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Specialist Nurse Pain Outpatient clinic

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The successful candidate will manage, maintain and support the chronic pain outpatient clinics, working with the Chronic Pain Consultants.

The post holder will provide leadership, management, and direction for all groups of staff including clinical support staff to ensure that education and staff development needs are met within the area for which they are accountable. They will provide evidence-based high quality patient care advice and be visible, accessible, responsive and act as role model for all staff.

The clinic involves delivery of chronic pain specialist treatments such as lignocaine infusions and trigger point injections. These clinics are consultant led and there is an opportunity to develop this nursing role in chronic pain to meet service needs. One of these opportunities is to look at nurse led treatment follow up clinics.

There will be opportunity for the successful candidate to work alongside the Acute Pain nurses and attend inpatient pain ward rounds.

This post will involve working at both Coventry and Rugby Sites

Main duties of the job

Provide expert daily leadership and support to all levels of staff in the chronic pain outpatients clinic

As the Registered nurse working in the clinic on , they will be responsible for managing ad hoc situations as they arise in the ward environment that require senior nursing intervention, appropriate

Management of workload on each shift, ensuring appropriate allocation of duties. Oversight for ensuring management, supervision, and support to junior staff to ensure coordination of clinical activities.

Manage clinics to ensure that relevant documentation and results are available for each patients visit, ensuring the smooth running of the clinic.

Support the Chronic pain consultants to deliver the prescribed treatments safely, monitoring the patients in accordance with consultants' guidance.

Demonstrate skills in multi-professional team working in which the leadership role responds to change. Utilise team leadership and team building skills to organise the safe and effective delivery of care.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Work alongside the Chronic Pain Consultants, facilitating a telephone follow up service for Treatments receive
  • Where identified, to attend and complete relevant training and development opportunities to support this. Full attendance and completion of identified courses is considered essential and a pre requisite for this post
  • Accountable for own actions in accordance with Code of Professional Conduct. Will contribute towards corporate objectives, acting within local, Trust and statutory guidelines and policies at all times
  • Developed communication skills enabling maintenance of high quality service and ensuring timely management and resolution of unexpected events and situations
  • Promote and deliver evidence based care for patients referred to the acute pain team
  • Assist with education and training provision of clinical staff, patients and carers in relation to pain control and analgesia techniques.
  • Responsible for accurate, timely documentation of clinical plan in patients records both computerised and paper based.
  • Utilise and ensure others utilise information and IT systems to secure accurate and timely patient, workforce and resource data available.
  • Identify and implement, in collaboration with the multi-professional team, appropriate areas for research and audit
  • Establish and maintain professional networking relationships between departments in the trust to promote best practice in the trust
  • Promote and monitor adherence to Health and Safety and Trust policy designed to protect healthcare staff and service users from known hazards.

For further details of the role please see the attached job description

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust


University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire

Clifford Bridge Road



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