Staff Nurse – Treetops | Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 28-Mar-23

Closing Date: 27-Apr-23

Location: Frimley, GU16 7UJ

Salary: Not specified

Staff Nurse – Treetops | Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join F6 Elective Orthopaedic ward in Frimley Park Hospital right now to train you up with the necessary skills and attributes required in preparation to start your new career in our brand newSpecialised Elective Orthopaedic Unit at Heatherwood hospital from December 2021. You will have the opportunity to work flexibly across Frimley Park and Heatherwood Hospitals

F6 is a 27 bed ring fenced Elective Orthopaedic ward with a small section of 6 trauma patients in Frimley Park Hospital which total to 33 beds. It is one of the 3 Orthopaedic wards in this trust which offers a lot of opportunity to learn new skills and add on to your nursing career.

Our Elective services will be based in Heatherwood Hospital Ascot but you will be starting in Frimley Park Hospital F6 ward whilst the new unit is starting up. Flexibility regarding the location will be considered.

We are actively recruiting to vacancies across the Trust. We would like to encourage applicants to apply via NHS Jobs and to inform candidates that interviews will be Face to Face.

This is a very exciting opportunity to build a substantial team and learn specialist skills in a Elective Orthopaedic environment.

If you feel this could be for you, when applying please state at the end of your personal statement which site is your preference, alternatively if you would like to know more information, please do get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you.

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital services for around 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area.

We have three main hospitals – Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

Our threecore values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other,Committed to Excellence, Working Together and Facing the Future.

We are also proud to host the Defence Medical Group South East at Frimley Park with military surgical, medical and nursing personnel working alongside the hospital’s NHS staff providing care to patients in all specialties.
• To implement and be responsible for maintaining high standards of patient care.
• To act in accordance with policies and nursing procedures as per Trust policy.
• To co-ordinate the team/ward in absence of the team leader or ward manager.
• To ensure confidentiality of patient records and high standards of nursing documentation.
• To be aware of the complaints procedure and be able to apply it as needed.
• To escalate as appropriate any untoward incidents, complaints and ward/staff issues.
• To participate in ongoing clinical supervision.
• To maintain own personal portfolio/profile and to take responsibility for annual updates on current legislative/hospital issues.
• To ensure all training undertaken is evaluated to determine it’s effectiveness in practice and to ensure all objectives have been met.
• To assist in teaching programmes for student nurses/new staff and newly qualified nurses and contribute towards a positive learning environment.
• To promote good working relationships and to support the ward manager to achieve high morale within the team.
• To assist in the auditing of patient care and service delivery.
• To use all resources efficiently and effectively maintaining an awareness of budgetary implications.
• To carry out all administrative and nursing duties as delegated by the team leader and ward manager.

This advert closes on Tuesday 11 Apr 2023

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