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Headaches and Dystonia Injection Clinical Nurse Specialist

Employer
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Reading
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Band 6 - Headaches and Dystonia Injection Clinical Nurse Specialist

This is a new and exciting opportunity to join our expanding headache and dystonia injection clinical nurse specialist team.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will:
  • Assess, plan and implement care for headache patients with the guidance of the headache doctor and CNS.
  • Administration of BOTOX for migraines, and the safe advice to patients.
  • Develop their skill in the use of EMG for dystonia
  • Develop expertise in greater and lesser occipital nerve blocks for headache patients.
  • Assist in the teaching and safe administration of certain medications for migraine e.g. teaching patients to self-inject Fremanezumab.
  • Follow up the patients for ongoing advice and support.


About us

At the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust we put our patients at the heart of every element of health and care that we provide. The Trust works together as a community to deliver its vision which is Working together to provide outstanding care for our community.

Royal Berkshire Hospital has been rated 'Good' following our recent CQC inspection and is committed to delivering high quality care to our patients, which is driven through our core values:Compassionate,Aspirational,Resourceful,Excellent.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job description and Person Specification for further details of the role.

Person Specification

Education

Essential

  • Registered nurse
  • Minimum 2 years post registration
  • Minimum 2 years working with speciality


Desirable

  • Experience of working with people in the community and hospital environment
  • Advanced communication skills


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working within team and autonomously
  • Able to plan effective treatment following accurate assessment of the patient


Desirable

  • Good organisational ability
  • Demonstrates compassion and kindness


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Berkshire NHS Trust

London Road

Reading

RG1 5AN

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