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Immunology Support Nurse

Employer
North Bristol NHS Trust
Location
Bristol
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year PA
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Immunology & Allergy Team at North Bristol Trust for a Band 5 nurse. We are looking for a highly motivated nurse who is passionate about high quality patient care to join the team of Immunology & Allergy Nurses. This is full time fixed term contract for 18 months with a likelihood of the contract being extended.

The team manage the care of patients with allergies who are having diagnostic tests or treatment as well as the long term management of a client group with primary antibody deficiency.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will participate in nurse-led clinics providing allergy desensitisation and clinics offering drug and food challenges. The post holder will be part of a nursing team providing the primary point of contact for patients, relatives, carers and clinicians, in relation to the management of immune deficient patients or complex allergies..

The post holder will participate in departmental audit and research programmes and be actively involved in educating others and disseminating good practice.

About us

We are a small, friendly team, looking for a nurse to work closely with the Lead Immunology Nurse, Specialist Nurses and medical team, to provide specialised nursing care for patients with immune deficiencies and allergies in an outpatient and day care setting.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful applicant will need to be enthusiastic with excellent communication skills. You will need to be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative within an MDT team. Some knowledge of immunology and allergy would be an advantage however the opportunity to expand your knowledge will be available and full training will be given.

The post does involve some travel to satellite clinics and therefore applicants should be willing to travel and therefore being a car driver is desirable.

In return you will be rewarded with an interesting, dynamic and varied role, with no weekend or bank holiday working.

Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse
  • Recognised teaching qualification ENB998 or equivalent
  • Degree/Diploma
  • Evidence of maintenance of clinical competence


Desirable

  • Two years post qualification
  • Current experience or keen interest in Immunology & Allergy


Employer details

Employer name

North Bristol NHS Trust

Address

North Bristol Trust

Bristol

BS10 5NB

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