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Children's Cardiology Clinical Nurse Specialist

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
23 Sep 2023
Do you have a background or interest in children's cardiology? If so, this is the perfect opportunity to join our team.

You will be supported to build on the skills that you already have and provided with opportunities to develop the skills and knowledge that you would need for this post.

You would be joining a supportive and motivated friendly team.

We are looking for a confident innovative nurse who is a good team player to develop and continue collaborative working relationships with other healthcare professionals, services and agencies. You will be offered opportunities to develop both clinically and professionally within a supportive environment and encouraged to participate in service developments.

Clinical supervision and a supported induction period are provided. This is fixed term/secondment post until 12th November 2024 to cover Maternity leave.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for the provision of a specialist cardiology nursing service for children and young people with cardiac conditions.

You will lead on service delivery, working in conjunction with lead clinician, ward, community and multi-professional teams to initiate, develop and progress care to meet the needs of children and young people with cardiac conditions ensuring they receive the highest standard of care and support.

You will support the cardiology service in close liaison with the lead subspecialty clinician and managing their own caseload of patients.

You be an advocate for children and their families, ensuring continuity of care and precise communication, monitoring service provision using a number of quality standards to improve outcomes for children and young people.

You will be expected to develop, facilitate and provide education and advanced clinical expertise for nursing, medical and paramedical staff through extensive knowledge of cardiology care and its management

About us

One of the largest Trust's in East Anglia, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) provide hospital and community health services to people living across a wide geographical area. We deliver care from two main hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, six community hospitals and in patients' own homes. You will be joining a team of over 11,000 amazing colleagues providing care to 800,000 residents.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health & Wellbeing programme offer a range of services including mental health support. We offer a range of flexible working opportunities.

Our philosophy is thatTime Mattersto everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which do not work or cause time delays for our staff and patients.

To support our employees to achieve their career aspirations you may be eligible to obtain a qualification via an apprenticeship. All successful applicants will be required to undertake a skills review to facilitate this. For full details please see the attached Apprenticeship Handbook

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge then we are keen to hear from you.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the responsibilities and duties of this role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification



  • oRGN/RSCN RN Child Branch
  • oBSc
  • oRelated course /recognised qualification (must have proven experience in Speciality)
  • oMentorship / teaching equivalent


  • oMasters degree
  • oNon-medical Prescribing



  • oExtensive post basic experience of working within relevant field of paediatric cardiology
  • oExtensive experience of clinical expertise in specialty
  • oExperience of working within a multi-disciplinary team
  • oMentoring / supervision of other professionals
  • oEvidence of change management to improve the patient experience


  • oProven management experience

Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust





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