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Clinical Nurse Specialist in Allergy

Employer
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Band 6 Allergy Clinical Nurse Specialist within the Allergy service at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. The post holder will be based at St Mary's Hospital, the longest established Allergy clinic in the UK. This is a fully comprehensive, nationally commissioned Allergy service.

Working within our multidisciplinary team the post holder will be expected to support allergy outpatient clinics, support the food and drug allergy day case services and work alongside the medical and nursing team to deliver our immunotherapy service. This post will work closely with senior allergy nurses specialist and Allergy consultants within service, and will be supported to achieve the BSACI allergy nursing competencies.

Awareness of the current issues in allergy management is essential in order to provide high quality specialist nursing assessment, evidence-based intervention and self-management support for our patients. Teaching experience is also highly desirable as is the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.

This is a great opportunity for any individual who has an interest in this speciality and who is willing to undertake training appropriate to the post.

We offer a comprehensive in-service training and induction programme, expect critical thinking and a commitment to self-directed learning.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide safe, high quality, individualised, evidence based nursing care with the support and in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. This includes dealing with complex situations, taking appropriate action in an emergency and unforeseen situations.
  • Develop the specialist clinical skills and knowledge to achieve the competences required in order to carry out all relevant duties without direct supervision.
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate specialist allergy nursing care and advice to support patients, their families and carers managing their health conditions.
  • In partnership with the Allergy consultants , the allergy nursing team and multi-disciplinary team members in monitoring and maintaining policies, standards of nursing care and staff development.


About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Registered Nurse (Adult Field/general)
  • Experience of supervision of junior staff, mentorship qualification or equivalent
  • Educated to degree level in relevant subject area or equivalent experience


Desirable

  • Advanced practice qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of relevant post registration nursing experience
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Evidence of experience in medicines management


Desirable

  • Research and audit experience


Skills/knowledge/ abilities

Essential

  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge of specialist patient group
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to practice within the scope of the NMC Code.
  • Knowledge of research and audit
  • Basic IT skills


Desirable

  • Advanced physical assessment and history taking skills


Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Trustwide

London

W2 1NY

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290-MIC-1135

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