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Respiratory Nurse Specialist - Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Employer
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bolton
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Respiratory nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a well-established respiratory team as a permanent Respiratory Nurse Specialist, specialising in Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR). This post is for 30 hours per week and will not normally require weekend working.

The post is based within the wider Thoracic medicine team and includes working predominantly within Bolton One to assess patients and assist with delivery of pulmonary rehabilitation classes.

We really would encourage anyone interested in this post to arrange an informal visit prior to application. For further details please contact:

Sr. Tracey Holliday Departmental Manager 01204 390390 ext 4307

tracey.holliday@boltonft.nhs.uk

Or Lynn Swift - PR physiotherapist

lynn.swift@boltonft.nhs.uk

Interview date TBA

Main duties of the job

You will join a dynamic and friendly team of experienced Respiratory Nurse Specialists where no two days are the same. Your role will be to work proactively alongside the respiratory nurses, medical and physiotherapy teams to engage, assess, deliver and evaluate an effective PR service to the eligible patients of Bolton.

PR services across Greater Manchester are expanding to address health inequalities and are undergoing an accreditation process. The successful candidate will be a key member of the PR team and assist with the development of the current service in order to expand the number of sessions delivered weekly and to streamline the referral /assessment processes.

We will offer a relevant training package to our new starter. In return, we expect you to be proactive in your approach to learning and to be willing to work dynamically in order to care for our patients who cope daily with the vast array of respiratory conditions present within our local community.

The Acute Adult Care Division is one of four Clinical Divisions in the Trust that includes Emergency Care, Complex Care and Specialist Medicine. The Division contains the busiest single site Emergency Department in Greater Manchester and has inpatient wards providing acute medicine, rehabilitation and specialist medicine services. It provides a range of specialist out-patient and community services and is committed to providing excellent clinical performance and patient care.

About us

Acute Adult Division

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust is an integrated provider of acute, intermediate and community health care serving the population of Bolton. This provides us with an opportunity for our services to work closely with our partners in primary care and the local authority to ensure a seamless service for our patients.

Here at Bolton our patients are at the heart of everything we do. We ensure our patients receive the highest quality of Care and are guided by our trust Values. We are proud that our Trust is a centre of excellence formaternity, neonataland care for children, and that it has been rated as Good by the Quality Care Commission (CQC). This is in recognition of the patient experience and quality of care that our staff provide to patients. It is also supported by our Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professional Framework for Professional Practice.

The aims of this Trust are to improve the health of and provide the best possible care to the population in which we serve and ensure that our staff has joy and pride in their work. We are striving to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities in which we serve. We value our staff and can offer excellent opportunities for further training and development. We are keen to reflect our local population and therefore applications from all sectors of the community are welcomed.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description and person specification for further details of the main responsibilities

Person Specification

general

Essential

  • effective team work
  • communication skills
  • motivator


Qualifications

Essential

  • registered general nurse
  • post registration development


Desirable

  • v200/v300 qualification
  • respiratory qualification
  • mentorship qualification


Experience

Essential

  • recent professional development
  • experience in respiratory
  • team management
  • change management


Desirable

  • Experience as RNS
  • teaching experience


skills

Essential

  • enquiry/ problem solving skills
  • technologically knowledgeable
  • good interpersonal skills


Desirable

  • presentation skills


knowledge

Essential

  • up to date respiratory knowledge
  • computer literate
  • understands concept of preceptorship/ mentorship
  • understands principle of learning in practice


other

Essential

  • desire to work in respiratory
  • car driver


Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Bolton One clinic

Deane road

Bolton

BL3 5BN

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

241-423AA-24

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