Nurse Advisor - Bristol

Bristol (City Centre)
02 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Company: AbbVie
Position: Nurse Advisor
Territory: South West and South Wales
Vacancy Type: Permanent-Full Time
Salary: Competitive

Ashfield Healthcare are
working with AbbVie to recruit Nurse Advisors to educate patients (and/or their
carers) in self-administration of Humira. AbbVie was founded in 2013 as a
global biopharmaceutical company with focus and capabilities to address some of
the world’s greatest health challenges. AbbVie has the stability, resources,
expertise, and passion to discover, develop and bring to market ground breaking
science to solve the biggest health problems that face the world today and

Key Responsibilities

To train patients and their
carers in the use of delivery devices for the self-administration of the
prescribed subcutaneous therapy for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis,
axial spondyloarthritis, ankylosis spondylitis, psoriatric arthritis,
psoriasis, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
Undertake clinical,
psychological and quality of life assessments for patients within a
specific disease area
To manage and report any
adverse events and refer as appropriate
To communicate with and
develop relationships with key nursing and medical staff at all allocated
healthcare organisations adopting the service
To put in place service
agreements in accordance with Company policies with secondary healthcare
organisations for the delivery of the service
Undertake risk assessments
prior to and during hospital visits as required by Company policies

Essential Skills

Current NMC registration

Minimum of two years post registration

RCN member (or equivalent)

Satisfactory enhanced DBS Disclosure or equivalent
(Scotland and Northern Ireland).

Satisfactory pre-employment medical checks

Desirable Skills

Experience in working within one or more of the
following disease areas rheumatology,
gastroenterology and dermatology
Previous Community / Home care experience

Managing a patient caseload

Previous Nurse Advisor experience

Evidence of recent learning


Ashfield is a fast-paced place
to work where you will be highly valued. We’ll give you all the support,
training and encouragement you need to deliver first-class results for our
clients. With an international reach and great support, the opportunities here
are wide and diverse.

It’s our people that have made
us successful, and we are committed to our values.
Quality, Partnership,
Ingenuity, Expertise and Energy.

Successful candidates will
benefit from a car, laptop, pension, healthcare and an excellent reward and
recognition package. Please note that the ability to drive is a requirement of
this role.

If you would like to be
considered for this exciting opportunity please select "APPLY NOW"
Please note if you have not
heard from a member of the recruitment department within 7 days your
application has been unsuccessful at this stage.

Thank you for your interest in
AbbVie and Ashfield.