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Community Heart Failure Nurse

Employer
Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
Location
Sandwell/Birmingham
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
12 Jun 2024
A permanent post is available within the community heart failure team. We are seeking to recruit one individual who has relevant knowledge, skills and experience in all aspects of holistic nursing.

A key element of the role is to assess and support senior heart failure specialist nurses to implement and evaluate care for patients with chronic and complex heart failure. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in providing evidence based care in all aspects of heart failure.

The individual should have excellent communication and organisational skills, be able to work automatously and work as part of a dedicated team of heart failure nurses.

Main duties of the job

This is an exciting opportunity for a registered nurse who has a passion for heart failure to join the highly motivated Sandwell community heart failure team.The team aims to promote the delivery of high quality, patient focused evidence based practice. The team objectives are aligned to national and local agreed quality agendas and the promotion of safe harm free care.

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated care organisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens next year and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises. The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.

We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:
  • Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  • Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do
  • Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve lives


  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of what this role entails

    Person Specification

    Experience

    Essential

    • Experience of working indivudually and part of a team
    • Experience in assessing, implementing and evaluating care needs.


    Desirable

    • Previous experience working with heart failure patient at all stages heart failure journey


    Qualifications

    Essential

    • RGN/Adult Nursing
    • Good Standard of general Education


    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust

    Address

    SWB NHS Trust

    Lyng Health Centre

    Sandwell/Birmingham

    B71 4HJ

    Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

    381-CT-6304121

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