Staff Nurse – Specialist Medicine (Overseas) University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust

The closing date is 14 March 2022


Overseas nurses send your CV to nurserecruitment@uhs.nhs.uk


Job description

Job responsibilities


You will join a team who are motivated and passionate about delivering high quality care to our patients. You will work alongside our multi-disciplinary team to ensure treatment is given in line with Trust protocols. Giving and receiving regular reports on the progress of patients, immediately acting on any changes in the patients condition, and reporting them to the relevant health care professional.

In this role you will also in conjunction with fellow staff nurses you will provide supervision to members of the team and participating in both formal and informal teaching.

What we're looking for

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated team player with a strong interest in Acute Medicine. You will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to promote a collaborative approach to caring for acutely unwell patients and will embrace the challenge of working in a busy and challenging environment. If you have a strong focus on patient care, proven leadership skills and are able to work inter-professionally across boundaries then we are keen for you to join our team.

This is a great opportunity to develop your skills. Evidence of your ability to create an effective learning environment is essential. You will need to be able to demonstrate excellent clinical skills and be able to support junior colleagues in their development.

Additional Information

Should you have any queries, please use the contact details below to get in touch.


Person Specification

Outside Interests

Desirable

  • Team work activities

Special requirements

Essential

  • Flexibility to cover service requirements

  • Ability to clarify rationale for application for this post

Trust Values

Essential

  • Patients First

  • Working Together

  • Always Improving

Personal Qualitities

Essential

  • Ability to deal with stressful situations

  • Ability to demonstrate practical judgement

Desirable

  • Awareness of learning needs

Aptitudes and Skills

Essential

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Able to use initiative

  • Analytical decision-making skills

  • Team player

  • Awareness of evidence based practice

Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge of current issues within acute health services

  • Understanding of personal accountability

  • Awareness of responsibilities for management of infection control

Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualified nurse

  • NMC registered or registration pending

  • Evidence of on-going personal development

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. Certificate of Sponsorship Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website. From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants. UK Registration Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust

Address

Southampton General Hospital


Southampton


SO14 2AA


Employer's website

https://www.uhs.nhs.uk/home.aspx

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