Senior Respiratory Nurse

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 a year per annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Respiratory nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

The Barnet Respiratory COPD service currently has vacancy for Respiratory Nurse Specialist.

The service is located within the London Borough Barnet as part of the wider CLCH NHS community trust and delivers a respiratory remit within the Barnet community for adult COPD patients alongside other provisions as detailed:
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation programme at three locations which incorporates Heart Failure patients within the programme.
  • Hospital at Home intervention service for management of COPD exacerbations.
  • Home oxygen assessment and review (HOOF B) adult service
  • Community Respiratory COPD Outpatient clinics - Consultant, Nursing & AHP lead
  • Domiciliary home visits
  • Spirometry service

Successful applicants can expect to benefit from a wealth of opportunity, development and advancement in their respiratory care practise as they join a team of Lead clinical & operational physiotherapist, senior specialist physiotherapists, respiratory nurses and respiratory consultants working on a sessional basis.

Main duties of the job

The Barnet Respiratory COPD service is part of the wider Intergrated long term conditions business unit and is one of several geographically located respiratory services within the wider CLCH organisation.

It is an expectation that applicants already possess a background in respiratory care alongside a commitment to team working and development. Due to the nature of the post a car owner and driver is required.

About us

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London - (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Car lease scheme *T&C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

As an NHS trust,we are committed to equal opportunities and ensuring equality and diversity in the workplace.

We have a number of staff networks: Disability and Wellbeing Network (DAWN), Race Equality Network and the Rainbow Network which supports LGBT+ staff. Each network has a champion who is an executive director at the Trust and they hold regular meetingsto discuss issues andmake plans to improve CLCH .

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To work within a multidisciplinary respiratory team to deliver community respiratory service in Barnet with the aim of reducing hospital admissions and length of stay through providing COPD hospital at home (early supported discharge & admission avoidance).
  • To take a lead role in the assessment and treatment of patients within the speciality who have highly complex physical, psychological and social needs and work as an autonomous practitioner in delivering pulmonary rehabilitation, home oxygen assessment and follow-up, home visits and hospital at home.
  • Work collaboratively with the acute hospitals to ensure safe discharge of COPD patients and to improve the quality of care through the implementation of a COPD discharge bundle.

Please refer to the attached job description for full list ofresponsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with current UK NMC registration
  • Possess a Degree or equivalent experience
  • Post basic qualification in Respiratory care or equivalent experience
  • Qualification in Independent nurse prescribing or willing to undertake training.

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