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Respiratory Nurse with special interest in Bronchiectasis CNS

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
27 Feb 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Respiratory nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to become part of an expanding Respiratory Nurse Specialist Team at Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust.

This Respiratory Nurse Specialist will have an interest in bronchiectasis and will be instrumental in the bronchiectasis service in Bradford. This will include a nurse led bronchiectasis clinic, supporting the home service for intravenous antibiotics and nebuliser trials and working closely with the Respiratory Consultant in the care of these patients.

As part of the role you will also be seeing inpatients face to face on the wards assessing these patients in relation to COPD and Asthma as well as other respiratory requirements for example oxygen and nebuliser assessments.

The post holder will be expected to support a 7 day respiratory service hours to be discussed at interview.

Main duties of the job

  • The post-holder will be responsible for the management of a defined caseload of patients/service-users that have respiratory conditions specialising in those with bronchiectasis and will provide specialist nursing support, advice, education and/or care to that specific group. To include for example the monitoring of blood results, oxygen assessment and prescribing of oxygen along with specialised nebuliser trials. They will also provide respiratory specialist care and education for patients with other respiratory conditions eg asthma / COPD
  • They will carry continuing responsibility for the assessment of needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and the setting of standards for respiratory patients who have bronchiectasis.
  • To work closely with the MDT

About us

Our People Charter outlines the behaviours we can expect from one another and what you can expect from Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust:
  • We value people
  • We are one team
  • We care

We're keen to meet people who share these values and are passionate about delivering the highest quality of care to our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached description for person specification and job description before applying for this role.

Person Specification



  • Significant post-registration experience, including experience of working in a relevant clinical specialty
  • Experience of assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care for patients/service-users/staff demonstrating knowledge of specific needs
  • Experience of participating in clinical audit


  • Experience in policy development
  • Experience of developing innovative practice
  • Experience of working in an MDT and across organisational and professional boundaries



  • Report writing / Presentation skills
  • Computer literate - ability to use Word/Excel/PowerPoint, etc.
  • Clinical credibility
  • Clinical skills specific to area of specialty
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Organised approach to work with ability to prioritise and delegate
  • Mentoring and advanced communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Proven skills in teaching individuals and small groups
  • Evidence of reflective practice


  • Proven evidence of change management skills



  • Understanding of Information Governance and Confidentiality
  • Knowledge and understanding of application of relevant National Guidance both general and specialty related e.g. National Service Frameworks, NICE etc
  • Knowledge and understanding of the NHS national targets and priorities
  • Knowledge and understanding of the needs of the defined caseload (patients/service-users/staff)


  • Recruitment and Selection, Appraisal and other relevant HR/People management training
  • Knowledge of change management processes



  • Appropriate NMC Registration(RN)
  • Degree or equivalent qualification (e.g. diploma level specialist training) or experience
  • Relevant specialist qualification or training to diploma level or equivalent experience
  • Mentorship - Supporting Learning in Practice (SLIP/ENB998) or equivalent qualification
  • Evidence of current CPD


  • Post registration qualification in relevant specialty
  • Leadership or management development qualification
  • Advanced communication skills qualification
  • Non-medical prescribing qualification

Other Requirements


  • Will need to be flexible to meet the needs of a 7 day service, post-holder will be required to work weekends.

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Bradford Teaching Hospitals



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