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TB Nurse Specialist

Employer
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 a year pa inclusive pro rota
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you a motivated and enthusiastic NMC-registered nurse with a passion for TB care? We're looking for a dedicated professional to join our TB team. While experience in TB care is preferred, a willingness to learn and grow in this field is essential.

As a TB nurse, you will be part of a tri-site service covering Charing Cross, Hammersmith, and St Mary's Hospitals, providing care for both in-patients and outpatients. Additionally, we deliver TB healthcare at HMP Wormwood Scrubs.

Why Join Us?

Dynamic and Collaborative Culture: Work in an environment focused on quality patient care, reflected in our achievement of key performance indicators.

Professional Development: Staff work across all sites, offering diverse opportunities for growth and learning.

Flexible Shifts: Shift times vary according to clinics, MDTs, and service demands: 8am -6pm.

If you are passionate about TB care and ready to make a difference, we encourage you to apply and join our dedicated team at Imperial NHS Healthcare Trust.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide specialist nurse led TB services Trust wide to minimise/reduce the impact of TB
  • To provide delegated specialist nursing advice to support and facilitate high quality, individualised care to patients/clients and relatives/carers without supervision, in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team in line with local and national targets.
  • The post holder will provide specialist TB nursing care and support and deputise for their line manager in the management of their clinical speciality. This will involve dealing with complex situations and having to take appropriate action in a variety of settings.


About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ qualifications

Essential

  • Registered nurse
  • Diploma / first level degree in nursing or related subject
  • Degree level learning or willingness to work towards
  • SLICE or equivalent


Desirable

  • Evidence of recent continuing professional development


Experience

Essential

  • Post registration experience, at senior Band 5 level in the community, medicine, respiratory, HIV, Infectious Diseases or TB
  • Experience working with vulnerable adults and children including those experiencing homelessness, substance misuse, mental health and immigration problems
  • Experience of multi professional working


Desirable

  • Able to supervise and manage junior staff


Skills/knowledge/ abilities

Essential

  • Sound knowledge of current professional nursing & health care issues
  • Awareness of the key challenges related to TB control in the UK
  • IT literate
  • Ability to prioritise, work to pressure and meet deadlines
  • Teaching and presentation skills


Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

St Mary's Hospital

London

W2 1NY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

290-MIC-1243

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