• Permanent
  • London E14
  • 34,089 - 41,498 £ / Year

Tower Hamlets Tower Hamlets GP Care Group

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  • £34,089 – £41,498 a year

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  • Permanent


London E14

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Management and Leadership To ensure equity to service delivery and best practice by participating in team meetings, meeting key performance indicators and clinical governance priorities. To actively support the effective functioning of the school nursing teams as well as the overall schools service, by being a positive and responsive role model for junior staff. To undertake any other duties as required by the Locality Clinical Manager /Clinical Lead for service across 0-19, as required, providing it is within the incumbents sphere of competence. To participate in the education and training of pre and post registration students and assist in the induction of new community staff.

To participate in clinical and child protection supervision and annual performance appraisal in line with the Tower Hamlets GPCG policies. To maintain up-to-date and accurate records of all children and young people seen on relevant data systems, including EMIS and in accordance with local standards. To complete statistical data collection and performance information in a timely manner. To identify equipment and supplies as needed.

Meet with team members on a regular basis to discuss in line with accountability and delegation pathways, report and evaluate patient care. To support the team and service. To provide and receive clinical supervision. To assist in induction and orientation programmes, this will include acting as preceptors/mentors for new staff.

To promote a continuous learning environment for colleagues and students within the 0-19 services. Ensure that all staff have access to information that enables them to practice safely and effectively. To begin to develop the necessary skills to be an effective leader and role model for successive programme participants. Partnership and Service Users To ensure that there are opportunities for ongoing involvement of children, parents, and carers in development of services and quality assurance.

To ensure clarity about the role of the specialist school nurse with staff, parents/carers and colleagues within the health service, local authority, and voluntary agencies. To work closely with other members of the school nursing team and collaborate with other health services and multi-disciplinary teams across the PRUs and including the Looked After Children team. Quality Assurance To ensure that there are Clinical Governance mechanisms and effective monitoring systems in place to assure the quality of the service. To be involved in feedback of audit results and statistical data to staff and action planning based on those results.

To ensure that evaluation data is cascaded up to those in senior management who need to be aware of it. To complete statistical data collection and performance information in a timely manner. To participate in audits of case note quality on a termly basis. Ensure statistical returns are completed within agreed timescales by self and others.

Support the implementation of appropriate operational frameworks and objectives as agreed by the team and service or the professional forum. Participate in service best practice and development groups as delegated by the Senior Nurse/Manager. Contribute to the development and review of guidelines of the service. Contribute to audit programmes and support the application of findings.

Maintain up to date knowledge of services available. Participate in research projects and health surveillance programmes as delegated by the Senior Nurse / Manager. To collect relevant information as requested as delegated by the Senior Nurse / Manager. To use the Child Health Information System as necessary.

To use IT facilities to support the writing of letters, emails, reports and for audit purposes. To record all client, contact on NHS Computerised record keeping systems and diary of non-clinical activities. To maintain contemporaneous, accurate records, completed according to GPCGs policy. To keep an electronic record for planning and recording all work.

Revalidation and Registration To act as a registered practitioner who is legally and professionally accountable for own actions guided by the professional code of conduct and Trust guidelines and protocols. Current Effective Status on the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Registered Nurse. Communicate changes to a Senior Nurse daily to aid care planning. Manage own workload as part of the team, ensuring optimum use is made of working time.

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