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Clinical Nurse Specialist

Job Description

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team.

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:

People-focused: We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.

Respect: We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.

Integrity: We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.

Dedication: We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.

Excellence: We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.

The Neurology specialist nursing team provides services for patients with neurological diseases including: Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinsons disease and Motor Neurone Disease. The Team is based at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital providing direct patient care and support in both the In-patient and Outpatient setting and also provides support and advice to Primary Care

As post holder you will deliver specialist nurse clinics for patients with Neurological Diseases, support the ‘Botox Service’ and administer Botulinum toxin under the direction of the Consultant Medical Team. You will also provide a supportive and advisory role via the telephone helpline service for patients. On occasions, there may be a requirement to visit patients in their home. You will provide support to inpatients and ward staff with regards to their neurological condition. You will be required to support education to patients, families and other professionals to promote knowledge and understanding of best management of these long term conditions.

Hours of work: 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday however flexibility may be available.

Driving Licence required (adjustments will be considered for candidates with a disability) as this post requires working across several Trust sites.

Interview date: 4 November 2016

For further details / informal visits contact:
Rachael Rendell, Lead Neurology Specialist Nurse on
 ( Phone number removed )  or email: ( Email address removed )

The Job Description (which includes a Person Specification) provides a full outline of responsibilities and requirements for this role. Please use your supporting statement to demonstrate how you meet the person specification.

DBS: If this post involves working with children or vulnerable adults the application form will ask for information regarding previous convictions as you will be required to undertake a Criminal Record and Barring Check known as a DBS check.

If you are a new employee or registering with the Staff Bank you will need to meet the cost of this unless your salary is less than point 9 of AfC.

NHS Service: Should you be appointed to the post we will need to establish any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT and we will accept the submission of your application as your agreement to this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship – (not apprenticeships): We are pleased to consider applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK but it is unlikely that we would be able to appoint if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available.

UK Registration: You will need to have current UK professional registration where this is a requirement of the role.

Application: Following candidate feedback and to reduce our dependency on paper, all our communication with you regarding your application will be by email so could you please check your e-mails (and Spam) regularly.

We value equality in our team and recruit from all sections of the community. We recognise there is a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and if you meet the minimum criteria detailed in the person specification and have a disability, you may wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme by indicating this in the relevant section on your application.

We look forward to receiving your application and if you do not hear within the next four weeks this will usually mean that you have not been short-listed. However, if you wish to confirm this please contact the person indicated on the advert.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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