An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated, enthusiastic and flexible individual to join our neurology team as a Parkinson's Specialist Practitioner / Nurse.
Your role will be to provide a specialist nursing/AHP service to adults with Parkinson's providing expert advice, education and support to the patient with Parkinson's and their families/carers from the time of diagnosis and throughout the course of their conditionMain duties of the job
You will liaise with all members of the Multi-disciplinary Team to provide an effective and timely service to Parkinson's patients, inform & support Parkinson's patients and their families, providing counselling, information, education and a formal management plan and provide advice, education and support to patients or family members contacting the department with queries, concerns or problems.
You will work with fellow Parkinson's Practitioners / Consultant Neurologist and other clinical colleagues to develop and introduce systems to enhance the responsiveness of dealing with patients concerns, monitoring any trends, and developing appropriate actionsAbout us
With a workforce of approximately 15,000 staff, we can now do more and go further in delivering health services to our local communities.
Our ambition is to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients, and provide a vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.
Patients will experience improved care as well as fewer delays and cancellations. We are able to provide more once-in-a-lifetime specialist care region-wide. With our new trust size will come more opportunities for development, research, networking and innovation.
We aim to make the most of our skills and experiences so we can become the best we can be. As one organisation we will recruit the finest and retain more specialist staff due to more employment opportunities across our Trust.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Are you motivated, enthusiastic and flexible, then we want to hear from you?
Please see job specification and job description attached to the vacancy for a full description of main responsibilities.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Minimum 5 years post registration
- Level 1 nursing registration or relevant healthcare professional
- NMC Registered
Knowledge & ExperienceEssential
- Completed Parkinson's Disease Specialist Module
Desirable Employer detailsEmployer name
- Knowledge & practical use of research-based practice
- Understanding of clinical governance
Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation TrustAddress
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