Staff Nurse

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated band 5 Nurse to join the team at the Colman Centre for Specialist Rehabilitation Services within Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust. The post will be based at the Specialist Amputee Rehabilitation Service (Pine Cottage).

You will be joining a well-integrated and established multi-disciplinary team providing rehabilitation to a varied caseload of patients aged from 18 years old and upwards. This will involve providing specialist nursing to the inpatient unit, possible visits to the Limb Centre and involvement with the Norfolk and Norwich to link up for the amputee pathway.

You will require a nursing degree or diploma. You will possess excellent interpersonal and time management skills, be a good communicator and able to prioritise and work well as a member of a team. You will be responsible for wound care, pressure care, nutrition, supporting patient with self-medication, general health care and education, also carrying out assessments, planning and delivering treatments(both with individuals, their relatives and carers), within groups to facilitate recovery, restoration of function after amputation, and supporting timely discharge from hospital to include liaising with social workers and care homes.

You will be clinically confident working with patients with a range of abilities and rehabilitation needs. You will be competent in working with individuals in the ward setting and be able to work effectively in both the ‘Nursing Team’ and as part of the wider multi-disciplinary team. You should have a collaborative and enthusiastic style, as well as a passion and commitment to develop and promote evidence based practice.

There will support for personal development and the team has excellent support to help your develop your clinical interests.

You will be required to work 30 hours per week.

Informal visits are encouraged.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Krista Holten, Ward Manager on or krista.holten@nchc.nhs.uk

Reference: 40885194

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