Staff Nurse
Oxford University Hospitals
Oxford, England
5d ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, dynamic and inspirational Registered Nurse to join our team.

The Oxford Centre for Enablement is part of the Medicine, Rehabilitation and Cardiology Division; this is part of the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The Oxford Centre of Enablement (OCE) provides both in-patient and out-patient services for patients with complex neurological disability.

The OCE provides specialised rehabilitation for individuals from 16 years of age following a neurological incident; the majority of our patients have suffered vascular or traumatic brain injuries as a result of head injury, stroke, subarachnoid haemorrhage or other forms of brain injury from infection or cardiorespiratory arrest.

This is a developing service, in a process of change, and we are looking for staff with enthusiasm who wishes to provide high quality care to individuals in this setting.

The OCE Inpatient Ward admits patients for 3-6 months. We are a Level 1 Neuro-rehabilitation centre. During their admission, the multidisciplinary team (MDT) uses a patient centred approach to patient care and supports patients and their families to give them the best opportunity to grow as individuals, regain independence and reintegrate back into society.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to develop their clinical, leadership and management skills, and to make a difference to someone’s life during this difficult adjustment period following a brain injury.

We are looking for an individual who is passionate about delivering holistic, effective, safe care and strives to continually make improvements.

We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills, have an interest for working with individuals with disabilities, able to work well within our friendly multidisciplinary team.

If you are newly qualified or about to qualify we will support and mentor you to become a skilled nurse in this area. We will provide you with one year preceptorship course and ongoing practice development.

You will be trained in intravenous drugs administration, patient deterioration and tracheostomy care.

We can offer you a friendly and supportive environment together with opportunities for career and personal development suited to your individual needs which can be discussed at interview.

We can help you develop your skills and support any other courses relevant to the role of staff nurse in this area.

You will need to have :

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A positive attitude
  • An organised and methodical approach to work
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Able to work shift patterns
  • Ability to work within a team but also use your own initiative
  • A desire to provide high quality individualised / holistic care to individuals with disabilities
  • Planned Interview date : to be confirmed

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