Respiratory Nurse Specialist - London

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust.
London (Greater)
£36,224 - £46,315/Year
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Respiratory NursingGrade
Band 7Contract
37.5 HRS Per WeekJob ref

Edgware Community HospitalTown
£36,224 to £46,315 PA inc. HCASClosing
05/12/2017 23:59

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust works across nine London boroughs and Hertfordshire. We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

The Barnet Respiratory COPD service is a community based provision for adults within the London Borough of Barnet. The service provides a range of therapeutic interventions for diagnosed COPD patients inclusive of community outpatient respiratory clinics, spirometry, pulmonary rehabilitation, hospital at home, exacerbation management and a home oxygen assessment and review service.

We are currently seeking an experienced respiratory nurse to join the service.

Key areas of delivery for the post include:

• To work utilising advanced appropriate evidence based clinical investigative, assessment and treatment skills across a variety of settings including patients’ homes and outpatient clinics setting.

• To accept clinical responsibility for a specialised caseload of patients, and to organise this effectively and efficiently with regard to clinical priorities and use of time.

• To support the professional development of staff within the service and students on placement.

• To assess and manage patients across the disease condition spectrum inclusive of home oxygen therapy provision, pulmonary rehabilitation, psychological interventions and medication reviews, end of life care adhering to evidence based guidelines.

• To participate and support the senior service staff in the planning and delivery of service delivery targets and key performance indications.

• To undertake audit, patient experience capture and improvement work as required within role function.

Successful applicant will be joining a multidisciplinary team of consultants, physiotherapists and nurses with a respiratory care speciality. Due to the delivery aspects of this role a car driver, with access to their own vehicle, is required.

Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours. We offer a range of benefits that include accommodation loans, season travel tickets, childcare assistance, cycle to work schemes and much more.

To have a full look at our benefits and what it’s like working for us please go here:

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

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