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Children and Young Person's (CYP) Epilepsy Nurse

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
26 May 2024

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University Hospitals Dorset are looking for a Children and Young Person's (CYP) Epilepsy Nurse.

You will be working alongside and established team, utilising your clinical skills in treatment of children with Epilepsy within agreed protocols.

The post holder will develop the skills to work independently, under the indirect supervision of the Epilepsy consultant and Epilepsy specialist nurse, managing a caseload of patients, supporting consultant led clinics and nurse led clinics, ensuring smooth pathways of care to provide delivery of high-quality Epilepsy services.

Base Location: Poole Hospital

Interview Date: TBC

Main duties of the job

Will be able to support a caseload, under the indirect supervision of the Paediatric Epilepsy consultant and Epilepsy specialist nurse.

About us

Our values define who we are as #TeamUHD. They underpin everything we do now and in the future. They define how we treat our patients, visitors, and each other, our valued teammates and colleagues.

UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.

This means that some services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have about this at interview.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert.

Person Specification



  • Significant post registration experience (2 years minimum)


  • Evidence of working with children with Epilepsy



  • Registration on Part 1 of NMC RSCN/Child


  • Post Registration Epilepsy specialist course



  • Knowledge and experience of epilepsy conditions.


  • Be able to provide specialist knowledge, education and training to parents, patients and other health professionals

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust


Poole Hospital

Longfleet Road


BH15 2AJ

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