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Rheumatology - Specialist Support Nurse

Employer
Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year p.a. pro rata
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated and driven individual to join our fantastic Rheumatology team.

We are looking for an inspiring individual to join our team who has an interest in the specialist care of our Rheumatology patients, ensuring a positive patient experience. We are seeking a forward thinking Registered Nurse with some experience of managing a specialist service to patients with inflammatory arthritic conditions. You will be expected to have excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills and be able to work both independently and with a team. Experience of the complexities of rheumatological conditions would be an advantage. The post is challenging but will provide you with varied experience and opportunities for professional development with a friendly and supportive team. Training and opportunities to broaden your experience will be available as appropriate.

If you think you have what it takes to join a forward thinking, innovative team committed to the delivery of high quality care then we want to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is responsible for the provision of high quality, patient focused care

Responsible for assessing, developing and implementing specialist nursing care programmes

Responsible for providing specialist advice and support to, and liaising with, other staff

About us

Come Nurse with us...Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It's a great place to nurse, work and live.You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people's age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.

A welcome subsidy of �1000 is available to all Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses, Midwives, ODPs and Radiographers taking up substantive employment with the Trust.

If you require sponsorship for a Visa to work in the UK, to avoid disappointment, please check you are not applying from a Red list country - Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Closing date is midnight on 14 July 2024

Interviews are due to be held on 30 July 2024

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?

Our values and reputation for outstanding care Opportunities to experience a range of specialities Career and development opportunities Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team Research experience and opportunities Lovely location and quality of life Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered nurse.
  • Relevant experience in Rheumatology
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Teaching or mentoring qualification
  • Post registration qualification in speciality or willingness to complete


Desirable

  • Degree
  • Research Module


Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrate expert nursing skills
  • Evidence of mentorship/preceptorship roles
  • Accept personal accountability for own practice
  • Experience of formal/informal teaching


Knowledge

Essential

  • Understanding of evidence based practice
  • Understanding of Clinical Governance
  • Understanding and knowledge of specialist field


Skills

Essential

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Capable of working as an integral member of a small team
  • Adaptable to changing situations due to both workload and colleagues needs
  • Ability to undertake teaching of staff and patients
  • Ability to work unsupervised and manage own workload effective time management.
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to multidisciplinary working.


Desirable

  • Assertiveness/perceptive counselling skills
  • Documentation, audit and presentation skills
  • Leadership Skills


Additional Requirements

Essential

  • To act in a professional manner at al times in accordance with the NMC Code of Conduct
  • Capable of developing liaisons with other practice areas/academic institutions.
  • The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of safe, kind, excellent.


Employer details

Employer name

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Addenbrookes Hospital-Division A

Hills Road

Cambridge

CB2 0QQ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

180-A-247271

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