Practice Development Nurse
- 28,456 P.A. ?
- Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Practice Development Nurse, Band 6
We are looking to recruit a motivated member of staff willing to provide energy and enthusiasm to drive Neonatal service delivery forward. We are seeking an individual who shares our vision and values and who is interested in further developing a career in the speciality. We welcome Job Share/ Full-time and Part-time applicants.
Education plays a vital role in training and development of all staff within this busy Neonatal unit. We work in partnership with King's College London University, Kingston University/St. George's and London South Bank University. New starters undertake the unit's specialised orientation in addition to attending the Trust's orientation programme. They are given a competency package which allows them (whilst working with their mentors) to achieve basic clinical skills and knowledge in order to deliver optimal nursing care.
The post holder will have responsibility for working as part of the education team in delivering bedside and classroom teaching with a focus on staff at Bands 2-5 and student nurses working within the department. He/She will assist new starters, course learners and pre-registration students in the planning, managing and coordinating clinical care for babies requiring high level of nursing care and supporting staff to develop these skills on the unit. We focus on developing nursing leaders for the future and therefore provide individualised professional leadership and clinical development.
Should possess excellent communication, assessment and planning skills are willing to work with change and challenge to ensure improved lives and futures for neonates and families. Should possess mentorship qualification or any equivalent. Must have experience working with students and newly qualified nurses.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Vivette Wallen-Mitchell (Education Lead for NICU and Paediatrics) [email protected] Tel: 02033157867
Angela Quiambao (Senior Practice Development Nurse NICU) [email protected] Tel: 02033157879
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