Bank Infection Prevention Registered Nurse

Tameside Hospital – Bank Infection Prevention Registered Nurse

Job Title and Grade: Bank Registered Nurse – Band 5
Location/Trust: Tameside Hospital
Pay Rates (hourly): 
Days: £15.66
Saturdays/Nights: £20.35
Sundays/Bank Hols: £25.05

The Role:
Are you a registered nurse looking to gain ward experience?
Do you have experience in a medical setting but not on a ward?
Are you interested in joining the NHSP Gateway Project to gain ward experience?
If you answered yes, then we would love to hear from you!

Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Trust are seeking a highly motivated Registered General Nurse who is currently practicing in the field of Infection Prevention and Control (IPC). This is an exciting new opportunity to work & do bank shifts via NHSP with the IPC Team at Tameside Trust. The successful candidate must hold a recognised qualification in infection prevention and have studies to masters level; have significant clinical practice in this field with experience of working alongside an Infection Prevention Team.

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Trust (T&G ICFT) has been on a fantastic improvement journey. Within just 3 years, they’ve gone from being rated as ‘Inadequate’ by the CQC to being rated as ‘Good’ (with some services rated as ‘Outstanding’), which is a huge achievement, and are on a continuous mission to be rated as ‘Outstanding’ across all areas. This has been, and will be achieved, through the values where ‘everybody matters’

T&G ICFT is a fantastic place to work. A small but friendly and ambitious organisation, living by their values which are demonstrated through their behaviours every day. Passionate about excellent patient care, embracing a culture where staff are listened to and patients come first. Every day these values drive the behaviour and actions for every person in the organisation. Their values and behaviours aren't just words on a fancy poster; they embody everything they stand for as an NHS organisation.

We’re looking for Band 5 Registered Nurses to join the Staff Bank in order to be part of this continuing mission and ambition to become outstanding - and we’d like you to join them on this journey by becoming part of #TeamTameside.

Skills/Responsibilities:
To apply for this post, you will:
• Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current nursing practices
• Undertake nursing assessment and evaluation to enable development of appropriate plans of care based on the needs of the individual
• Be proficient in the delivery of care to patients
• Ensure safe administration of drugs in accordance with NMC and CHS policies
• Ensure accurate records are kept in accordance with CHS policy and NMC guidelines

Who are NHS Professionals?
NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within theNHS.
Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

15/10/2020
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