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    13-20 Per Hour candidates can benefit from the Trust's pension scheme

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    Karen McCready

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  • Duration:

    minimum contract of 6months

  • Startdate:

    as soon as possible

We’re keen to recruit some staff nurses (two initially) on a temporary basis to assist The RQIA inspection teams working in adult and children’s services. We’re particularly interested in staff nurses who have children’s mental health experience.

These posts will initially be for 6month contracts which may be extended

Hours: Full time and Part time hours will be considered

Location: Victoria House, Belfast

Rate of Pay:

  • Monday - Friday day duty £12.74
  • Monday - Friday night duty £16.56
  • Saturday 24 hours (midnight Friday to midnight Saturday) £16.56
  • Sunday 24 hours (midnight Saturday to midnight Sunday) £20.38

Successful staff will Participate in and contribute to:

  • The assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care;
  • Professional decision making;
  • Effective team working; maintaining staff relationships and morale amongst staff;
  • Maintaining a quality service;
  • Relevant clinical skills and functions commensurate with the role requirements, following appropriate training and assessment (e.g. venepuncture, cannulation);
  • Carry out evidence based practice and agreed care pathways.
  • Carry out prescribed care in line with MHO NI (1986) if appropriate
  • Adhere to Children (NI) Order 1995

Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of role modelling:

  • Person centred nursing;
  • Professional standards of practice;
  • Supervision of the practice of pre and post registration students;
  • Supervision of the practice of untrained staff/ non registrant staff;
  • Management within the practice setting when deemed competent

Demonstrate an awareness of the systems in place to:

  • Identify poor performance and practice;
  • Provide person centred care to agreed standards

Demonstrate an awareness of and adherence to strategies for:

  • Communication between patients, staff and relatives; reporting issues to the line manager as required;
  • Communication between members of the multi-disciplinary team;
  • Liaising with community services;
  • DHSSPS and NMC guidelines for safe handling, administration, storage and custody of medicinal products;
  • Education of patients/relatives/carers regarding aspects of care and give appropriate health promotion and education as outlined by national and local health organisations;
  • Ensuring all documentation is legible, accurate, is written in black ink and clearly signed/timed/dated in accordance with the NMC

Essential Criteria:

  • Currently a Registered Nurse Adult, Level 1 - on the live NMC Register
  • Or an individual pending NMC registration as a Registered Nurse -Level 1
  • For Community Public Health Nursing/Hospital Diversion Nursing Team/Acute Care at Home Team positions applicants must have 1 years post registration experience
  • Hold a current full driving licence which is valid for use in the UK and have access to a car on appointment

If you think you meet the criteria, please submit your CV to or call our office on 02895211111 for more information and how to register for this role.