Qualifications training required/ specialist knowledge:
Degree or diploma in relevant discipline;
Application for registration on Part 1, 2 or 12 of NMC Register (RGN/EN/RN Adult) underway.
Previous or relevant experience:
Evidence of continuing professional development;
Experience of relevant specialty as a student nurse.
Ability to collaborate constructively with internal and external partners to create the conditions for successful partnership working.
Aptitudes and skills:
Good organisational skills;
To be flexible and multi skilled to ensure the priorities of the service can be met;
Able to work using own initiative and as part of a team;
Excellent interpersonal skills, including proven listening and communication skills;
Strong sense of commitment to openness, honesty and integrity in undertaking the role;
To be competent to deal calmly and professionally with patients, relatives and work colleagues in a confidential and sensitive manner.
Able to demonstrate problem solving and prioritising abilities;
Demonstrable ability to work in a busy environment and cope when the service is under pressure;
A strong sense of personal and team accountability coupled to a clear understanding of the boundaries around delegated authority, responsibility and accountability;
Willingness to take on challenges and comfortable with constructive challenge.
Self-motivation and reliability;
Ability to respond positively to change;
Flexible in attitudes and behaviours to support team working and delivery of objectives.
Standard keyboard skills;
Flexibility/adaptability to be able to work 24-hour shift pattern.
Living the Trust values: The Poole Approach:
Works within and promotes the Poole Approach;
Behaves in a professional manner at all times by setting and maintaining a high personal and professional standard that enables effective working relationships with others.