Grade 5 Registered Nurse – Rapid Response Reablement Team (RRRT)

This role requires a highly experienced practitioner within the multi-disciplinary team who will contribute to the development of a clinical nursing service through involvement in development and delivery of expertise within community nursing services. The post holder will deliver and develop a specialist service for a clients with a defined set of conditions involving nursing interventions and the provision of advice within a multi-disciplinary framework. This will involve developing and maintaining a high clinical profile and presence and acting as role model for other team members.

hours: 37.5 over a 24/7 working week

salary: Grade 5 - currently £56,972.03 - £60,931.11

criteria: This role requires a highly experienced practitioner registered on Part 1 of the NMC register with a minimum of three years experience post degree qualification. Own transport essential.

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Role details

This role will require the successful applicant to work in partnership with patients , their carers and family (where appropriate) to and and the wider MDT to support the patients health and wellbeing . You will be someone who is enthusiastic about collaborative working and is committed to be self-reflective with a proven background of working with older people with long-term conditions.

Clinical Responsibilities – 

You will demonstrate specialist competence, innovation and clinical leadership in the assessment, intervention and delivery of community nursing in all contexts appropriate to individual needs within the RRRT caseload. This requires:

·      The ability to undertake complex assessments using a variety of assessment tools and consultation models appropriate to the situation and application of physical and clinical examination skills to inform the objective assessment encompassing all aspects of the patient’s needs.

·       Evidence of advanced communication skills that encompass the ability to respond appropriately to patients in heightened emotional states without immediate recourse to backup. This includes skills of influencing and negotiation, both for patients and staff.

·       Effective multidisciplinary and multi-agency team working, alongside the ability to work independently and accept professional accountability and responsibility and supporting and developing the service

·       Delivery and co-ordination of evidence-informed, person-centred and negotiated care across the age spectrum.

·       Adaptability in working in unpredictable environments, autonomous decision-making, effective communication strategies for staff, patients, families and carers and use of technology to improve care management and patient self-care.

·       Strong emphasis on supporting patient self-care and management and tailored health promotion and evidence-informed behaviour change strategies, ability to signpost patients and carers to suitable resources for their needs and supporting and developing this approach in other staff.

·       Role modelling and embodiment of non-judgemental, value-based care encompassing the 6 Cs in practice and expectation and promotion of these values in other team members.

·       Anticipatory care to be embedded in practice and utilisation and ongoing development of care pathways aiming for hospital admission avoidance and achievement of preferred place of care for patients.

·      Competent use of technology to support independence and patient self-care at home to improve self-care and reduce exacerbations.

·       Competence in working in partnership with patients with a wide range of acute conditions, long-term conditions and acute exacerbations of these and those patients needing palliative and terminal care.

The successful applicant is expected to actively contribute to the facilitation of learning through networking and sharing knowledge within the team. You will effectively lead a mixed skill/discipline team with delegated responsibility for resource management.

For a full job description contact HR at [email protected] or call 01534 443626

For more information and an informal discussion about this exciting opportunity email Clare McConomy, Operational Lead, RRRT at [email protected] with your telephone number who will contact you in due course.

We offer a competitive package, opportunities for internal/external  training & development for both continued professional and personal development. You will receive a monthly car allowance, 38 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays), have the opportunity to join in with social & fundraising events and essentially, become part of a professional, caring team who really do make a difference to people’s lives.

Closing date for applications Wednesday 29th May 2024.

Interview dates tbc


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