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Senior Heart Failure Rehabilitation Nurse

Wye Valley NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata, Salary is dependant on experience
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified individual to join our Heart Failure Rehabilitation team. We are looking for an enthusiastic nurse already involved in cardiac care, who wishes to become more specialised in their work.

The post holder will ensure the delivery of high quality, clinically effective care by being a senior member of the Heart Failure team.

They will assist with the development and provision of the Heart Failure Rehabilitation programme that meets the needs of patients and their families, in accordance with national and local policies and initiatives.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will work as part of a team, and on occasion, as an independent practitioner, facilitating cross boundary and inter-agency working looking after people with heart failure. This involves identifying people with heart failure as inpatients and leading them through rehabilitation as outpatients.

They will demonstrate advanced evidence-based practice and through detailed holistic, written, electronic and verbal assessment, implement appropriate advice, guidance and evaluation of patient care within own specialty.

The post holder will effectively communicate complex, sensitive or contentious information to the multidisciplinary team, gaining their co-operation. They will also to liaise with broader community services to ensure seamless care provision.

Undertaking audit will form part of their duties and inputting data on to NICOR. Opportunities to get involved in research will also be available.

About us

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a member of an NHS Foundation Group with South Warwickshire NHS FT , the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

Located on the border with Wales in the shadow of the Black Mountains, we provide acute and community services across Herefordshire and into parts of Powys and run Hereford County Hospital and the community hospitals in Bromyard, Leominster and Ross-on-Wye.

We are a progressive and forward looking trust with ambitious plans to improve quality and integrate patient pathways through close collaborative working with our partners to deliver the quality of care we'd want for our family and friends.

More than 3,500 people work for the Trust - they tell us it's a great place to work, blending the busyness of a DGH with the benefits of working in a beautiful rural and unspoilt county like Herefordshire.

We can offer a great work-life balance and have a fine tradition of working with staff to help them achieve their full potential.

Russell Hardy, Trust Chairman: The strength of the Trust is its amazing staff a great place to work, a great place to develop your career and a great place to reach your potential.

Our values -Care, Accountability, Respect and Excellence - are at the heart of all we do. We believe in providing the right care in the right place at the right time...all the time.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view role requirements and role responsibilities in full, please view supporting documents linked to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Registered general Nurse/AHP
  • Intermediate Life Support qualification


  • Non-medical and supplementary prescribing course
  • HF Specific Course

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities


  • Planning and organisational skills for a range of complex activities
  • Analytical and judgmental skills requiring some analysis of treatment options
  • Computer Literate


  • Ability to teach a group of people of varying abilities



  • Proven post registration experience within cardiology of two years


  • Experience in heart failure rehabilitation

Employer details

Employer name

Wye Valley NHS Trust


Hereford County Hospital

Union Walk



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