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Band 5 NAC Clinic Nurse

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 Per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Full Time
This post will be fixed term/secondment for 15 months cover maternity leave in the National Amyloidosis Centre.

Main duties of the job

o Placement of indwelling peripheral venous lines for intravenous administration of radio labelled SAP tracer and blood sampling, requiring outstanding venepuncture & cannulation skills.

o The post holder will be expected to liaise appropriately with all key members of the multi-disciplinary team and service users related to the speciality.

o To be responsible for all aspects of patient care including the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of direct patient care with supervision from senior staff.

o To support the Lead nurse/Clinic Sister to monitor the safety and quality of care for patients.

o To be responsible for the day-to-day management of the outpatient clinics.

o To manage a group of Nursing Assistants and assign delegated tasks and responsibility as appropriate.

o To ensure the compliance of mandatory training and appraisal requirements for delegated Nursing Assistants.

o To ensure a positive focussed service incorporating patients' feedback to maintain and improve patient care.

o To act as an effective role model promoting excellence through practice.

o Placement of indwelling peripheral venous lines for intravenous administration of radio labelled SAP tracer and blood sampling, requiring outstanding venepuncture & cannulation skills.

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



  • Cannulation & Venupuncture
  • Eligibility to work in the UK by September 2024
  • NMC
  • More than 1 year experience in NHS setting


  • Cardiology, renal, oncology experience



  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values

Education & professional Qualifications


  • First Level Registration NMC registered
  • Evidence of recent and ongoing professional development


  • Post qualification in relevant speciality
  • Recognized teaching or mentorship qualification or working towards



  • Post registration experience working in an acute hospital setting, renal or cardiology
  • Awareness of current professional nursing issues
  • Demonstrates sound knowledge of infection control standards
  • Demonstrates understanding of the importance of audit/quality

Skills and aptitudes


  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload
  • Proven communication skills and ability to negotiate
  • Skilled in use of EPR & databases.
  • Ability to supervise registered and unregistered staff
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Knowledge of risk management
  • Ability to lead change and service improvement
  • Aware of quality and safety standards and ward audit requirements
  • Venepuncture & cannulation competent

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Free

Pond Street



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