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Hepatitis C Clinical Nurse Specialist - Band 7

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Gastroenterology CNS team as a Hepatitis C Specialist Nurse.

The successful applicant must be able to prioritise and manage their own workload and have excellent communication skills.

To provide nursing leadership and take responsibility for the care of Hepatitis C patients, incorporating clinical practice, leadership, consultation and education.

To be involved in developing the service for Hepatitis C patients at both local and strategic levels.

To work closely with MDT's as required

For further details, please see attached Job Description

Main duties of the job

As a Hepatitis Specialist Nurse, you will use your knowledge to provide support, guidance and care to patients with Hepatitis C.Working flexibly ensuring that they provide a patient focused service at all times.We are seeking someone who is passionate about making a difference to people living with Hepatitis C, assisting with the acceptance of a new diagnosis, and assisting through treatment.You will need to possess clinical assessment skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills.You will often be the first point of contact for patients and other medical teams and will play a key role as a member of the multi-disciplinary team.

About us

Our Trust is situated in the beautiful county of Lincolnshire and is one of the biggest acute hospital trusts in England, serving a population of more than 700,000 people. We provide acute and specialist services to people in Lincolnshire and neighbouring counties. We have an annual income of �643 million (20/21) and we employ nearly 8,500 people.

Our Board have recently agreed a new vision statement - Outstanding Care Personally Delivered - stating their ambition for our Trust to be among the best.

We also have a five year Integrated Improvement Plan setting out how we will achieve our strategic objectives, for patients, services, people and partners, the last recognising that our future success depends on our ability to ensure the Lincolnshire healthcare system is successful in achieving its ambition to help people live healthier lives and provide care closer to where people live.

Our latest CQC report increased our ratings for being effective and well-led from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'. Our rating for caring remained as 'Good'.

This is in recognition of the huge amount of work that our amazing staff have done to improve the quality of care for our patients in recent years.

We are committed to helping our staff balance their work and home lives and ensure they feel supported, valued and appreciated

Job description

Job responsibilities

What should you do next?

Have a look at the job description, and if you like what you see, then apply today. Dont miss this fantastic opportunity to work with a great team in a supportive environment within a great institution. Your NHS needs you!

Person Specification

Qualifications (Academic, Professional & Vocational)


  • Registered Nurse
  • Degree or willing to work towards
  • Evidence of professional development


  • Hepatobiliary Course/Substance Misuse/HIV & Blood Borne Infections Course
  • Prescribing Qualification or willing to undertake
  • ENB 998 or equivalent

Previous Experience (Nature & Level)


  • Relevant knowledge and understanding of Hepatitis C related liver disease and management, substance or alcohol misuse, harm reduction
  • Evidence of teaching in clinical practice


  • Experience in treating patients with Hepatitis C
  • Experience in setting up or developing a role/service
  • Audit & research experience

Evidence of Particular: knowledge, skills, aptitudes


  • Able to work autonomously and as a team member
  • Effective leadership and management skills
  • Able to demonstrate a flexible approach to the provision of holistic, clinically effective care


  • Basic computer/keyboard skills
  • Aware of current health issues

Employer details

Employer name

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust




PE21 9QS

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