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Headway Acute Trauma Support Nurse

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Headway – the brain injury association

Specialist Nurse - Headway Acute Trauma Support (HATS) Nurse

We are the leading UK charity providing information and support for people with brain injuries, their relatives, carers and professionals.

The Headway Acute Trauma Support (HATS) Nurse is an exciting new and innovative role. Providing emotional and practical support, information and advice to individuals and family members and carers of people in the early stages following an acquired brain injury. You will work collaboratively with the Multidisciplinary teams, across a variety of clinical settings; Critical Care, Neurosurgery, Clinics and Rehabilitation. You will also facilitate access to appropriate, ongoing support and services from other agencies.

Thanks to funding by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund we are seeking an exceptional and dynamic individual to develop this new service at James Cook University Hospital. As nurses, we rarely have enough time to adequately support families at crucial and distressing times – this role will give you that opportunity.

Experience of working within a neurosurgical or Critical Care setting and supporting families making difficult and life changing decisions is essential.

Are you ready for a new challenge? Do you want to make a difference? If so this role could be perfect for you.

Region: James Cook University Hospital - Middlesbrough

Full time

Salary - £32,960 per annum

Car required – Role includes Travel

Closing date:28th October 2016

Interview date: 4th November 2016

For further information contact – Mandy Haughton (HATS Manager) on  ( Phone number removed )  / email ( Email address removed ) or Alastair White (Headway Network Support Manager for the North East) Mobile:  ( Phone number removed )  / ( Email address removed )

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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