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Neurology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Employer
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Worcester
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year band 7 afc
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist to join the Neurology team at Worcester Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

The post holder will work within a specialist nursing team who have a nursing responsibility for the neurology specialty.

The applicant should be able to demonstrate their ability to work well within a multidisciplinary team.

This post requires the candidate to be an independent nurse prescriber.

If you would like more information on this vacancy, please contact Stuart Guy - Directorate Manager stuart.guy1@nhs.net

Main duties of the job

To ensure cohesive working between Acute and Community Neurology Services

To contribute to the organisation of Neurology multidisciplinary, patient centred care

To facilitate flow of patients both from A& E and through the Neurology unit in accordance with NICE guidelines

To provide expert relevant clinical advice and support to patients and their carers

To support the development and implementation of best practice within the speciality of neurology

To provide a specialist nursing role in the assessment and management of patients who have suffered a neurology (in and out patients)

To provide an outreach service to other patients in the Hospital who have a suspected or confirmed diagnosis of neurology ensuring that their management is timely and appropriate

To provide key support and an educational resource for any qualified and unqualified nursing staff, allied health professionals, junior doctors and students working within the speciality

To develop nurse led Outpatient services and manage a caseload

To play a key role in ensuring that national and local targets for neurology are met.

About us

Our purpose is simple - Putting Patients First. We are looking for exceptional colleagues who can help us achieve this.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is a large acute and specialised hospital trust that provides a range of local acute services to the residents of Worcestershire and more specialised services to a larger population in Herefordshire and beyond.

The Trust operates hospital-based services from three sites in Kidderminster, Redditch and Worcester

Our workforce is over 7,000 strong, and our caring staff are recognised as providing good and outstanding patient-centred care. You could be one of them.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our Vision - working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities, leading and supporting our teams to move 4ward. Our 4ward behaviours, which we ask all staff to demonstrate, underpin our everyday work and remain firmly at the heart of all we do.

Our objectives are simple:
  • Best services for local people
  • Best experience of care and best outcomes for our patients
  • Best use of resources
  • Best people

Better never stops, and our Clinical Services Strategy provides a clear future vision for our Trust, our hospitals, our services and our role in the wider health and care system.

We are proud to have achieved Timewise accreditation - this means we are committed to embedding flexible working within our organisation as a flex positive employer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To ensure cohesive working between Acute and Community Neurology Services

To contribute to the organisation of Neurology multidisciplinary, patient centred care

To facilitate flow of patients both from A& E and through the Neurology unit in accordance with NICE guidelines

To provide expert relevant clinical advice and support to patients and their carers

To support the development and implementation of best practice within the speciality of neurology medicine

To provide a specialist nursing role in the assessment and management of patients who have suffered a neurology (in and out patients)

To provide an outreach service to other patients in the Hospital who have a suspected or confirmed diagnosis of neurology ensuring that their management is timely and appropriate

To provide key support and an educational resource for any qualified and unqualified nursing staff, allied health professionals, junior doctors and students working within the speciality

To develop nurse led Outpatient services and manage a caseload

To play a key role in ensuring that national and local targets for neurology are met.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • First Degree in clinically relevant subject/be willing to work towards a Degree
  • Teaching qualification/ be willing to work towards
  • Health Assessment qualification
  • Nurse prescriber


Desirable

  • neurology experience


Experience

Essential

  • Recent and relevant experience in Stroke or Neuro care
  • Working within a multidisciplinary team


Desirable

  • neurology experience


Employer details

Employer name

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Charles Hastings Way

Worcester

Worcestershire

WR5 1DD

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C9365-24-0541

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