The post holder will work as part of a team to provide a safe, effective, efficient care environment for patients, relatives and carers. They will be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care under indirect supervision from senior staff. They are expected to be able to demonstrate procedures and supervise unqualified staff, and work without direct supervision once the key learning outcomes of the foundation programme are complete.
Key result areas
Carries out a full range of registered nurse duties, including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the patient’s condition and care with support from the nurse in charge. Maintain the privacy and dignity of all patients whilst adhering to Trust and department policies, reporting any difficulties with these duties to senior staff.
Works without direct supervision once key learning outcomes of the induction/ foundation or preceptorship programme have been completed. 6 month probationary period applies to career band 5 posts.
Maintains a safe environment when caring for patients, including those patients requiring frequent levels of monitoring.
Monitors all patient care and treatment, maintaining high standards and quality at all times.
Documents incidents on Datix in real time and escalated these to nurse in charge and is
area of trust risk management and how to raise concerns policies
Is able to prioritise nursing care, recognise deterioration in a patient’s condition and alert
Maintains accurate, contemporaneous and legible written records of care.
Uses effective communication, written and verbal with all levels of staff including the
multidisciplinary team, patients and relatives.
Adheres to the agreed procedures as identified, and promotes by example, a high standard
of good quality nursing care in the department.
Fosters good relationships with other departments, the multidisciplinary team and visitors to
the unit. Helps to achieve and maintain morale for both staff and patients.
Participates in the health education and explanation of treatment to patients and relatives.
Minimum requirements to work with Sanctuary Recruitment as a Band 5 Nurse.
You must have the right to work within the UK
You must have a good standard of English and be able to communicate effectively
A warm, compassionate and personable nature with the ability to work with patience, tact and understanding.
6 months experience as a Band Nurse
You must have a valid clear DBS from, not older than a year.
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