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Multiple Sclerosis Support Nurse

Employer
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Aylesbury
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join the multiple sclerosis (MS) service.

The MS team is a well-established service and the post holder will be responsible for working within this team and provide a service for patients with a diagnosis of MS, working within secondary care and the community. Collaborating closely with other health care professionals to provide an exemplary integrated service to all our patients.

Whilst working in the MS team, the post holder will promote continuous development in clinical practice and delivery of patient care, research, rehabilitation and encouraging innovation and appropriate change in service delivery within the specialty of MS in response to patient need, audit, evaluation and national guidance. Excellent interpersonal skills, dynamic approach and willingness to exceed expectation are all desirable qualities of the successful candidate.We take genuine pride in our friendly approach and adhere to the BHT Values of CARE - Collaborate, Aspire, Respect and Enable.

This role is a part time permanent band 6 job vacancy.A full induction and training will be provided.

If you have any questions, queries or would like further information please contact

Elspeth Wolfenden, or Paula Blackall, MS specialist nurses on bht.neuroms.nhs.net.

Main duties of the job

  • To support the MS CNSs managing a caseload of pwMS
  • To support the MS CNSs to ensure that patients and their families are fully informed of therapies and treatments and supported by providing clinical and social support
  • To support the MS CNSs in providing a high quality of care and knowledge in order to empower pwMS
  • To assist in the development of evidence based clinical nursing practice in line with current research and guidelines
  • To work together with the MS multi-disciplinary teams. To establish clear lines of communication within the specialty team to ensure cohesive multidisciplinary management of patients
  • To manage own caseload of progressive patients, and review at home, and in care homes in line with NICE guidelines.

The post holder will work closely and supportively with the Clinical Nurse Specialists and directly with the Department teams. This will improve nursing practice improve staff morale and patient experience.

About us

Why colleagues think we are a great place to work!

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?

As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.

Alongside NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme, you'll have access to NHS discount schemes.

We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

What do we stand for?

Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.

Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.

We are working hard to increase diversity at all levels within the trust. We believe a diverse workforce can have a positive effect on both staff wellbeing and patient outcomes.

We welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, candidates with disabilities and care-experienced candidates.

We are proud to achieve the Gold award for the Armed Forces Covenant and support applications from the Armed Forces Community. Please contact Pam.Daley@nhs.net (our Armed Forces Covenant Lead) if you would like guidance or assistance with your application.

We make employment decisions by matching our service needs with the skills and experience of candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

If you are an internal applicant there is the option for secondment, all applicants must have the endorsement/support of their line manager prior to application.

If you have a disability that makes submitting this online application difficult and would like assistance, please contact us on bht.recruitment@nhs.net quoting the vacancy reference number.

Person Specification

RN

Essential

  • Working at band 5 or above


Desirable

  • Experience in neurology


Registered Nurse

Essential

  • Working at band 5 or above


Desirable

  • Experience in neurology


Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Buckinghamshire NHS trust Hospital

mandeville road

Aylesbury

HP21 8AL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

434-IM6157365

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