Tuberculosis Senior Specialist Nurse

Band 7

Main area
Tuberculosis
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
15
Job ref
SB182
Site
Frimley Park Hospital
Town
Frimley
Salary
£33,280 - £43,469 pa pro rata incl HCAS
Closing
23/01/2018 23:59

Frimley Health is a Trust where great care and great careers go hand in hand. We’re three hospitals working closely with each other and with the communities we serve in Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire and Buckinghamshire  - our organisation has brought Heatherwood and Wexham hospitals into the fold of Frimley Park Hospital and its wider community services.

You’ll find the highest standards of clinical excellence across our locations and a friendly, supportive, open culture that brings everyone together. For our team it means a great day-to-day working experience – in a Trust with strong leadership, a clear sense of direction and an exciting vision for the future. The investment and changes ahead make this an exciting place to be. You can play your part in delivering exceptional patient care, while continuing to grow, develop and progress through first class learning and training.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Sister/Charge nurse to join our Tuberculosis (TB) service. We are looking to appoint a dynamic individual with strong interpersonal skills, effective and proven team management and an enthusiasm for providing health education, treatment and advice for patients. This role will  involve the provision of nurse led outpatient TB clinics as well working across the local community and some acute hospital work.  

We are looking for a senior staff Nurse to take on the position as a  band 7 TB specialist nurse. You should have a respiratory nursing  qualification, experience of leading and managing a team, previous outpatient clinic experience would be beneficial but training will be given. You must be a car driver /owner as this role involves community visits and outpatient clinics. 

Previous TB nursing knowledge is desirable but not essential as training can be given, as is an appropriate degree course (or working towards), but consideration will be given to all applicants. 

In return we will offer you:

  • A full induction programme
  • A competency based appraisal system
  • Opportunities to undertake formal study 

We positively promote staff development with the support of the Practice Development team, and you will have the opportunity to develop your skills.

 

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For an informal discussion please contact

Pam Hoad Senior TB nurse specialist  tel 01276 604604 ext 6986

Iain Wheatley Nurse Consultant tel 01252 649670

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01276 526100