Registered Nurse - Ward 2 LRCH

Organization: University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

Posted: 20 March, 2020

Derby,United kingdom

Job description

There has never been a better time to come and work at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust was formed on 1 July 2018 to bring together our five hospitals – in Derby, Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth – to provide the highest quality care to patients across southern Derbyshire and south east Staffordshire. With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients. University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services. The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity. As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds. All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit. The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible. Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust. Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; We are looking for highly motivated Registered Nurses with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work within End of Life Medicine on Ward 2, London Road Community Hospital. The successful candidates will provide high standards of nursing care for the patients and carers known to our service. The Ward opened on January 6th and is a brand new facility offering the unique opportunity to work within a newly established team and influencing how this area develops in the future. The unit has 14 beds and specifically caters for patients at the end of life. Demonstrable post registration experience is essential and experience in palliative care or working with patients at the end of life would be desirable. The area offers a 2 week supernumerary period on commencement of post and specific training will be given in verification of death and syringe driver administration. The successful candidate will also be provided with on going support and development. This area works long days, and you will be expected to work internal rotation to night duty. In return we will offer: Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development, together with an opportunity to work across some or all of our 5 sites depending on specialty Support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond Friendly, supportive and caring colleagues A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes Key facts about our Trust: Every day our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – the 6th largest in the country Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients every day We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day We employ 12,000 staff across our 5 hospital sites We have a Director of Allied Health Professionals who is committed to provide leadership, progression and direction to AHPs Closing Date: 2nd April 2020 Interview Date: 16th April 2020 For further details / informal visits contact: Dawn Wilkinson Senior Sister, or mobile 07384871078 Our Trust want the very best skilled people to work with us to provide excellent patient care. 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