Respiratory Nurse Specialist - Band 7 - Bristol

North Bristol NHS Trust
Bristol (City Centre)
£31,696 - £41,787/Year
03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
NHS AfC: Band 7Contract
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Southmead Hospital/Cossham HospitalTown
£31696 - £41787 per annumClosing
05/12/2017 23:59

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Band 7 Respiratory Nurse Specialist(or band 6 depending on experience) for the Respiratory Specialist Team

Located in the vibrant city of Bristol, in the new Southmead Hospital, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Respiratory Nurse Specialist to become a member of the Respiratory Specialist Team.

The Respiratory Specialist Team delivers several services including Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Early Supported Discharge/Admission Avoidance Service for COPD patients (7 day service), Home Oxygen Assessment Service, Hospital Inpatient referrals and autonomous outpatient clinics within the field of Respiratory Medicine.

The role is based at Southmead Hospital and Cossham Community Hospital and within the community in patients’ homes.

The candidate should have a sound knowledge of respiratory conditions, experience of treating respiratory patients, and recognising their specific needs. They must be able to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. Work includes patient and non-patient contact duties. The candidate must hold a full driving licence.

The successful candidate will be supported by a dynamic team who are continually developing a successful service within the acute trust and linking with local CCG’s.

If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel 0117 414 1151.This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.
Staff identify as 'At Risk' and who meet the essential shortlisting criteria of the post will be prioritised. Priority will be given to North Bristol NHS Trust employees in the first instance.

Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.