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Immunology Specialist Nurse

Employer
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Manchester
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arose to join the Immunology and Allergy team at MRI in a 15 month fixed term temporary B6 Nurse Specialist post.

The successful candidate will be joining a well-established small team of Nurse Specialists and Consultants in Immunology, who provide specialist care expertise across the region. We have a firm commitment to the education and training of others and promoting quality and excellence in immunology and allergy across Manchester Foundation NHS Trust.

For this Band 6 post, we are keen to appoint a team orientated, highly motivated nurse, who has a specialist interest in immunology and allergy. No experience required as full training will be provided

The successful post holder will develop the knowledge and skills to run nurse led clinics and provide specialist advice to patients, carers and professional colleagues.

Main duties of the job

Undertake nurse led clinics and day case activity to support the assessment, diagnosis and management of patients with allergic conditions.

Work within published guidelines on the identification and management of adults and children who are transitioning into adult services

Ensure interventions undertaken are in line with best practice guidance

Participate in the development and evaluation of policies/guidelines/protocols within the department

Provide education for patients and carers at diagnosis and throughout their care journey including condition and treatment options and advice on health and lifestyle activities.

Use specialist knowledge and clinical judgement to provide support and advice to patients, carers, and the multidisciplinary team via telephone or face to face.

Liaise with members of the multidisciplinary team and contribute to training and education to support colleagues in the delivery of specialised patient care

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at resourcing@mft.nhs.uk.

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • NMC registered
  • Previous experience in relevant speciality
  • Knowledge of allergy history taking


Desirable

  • Speciality qualification
  • NMP qualification


Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Manchester Royal Infirmary

Oxford Road

Manchester

M13 9WL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

349-MRI-6347285*

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