*VACANCY* Registered Nurse
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time RN/RMN to join our community hospital for a maternity cover 1-year 22.5hr per week fixed term contract.
You will have an interest in HIV, mental health and/or other long-term chronic health conditions.
We are looking for a flexible practitioner, who is willing to expand your knowledge of HIV and related conditions.
You should have an interest in engaging on 1:2:1 level with your patients building rapport and exploring the challenges they encounter as someone living with HIV.
Clinical Manager and The Nursing & Midwifery Council
22.5 hours per week
Salary: £27,000-£29,000 pro rata (dependent on experience)
Closing date: 5th April 2021
- Work within The NMC Code 2015 of professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses and midwives.
- Gain further experience and skills in clinical practice with support from CTL.
- Take the lead, with support of CTL, in a specific clinical project or clinical area e.g. as a link nurse, with a view to maintaining high clinical standards and further develop IPU services
- Gain further experience in facilitating CSW training and development and in teaching.
- Maintain effective communication within and external to the IPU team.
- Work with student nurses as a mentor or associate mentor.
- To maintain a safe care environment, recognising and managing risks.
- To assess client physical, psychological, social and spiritual care needs.
- To develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care for each client/ patient.
- To deliver high quality clinical and supportive care which is research based and in line with best practice.
- To provide health promotion and behavioural support to patients as per care plan
- To participate in multi-disciplinary care and case management of clients on the IPU.
- To assist in establishing and monitoring protocols / care pathways.
- To plan effective client discharge for individuals, in liaison with appropriate statutory and voluntary agencies / professionals.
- To maintain accurate client records and documentation.
- To ensure patient confidentiality.
- To administer drugs and medication in accordance with Sussex Beacon policy and procedure guidelines, and within the scope of professional practice and regulations.
The Sussex Beacon provides a contributory pension, 27 days annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays) and the ability to work flexibly.
The post holder will be committed to working with people living with HIV to improve their lives.
We encourage applications for people from across the community, including those living with HIV.
About The Sussex Beacon
The Sussex Beacon exists to support and care for people facing the challenges of living with HIV. Based in Brighton we service communities across Sussex.
We provide a 10-bed hospital for people requiring intensive, specialist care and treatment. This includes crisis prevention, post-operative rehabilitation and management of long-term conditions, including mental ill health.
We also provide a range of health management services for people who either visit the Sussex Beacon or who we see in the community. These services include supportive groupwork and case work, exercise classes and a peer mentorship scheme.
The Sussex Beacon is a charity and we raise about 60% of the funds needed to run the charity through public fundraising and trusts and foundations. We also have two charity shops in Brighton.