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Clinical Nurse Specialist

Barts Health NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum inc
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Clinical Nurse Specialist

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated clinical nurse specialist to join our Allergy & Severe Asthma team. You will provide excellent care, support and advice to our Out-patient and Day-unit service users and be an enthusiastic and innovative member of this multidisciplinary team. You will uphold our WeCare values, which underpin all that we do.

As a designated allergy service and specially commissioned service for asthma, we are responsible for meticulous patient assessment, management planning and the supply and administration of specialist medicines. We do this through a multi-disciplinary approach in both asthma and allergy

Main duties of the job

As a clinical nurse specialist in this service, you will be instrumental in performing allergy challenges. You will also provide specific patient education and devise management plans to enable patients to manage their condition. You will carry out nurse-led consultations, administer biologic therapies and allergen immunotherapy.

You will respond to enquiries over email and on the telephone.

You will participate in weekly multi-disciplary meetings for both specialties.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

We are dedicated to being an outstanding place to work and will work with you to get the best experience. We know flexible working is not a one size fits all and will mean something different to everyone. We are inclusive, so if you are interested in flexible working, please speak to the recruiting manager.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • Intravenous accreditation


  • Post registration qualification appropriate to the specialty
  • Physical examination qualification or working towards
  • Non-medical prescribing qualification or working towards



  • Significant clinical experience specific to respiratory care and/or allergy at band 6 level
  • Evidence of continuing professional and personal development
  • Experience of dealing with challenging/complex patients


  • Experience of devising personalised action plans for asthma and/or allergy
  • Experience of carrying out research and audit



  • Demonstrates a knowledge of a range of inhaled medicines
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the management of allergy and asthma including anaphylaxis


  • Knowledge of monoclonal antibody therapy



  • Ability to work within MDT
  • Evidence of teaching skills
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills with patients and MDT including verbal and written


  • Proficiency in assessing and teaching the use of inhaled and intra-nasal medicines, and auto-injectors
  • Health coaching



  • Will be a supportive colleague and team member
  • Will be able to support own learning and development
  • Will share learning with colleagues in clinical governance meetings and local MDT educational sessions
  • Will communicate with MDT during meetings
  • Will demonstrate flexibility within the working job plan and cover other team members' absence as required
  • Will adhere to Barts Health WeCAre values

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


St Bartholomew's Hospital

West Smithfield



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