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Coronary Heart Disease Specialist Nurse

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
The post holder will be an expert clinical practitioner who will work in collaboration with the Coronary Heart Disease Specialist Nurse team to deliver a nurse-led evidence based Secondary Prevention Service, in accordance with patient need, local guidelines and the National Service Framework.

Be responsible for coordinating the delivery of the service, service development and service improvement.

Be expected to work as an expert practitioner acting as a resource, ensuring all patients, relatives, carers, and staff has ready access to Coronary Heart Disease nursing support and advice.

To represent South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Community Division, when dealing with external agencies and have responsibility for developing policy across the Coast-to-Coast region.

All staff are expected to:

To undertake other tasks and duties as required which are commensurate with the nature of the post. This may include an element of cross covering within the Department as appropriate when necessary.

Show due diligence in the adherence to and perpetuation STHFT policies and procedures.

This job description represents an outline of the responsibilities of the post and may be amended following consultation with the post holder.:

Main duties of the job

  • To deliver holistic, Secondary Prevention Clinics throughout Redcar and Cleveland area.
  • To provide regular training to members of the primary health care team (e.g. medical students, nurses, GP registrars).
  • Provide specialist professional development and ongoing training both formal and informal, involving presentations at trust educational events (including those external to the Trust).
  • To provide of specialist assessment in the field of Coronary Heart Disease for all members of the Primary and Secondary Health Care Team and bring the perspective or a front-line clinician to the development of service strategy and policy.
  • To work with agencies external to Redcar and Cleveland, acting as an ambassador and being instrumental in ensuring the delivery of care across the secondary care and primary care interface is a seamless as possible.
  • To engage in effective clinical reflection on a structured basis and participate in appraisal and personal development planning.
  • To ensure personal and professional update in Coronary Heart Disease and related matters, including national policy changesTo act as experts in the field of Coronary Heart Disease, in Primary Care, by providing specialist packages of care to patients.
  • To improve patients understanding and management of their condition.To build and maintain effective communication networks with external agencies to ensure seamless pathways of care.

  • About us

    South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to:o Explore leadership within the NHSo Promote Trust Values and Behaviourso Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skillso Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

    After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.

    Person Specification

    Qualifications & Training


    • Non-Medical Prescriber with demonstrable experience
    • Degree in nursing
    • Teaching/mentoring qualification


    • Prior experience of working in Primary Care setting.
    • Counselling course

    Knowledge & Skills


    • Knowledge of the CORONARY HEART DISEASE NSF
    • Expert clinical knowledge related to long term conditions



    • Experience in cardiac Rehabilitation
    • Expertise in the management of patients with Coronary Heart Disease

    Employer details

    Employer name

    South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


    Langbaurgh House

    Bow street


    TS14 7AA

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