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IDA Specialist Nurse

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Clinical Nurse Specialist (IDA Service)

Band 6

37.5 Hours per week


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated nurse to join an IDA service based at Broadgreen in a nurse-led service for management of patients with iron deficiency anaemia

The Clinical Nurse Specialist will act as the clinical expert and professionalresource to the multi- professional team, patients and carers within theirSpeciality Service

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will need excellent communication skills, be motivated, confident and able to work to their own initiative. The role will be very varied with main duties including vetting of referrals patient assessment and requesting investigations review of results action abnormal results discharge patients.

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

As mentioned above the successful candidate will work alongside nursing colleagues as well as administrative support to provide an effective service to patients. Main responsibilities for this role will be daily referral review telephone and face to face clinics MDT referrals treatment requests investigation review and action All training will be provided. See Job Description for further details:

Person Specification

Person Specification


  • Registered Nurse/Midwife
  • Post-basic specialist Qualification relevant to speciality
  • Evidence of continued Professional Development


  • Recordable Specialist Qualification
  • Independent Nurse Prescribing
  • ECDL



  • Post registration experience
  • Extensive Clinical experience
  • Involvement in Audit


  • Participation in Research
  • Evidence of leading and facilitating change



  • In Depth Specialist Knowledge



  • Teaching/assessment skills, organisation and negotiation skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Leadership and Motivation Skills
  • Ability to motivate self and others
  • Evidence of audit and change management ability
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work both on own initiative and within a team



  • Diplomatic
  • Assertive and confident
  • Recognition of own Limitations
  • Able to travel between sites
  • Flexibility

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Liverpool Hospital

Prescot Street


L7 8XP

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