Clinical Nurse Specialist

Band 6

Main area
Respiratory Medicine
Band 6
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King Edward VII Hospital
£27,893 - £37,259 per annum incl HCA
22/01/2018 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.

Adult Integrated Respiratory Service – AIR
Make 2018 a pivotal moment in your career and join the new AIR team!

Berkshire Healthcare and Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trusts have changed the way that community care is perceived and delivered! Our award winning respiratory team, based at King Edward VII Hospital Windsor, has been commissioned to provide an integrated respiratory service across the acute and East Berkshire community setting and this is your opportunity to join our team!

Having launched in October we are now expanding the team so the AIR service will provide respiratory care across East Berkshire in and out of the hospital setting, delivering acute respiratory care for patients with Asthma, COPD, Home Oxygen, Interstitial Lung Disease, Bronchiectasis, Respiratory Physiotherapy and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Working closely with other regional experts, you will work both independently and as part of the supportive Multi-Disciplinary team; providing care that is underpinned by a culture of research and innovation.

Whilst you will employed by either Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust or Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust you will be working clinically as 1 integrated team. Therefore if you are a dynamic, passionate individual who is committed and driven to provide a positive patient experience in a first class service, then we would love to hear from you!

About the role:
Specialist Nurses play an integral part in assessing, supporting and treating people with a range of respiratory conditions caring for and improving the standard of care for respiratory patients.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a variety of settings. The team is based in the Chest Clinic at King Edward VII Hospital in Windsor but we see patients as hospital in-patients, in clinic and in their own homes. The focus is supporting people to manage their condition within the most appropriate setting. No two days are the same.

We are looking for the best clinicians to join us in these demanding but enjoyable roles which will provide a wide variety of experience and skills enhancing your professional portfolio. With dedicated support for your professional development in two organisations that received ‘good’ and ‘outstanding’ on their recent CQC inspections there is every reason to join our expanding team!

Be part of our success story and find your passion working in the AIR service.

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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

Joanne King (Nurse Consultant - Respiratory) on 07917093468. We would be happy to make arrangements for an informal visit.

If you have problems applying, contact

01753 634392