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Specialist Respiratory Nurse/Physiotherapist

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 £32,306 - £39027.00 per annum
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Respiratory nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
** Previous recent applicants need not apply **

Do you really want to make a difference? Do you want to help patients remain living independently in their own homes working within a multi-disciplinary team? Do you want to be part of an innovative Respiratory team offering the highest quality care for patients? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic registered specialist Nurse or Physiotherapist to join our highly specialised and committed respiratory clinicians, working as an integrated respiratory team, providing care to patients with Respiratory disease across North of Tees.

The post holder will be responsible for providing high standard of care to patients across Hartlepool and Stockton with regards to their respiratory health. The service provides care both in a clinic and home environment

Main duties of the job

As a member of this team, you will be responsible for the pro-active management of patients who will need immediate specialist and comprehensive assessment and pathway based interventions. You will have direct links into the hospital and full support from a wider team including consultant.

This post will involve assessing and treating patients who have complex presentations or multiple pathologies, using advanced assessment techniques and adapting the patients care plan/treatment programme according to patients needs

The post holders will need to be able to work flexibly, including weekend working. Both full and part time hours will be considered.

About us

At North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust our main priority is, and always be, to provide safe and high quality care to our patients every day the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones.

We want our organisation to be the best place to work with the right staff, in the right roles, at the right time, to ensure we deliver exceptional patient care and experience.

We will support staff through providing an inclusive and supportive workplace with health and well-being initiatives, staff benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development. Staff recognition is very important to us as well as performance reviews and appraisals, we recognise staff through Star and Team of the month, colleague recognition - a note of thanks, Managers Awards, Shining Stars and Service Awards.

We actively encourage staff involvement with staff networking events and staff survey

Together we are North Tees & Hartlepool

Job description

Job responsibilities

This is an ideal opportunity for a registered professional Nurse or Physiotherapist, who have experience and an interest in working within Respiratory, who are proactive, self-motivated and keen to be at the forefront of delivering high quality care, to join our team. The successful candidate will work closely with the Specialist Respiratory Practitioners in providing support and care for patients with Respiratory disease in the community and in patient setting. Recent training/qualification in relevant respiratory care is required for this post.

There will be an opportunity of development, through rotation into other Clinical roles, as a result of being a member of an innovative, responsive multidisciplinary team.

The integrated team is working in many innovative and exciting ways to improve quality of life for people with respiratory disease. The Respiratory team works within the community setting and includes Asthma, Pulmonary Rehabilitation and a home oxygen service. The service has implemented a hospital at home service, where more complex and intensive support is provided in the patients own home as an alternative to acute care for COPD exacerbation management. This service also supports early discharge from hospital.The post holder will be responsible for assessing and providing a treatment plan for their patients, PGDs are used within the service to allow appropriate treatment at the right time for the patient.

Person Specification



  • NMC or HCPC registration


  • NMP
  • respiratory qualification

Respiratory experience


  • experience of working within respiratory care with varied client groups
  • Experience of community working

able to work autonomously


  • evidence of working autonomously

Employer details

Employer name

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust


Billingham Health Centre



TS23 2NP

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