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Specialist Respiratory Practitioner (Nurse/Physiotherapist) Band 7

Employer
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Location
Croydon
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum inc HCAS Outer (pro rata)
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Respiratory nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Specialist Respiratory Practitioner (Nurse / Physiotherapist) (Band 7) 0.6WTE 22.5 Hours / week

Are you passionate about improving care for patients with COPD? This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of highly specialised and committed respiratory practitioners working to improve outcomes for patients with COPD in Croydon.

We are looking for a proactive, dynamic and self-motivated respiratory nurse /physiotherapist with experience in delivering first class care to patients with respiratory conditions.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will ideally have experience in both the community and hospital settings, and will be confident in managing respiratory patients both in stable state and when acutely unwell. There is ample opportunity for development and training for the right candidate.

The Croydon Respiratory Team is working in many innovative and exciting ways to improve the quality of life for people with respiratory disease in Croydon. It is an integrated service working within the hospital and across the community and includes delivery of the COPD discharge bundle, community clinics, home visits, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Home oxygen service and the newly commissioned structured education programme . This position will include working in both the hospital and community settings.

The successful candidate will work in all aspects of the service and provide weekend cover on a rotational basis.

It is crucial that candidates have a UK drivers licence and it is extremely valuable to have a car available to use for work.

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon.Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff.If you want the opportunity to have a real impact, challenge yourself and be part of an NHS Trust that's making a real difference then a career at Croydon Health Services could be just what you're looking for.

Job description

Job responsibilities

***Please see the attached supporting document job description and person specification which contain more information about the role***

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Significant Respiratory experience at band 6
  • Relevant degree (Nursing / physiotherapy)


Desirable

  • Relevant respiratory post grad course
  • Previous band 7 experience


COPD Knowledge

Essential

  • awareness of COPD Guidelines
  • Knowledge of oxygen use


Desirable

  • Experience of managing patients with COPD (acute / stable)
  • Experience of assessing patients for oxygen


Time management

Essential

  • Able to demonstrate good time management


Desirable

  • worked in a community team / managing own time


Skills

Essential

  • proactivity
  • experience of working with patients with chronic diseases
  • management of staff


attributes

Essential

  • Current drivers licence
  • Access to car to use at work


Employer details

Employer name

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Address

Croydon University Hospital

Croydon

CR7 7YE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

199-NN-6307740-AHP

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