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Respiratory Specialist Nurse

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
31 May 2024

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This post is for internal candidates to South Tees Trust. If you are not currently working within the trust your application will not be reviewed and automatically rejected at shortlisting stage. Please be aware of this when submitting your application.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic individual to join the Respiratory Team at Friarage Hospital, Northallerton.

The team is committed to delivering high quality care to patients and their families who have Respiratory conditions in the acute hospital and community setting.

Applicants must be motivated and dynamic and have the ability to make decisions independently and manage respiratory patients.

We are looking for an experienced registered nurse with excellent communication and organisational skills. The applicant should have experience in the management of respiratory patients and be able to provide evidence of this.

The post holder will ensure patients have prompt access to specialist advice and given high standards of evidence based care, intervention and support at all times. Areas include full assessment of patients on acute medical wards, SDEC (Same Day Emergency Care), community outreach visits, Respiratory clinics. We also run the Respiratory Virtual wards for Respiratory conditions.

The post holder will be based in the respiratory team's office at Friarage Hospital, Northallerton.

Main duties of the job

Assessing respiratory patients who attend clinics.

Reviewing patients in a clinic setting.

Carry out research and audit for this post

Reviewing respiratory patients both in a hospital setting and a community setting.

Ensure respiratory patients are on correct treatment underpinned by guidelines.

Running and managing virtual wards with remit.

About us

Leadership and Improvement Training

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

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

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

Knowledge & Skills


  • Commitment to evidence based practice
  • Ability to work within the boundaries of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct

Personal Attributes


  • Effectively prioritises and coordinates own work
  • Ability to use initiative to make decisions and recognise where assistance is needed.



  • Experience working with patients with respiratory conditions.



  • Registered General Nurse
  • Diploma/degree in Nursing
  • Current NMC registration

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Friarage Hospital

Bullamoor Road



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