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136 Nurse in Emergency Department

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Acute
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (20.00 to 5.40 on Thursday/ Friday/ Saturday/ Sunday)
Job ref
367-WEST-6476-D
Site
watford general hospital
Town
watford
Salary
£33,706 - £40,588 Per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
13/02/2023 23:59

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire, which you can find below. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form. 

http://hpft.recruitforvalues.com/

 

Job overview

  • Be responsible for the MH assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation of care for service users on 136
  • Be required to teach other nursing and non-nursing personnel
  • Be a role model through their own good practice
  • Be responsible for maintaining clinical standards, and team systems under the direction of the MHLT
  • Assist the team leader in maintaining effective team working processes, including outcome measures
  • Be expected to deputise for the team leader in their absence
  • To manage the 136 resources and clinical environment where the 136 patient is during shift
  • To provide reports to the senior management team on the 136 activity in the Emergency dept
  • To revolve into MHLT assessor when no 136 are currently in dept -follow MHLT policy and JD

The successful candidate will receive up to £120 towards their registration fee, which will be paid upon commencement. This payment will be subject to tax and national insurance deductions. 

 

Main duties of the job

  • Will function as a 136 Flow coordinator nurse within acute trust setting
  • Providing care and oversight of individuals or group of service users as allocated, taking responsibility for formulation of appropriate care plans in line with 136 policy
  • Will coordinate all co-workers assigned to his/her service user group and will ensure they are all fully conversant with all aspects regarding service users care and treatment
  • Will identify the individual care needs of allocated services users plan, implement, and evaluate all care programmes in conjunction with wider MDT
  • Will maintain close liaison with police and secure care staff
  • Will maintain close liaison with all dept staff involved in service users care [both from within the acute trust/HPFT and colleagues in police or secure care] and report on effectiveness and progress to MDT
  • Will lead and / or participate in clinical discussions, case conference etc and will prepare reports on service users as required
  • Will escalate any concerns re patient health or requirements , liase with appropriate medical /psychiatric drs with regards to need for prescribing medication etc
  • Will demonstrate and serve as an example for all clinical activities to appropriate grades of staff
  • To participate in assessment with also formulate management, care planning and review of all individuals, held under 136 in the acute trust ,as appropriate with the relevant disciplines

Working for our organisation

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is an outstanding organisation with ambitions to match. We are one of just five mental health trusts to achieve an overall rating of ‘Outstanding’ from the Care Quality Commission, and our aim is to be the leading provider of mental health and specialist learning disability services in the country.

 

Our family of over 3500 members of staff provide health and social care for over 400,000 people with mental ill health, physical ill health and learning disabilities across Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, and Norfolk, delivering these services within the community and several inpatient settings. We also deliver a range of nationally commissioned specialist services including Tier 4 services for children and young people, perinatal services, plus medium and low secure learning disabilities services.

 

The care we provide makes a fantastic difference to the lives of our service users, their families and carers - everything is underpinned by choice, independence and equality, with our Trust values embedded throughout:

 

Our Trust values are:

Welcoming. Kind. Positive. Respectful. Professional.

 

These values are at the core of who we are, everything we do, and how we do it!

 

Would you like to be part of the HPFT family? Would you like work with us to ensure our service users live the fullest lives possible they can? Would you like to be supported in your career to be the best that you can be?

 

Then please read on…”

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  • Will function as a 136 Flow coordinator nurse within acute trust setting
  • Providing care and oversight of individuals or group of service users as allocated, taking responsibility for formulation of appropriate care plans in line with 136 policy
  • Will coordinate all co-workers assigned to his/her service user group and will ensure they are all fully conversant with all aspects regarding service users care and treatment
  • Will identify the individual care needs of allocated services users plan, implement, and evaluate all care programmes in conjunction with wider MDT
  • Will maintain close liaison with police and secure care staff
  • Will maintain close liaison with all dept staff involved in service users care [both from within the acute trust/HPFT and colleagues in police or secure care] and report on effectiveness and progress to MDT
  • Will lead and / or participate in clinical discussions, case conference etc and will prepare reports on service users as required
  • Will escalate any concerns re patient health or requirements , liase with appropriate medical /psychiatric drs with regards to need for prescribing medication etc
  • Will demonstrate and serve as an example for all clinical activities to appropriate grades of staff
  • To participate in assessment with also formulate management, care planning and review of all individuals, held under 136 in the acute trust ,as appropriate with the relevant disciplines

Hertfordshire partnership university NHS Foundation trust [HPFT] is an exceptional organisation with big ambitions, our aim is to be the leading provider of mental health and specialist learning disability services in the country.

With a workforce of c.3000 and an annual income of c.£200m, the trust is organised across three Strategic Business Units and provides integrated health and social care services through a large network of community and inpatient settings, serving diverse communities across Hertfordshire, Norfolk, North Essex and Buckinghamshire. As a university foundation trust, HPFT continues to develop strong links with the University of excellent learning and development opportunities, as well as strengthening our clinical research capability.

 

Our Services

We provide mental health and social care services -including adults of Working Age, Older Adults, Children, and Adolescents and Specialist learning Disabilities Services.

The Trust works in close partnership with Hertfordshire County Council and also with other NHS organisations to promote and support mental health in the community. We also provide specialist learning disability services in Norfolk and North Essex.

 

Person specification

QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION TRAINING

Essential criteria
  • RMN/RLDN or Dip/ Bsc (Hons) in Mental Health/ Learning Disability Nursing
Desirable criteria
  • ENB 998/ Preceptorship and Mentorship.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Essential criteria
  • related experience to be taken into account. At least 3 years post registration experience at Band 5 Evident of continuing professional development Experience of working in other clinical settings.
Desirable criteria
  • Working in 136 suite/crisis or liaison role

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Trust IDMenopause Friendly EmployerMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Age positiveDisability confident employerCare quality commission - OutstandingStonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
liz angus
Job title
service manager
Email address
liz.angus@nhs.net
Telephone number
07966554195