Rheumatology Specialist Nurse

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
1 Oct 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurse to join our expert nursing Team within the Rheumatology Specialty. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual who must have Rheumatology experience. You will be fully supported to develop existing and new skills working within frameworks of competence.

As a band 7 you will have V300, and rheumatology experience, preferably with a recognised rheumatology qualification.

Main duties of the job

You will be joining a multi- disciplinary rheumatology service that continues to grow and develop, working alongside Consultant Rheumatologists, Junior doctors, other specialty nurses/Advance Rheumatology Practitioners, dedicated Health Care Assistants and Pharmacists. There is full administrative support and the team works collaboratively with the Rheumatology Therapy Team that comprises of Specialist Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Occupational Therapists and Counselling.

About us

The specialist Rheumatology service is based in the center of Bolton at Bolton One, a large, vibrant and modern building which incorporates multiple Bolton NHS Foundation Trust clinical services, the Jason Kenny Centre with swimming pool, as well as faculties of Bolton University.

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust is an integrated provider of acute, intermediate and community health care serving the population of Bolton.

Here at Bolton our patients and people are at the heart of everything we do. We ensure our patients receive the highest quality of care and are guided by our trust Values. We are proud that our Trust is a centre of excellence formaternity, neonataland care for children, and that it has been rated as Good by the Quality Care Commission (CQC). This is in recognition of the patient experience and quality of care that our staff provide to patients. It is also supported by our Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professional Framework for Professional Practice.

The aims of this Trust are to improve the health of our people and provide the best possible care to the population in which we serve and ensure that our staff have joy and pride in their work. We are striving to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities in which we serve. Staff are valued and we can offer excellent opportunities for further training and development.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information regarding the key responsibilities of this role please see the attached job description. If you have any further questions regarding this role please do not hesitate to contact us via the information below.So, if you are someone with the skills and abilities, and drive and determination to deliver excellent services for the benefit of our patients and their families, then we would love to hear from you.You are encouraged to maintain your Covid vaccination status unless medically exempt and will be supported to access information and guidance, to inform decisions that supports vaccine confidence, protects yourself and patients.

Person Specification



  • RGN/RN qualification
  • NMC registration
  • Non Medical prescriber


  • Certificate in Rheumatology
  • Mentor qualification
  • Management/leadership qualification



  • Experience of managing a caseload
  • Experience of working in Rheumatology
  • Experience of giving intramuscular injections
  • Intravenous infusion experience


  • Experience of breaking, discussing bad news
  • Patient self management programmes
  • Research nurse experience



  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills/telephone manner
  • Vene puncture
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Demonstrates leadership skills


  • Clinical supervision
  • Apprasial



  • up to date knowledge of Rheumatology conditions
  • NICE/DoH guidelines


  • Clinical Practice training



  • Ability to travel
  • Flexible in working hours
  • Punctual
  • motivated

Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust


Bolton One

Moor Lane



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