Clinical Specialist - Nurse

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Clinical Specialist - Nurse


Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, Pierremont, Darlington

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in today.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 40cbef9bf82746a88b9d26a8645ef483

Full Job Description

An exciting opportunity has risen for Band 7 Clinical Specialist Nurse - fixed term, 12 months to join Birch Ward, an Adults Inpatient Eating Disorders Service., Promotes and maintains safety, privacy, and dignity of all patients in the delivery of patient centred care, recognising and respecting differences.

Responsible for recognising the potential for or signs of patient harm, abuse or neglect, including poor clinical practice, reporting all such concerns and taking all reasonable steps to protect the patient.

Assesses patients including those with complex needs and develops, implements, and evaluates intervention plans as part of the multi-disciplinary team, with the involvement of the patient and where appropriate, their carer.

Demonstrates safe physical interventions in the management of violence and aggression as required.

Demonstrates safe moving and handling of patients using equipment as required.

Ensures all nursing staff, associate practitioners, healthcare assistants and student nurses are accessing appropriate clinical supervision and provides skilled clinical supervision, both individual and group, in a variety of forms such as role modelling and 'live supervision' to staff in the clinical environment.

Provides training and development to all members of the clinical team, monitoring and evaluating learning outcomes, providing feedback, and assessing competencies to facilitate learning in practice.

Maintain up to date knowledge and competency in the skills required to perform safely and effectively in the role.

Undertake relevant training (including statutory and mandatory training).

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual who is able to work with the wider MDT, voluntary sector and third sector organisations.

Wellbeing of patients and colleagues and working collaboratively is essential as we see this as an important aspect to keeping our staff happy at work.

The team aim is to work in partnership with patients, carers and others utilising the various services and teams we network with to work towards a level of recovery as deemed by the individual.

If you are an experienced professional and looking for a new pathway to your career, we are keen to hear from you.

We are a very focused service on ensuring the patient care delivered is paramount. We have a vast team of professionals who delivered highly coordinated care and interventions, a high drive for partnership working with families and carers and also a keen developmental focus on staff wellbeing and the development of skills and knowledge.