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Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurse

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Hours: 37.5

Most attractive aspect of the Post: The post offers the successful candidate a chance of caseload management in a community setting .Working one to one with patients referred into the service the successful candidate will benefit from being part of a forward thinking dynamic team working towards the goals and outcome measures of the commissioning pack for Cardiac Rehabilitation.

The post holds many development opportunities and offers a chance to manage an autonomous caseload and plan care around patient centred goals

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will work the hours over 5 days, Monday to Friday, and manage a caseload of cardiac rehabilitation patients within the community setting. The service is home visit / clinic based. You will also work on the ward providing stage 0- 1 of the commissioning pack pathway & in community exercise classes.

About us

Our People Charter outlines the behaviours we can expect from one another and what you can expect from Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust:
  • We value people
  • We are one team
  • We care

We're keen to meet people who share these values and are passionate about delivering the highest quality of care to our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Two years post registration experience, 1 of which must be in recent CVD care
  • Understanding of the Commissioning guide for Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Governance awareness.
  • Participation in Clinical supervision.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills.
  • Demonstrate level of self awareness, strengths and weaknesses.
  • Clinical assessment skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to delegate, supervise and support colleagues
  • Negotiation / influencing skills
  • Ability to manage conflict professionally
  • Ability to give and accept constructive criticism
  • Assertiveness
  • Change management skills
  • Experience of implementing research based practice
  • Audit and research awareness
  • Presentation skills
  • Experience of project management
  • Ability to network as appropriate
  • To maintain accurate records, both written and electronic.
  • Manage risk and report incidents as appropriate and in accordance with the trust reporting mechanism.

Person Specification



  • oTwo years post registration experience, 1 of which must be in recent CVD care
  • oDemonstrate leadership skills.
  • oEvidence of ongoing professional development



  • oMust be willing to undertake further training and education as required.
  • oResearch awareness.
  • oVenepuncture or willingness to work towards.
  • oClinical assessment skills
  • oExcellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • oAbility to work independently and as part of a team
  • oAble to work on own initiative
  • oGood time management skills
  • oAbility to delegate, supervise and support colleagues
  • oNegotiation / influencing skills
  • oAbility to manage conflict professionally
  • oAbility to give and accept constructive criticism
  • oAble to accommodate flexible working
  • oCurrent valid driving licence
  • oHepatitis B immunity


  • oAssertiveness
  • oChange management skills
  • oExperience of implementing research based practice
  • oAudit and research awareness
  • oPresentation skills
  • oExperience of project management
  • oAbility to network as appropriate



  • Understanding of Information Governance and Confidentiality
  • Understanding of equality and diversity issues and how this affects patients, visitors and staff
  • Understanding of what the NHS Constitution means to you, and your responsibilities to the public, patients and colleagues.



  • oRegistered Nurse (Level1)
  • oCurrent NMC registration
  • oRelevant experience / qualification or training in CVD
  • oRelevant teaching and assessing qualification
  • oCar owner


  • oFirst Degree (or working towards)
  • oIndependent Nurse Prescribing qualification (or willingness to work towards)
  • oExperience of working within primary care.
  • oExperience of Cardio exercise programmes.
  • oCultural awareness, experience of working with ethnic minority groups
  • oKnowledge / understanding of Primary Care
  • oExperience of previous service development

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Bradford Teaching Hospitals



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