Job summary

This is anexciting opportunity to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the SouthBristol Locality with a focus in delivering urgent care. You will be requiredto respond to urgent referrals in need of complex management in order toprevent hospital admissions and facilitate early discharges. You will have continuingresponsibility for proactively monitoring and managing patients on the caseloadto ensure the best outcomes.

There willbe an opportunity to develop your skills in physical assessment and clinicalreasoning with the support of Advanced Clinical Practitioners and wider membersof the team. There is also the opportunity to support the REACT service inpreventing admissions within the Emergency Departments at the two main AcuteTrusts in Bristol (UHBW and NBT).

You will be working out of the Knowle Clinic and TheWithywood Centre.

As a locality we have opportunities for Community StaffNurses specialising in planned nursing care, supporting acutely and chronicallyunwell patients to remain safely in their own homes.

Weekly working pattern:

-Full time

-Part time

-Flexible working

Up to per week to include some evenings andweekends.

Main duties of the job

As a Senior Nurse in the South Bristol INT time, you will work within a multi-disciplinary team to provide holistic and specialist skills supported by a robust competency framework

Provide specialist, high quality and expert care for patients who require an urgent care response

Work as part of a multidisciplinary team (MDT) to ensure appropriate assessment and care planning.

Support patients to self-manage, monitor their condition and make informed choices

Support service improvement initiatives

About us

We are Sirona care & health, a Community Interest Company committed to providing local communities with a range of high-quality specialist health care services across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. For us, its about the personal approach; we take pride in what we do and deliver the high standard of care that we would expect for ourselves and our families.

At Sirona, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of colleagues, service users and communities. We therefore welcome applications from all those who feel they have the skills and attributes we are seeking.

Benefits:

We offer NHS Agenda for Change Salary, Terms and Conditions and an NHS pension scheme plus much more! Please see the benefits leaflet attached to this advert for more details.

Additional Information:

Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received prior to the advertised closing date.

Date posted

11 April 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£33,706 to £40,588 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

B9083-23-0006

Job locations

Knowle Clinic

Broadfield Road

Bristol

BS42UH

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further details about the role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further details about the role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc or equivalent experience in Adult Nursing
  • Current NMC
  • Evidence of continuing professional development and commitment to lifelong learning
  • Working knowledge of clinical outcomes measures, clinical audit
  • Knowledge of the principles of Clinical Governance and its application

Desirable

  • Up to date knowledge of Evidence Based Practice, local and national standards

Experience

Essential

  • Effective communication skills written, verbal and non-verbal
  • Able to adapt communication for individuals with communication difficulties
  • Able to effectively lead a team with senior support when required
  • Able to function effectively as a team member
  • Able to make clinically reasoned judgements when working with a variety of conditions
  • Able to work autonomously, and ability to know when to seek appropriate advice / guidance from senior staff
  • Experience of supervising staff and students of own profession
  • Effective time management and caseload management
  • Able to reflect and critically appraise own performance
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement current local and national initiatives
  • Competent IT skills

Desirable

  • Recent relevant experience within the community setting including management of the frail complex patient
  • Willingness to undertake additional study and qualifications relevant to the role
  • Experience of supervising staff and students from other professions
  • Experience of the application of health, safety and risk management policies
  • Working with a range of professionals in Health or Social Care
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc or equivalent experience in Adult Nursing
  • Current NMC
  • Evidence of continuing professional development and commitment to lifelong learning
  • Working knowledge of clinical outcomes measures, clinical audit
  • Knowledge of the principles of Clinical Governance and its application

Desirable

  • Up to date knowledge of Evidence Based Practice, local and national standards

Experience

Essential

  • Effective communication skills written, verbal and non-verbal
  • Able to adapt communication for individuals with communication difficulties
  • Able to effectively lead a team with senior support when required
  • Able to function effectively as a team member
  • Able to make clinically reasoned judgements when working with a variety of conditions
  • Able to work autonomously, and ability to know when to seek appropriate advice / guidance from senior staff
  • Experience of supervising staff and students of own profession
  • Effective time management and caseload management
  • Able to reflect and critically appraise own performance
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement current local and national initiatives
  • Competent IT skills

Desirable

  • Recent relevant experience within the community setting including management of the frail complex patient
  • Willingness to undertake additional study and qualifications relevant to the role
  • Experience of supervising staff and students from other professions
  • Experience of the application of health, safety and risk management policies
  • Working with a range of professionals in Health or Social Care

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

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