Nursing - Specialist CYP Asthma Practitioner

  • Department Specialist Nurses - Paediatrics
  • Salary £41,659.00 – £47,672 per annum
  • Closing Date 08/10/2022
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-SAP-835
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Fixed term - 20 months
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week - (part time hours would be considered)

Job overview

**Banding subject to confirmation of Agenda for Change Evaluation**

** Secondment/Fixed term role for 20 months**

An exciting opportunity has arisen to support the development of Asthma services for children and young people across the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin ICS. 

The STW ICS has been successful in gaining pilot funding to develop an Integrated Care System for Children and Young People’s Asthma.  As one of only seven pilots across the country, we are seeking to recruit a highly specialised paediatric asthma practitioner.

Main duties of the job

This pilot offers you the chance of leading service innovation and developing good practice to be shared across the country.

The post holder will work closely with the ICS Clinical Lead for CYP Asthma to help meet the deliverables of the recently published National Bundle of Care for CYP with Asthma.  The national asthma bundle was released earlier this year and this role will be pivotal in driving it forward locally.

One of the main roles will be to work with the Clinical and GP ICS leads, alongside the Highly specialised paediatric asthma practitioner within the two diagnostic hubs based within two PCN’s within Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin.

Working for your organisation

Caring for the people of Shropshire and the Surrounding areas, we employ over 6,000 people and are one of Shropshire's biggest single employers… isn’t it time you made a change?

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust can offer you great career prospects and a fantastic lifestyle.  Situated in one of the most attractive parts of the country with dramatic countryside and bustling towns we have supportive friendly teams and excellent professional NHS Job development opportunities.

There is a rich historic culture in Shropshire, together with beautiful country views, outdoor pursuits, sporting events, shopping and vibrant towns with restaurants, bars, live music venues and nightclubs.

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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