Tendering for Supervision
|Supervision for the Specialist Palliative Care Nursing Teams in Counties Waterford, Wexford, and South Tipperary has been in existence for the past number of years.
We are now proceeding with a tendering process for this service.
Please contact Mary Connolly, Interim Director of Nursing, Southeast Community Healthcare on 087 3576570 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org with any queries you may have in relation to this tendering process.
Deadline for receipt of submissions: Friday, July 19th at 4:00 pm
|For Whom||The Specialist Palliative Care Nursing Teams in Counties Waterford, Wexford, and South Tipperary.|
|How many sessions||Six Supervision sessions per team per year (18 sessions in total).|
|Who is involved||The Clinical Nurse Managers (CNM 3) (3), the Clinical Nurse Specialists
(CNSp) in the community (22), the Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNSp) in the acute hospitals (6).
|How are the sessions devised||Supervision is held for 6 sessions per team (Waterford, Wexford and South Tipperary) per year|
|How long do the sessions last||9-5|
|Where do the sessions happen||For the South Tipperary Team, in their team offices in Clonmel.
For the Waterford Team in their offices on the grounds of University Hospital Waterford.
For the Wexford Team in Ely Hospital in Wexford.
|How is the day planned||The Manager has her own hour with the facilitator.
The CNSp’s (community and hospital) then have the rest of the day with the facilitator either in smaller groups with combined hospital and community staff or the community and hospital staff have separate sessions on the same day.
The layout of the day has been decided by the individual team’s preferences.
|Amount attending per session||1 CNM3, 5-8 CNSp’s in the community (depending on the size of the team) and 1-2 CNSp’s from the hospital.
Average 7-11 in a day’s session
|Reason for Supervision||
|Benefits to date from this service||
|Potential expansion of the service||The Carlow/Kilkenny service both in the community and hospital do not currently attend supervision. They may be added to supervision at a later date. This would then include another 6 sessions in Kilkenny (St.Lukes Hospital) for approx. 7 nurses.|
|Professional requirements for the role||