Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London. The main community served by the Trust is highly diverse with a complex mix of clinical and cultural needs.
The Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. These specialist services include obstetrics, neonatology, foetal medicine, fertility, neuro-rehabilitation, bariatric surgery, and asthma and allergy services.
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is proud to be included on the HSJ and Nursing Times Best Places to Work list 2015, and has recently achieved 'Excellence' status in the Healthy Workplace Charter, as awarded by the Greater London Authority.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Nurse practitioner within the field of Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Services at Homerton University Hospital Foundation Trust. The post holder will be required to work alongside the nursing team within the Medical day unit to provide care for patients with sickle cell and thalassaemia disorders. The post holder will be required to assess, diagnose and initiate treatment regimens for patients attending the day unit.
The Service is looking for a highly motivated, dynamic, enthusiastic and experienced independent nurse practitioner with advanced assessment and prescribing skills to work in conjunction with a developing multi-disciplinary team who is focused on providing high-quality patient care. The post would suit somebody with excellent communication skills and a good understanding of change management. You will be required to work autonomously as well as part of the team. There is the potential to develop this role for the right candidate.
The successful candidate will provide specialist nursing care, education and support for individuals with Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia and their families.
The Homerton serves a significant Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia patient population and treats patients referred from inside and outside the City and Hackney area. Therefore it is essential that post holder has a good knowledge and understanding of the implications and nature of the disease and its processes.
This appointment will be subject to a satisfactory completion of a 6 month probationary period for new starters to the Trust.
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Please note: we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.
The Trust welcomes applications from candidates wishing to job share with or without job share partners.
We are committed to equal opportunities.
The Trust offers a number of benefits, including a relocation loan for new starters moving to the area.
Overseas candidates wishing to apply, who would require immigration sponsorship, can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post on the UKBA website.
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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