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Paediatric Allergy and Respiratory Nurse Specialist

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £57,349 a year pa
Closing date
2 Oct 2023
Are you a Children's Nurse with a wealth of Allergy and Respiratory experience? Are you looking for a challenging, exciting and rewarding career and opportunity to develop a service?

Do you have a positive outlook, professional attitude and are you passionate about delivering compassionate child & family focused care?

If the answer is yes, then the Paediatric Allergy and Respiratory Service at University Hospital of Derby and Burton NHS Trustis the right place for you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the paediatric business unit for a permanent, full time development role from Band 7 to 8a (or entry at Band 8a with considerable, relevant experience) *See Dimensions for expectation outline.

Main duties of the job

o You will provide specialist training across acute and community settings.o You will ensure the delivery of agreed professional standards of care within Allergy and Respiratory across the Trust and out in the community.o You will work as an autonomous practitioner, responsible for the assessment, primary and/or secondary diagnosis, management and evaluation of treatment and care for a caseload of children & young people aged 0-18 years with Allergy and Respiratory conditions.o You will co-ordinate and implement evidence-based care for your caseload of patients and lead Nurse-led clinics as part of an overarching treatment plan with the Multidisciplinary Team.o You will use expert clinical knowledge to ensure the multidisciplinary team deliver a safe, effective, responsive, caring and well-led service where compassion is embedded and a positive patient experience is achieved.o You will provide strong clinical leadership and act as a professional role model.o You will work across organisational and professional boundaries, including working collaboratively with health care professionals in the community.o You will act as an expert resource in Paediatric Allergy and Respiratory with extensive specialist knowledge and clinical expertise to be an effective educator for health care professionals.

Closing date of applications: 1 October 2023

Interview date: 13 October 2023

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments per day.
  • We are the 4th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registration
  • Significant post registration experience as a Band 6/7
  • Experience in Allergy and Respiratory


  • Completed Allergy Course
  • Completed Spirometry course
  • FeNO Training
  • Completed the Clinical Assessment Course
  • Non-medical prescriber



  • Management/Leadership
  • Service Development
  • Independent Working


  • Teaching Experience
  • Leading on QI projects
  • Policy and Guideline creation



  • Excellent Communication Skills


  • Negotiation skills
  • Active contribution to MDT working

Values and Behaviours


  • Openness
  • Excellence
  • Compassionate



  • Car Owner



  • Inhaler Technique
  • Epipen Training
  • Skin Prick Testing
  • Port-a-cath access
  • Autonomous clinical decision making
  • Nurse-led clinic experience


  • Specific skills in Respiratory
  • Specific skills in Allergy
  • Understanding of biologics

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Role


DE22 3NE

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