• Full Time
  • London SE1
  • 27,515 £ / Year

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

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Pay

  • £27,515 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Location

London SE1

Full job description

As part of our ward establishment we are looking for an enthusiastic, compassionate and dedicated person to join our expanding team as a nursing assistant. This role is vital part o four ward team and include stock control, managing ward equipment and improving patient’s experience.

We are looking for someone with the following skills:
Good team work and communication skills

Experience with dealing with members of the public

Evidence of General Education e.g. GCSE or equivalent and NVQ II in Healthcare

Willingness to learn and develop knowledge and skills

You will receive an induction and be supported by experienced clinical support workers and the ward nurses in the role.

Closing date: 19th May 2024

Interview date: 28th May 2024

Receive visitors to the area in a hospitable manner to encourage good
working relationships

Undertake training to enable post holder to order stock for ward and ensure adequate levels are maintained. Liaise with ward manager and procurement if stocks are low/deliveries are delayed.
Ensure that all documentation with regards to the ordering are kept safely and in an organised manner.
Distribute patient questionnaires prior to discharge home and highlight concerns raised by families with Nurse in Charge, referring on to ward manager, matron where appropriate

Maintain tidiness and cleanliness of all storage and clinical areas.
Clean all equipment and restock where appropriate prior to storage
Ensure equipment room is tidy and free of clutter, clear signage and equipment is plugged in as necessary.

Restock all clinical supplies required by both medical and nursing
staff as required.

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust comprises five of the UK’s best known hospitals – Guy’s, St Thomas’, Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield – as well as community services in Lambeth and Southwark, all with a long history of high quality care, clinical excellence, research and innovation.

We are among the UK’s busiest, most successful foundation trusts. We provide specialist care for patients including heart and lung, cancer and renal services as well as a full range of local hospital and community services for people in Lambeth and Southwark.

We have a long tradition of clinical and scientific achievement and – as part of King’s Health Partners – we are one of England’s eight academic health sciences centres, bringing together world-class clinical services, teaching and research. We have one of the National Institute for Health Research’s biomedical research centres, established with King’s College London in 2007, as well as dedicated clinical research facilities.

We strive to recruit and retain staff who are motivated to develop and learn with us as we continually strive to ensure that our services are of the highest quality, safe, and focused on women, children and their families.

Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time hours or another flexible pattern. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

Undertake training to enable post holder to order stock for ward and ensure adequate levels are maintained. Liaise with ward manager and procurement if stocks are low/deliveries are delayed.
Ensure that all documentation with regards to the ordering are kept safely and in an organised manner.

Maintain equipment – ensure equipment is fit for use. Bring any lack of equipment to notice of ward manager / Matron and order new equipment when authorised.
Be involved in equipment log – including organising service liaising with nurse in charge / Matron / medical equipment department
Welcome and orientate parents, children and visitors to the ward.

Report and accidents or incidents to the nurse in charge and complete the
appropriate paperwork in line with Trust Policy.
Reporting and recording any potential hazards and equipment repairs
To assist in the maintenance of a safe and clean clinical environment to
reduce the risk of infection
Maintain general tidiness, safety, cleanliness and care of the work area.

Accept personal responsibility and accountability for your infection prevention
and control practice
Ensure that you are familiar with, and comply with, all relevant policies
Ensure that you receive mandatory updates in infection control

To apply for this job please visit www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk.