Band 6 Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurse/Physiotherapist

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Sutton Coldfield
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
6 Oct 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and motivated existing Cardiac Nurse OR Physiotherapist to work within the Cardiac Rehabilitation Service of Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Adults and Community Services Division. Training will be offered to meet the services requirements and ensure you are fully supported in your career development.

Main duties of the job

As a band 6 cardiac rehabilitation nurse OR physiotherapist within the team you will be required to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate patient centred care including medication optimisation, symptom management, and education to aid improved quality of life. You will be working in partnership with patients, carers and other health and social care and voluntary agencies to promote health and well-being.

You will be required to work multi professionally as part of the Cardiac Service, providing care for individuals requiring management of their cardiac condition. You will be required to support patients within their own homes, community clinics, cardiac venues, and virtual appointments.

About us

  • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process.
  • Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will work autonomously and have the ability to work under pressure. Excellent communication skills are essential as you will need to be committed to sharing good practice, development of robust professional networks and support your colleagues. You will have good computer skills, and are able to utilise excellent time management and organisational skills. Full training will be given to the successful candidate.

The successful applicant will be required to work Monday to Friday between the hours of 8.00 am and 17:00pm. Consideration will be given to flexible working hours that meet the needs of the service.

If you have a genuine passion for caring for patients and want to support people in the community and contribute to the future development of the Cardiac Service please apply now.

Person Specification

Qualifications / training


  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council / HCPC registered for Physiotherapists
  • Educated to degree level or evidence of equivalent experience.
  • Evidence of Post Basic Training
  • Basic Life upport (BLS) trained


  • Cardiac qualification at Degree level or working towards
  • Teaching qualification, i.e. ENB 998
  • Non-medical Prescribing Course- V300



  • Significant experience of working within a cardiac environment.
  • Understanding of the needs of socially and culturally excluded groups
  • Experience and understanding of the NHS and health care systems.
  • Ability to work under pressure with competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Experience of mentoring staff and students on placement within the service.


  • Significant experience in delivering community based cardiac care.
  • Experience in delivering education and teaching self management skills to complex patients / patient groups.



  • Excellent verbal, written communication and IT skills, including Microsoft Office Tools and Patient Clinical systems.
  • Ability to clearly communicate sensitive, contentious and emotive issues to complex patient groups.
  • Ability to produce good quality, error free clinical documentation and prepare presentations in a timely manner.
  • Good planning and organisation skills, demonstrating an ability to work under pressure.
  • Good time management, planning and prioritisation skills.

Personal qualities


  • Ability to work professionally, confidently and effectively as part of a team.
  • Able to demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Proactive, enthusiastic and positive approach.
  • Personal integrity, reliability and ability to demonstrate confidence.
  • Willingness to be flexible to meet the needs of the service, e.g. deliver Heart Failure and Cardiac Rehabilitation at different locations across the trust at short notice.

Other job requirements


  • Ability to independently travel around the trust at short notice to enable delivery of the current service contract and to meet service needs. Car driver essential

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT


Boldmere Clinic

194 Boldmere Road

Sutton Coldfield

B73 5UE

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