Nursing - Respiratory Clinical Nurse Specialist

  • Department Respiratory
  • Salary £32,306.00 – £39,027 per annum
  • Closing Date 26/01/2022
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-RCN-016
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

We have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified Nurse to join our Respiratory Specialist Nursing Team.  The post holder will be required to work closely with colleagues and support centres for Respiratory Disease Management.  The successful applicant can anticipate a full and active role in chronic disease management by delivering patient care from diagnosis encompassing general support, counselling and education, symptom assessment and management, and support and monitoring.

We are looking for a dynamic nurse to develop this role and help drive the service forward.  The post will be based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury but you will also be required to work at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.

The successful applicant would be joining a team who are committed to the service and who are constantly driving the service forward.  We are eager to attract a motivated person to help expand the role and develop a unique and challenging role.

The Trust comprises of The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford, and is committed to providing a high quality, accessible and equitable Respiratory service across both Hospitals with strong links and working relationship with the Primary Care Trusts.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be required to work closely with colleagues and support centres for Respiratory Disease Management.  The successful applicant can anticipate a full and active role in chronic disease management by delivering patient care from diagnosis encompassing general support, counselling and education, symptom assessment and management, and support and monitoring.

 

Working for our organisation

The Trust serves the 600,000 people living in Shropshire and mid-Powys.  The Trust is a teaching Hospital allied to Keele University Medical School and provides neurology teaching for 4th year Medical Students.

Shropshire is an area of outstanding natural beauty and offers extensive outdoor recreational facilities and easy access to North Wales and the Welsh Coast. 

The Government has formally announced that it intends to introduce regulations that will require any individuals employed by the NHS where their role involves patient contact, to be fully vaccinated (1st and 2nd dose) against COVID-19 by 1st April 2022.  To achieve this the successful applicant must have had their 1st COVID-19 vaccination by 3rd February 2022. Therefore, full COVID-19 vaccination will be a condition of employment unless an individual is medically exempt. We will ask for proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
 
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
 
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
 
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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