Respiratory Nurse Specialist - London

St George’s University Hospitals
London (Greater)
£31,562 - £41,630/Year
03 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Chest MedicineGrade
Band 6Contract
Maternity leave coverHours
Part time 3 days per wekJob ref

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustTown
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St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the regional specialist care provider for south west London, Surrey and beyond. The trust provides a high quality, comprehensive range of health services from leading edge tertiary and trauma care to community services.
With national and regional referrals added to our local 3.5m catchment, we serve a population of around 5m.
Co-located with St George’s, University of London and with both organisations now in a formal strategic alliance with King’s Health Partners, the trust delivers with its partners high quality research and education both of which contribute to the healthcare provision of tomorrow.
Acute and tertiary health services are delivered from over 1,000 beds across two sites, by around 8,000 staff.
St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a major acute hospital that offers very specialist care for complex injuries and illnesses, including trauma, neurology, cardiac care, renal transplantation, cancer care and stroke. It has a helipad which opened in spring 2014 and the work of its emergency department can currently be seen on Channel 4’s ‘24 Hours in A&E’ programme. The hospital also provides all the usual care you would expect from a local NHS district general hospital.
We also provide services at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton. These include outpatient rapid diagnostic and treatment facilities, a minor injuries unit, limb fitting services and 70 elderly, intermediate care and rehabilitation beds.
As well as hospital services, we provide a wide variety of specialist, maternity and community services to children, adults, older people and people with learning disabilities. These services are provided from St John’s Therapy Centre, 11 health centres and clinics, schools, nursing homes and people’s own homes. The trust also manages the healthcare service at HMP Wandsworth.

St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust
Clinical Nurse Specialist –Respiratory Band 6
Department of Chest medicine
Based at St George’s Hospital,

1 part time Band 6 ( 3 days a week maternity leave cover for approximately 9 months)

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse to develop their clinical skills and expertise in an established and supportive team.

The Respiratory service offers a high standard of care to a diverse population with respiratory disease. The position involves working closely with the respiratory medical and nursing teams, to provide specialist respiratory care and expertise to the respiratory patients with as an outpatient and to support the management of respiratory patients within the Trust, by reviewing patients and acting as an expert resource for the medical and nursing teams.

We are seeking a highly motivated experienced nurse to join our busy and dynamic respiratory team. You will have a minimum of 3 years post registration (RGN) respiratory experience, including, management, leadership and teaching experience. It is essential that you have the ability to work collaboratively at all levels and across disciplines and agencies.

Interviews are planned for the 1st week of December 2017.

We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below. Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email or via NHS Jobs.If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:- The machine readable zone - An ultra violet image - An infra red imageAs part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require at least one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.