Staff NurseSalary - £28,000Location - BristolRoles within the Nursing & Care job family are dedicated to providing treatment and care to promote the mental, emotional and physical independence and well-being of patients, children and young people/adults.Main Purpose To undertake and manage direct patient care, having participated fully in the assessment, planning and evaluation of care needs. Undertake the delivery of care, including individual and group sessions, to agreed quality standards as prescribed by internal procedures and health legislation.Key Accountabilities 1.Manage the assessment, implementation and evaluation of individual patient care plans while promoting a professional working environment to ensure a high standard of patient care.2.Adopt a systemic, individual approach to all patient care plans and communicate the outcomes to the clinical team both verbally and in writing, ensuring all CPA and risk assessment documentation is kept up to date.3.Ensure effective communication of any concerns relating to patient care.4.Deputise in the absence of the Ward Manager and their Deputy to manage the staffing and clinical needs of the ward as required.5.Support and supervise new or junior staff.Knowledge & Skills First level registration.Experience Experience will have been acquired through professional training in a related environment.Autonomy & Impact Organises and prioritises own workload within established procedures, focussing on short-term objectives. Refers complex issues to senior staff. Oversees work of junior staff.Intelligent Problem Solving Problem solving is based on acquired knowledge, skills and experience usually requiring the adaptation of existing systems and processes in response to clinical needs.ResponsibilityStaff May be required to allocate and oversee the work of junior colleagues/staff.Budgets & equipment Delegated responsibility for the care, security and maintenance of equipment, drugs and other consumables on the ward/department.Informatics Shared responsibility for the confidentiality, security and accuracy of patient records, data and information. Ensuring good quality patient documentation, which meets the Regulatory guidelines and statutory requirements.Communication & Interaction Communication and interpersonal skills are a key feature of the role which will usually involve Activities such as coaching, counselling etc.Working environment The problems faced by patients may present difficult and challenging situations, which may heighten the physical, sensory and emotional demands of the role.Special Features The role holder must undertake Continuing Professional Development.