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Paediatric Respiratory and Cystic Fibrosis Clinical Nurse Specialist

Employer
Wye Valley NHS Trust
Location
Hereford
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024
To be a nursing clinical and professional resource for paediatric respiratory and cystic fibrosis patients, their carers and the multi-professional team for the delivery of specialist nursing.

The postholder provides skills, knowledge and expertise in the care and management of children and young people with respiratory illness/cystic fibrosis. This will encompass inpatient, outpatient and home or school visits.

Main duties of the job

The postholder is responsible for supporting the direction of the Paediatric Respiratory Service with the MDT including education, audit, research and service development.

Also providing nursing support in the transition of this patient group to the adult services and further develop the existing transition process

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

Essential

  • Registered nurse RSCN/RN Child, Proven qualified experience
  • Cystic Fibrosis course or willing to work towards
  • Asthma management course or willing to work towards
  • Post qualification work with paediatric respiratory conditions


Desirable

  • Community care experience


Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

Essential

  • Willingness to develop advanced clinical skills appropriate to paediatric respiratory medicine
  • Good IT skills


Desirable

  • Experience of working independently
  • Experience of quality improvement processes including audit, risk management and clinical governance


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Clinical credibility
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure and as part of a team


Employer details

Employer name

Wye Valley NHS Trust

Address

Hereford County Hospital

Hereford

HR1 2ER

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229-SUR-6209734

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