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Heart Failure Nurse

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHSFT
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our cardiology/heart failure team as a band 5 staff nurse.

We are looking for a motivated heart failure nurse/cardiology nurse to join our highly professional team.

If you consider yourself to be dynamic, flexible, enthusiastic and able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team and want to develop your knowledge and career in Heart Failure and cardiology then please apply.

Main duties of the job

The post is to work both within our Ambulatory Heart Failure unit/Virtual Ward service and triage our patients who are being monitored via our integrated telehealth service.

Within the AHF unit, the post-holder will support and deliver care for patients requiring IV diuretics and IV iron therapy and will provide triage urgent alerts from the telehealth system and help in the management of patients with heart failure in the community.

The post also involves delivering IV Diuretics to patients who require treatment in their own homes, as part of the Virtual Ward.

About us

Our purpose is to provide community health services to a patient population of over one million people in Derbyshire and Derby, as part of Joined Up Care Derbyshire.

We employ around 4,200 substantive staff, caring for patients in 11 community hospitals and more than 30 health centres, as well as in clinics, GP practices, schools, care homes and, increasingly, in people's own homes and via virtual consultations.

During the pandemic response we have led the implementation of public vaccination centres in collaboration with partners across health and social care.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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As an employer and sponsor licence holder, to be able to provide sponsorship to overseas nationals via the Skilled Workerroute we must ensure that we adhere to the sponsorship requirements set by UK Visas and Immigration. After carefullyreviewing this role, we do not believe that this position meets the requirements for sponsorship. For details on eligibilitycriteria for a Skilled Worker visa, please follow this link to the websiteSkilled Worker visa: Overview - GOV.UK(

Person Specification



  • Experience in venepuncture
  • Experience in cannulation
  • Experience with ECG's



  • Teaching/mentor qualification and experience
  • Registered Nurse (active registration on Part 1 or 12 of the NMC register.)


  • Heart Failure module



  • HF experience in acute
  • HF experience in community
  • Experience delivering IV therapy



  • Can administer intravenous therapy

Employer details

Employer name

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHSFT


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Raod


DE22 3NE

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