Nursing - Staff Nurse

  • Department Discharge Lounge
  • Salary £25,655.00 – £31,534 per annum
  • Closing Date 08/07/2022
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-TSN-590
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time Flexible working 37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Staff Nurse to join the Discharge Lounge.  You will be working alongside a Band 6 with all wards and departments in the hospital to facilitate safe patient discharges from hospital through the Discharge Lounge, enabling patient flow.

You will be an excellent communicator who will assist in maintaining patient safety through the transfer of patients to the Discharge Lounge and their subsequent discharge from hospital.

The successful candidate must be passionate about patient safety and experience, supporting other team members both within their area and others throughout the hospital.

Main duties of the job

To effectively manage own workload when caring for a group of patients, liaising with colleagues to ensure effective available resources.

Supervise and demonstrate basic aspects of care pertinent to patient need to junior staff HCA and student nurses.

To adhere to systems that facilitate the appropriate transfer and timely discharge of patients that support the delivery of the EDD process and Nurse led discharge.

To deliver patient care in accordance with the NMC Code of Conduct and Scope of Professional Practice; and Trust Policies and Procedures.

To participate as members of a multidisciplinary team in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised patient care. Demonstrating the ability to competently formulate and deliver care without direct supervision.

To ensure the use of approved manual handling techniques in delivery patient care using procedures taught by the manual handling team, including the safe use of mechanical and non-mechanical manual handling aids.

Working for our organisation

The Discharge Lounge is based Ward 18 at Princess Royal Hospital and will support patients whilst waiting to be discharged, either home or to their next place of care.

The Discharge Lounge will be supported by a dedicated team of health care professions, who are there to ensure the patients' experience is maintained to a very high standard.

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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