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Aortic Valve Clinical Nurse Spec

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
stoke on trent
£40,057 to £45,839 per annum
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Band 7
Full Time
Aortic valve Clinical Nurse Specialist -

37.5 hours

6 month fixed Term initially with a potential for a permanent position

The Heart Centre at the University Hospital of North Midlands is a tertiary Centre delivering high quality Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery and an inpatient / outpatient Heart failure service to the population of Staffordshire, Shropshire, East Cheshire and North Wales.

We have a very exciting opportunity for an innovative post to support our single access point for aortic valve patients. We are looking for a dynamic nurse who is passionate about providing holistic care and support to patients requiring Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI). The role will involve working across acute in-patient and out-patient settings at the Royal Stoke Site supporting our interventional Cardiology team that are undertaking TAVI procedures.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to assist with the coordination and facilitation of the single point of access for aortic valve patients. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) / surgical aortic valve (SAVR) service at UHNM in line with local and national guidelines.

In addition the post holder is expected to assist with the co-ordination, data collection and administration of the TAVI service & to also co-ordinate the transfer & supervision of the inpatient care of TAVI patients in the Cath Labs & within the wards. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will participate in the development of education, training & clinical supervision of other staff & students.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details on the post, please see contact information details

Person Specification

Qualifications and experience


  • NMC registration
  • Degree level study
  • ENB 998 or equivalent experience
  • Health assessment qualification
  • Independent Nurse Prescribing
  • Masters level Heart Failure qualification


  • 3 years post registration experience
  • Cardiology experience



  • 3 years post registration experience
  • Experience in Heart Failure service


  • Cardiology experience

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


University Hospital of North Midland

newcastle Road

stoke on trent


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