Responsible to: Registered Manager
Date posted: 04/06/20
Marvel Recruit requires an enthusiastic registered nurse to join its Medics Team composed of registered nurses, health care assistants, physiotherapists, sonographers and other Allied Health Care Professionals.
The post holder has a responsibility to develop and deliver programmes of care which includes assessment, planning, implementation and ongoing evaluation of care needs for patients primarily in the domiciliary setting over the 24-hour period, to individuals within the practice population and the wider community. This is often in partnership with other members of the MR Team, Social Services, voluntary sector, carers who are involved in the delivery of care in the community. The post holder will carry out the delivery of nursing care within available resources and is responsible for raising awareness of health and social well-being, influencing the broader context, enabling people to improve their own health and working collaboratively to tackle health inequalities.
The MR Team covers the whole of London and can include parts of the country inside and outside the M25. We visit patients in their usual place of residence, whilst at travel, work or play. We also work with domiciliary care agencies, Nursing Care homes and residential homes. We work with both paediatric and adult patients including the frail and elderly.
Role of Department
The main functions and objectives of the MR Medics Team areas follow:
- Assess, plan, implement and evaluate the treatment required to the practice and wider practice population within a robust Clinical Governance framework as well as in line with local and national health strategies.
- To participate in the Public Health agenda by identifying and promoting the health and social care needs of the local population in partnership with colleagues, patients, carers and the local community.
Key Result Areas
- Has the lead responsibility and accountable for the ongoing assessment, development, implementation and monitoring of health and social care ensuring that the highest standards of care and service is delivered in a consistent and safe manner within the home and care home setting. This includes considering patient care needs over the 24-hour period and co-coordinating the delivery of this care. Also supporting early discharge from hospital to meet individual care needs of patients who seek healthcare services from Marvel Recruit.
- To initiate, establish and maintain good working relationships with patients, carers and members of the Marvel Recruit and other Health Professionals to support multidisciplinary working. This also includes maintaining effective communications and relationships with statutory and voluntary agencies, which promotes collaborative working and effective coordination of services for individuals and groups.
- The post holder may be required to initiate, facilitate or participate when required in case conferences or other meetings related to meeting the needs of patients and carers.
- Responsible for assessing, prescribing and evaluating treatments either solely or in partnership with other prescribers.
- To proactively develop and deliver specific programmes of care aimed at improving health, increasing social inclusion, preventing ill health and reducing inequalities for patients and the wider community in accordance with national and local priorities.
- To be responsible for teaching, demonstrating and supporting programmes of care to registered/non-registered staff, individuals and formal/informal carers.
- To appropriately influence decisions in relation to patient care by acting as the individuals and carers advocate in a variety of situations in order to promote the best possible outcome.
- To act as a resource and provide specialist-nursing advice to other professionals and relevant agencies to promote best practice and ensure appropriate care.
- Contribute to the development of Marvel Recruit policies and protocols, which have an impact on service delivery. Also collaborate with other professional groups and agencies in the development of their local policies and protocols to ensure the development and delivery of the most appropriate services in order to address health inequalities and promote the physical, mental and social well-being of the community.
- To be deputised for the Service Director for the line management of the MR MedicTeam. This will include organising staff rota, allocation of work, ensuring appropriate and safe levels of staffing are maintained, absence monitoring and involvement in the initial stages of disciplinary and grievance procedures. The post holder also has responsibility for risk management, monitoring standards of clinical practice, clinical audit and promoting evidence-based/best practice to improve clinical outcomes.
- To provide ongoing leadership and mentorship to the district nursing team including new team members and participate in the development, teaching and delivery of relevant training programmes. Provide leadership and advice to different health settings in the absence of the caseload holder.
- To facilitate and manage the ongoing process of professional and personal development for self and team colleagues. To facilitate appropriate learning opportunities to maintain an appropriately skilled workforce and thereby promote staff retention.
- Reimbursable transportation costs when commuting to and from patients
- Mandatory Training (CPR, Health and Safety, Fire, Evacuation amongst others) will be paid for by MR.
- Continuous CPD to fulfil requirements to stay on your professional register
- Annual appraisals with the possibility of increments
- Payment of NMC Registration fee (annually) for registered nurses
- Prioritisation of in-house staff for promotion when the post becomes available or when available
- Support and in-house training provided by the Service DirectorWork-based pension (Nest).
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
• Registered Nurse: 1 year (Required)
• A-Level or equivalent (Required)