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Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist Rheumatology - Outpatients

Employer
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
UHB have an exciting opportunity for a Dynamic/entusiastic clinical nurse specialist to join the Rheumatology team at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

the individual will ensure patients receive highest standard of clinical care and as a nursing expert the post holder will demonstrate a high level of expertise within Rheumatology/Medical knowledge. They will be responsible for contributing/leading the on-going developement of clinical practice within the speciality.

Main duties of the job

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • *Registered Adult / Child Nurse on the NMC Register (Field dependent upon role )
  • *Evidence of post registration CPD / Post registration qualification in ( appropriate area of speciality or professional knowledge supplemented by specialist experience and short courses to degree / masters level equivalent FHEQ Level 6 /7
  • *Recognised mentorship course


Desirable

  • *To have or working towards a MSc/ Masters qualification
  • *To have or working towards advanced health assessment module -- where applicable to the role
  • *Non -- Medical Prescriber/ willingness to undertake - where applicable to the role


Experience

Essential

  • *Experience in Rheumatology/Medical speciality.
  • *Evidence and ability to revalidate as required by the NMC
  • *Significant years post registration experience as a Clinical Nurse Specialist at B6 or above in defined or associated speciality
  • *Extensive experience of working autonomously at a specialist level
  • *Evidence of achievements and career development in current post and of on-going professional development/ competence
  • *Demonstrate expert knowledge underpinned by theory and CPD relevant to speciality
  • *Experience and enthusiasm for developing educational programmes and teaching / assessing and supervising others in a clinical setting
  • *Working in a multi-disciplinary and cross agency work environment
  • *Experience of patient service user advocacy role
  • *Can demonstrate expert nursing knowledge with an ability to assess, plan , implement and evaluate specialist care delivered to patients and give advice and information to patients / relatives/ care staff
  • *Awareness of current relevant NHS policy context relating to the speciality
  • *Has understanding / experience of the principles of Safeguarding
  • *Knowledge of corporate and clinical governance


Desirable

  • *Experience of delivering change management both personally and as a facilitator
  • *Experience in service development
  • *Awareness of current research related to the speciality


Additional Criteria

Essential

  • *Ability to adapt behaviour to changing circumstances
  • *Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • *Ability to communicate articulately and motivate others
  • * Evidence of flexible and innovative approach to service delivery and development
  • *Ability to work a varied shift pattern where required
  • *Ability to act on own initiative


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mindelsohn Way

Birmingham

West Midlands

B15 2TH

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304-1080938PM

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