We are looking for a nurses who are interested in isolation care to join C5 our isolation ward in University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS).
ABOUT THE TEAM
C5 has 14 rooms and cares for patients with higher risk diseases and also is the base for our cystic fibrosis patients. Our isolation unit is an exciting development that will see us deliver world-class infection prevention practice.
In short, we want this pioneering development to be the best and that is why we want you to join us and add to the team of nursing professionals who'll make it reality.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Your goal will be to make every patient's experience in isolation as positive as it possibly can be – and we'll ensure that you have all the resources, facilities and support to achieve that. We've not just made a big investment in this new unit. We'll make a big investment in you too.
In this role you will:
- Lead a small team to ensure high standards of care are developed and maintained within the team
- To provide supervision to members of the team
- Giving and receiving regular reports on the progress of the patient acting on any changes and to a relevant health care professional
- Maintain accurate records of observation, treatment and patient/family care.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and dynamic band 5 staff nurses, You will be offered opportunities to develop both clinically and professionally within a supportive environment. These will be delivered through our bespoke education and training programmes, our dedicated in house education team and our strong links with the University of Southampton.
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.
As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.
UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
ABOUT OUR TRUST AND SOUTHAMPTON
UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO APPLY
If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.
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.
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