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CNS for Parkinson's

Employer
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Harrow
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 pro rata per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic nurse who is passionate about providing excellent care and services for people who live with Parkinson's.

You will have significant post registration experience, and knowledge of Parkinson's as well as a willingness to learn and a positive 'can do attitude.' Working within a multi-professional environment, the role will challenge you to push forward, be an innovator in your field and act as a role model for standards of care through clinical practice.

Main duties of the job

You will be the professional clinical link between all areas of care for individuals with Parkinson's and provide care and support for patients from diagnosis through to ongoing treatment and care. You will provide excellent teaching experience and the chance to contribute to local clinical networks. As a Trust we are committed to the development of our staff and will offer you thorough training and support.

Dedicated Parkinson's experience is preferred but candidates willing to evolve their skills will be considered

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse
  • Advanced communication skills/counselling qualification or willingness to undertake
  • Post registration qualification in speciality


Desirable

  • Masters Degree


Experience

Essential

  • Significant relevant experience in the Specialty and ability to demonstrate expert nursing skills.
  • Experience of formal/informal teaching.


Other Skills

Essential

  • Demonstrates sound knowledge of current developments in the NHS
  • Ability to undertake teaching of staff and patients.
  • Computer Skills


Desirable

  • Advanced Communication Skills.


Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Cross Site

Harrow

HA1 3UJ

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337-NP-7972MM

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