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Permanent part-time Staff Nurse

Brothers of Charity Services Ireland

   » Galway city
   » 30000 - 40000
   » Permanent part-time
   » Updated 14/06/2018
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Permanent part-time Staff Nurse

Reference: 58/2018
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Initial assignment is to the Children's Sector Services in Galway City and County and includes Children's Respite, the Child Development Centres and Rosedale School. The Children's Services support children up to 18 years of age who have a wide variety of needs including those with autism, physical discapability & complex medical needs in both day and respite services.
Candidates will be required to be completely flexible in this position and will be required to work a variety of hours including day and night duty hours as required.
The Function:
To support the implementation of children's individualised developmental and educational programmes and work together with the multidisciplinary and staff teams in ensuring the maximum benefit of the programme for the children.
To provide clinical nursing expertise in supporting children with a complex needs. To demonstrate and maintain the highest quality of nursing practice and apply his/ her expertise to ensure the developmental, learning, physical, social, and emotional needs of the children in his/ her care are addressed at all times. Be an informed resource for educating and supporting care adjuncts and family members.
Reporting/Responsible To:
Team Leader/ Children's Programme Manager.
Works With:
Children and families
Staff Teams
Multidisciplinary Staff
Appropriate qualifications:
A current Live Register Certificate from the NMBI (An Bord Altranais) is essential.
A RNID qualification is highly desirable.
Candidates must have a current clean driving licence. Information technology may be necessary for the appointee to obtain a Class D1 Driving Licence (if not already in possession of one). Assistance will be given towards this purpose. Fluency in verbal and written English is an essential requirement of this post.
Candidates must have a level of practice sufficient to carry out the tasks and responsibilities of the post together with an appreciation of the needs of children with an intellectual discapability and their families. Basic Information technology expertise are also essential.
Candidates must demonstrate:
   » Good judgement, discretion and confidentiality.
   » The capability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal forms, and to communicate sensitively with family members and work with them for the best results.
   » Creative problem solving expertise.
   » The capability to work independently and seek support from interdisciplinary colleagues as appropriate.
   » Patience, flexibility, creativity and eagerness to become involved in a range of activities.
   » capability to educate other staff and family members in positive health promotion needs.
   » The prosperous candidate will be required to co-operate in a team environment with a person-centred philosophy. Participate in person-centred planning, reviews and team meetings.
   » Attend and participate in training courses, and be an active member of the team.
Working Hours:
62 hours per fortnight located on a 7 day duty roster. The prosperous candidate will be required to work weekends, public holidays and night duty to meet service needs. The Brothers of Charity model of service is located on Personal Outcome Measures requiring employees to be flexible in their working hours to provide a quality service delivery for each individual.
Annual Leave:
24 days pro rata per annum i.e. 9.23 hours per 100 hours worked.
€28,768 pro rata, per annum x 11 increments - €43,904 per annum. Long Service Increment €45,248 pro rata, per annum is granted after 3 years on the maximum of the scale. A location allowance of €1,858 per annum will also be paid only when assigned to units for persons with a severe/profound intellectual discapability.
Additional payments will be made for weekends, public holidays, and sleep-ins and night duty when worked. The prosperous candidate will be granted incremental credit subject to satisfactory verification of previous significant nursing service.
This post is permanent part-time, and pensionable.
A probationary period of nine months from the date of appointment applies to the post. The employment may be terminated at any time during the probationary period should the employer find that the appointee is unappropriate to continue employment. The probation period may be extended at the Employer's discretion.
The Brothers of Charity model of service is located on Personal Outcome Measures requiring employees to be flexible both in their approach and their working hours to provide a quality service delivery for each individual.
Specific Conditions:
   » Staff must have a positive attitude towards working with persons with an intellectual discapability and help to ensure that they lead as normal and enjoyable a life as possible.
   » Staff must treat each person with an intellectual discapability as an individual and at all times acexpertise and respect the rights and personal dignity of the person with an intellectual discapability.
   » Staff are required to establish and maintain relationships with children with disabilities that are located on respect and equality and that promote their independence.
Main tasks and functions:
   » To foster and encourage independence and initiative amongst the children.
   » To provide a stimulating and creative programme of activities which will include social and recreational activities and community integration in line with the expressed or considered needs and interests of each child.
   » To support the implementation or continuation of specific programme objectives in place for the child within his home or educational placement.
   » To monitor the medical and personal health care needs of the children.
   » Take responsibility for the supply, storage, stock and administration of medications in conformity with the policy of the Service.
   » To provide a home-like atmosphere for the children availing of respite support.
   » Provide a high level of professional leadership abilities.
   » To maintain petty cash and other financial records as required.
   » consciousness of resource management is important with the capability to achieve efficiencies in resource usage.
   » Take part in the education and training of care adjuncts in responsible and safe medication management and carry out practical assessments of their competence in their area of work.
   » Develop a good working relationship with families and key people involved with the children.
   » Actively pursue and ensure the delivery of a person centred service, through the delivery of Personal results. Be involved as a key worker and assist new staff in this function. Record and monitor results and track progress.
   » Keep appropriate records to enable full reports to be available including individual person centred plans, personal results assessments and reviews.
   » Induct Support, Supervise and direct the work of Care adjuncts and Housekeeping staff as required.
   » Assist in the induction and support the placement of students and volunteers.
   » Provide structured feedback and direction as required and at support and supervision meetings.
   » Organise staff cover as required.
   » Act up for the Team Leader if required.
   » Escort children on transport as required.
Team Work
   » Be an active member of team. Take an active function and lead out Team located Performance Management Programme in your assigned area.
   » Co-operate on all aspects of programmes with the staff team and the multidisciplinary team.
   » Ensure that a good working relationship is fostered and maintained in the work place.
   » Facilitate reporting at Individual Plan meetings and at children's review meetings.
Health & Safety
   » Be aware of and become familiar with Fire Drill procedures within the centres, i.e. fire detection, evacuation and fire fighting.
   » Be conscious of Health & Safety matters in the workplace and, in particular, to comply with employees' obligations as set out under the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act, 2005.
   » Ensure that all accidents/incidents to people supported by the services, staff, visitors or equipment are reported promptly and that all staff are made fully aware of the contents of the Safety Statement for the Centre. Record all incidents/accidents as per the AIRS system.
   » Ensure that a high standard of cleanliness and décor is maintained in the centres, by carrying out household tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry work. Be responsible to ensure that hygiene and infection control standards are actively enforced.
   » Operate within the policies and procedures of the Services at all times.
   » Comply with all national regulations and standards as set down by HIQA
   » Ensure confidentiality is maintained in all matters concerning people supported by the services including the safe storage of reports and records.
   » The prosperous applicant must embrace change and take on new developments in I.T. around storage of records and inputting of data onto databases.
   » Promote dignity at work and show respect to people supported by the services, colleagues and stakeholders in the course of duty.
   » Perform such other tasks appropriate to the post as may be assigned from time to time by the Team Manager/Deputy. The tasks must be carried out in person at all times.
   » As the tasks and responsibilities of any post in the Services are likely to change with the continuing need of the people supported by the services, i.e. age, level of discapability, HIQA, New Directions Personal Outcome Measures etc., staff are expected to have a high level of flexibility, availability and an capability to develop new approaches to their work as the persons supported by the services needs demand.
The function of the post holder will not be limited by reference to this Job Description. Information technology would be expected that the function will evolve as professional, structural and demands change and the post holder will be expected to demonstrate flexibility expertise that will facilitate this.
Informal enquiries to Mary Bracken on 091 755161
Closing date for receipt of completed application forms on-line is: 5pm on Friday, 29th June 2018
The Brothers of Charity Services Ireland - Galway Region is an equal opportunities employer
Ref: 58/2018
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