas for your team.
All the skills required to advance in your leadership career will be reviewed with you as part of a development package.
You will have excellent communications skills and high clinical standards with a passion to make a difference for patients and staff alike.