Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust Romford, RM7 0AG
Summary Band 6 Family Care Co-ordinator The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is a busy local Neonatal Unit located at the Queens Hospital site. It serves a maternity unit that delivers on average of 8000 births per year. We have 32 cots and provide excellent care for preterm babies from 27 weeks' gestation onwards and for sick term new born babies. We have close links with the North Central and North East London Neonatal Operational Delivery Network and Neonatal Transfer Services and we work collaboratively with the tertiary level units within the network who offer neonatal surgical and cardiac services for our babies. Due to changes that are occurring with our neonatal services, an exciting opportunity has arisen for Band 6 Family Care Coordinator to join our dedicated and dynamic multidisciplinary team who maintain the highest quality and standards of care to our neonatal population, the successful applicant will join our dedicated team of which includes Neonatologists, Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioners Clinical Nurse Specialists, Neonatal Community Team and a dedicated Education Team who provide clinical training and support within the neonatal unit. In addition we also work closely with a highly motivated team of allied health professionals to provide excellent family centred and psychosocial care for our patients and families. Here at BHRUT we focus our care and service delivery with PRIDE and we believe it's about living our values: Passion, Responsibility, Innovation, Drive and Empowerment - the PRIDE at the heart of all we do. The Family Care Coordinator is an integral role in supporting the clinical nursing team to provide the highest standards of support for families of babies using the neonatal service within Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Trust (BHRUT). The post holder will support the Neonatal team by ensuring the effective deployment of multidisciplinary resource within the team and also responsible for monitoring and evaluating the care delivered. They will support effective communication internally and externally to the team and also support integration between health and social care. The post holder will hold a key role for leading on profession specific quality and safety activity under the direction and support of the Neonatal Community Outreach Sister / Charge Nurse, which will include the setting and monitoring of standards and supporting functions such as staff support, training and development, clinical supervision, and the implementation and audit of clinical guidelines and policies. The post holder will also actively contribute to multi-professional / agency quality and safety activity and may lead in agreed projects to develop service provision. The post holder will use their specialist knowledge and experience to manage and support the transition and adjustment from an inpatient stay to community setting by working closely with community partners in promoting positive and equitable engagement with patients, families and carers. We are looking to appoint enthusiastic, motivated, flexible, hardworking, positive thinking and staff nurses to assist in the delivery of high-quality and safe care for all our babies and their families. For any informal enquires please contact Julia Vijo NICU Senior Sister on 01708 435000 ext. 4716 or [email protected] All new staff appointed to posts at the Trust are subject to a probationary period. This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the culture and working environment of the Trust. Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process or assistance with completion of the form (for applicants with a disability) can be made to Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 2177. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above. This advert closes on Thursday 5 Mar 2020 Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme About Disability Confident A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident .