Practice Development Nurse
We are committed to developing and enhancing our dynamic nursing team within Trauma and Orthopaedic services at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. We are now seeking to recruit a Professional Development Nurse to work alongside our existing team. You will be expected to work as part of the team to train, develop and support staff to reach their full potential. The role encompasses preparing newly qualified nurses, new starters to the team, supporting mandatory training, and devising and delivering educational programmes to enhance the knowledge and skills of staff. We are seeking a highly skilled, knowledgeable and dynamic Registered Nurse who is passionate about delivering high quality care in combination with teaching their colleagues. This role is primarily clinically facing although you would also be expected to undertake teaching and assist in the development of new clinical guidelines and procedures. As part of the role you will be expected to work clinically on the ward, ensuring quality patient care is delivered. You will also be expected to help support the senior management team on the unit. You should be enthusiastic and committed to the development and education of nursing staff. Effective management, communication and leadership skills are essential for this role and the individual must be adaptable to service needs and be able to demonstrate initiative and possess a proactive approach to improving standards of practice, education and skills within the ward. By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR. If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant's qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider. In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised. Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in. We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible. In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce. Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment. Applicant requirements You must have appropriate UK professional registration. This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service. Documents to download * Job * Person Specification * Applicants Guide * Staff Benefits * SaTH Values Guide * VMI information * Useful Websites To print a document or save it to your computer, please click with your right mouse button on the document title and select "Save Target As..." . You can then save the document in a suitable place on your computer ready to print it out. Clicking with the left mouse button will open the document in a new window (if your web browser can do so).