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Neuromuscular Nurse Specialist

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced nurse with a desire to use your considerable knowledge to develop specialist skills in the management of patients who have Neuromuscular Conditions? We are a growing and dynamic team with exciting times ahead. We are seeking a registered nurse to join the Team. The post is suitable for those wishing to develop their career as a specialist.

You do not have to be an expert now as we provide a comprehensive individualised personal orientation and a professional development plan which will be tailored to your current skills and experience.

The successful candidate will work under the direction of a well-established Neuromuscular Care Advisor and together you will contribute to the multidisciplinary team facilitating effective management of patients with neuromuscular conditions.

Main duties of the job

To deliver high quality patient care, acting as a role model for nursing practice across the Specialty and Trust.

To provide clinical nursing advice and education within the speciality of Neuromuscular disorders.

To act as a source of advice and knowledge of neuromuscular disorders and their management for patients, carers, health and social care professionals.

To collaborate with the multidisciplinary team in the provision of optimum care throughout all aspects of the patients care pathway and in all clinical settings for patients with neuromuscular disorders under the care of a consultant neurologist at STH.

About us

The Neurology Outreach Department supports its staff to develop innovative healthcare services within subspecialist teams. The focus is on developing you to be your best in order that you provide expert knowledge, advice and support to the patients.

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitment to professional development and policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

Person Specification



  • Registered General Nurse
  • Valid NMC Registration
  • Advanced Diploma in Nursing or equivalent
  • 1sr degree or working towards
  • To have completed the national PEAP programme for practice supervisors or equivalent teaching and assessing qualification for those with ENB998.


  • Evidence of Leadership and management Development
  • Evidence of post registration education relevant to the role
  • Recognised Counselling Skills Certificate or Willing to undertake



  • Experience of Complex patient management
  • Relevant experience with a proven interest Neuromuscular disorders or other progressive conditions
  • Proven management and leadership experience at ward level or similar
  • Proven experience in the understanding of and communication with individuals with complex needs and patients who have life limiting conditions
  • Experience of effective time management and ability to prioritise own workload
  • Experience of working within safeguarding procedures


  • Experience of Neuromedicine or Neurorehabilitation
  • Experience of palliative care and end of life pathways
  • Experience of working in Primary Care /community setting
  • Audit and research experience

Further training


  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to manage change whilst maintaining standards
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Good presentation skills


  • Knowledge of Motivational Interviewing and experience of using skills with patients
  • Training / experience in undertaking advanced Care Planning Discussions

Other factors


  • Valid UK licence access to car that can be used for work purposes

Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Hallamshire Hospital

12 Claremont Crescent


S10 2TA

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