Clinical Specialist - Cardiac

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum plus HCAS
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Band 7 - Clinical Specialist - Cardiac

We are now recruiting nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists and occupational therapists with an interest and experience in cardiology at various bands (from bands 5-7). We are looking for clinical staff who are passionate about the care they give to patients and who want to make a real difference in these areas. You will work in and be supported by, a multi-disciplinary care team including nurses, doctors, therapists, psychologists and each long term conditions will be supported with a Professional Lead to support with complex cases and to continuously improve the quality of service that is consistent across the patient's journey.

Main duties of the job

  • To be responsible for organising and prioritising own and others workload in the day to day allocation of work.
  • To further develop BHR Cardiology services in partnership with Key Stakeholders.
  • To provide high-quality leadership qualities for the BHR Cardiology team by having and implementing organisational knowledge relating to trust protocols and procedures and supporting all to adhere to them.
  • Support the development of high - quality cardiology care throughout the cardiology care pathways, supporting others to do the same through integrated and collaborative working.

  • About us

    COVID-19 VaccinationWe continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.

    Probationary PeriodThis post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

    Starting with NELFTNELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focusing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

    High Cost Area Supplement - LondonThis post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (minimum payment of �3,899 and a maximum payment of �4,968 per annum pro rata).

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please see the attached job description and person specification for further details on the vacancy.

    At NELFT, we have secured significant and long-term Transformation funding and are undertaking an ambitious and exciting programme of co-design for our Long Term Condition Community services, with our partners in the CCG and secondary care. Our aim will be to improve and enhance our service delivery to meet the challenges that face our population in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge through integration and collaboration. We want to improve patient outcomes across Long Term Conditions, to help our residents lead lives free from the burden of these diseases by having extended access in the community settings to our services 7 days per week, collaborative working with our partners and expanding our multi-disciplinary teams.

    In return, we at NELFT can further offer you access to dedicated and personalised training and development in your chosen speciality (following a skills assessment), flexible working with our blended approach to new ways of working including rotational opportunities across our multiple Long Term Conditions pathways and an unmissable chance to be part of something great that will shape the delivery of these services for years to come.

    If you think you have the right skills, attitude, and enthusiasm that you can bring to this exciting transformation, we would really love to hear from you.

    Person Specification



    • NVQ level 2 or equivalent standard of literacy and numeracy
    • Clinician registered with either NMC or HCPC and a current live registration
    • Post-registration courses in cardiology/cardiac care and first level degree or equivalent experience



    • Non-Medical prescriber
    • Evidence of extensive relevant post registration experience in Cardiology Services



    • To be able to travel efficiently throughout the area

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