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Respiratory Specialist Nurse

Employer
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Rochdale
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Are you looking for a nursing role that gives you the opportunity to broaden your knowledge and skills in Respiratory Medicine?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Respiratory Specialist Nurse, to work within the Enhanced Respiratory Service in Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale as part of the wider Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust.

We are seeking a registered professional with appropriate experience in respiratory care who can demonstrate your commitment, enthusiasm and drive to develop your own clinical, managerial and team working skills..

You must be able to communicate effectively at all levels, work autonomously and be able to demonstrate effective teamwork. You will provide high quality care in an appropriate and timely manner which is responsive to patients need whilst adhering to recognised policies and guidelines.

The 7/7 service provides:
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation / long covid rehabilitation
  • Early supported discharge
  • Admission avoidance
  • Community clinics
  • Education and Teaching for the wider HMR workforce.

A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

Part time hours considered, minimum 30 hours per week.

Main duties of the job

You will need to be enthusiastic, motivated and an appropriately experienced practitioner in respiratory. You will need to be a registered nurse who can demonstrate your commitment, enthusiasm and drive to develop your own clinical, managerial and team working skills within the service.

You must be able to communicate effectively at all levels, work autonomously and be able to demonstrate effective teamwork. You will provide high quality care in an appropriate and timely manner which is responsive to patient needs whilst adhering to recognised policies and guidelines.You will be supported through regular team meetings, 1-1 sessions, ongoing education with access to a professional team of nurses, AHPs and consultants to provide mentorship and support.In short we are looking for a committed individual with the following attributes:o Registered Adult Nurseo Extensive previous experience in respiratory care.o Evidence of post registration training in respiratory careo A desire to learn and develop clinical skills and knowledge across all aspects of respiratory diseaseo Excellent standards of care and a positive attitude to managing change and developing services.o Ability to communicate and work collaboratively with patient's carers and other members of the multi-disciplinary team.A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care , appreciate and inspire - to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

We are currently in process of updating our values. For the latest information around our values and behaviours, please visit our careers website: https://careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk/working-with-us/our-values/

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

This vacancy is open to those who have a current NMC PIN to practice as an Registered Nurse or Midwife in the UK, or those who are currently enrolled on a course which means they expect to receive their full NMC PIN within the next 3 months. Please note an NMC PRN PIN is not a full NMC PIN and would not fulfil the essential criteria for this role.

The NCA can no longer accept applications from International Nurses and Midwives who are yet to complete all competencies needed to receivea full NMC PIN to practice in the UK as we have paused our OSCE programme indefinitely. To learn more about how you can gain a full NMC PIN to be eligible to apply for our vacancies in the future, please see the NMC website: https://www.nmc.org.uk/registration/joining-the-register/register-nurse-midwife/trained-outside-uk/how-to-guide/

Person Specification

Registration

Essential

  • RGN 1st level Registration


Essential Qualifications

Essential

  • Registration with the NMC


Desirable

  • Respiratory Diploma/Degree, qualification in COPD or Teaching and Assessing


Experience

Essential

  • Substantial post registration experience
  • Experience of working with both acute and chronic respiratory patients
  • Responsible for an area of care including assessment, planning and implementation of care
  • Supervision of Junior members of staff


Desirable

  • Clinical experience in primary/community care
  • Knowledge of community/primary care service, support and networks


Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Rochdale Infirmary

Whitehall street

Rochdale

OL12 0NB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

236-RCO-NM229-24

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