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AIR Team Clinical Specialist Practitioner

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
£37,162 to £44,629 a year pa inc HCAS
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

The clinical nurse specialist, respiratory is a skilled nurse who uses clinical, communication and people skills to identify the needs of people with respiratory conditions in particular COPD and oxygen users and give care that recognizes social, cultural, and spiritual differences within their lifestyle. The nurse has clinical knowledge in this specialist field and works independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

About the role:

Are you a dynamic nurse or practitioner with a passion for respiratory care?

Are you looking for career progression in a supportive team with regular protected time for clinical supervision and 1:1s with funding available for further education and conferences?

Do you want to work in an innovative, award-winning team who provide acute respiratory care in the community and the acute, emergency departments?

We are an integrated team of specialist nurses and physiotherapists working across East Berkshire, led by an award-winning Consultant Nurse. We uphold a high standard of care for our patients providing seamless integrated care in the most appropriate setting.

You will work as part of a collaborative team, providing respiratory care in both community, hospital and clinic settings. You will develop knowledge and skills to work within the Home Oxygen service, running clinics and prescribing Home Oxygen Therapy independently.

Working hours are Monday to Friday and one Saturday every 6-8 weeks, the service is looking towards a 7 day per week service.

We are looking for the best clinicians to join us in these demanding but enjoyable roles which will provide a wide variety of experience and skills enhancing your professional portfolio. With dedicated support for your professional development in two organisations that received 'good' and 'outstanding' on their recent CQC inspections there is every reason to join our expanding team!

About us

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital services for around 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area.

We have three main hospitals - Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

Our three core values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other, Committed to Excellence, Working Together and Facing the Future.

We are also proud to host the Defence Medical Group South East at Frimley Park with military surgical, medical and nursing personnel working alongside the hospital's NHS staff providing care to patients in all specialties

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a full list of responsibilities and tasks associated with this role, please refer to the job description/person specification attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification



  • RGN, Degree, Post basic qualification, teaching and assessing or Qualified Paramedic with HCPC registration


  • post grad qualification in respiratory care



  • driving licience, resp skills, cont professional developmet, evidence of teaching, good written communication skills


  • reaseach, clinical assessment skills,

previous experience


  • 2 years relevent experience or 2 years acute, mentorship


  • CBG, Community,

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