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Heart Failure Specialist Nurse

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
Ashton Under Lyne
£43,742 to £50,056 pro rata per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
Previous applicants need not apply

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Cardiology service at Tameside and Glossop integrated Care NH Foundation Trust. We are looking to recruit a Band 7 heart failure specialist nurse who is dynamic and experienced to support the service site wide with support from the wider heart failure MDT and Heart failure Cardiologists. This team is integrated, in and out-reaching to patients referred from General Practice with heart failure to support from across the 5 neighborhoods across Tameside and Glossop. This service provides expert advice and treatment to patients with heart failure with a clear plan to improve the delivery of evidenced based care to this group of patients.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will: -
  • Deliver Integrated hospital / community specialist advice and support to patients, carers and other professionals with regard to chronic heart failure.
  • Manage patient care and adjust treatments within local and national guidelines and evidence base.
  • To lead and develop local action plans to meet the supportive and palliative care agenda.
  • Work closely with the Multidisciplinary team to deliver effective management of patients suffering chronic heart failure.
  • Be responsible for education and training of the multi-disciplinary team in the management of chronic heart failure.
  • Provide support across Tameside and Glossop for heart failure education and audit
  • Responsible for data collection and completion in order to meet local and national audit requirements for patients suffering chronic heart failure.
  • Act in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct

About us

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust serves a community of 250,000 people across Tameside & Glossop. We provide a range of services both within the hospital and across our community for both adults and children.Our vision is to improve health outcomes for our population and influence wider determinants of health through collaboration with our health & care partners.

We have a clear set of values & behaviours which we expect all of our staff to demonstrate:
  • Safety
  • Care
  • Respect
  • Communication
  • Learning

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian & minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+& Disabled people.

Benefits include flexible working, 27-33 days annual leave plus bank holidays, sick pay, NHS Pension Scheme, free eye tests and health checks, gym discount, free bicycle loan scheme, salary sacrifice car scheme, support with stress, bereavement, relationships, finance, and much more.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a detailed description of the job description and main responsibilities of the role, please see the attached documents.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Experience


  • Educated to Degree / Diploma
  • Qualified Non-medical Prescriber. Or willingness to undertake
  • Clinical examination skill and clinical diagnostic modules or willingness to undertake
  • Extensive experience in cardiology at Band 6 or equivalent.
  • Professional registration


  • Post graduate qualification in cardiology
  • Experience of undertaking clinical audit and benchmarking strategies.
  • Proven experience of implementing clinical governance

Employer details

Employer name

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust


Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Fountain Street

Ashton Under Lyne


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