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Clinical Nurse Specialist

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata/pa
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
This post holder will work as part of the cardiac rehabilitation team, dealing with cardiac patients throughout their care pathway from acute hospital admission to providing advice and support after discharge.

This post will be responsible for their own caseload and will supervise the day to day workload of the cardiac rehabilitation team.

There will be some administrative responsibilities as delegated by the team leader.

This post has no direct budgetary responsibilities

Main duties of the job

Under direction of the Lead Specialist Nurse deliver care to defined case load of patients requiring specialist care.

To work as a member of the cardiac rehabilitation team to provide nursing care to patients with a recent diagnosis of heart disease.

With the additional specialist knowledge required to assess, plan. implement and evaluate holistic individualised patient centred care in asafe and caring environment whilst acting as the patients advocate and maintaining privacy and dignity.

Provide support advice and education to patients and carers to enablethem to understand and manage their cardiac condition and reduce the risk of further cardiac events.

Provide advice and support to junior staff and learners in all aspects of the delivery of high quality care.

Closing date of applications: 25th June 2024

Interview date: 9th July 2024

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • Staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments a day.
  • We are the 4 th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.
  • UHDB is a research active University Hospital with a large and varied portfolio of clinical trials and research opportunities for all staff.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Following the recent update on UK immigration policy for those on a Health and Care Visa or Skilled Worker Visa, please click on the link to check your eligibility before applying for this post as we may be unable to provide sponsorship Impacts of the changes to the UK immigration policy | NHS Employers

Person Specification



  • NMC Registration
  • Demonstrates recent Cardiology Experience
  • Cardiology specific Qualifications Post Registration
  • Teaching Qualifications


  • Substantial Post Registration Experience
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Experience
  • Health Promotion Experience
  • Recent Cardiology Courses Undertaken

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

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