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Cardiac Rehabilitation Senior Nurse

Wye Valley NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata, pa
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Cardiac Rehabilitation Team providing comprehensive Cardiac Rehab Groups around Herefordshire and a supported telephone home based program?

Our team deliveries Cardiac Rehabilitation (exercise and cardiac health education) for people who have a primary cardiac diagnosis, including myocardial infarction, coronary artery bypass graft surgery, valve surgery, acute coronary syndrome, Transaortic Valve Replacements and angioplasty.

Main duties of the job

  • You will be part of a skilled Cardiac Rehabilitation Team and provide the core components of Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • You will provide patients with a personalised assessment tailored to their condition and need
  • You will provide Cardiac Rehabilitation to include exercise, education and psychological support, both face to face in gym sessions and via telephone for a Home Programme
  • You will work with patients to identify risk factors and set goals
  • You will have a passion for empowering patients in reaching their goals and use motivational interviewing to facilitate this
  • You will support the implementation of a patients plan, assessing progress regularly along their pathway
  • You will encourage engagement with all aspects of Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • You will identify symptoms and respond to or escalate these as appropriate
  • You will support the ethos and vision of our Cardiac Rehabilitation Service and deliver the core components of Cardiac Rehabilitation and liaise with others within the team, Clinical Nurse Specialists and Cardiology Consultants
  • You will be involved in the Audit of patients under Cardiac Rehabilitation Services

About us

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a member of an NHS Foundation Group with South Warwickshire NHS FT , the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

Located on the border with Wales in the shadow of the Black Mountains, we provide acute and community services across Herefordshire and into parts of Powys and run Hereford County Hospital and the community hospitals in Bromyard, Leominster and Ross-on-Wye.

We are a progressive and forward looking trust with ambitious plans to improve quality and integrate patient pathways through close collaborative working with our partners to deliver the quality of care we'd want for our family and friends.

More than 3,500 people work for the Trust - they tell us it's a great place to work, blending the busyness of a DGH with the benefits of working in a beautiful rural and unspoilt county like Herefordshire.

We can offer a great work-life balance and have a fine tradition of working with staff to help them achieve their full potential.

Russell Hardy, Trust Chairman: The strength of the Trust is its amazing staff a great place to work, a great place to develop your career and a great place to reach your potential.

Our values -Care, Accountability, Respect and Excellence - are at the heart of all we do. We believe in providing the right care in the right place at the right time...all the time.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information about the role and responsibilities please see the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • ILS qualification (or ALS)
  • Registered general Nurse
  • Degree/diploma relevant to health care

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities


  • Demonstrable leadership experience and ability
  • Demonstrate an ability to problem solve complex situations
  • Planning and organisational skills for a range of activities
  • Analytical and judgement skills requiring analysis
  • Computer literate



  • Proven post registration experience within cardiology
  • Experience in cardiac rehabilitation


  • Experience with implementing change

Employer details

Employer name

Wye Valley NHS Trust


Wye Valley Trust NHS Hereford

Union Walk



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