Band 5 IV Support Nurse

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

As part of Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, there is an exciting new opportunity for a Support Nurse to become part of an expanding/ developing IV Therapy Community Team.

We are currently looking to recruit a dynamic, enthusiastic, committed and flexible Nurse who will join the team to assist in the prevention of inappropriate hospital admissions and the facilitation of hospital discharge, in line with the overall objectives of the service. The post holder will ensure care provision is managed and delivered to an identified caseload and new patients. They will work in partnership with patients, carers and other health and social care agencies to promote independence

The post holder will provide and monitor short term treatment programmes at home and ensure safe discharge to long term health or social care interventions. They will provide IV therapy for a number of medical conditions.

The post holder will be expected to work multi professionally, support other team member’s roles and contribute to the future development of the service.

As a senior nurse you will be able to demonstrate good leadership skills, the ability to manage change in clinical practice and processes. You will also be able to demonstrate the ability to independently make sound clinical and leadership judgements and regularly supervise the workload of junior colleagues.

We are looking for people who are innovative, forward thinking, flexible and have strong leadership qualities.

Hours: 37.5 per week (Flexible) over 7 days a week, to cover a service of 8am -10pm.


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Be Part of Our Team...

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people, parents and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and one of Europe’s leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to ‘Be Part of Our Team’ and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for best care and healthy communities, we want to hear from you.

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is committed to providing a safe working environment for all staff.

As part of the Trust’s on-going response to the management of COVID-19 secure workplaces, strict health and safety measures and infection prevention and control has been put into place. As with any healthcare setting that cares for patients, we are and remain committed to ensure that we adhere to nationally mandated infection prevention and control policies and practices, alongside the appropriate training to ensure we protect all our staff, visitors and patients and minimise/eliminate risk in line with NHS Health Governance standards. The Recruitment programmes we are undertaking are in accordance with these measures to ensure the safety of all candidates. We are committed to protecting our staff and services users from infection and encourage our staff to uptake their annual flu vaccination.

As a Trust, we offer and encourage staff to complete either a Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) risk assessments, regular COVID-19 risk assessments and/or working at home risk assessments to identify additional support measures or reasonable adjustments that may be required as appropriate. We encourage all staff to ensure they benefit from the various support measures which have been put into place which help us to support and protect our staff, visitors and patients to provide the Best Care in Healthy Communities.

These measures are within the provisions of Health and Safety and are in line with the Trust’s expectation that all staff will comply with the measures put in place and to ensure social distancing is adhered to.

Reference: 40882920

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