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Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist - Epilepsy

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate would join our fantastic team of Neuro Specialist Nurses at the Royal Free Hospital.

The successful candidate will be expected:

- To be the key worker for Epilepsy patients. Act as their advocate whilst co-ordinating their care pathway from assessment through to discharge/ diagnosis and referral.- To provide holistic care and support through counselling, educating, advising and supporting emotional needs.- Co-ordinate health promotion both internally and externally.- To have a leading role in service improvement and development.

A successful candidate is required to be able demonstrate the Trust values, the responsibilities of the job description and person specification. A successful candidate should have proven experience of working:

- In a clinical background, with experience and knowledge of treating Epilepsy clients.- A first level degree or working towards this.Counselling skills, training and experience.- Excellent communication and organisational skills.- The ability to prioritise work independently within a team.- Leadership experience.

About us

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A& E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.

Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Registration


  • Registered Nurse level 1
  • ANP of working towards the qualification
  • Teaching and mentoring qualification
  • Relevant 1st degree or working towards
  • Counselling /advanced communications skills



  • Epilepsy Experience


  • Leadership Experience
  • Health promotion
  • HR processes

Royal Free World Class Values


  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values

Skills and aptitudes


  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Demonstrate competent use of multiple IT systems


  • Ability to co-ordinate and lead on multidisciplinary meetings both internally and externally

Personal Qualities & attributes


  • Empathy
  • Team player
  • Enthusiasm
  • Drive
  • Commitment
  • Professionalism
  • Self motivated

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Free Hospital

Pond Street



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