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An Opportunity has arisen for a Nursing Associate to work in the Tameside Health Support Team, who will be responsible for completing Physical Health Screens for Tameside Early Intervention Team. This role will provide an opportunity to work alongside the wider Health Support team Nursing Associates in a supportive environment whilst providing this unique physical health support service within mental health services.

Co ordinate and complete Physical Health Screenings for Tameside Early Intervention Team.

To undertake routine procedures including venipuncture, ECG recording, measuring and interpreting blood glucose levels, recording and interpreting vital signs, continence care, bladder and bowel care, pressure area care, wound care, nutrition, hydration, foot care, skin integrity, mood identification, Identify and report changes in a patient’s condition to a registered nurse.

Provide and receive sensitive information concerning a patient’s medical condition offering health... promotion and signposting to other services where appropriate.

To support the wider Health Support Team in completing Physical Health Assessments.

We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.

Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We’re really proud of our #PennineCarePeople and do everything we can to make sure we’re a great place to work.

All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.
• Under the supervision and working in partnership with a registered nurse provide and deliver a high standard of nursing care contributing to the ongoing assessment, providing and monitoring care based on evidence and working in partnership with the multi-disciplinary team.
• Provide compassionate, safe and effective care and support to patients in a range of care settings.
• Monitor the condition and health needs of patients within their care on a continual basis in partnership with patients, families and carers, ensuring appropriate escalation to a registered nurse when required.
• Support patients to improve and maintain their mental, physical, behavioural health and well-being.
• Promote comfort and well-being by ensuring that patients’ personal and social needs are met and be able to care for a patient’s nursing needs.
• To safely undertake the following procedures to meet the patient’s nursing needs to include; undertaking routine procedures including venipuncture, ECG recording, measuring and interpreting blood glucose levels, recording and interpreting vital signs, continence care, bladder and bowel care, pressure area care, wound care, nutrition, hydration, foot care, skin integrity, mood identification (as outlined in the NMC Nursing Associate Skills Annex). Identify and report changes in a patient’s condition to a registered nurse.
• Prioritise and manage own workload, recognising where elements of care can safely be delegated to other colleagues, carers and family members.
• Provide and receive sensitive information concerning a patient’s medical condition.
• Work with the registered nurse and engage with other agencies and community teams to ensure a safe, individualised approach to the admission and discharge of patients.
• Maintain accurate, contemporaneous patient records in line with Trust policy and the NMC Code.
• Provide effective evidence based care for service users under the supervision of registered nurses in order to perform non-complex activities, in line with clinical governance and professional standards
Ashton-under-Lyne United Kingdom

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