Nurse Associate

Canterbury, Kent, England
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £ 21.892 - 24.157 Per year Full time Save This Job
£ 21.892 - 24.157 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
8 Jun 2021
7 Jul 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  • To adhere to the Nursing Associate NMC registration and revalidation requirements.
  • To adhere to the most current NMC Code of Conduct at all times.
  • To support the implementation of current and future Nursing Strategy.
  • To adhere to KMPTs policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • To support and behave in a way that upholds KMPT Trust values.
  • With support from a registered nurse, assess, act on and report any safeguarding concerns.
  • To practise safely by being aware of the correct use, limitations and hazards of common interventions, including nursing activities and treatments.
  • To report any concerns promptly through the appropriate channels and modify care when necessary to maintain safety, acting to keep patients and others safe.
  • To provide educational support to optimise health and wellbeing; promoting self-care where possible, helping people to make choices about their needs and involve their carers where appropriate.
  • To safely manage and administer medications and monitor their effects under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse.
  • To supervise unregistered staff and their activities as delegated.
  • Recording and reporting accurately any changes related to the patient's current behaviour and/or risks to Registered Nurse in a timely manner.
  • Recording care given in a timely manner as per professional and local standards using approved KMPT systems.
  • Supporting and carrying out therapeutic observations as required and instructed.
  • To make recommendations to the care plan process
  • Promoting a healthy, safe and secure environment by adhering to Trust statutory health and safety requirements and maintaining confidentiality of information at all times in compliance with Trust policies, procedures, protocols and guidance.
  • Acting as a role model and supporting new team members through demonstration and explanation of tasks and techniques.
  • Support the facilitation staff learning and development who are undergoing the Care Certificate.
  • Undertake and maintain all essential training to role.
  • Working confidently in a variety of environments according to changing service needs which present different challenges whilst continuing to act in a professional manner.
  • Balancing all aspects of the job role across the 7 day working pattern.
  • Being flexible and responsive to competing demands

Person specificationNA qualifiedEssential criteria
  • NA qualified

RegistrationEssential criteria
  • Registration

KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme

Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Please see Apply. Apply/Pensions.aspx for more details.
Annual leave for Agenda for Change

On appointment to NHS 27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service 29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service 33 days full time or pro rata if part time

Plus bank holidays that's up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!

Medical staff have national Terms and Conditions.
Buying and selling of annual leave is also available as part of our flexible approach to staff benefits.
Recommend a friend campaign

If you already work for us you could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to any of the roles below and you can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals,
Flexible working

Covers job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help.
Statutory and occupational maternity, paternity or adoption leave

Dependant on length of NHS service
Other paid/unpaid leave

This can be for Jury Service, Reserved Armed Forces, etc. This is paid outside of annual leave.

Non paid leave for career breaks
Staff Support

KMPT offer a face to face counselling service for any issues not just work related problems.
NHS discounts and shopping vouchers

Staff can sign up to Red Guava, PS discounts and Health Service Discounts to receive a variety of discounts in travel, fashion, technology, mobile phone contracts, food and drink, days out etc.
Learning and Development opportunities

In addition to the mandatory subjects there are a number of leadership, management and staff topic areas, including coaching and mentoring.

KMPT is committed to supporting all new staff and this includes a comprehensive Induction programme. The duration of the programme

Ref: RB000541D

Job Details

Nurse Associate

Canterbury, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
£ 21.892 - 24.157 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
8 Jun 2021
7 Jul 2021

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