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Band 7 Thrombosis and Anticoagulation Clinical Nurse Specialist

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job overview

A vacancy has become available in the Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre at the Royal Free Hospital for a full time Band 7 Specialist Nurse. Applicants with extensive previous nursing experience outside the Thrombosis and Anticoagulation speciality would also be considered and supported for a 18 month developmental post at a Band 6 level leading to a Band 7 specialist nurse.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

This is an excellent opportunity for a nurse with experience in the field of thrombosis and anticoagulation or an experienced nurse who is considering a move into specialist practice in the future. We are looking for a nurse with excellent organisation & communication skills to work as part of a specialist multidisciplinary team, caring for patients with venous thromboembolism or requiring anticoagulation therapy.

You will support the many different aspects of care delivered in this internationally recognised Haemophilia & Thrombosis Centre working as part of the specialist nursing team, and the wider multi-disciplinary team.The role includes assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of care provided for a large group of patients on anticoagulants or with venous thrombosis in Northwest London, incorporating the ambulatory VTE outpatient service and management of peri-operative anticoagulant bridging within the Trust. We also provide support and education to primary care providers. Training will be provided for the specialist aspects of the role, and there are plenty of opportunities for continuing professional development and education.The work setting will be out-patient and day-care within the Centre and other clinical areas between the hours of 8am and 5pmMondaytoFriday.

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 topFor more information please follow link

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

Education & professional Qualifications


  • Registered nurse
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Recognised teaching or mentorship qualification
  • Post registration qualification relevant to specialty
  • Advanced assessment skills


  • Masters degree or working towards
  • Independent nurse prescribing course or willingness to undertake



  • Substantial post-registration experience in area of speciality
  • Previous experience of research and audit
  • Undertaken nurse led clinics
  • Evidence of teaching junior members of staff
  • Proven evidence of improving the patient experience


  • Current experience of line management of staff

Skills and Aptitudes


  • Expert specialist skills
  • Knowledge of current advances and pathways of care relevant to specialty
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to negotiate and influence
  • Skilled in use of computer/keyboard
  • Ability to problem-solve, prioritise and to work to deadlines
  • Ability to motivate staff and improve individuals and team performance
  • Ability to develop collaborative working relationships with multi professional teams
  • Demonstrates evidence of knowledge and ability to undertake change management
  • Able to manage stressful situations and challenge decisions to ensure that patient needs are met
  • Able to lead, manage and motivate others in complex problem solving and assessment skills

Personal Qualities & Attributes


  • Be a positive role model with the ability to demonstrate credible and professional approach
  • Evidence of proven, on-going professional development
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work as a team and form professional relationships with colleagues
  • Diplomatic and calm
  • To be flexible and approachable

Royal Free World Class Values


  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Free Hospital

Pond Street



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