Rheumatology Specialist Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Rheumatology Services
Band 6
Part Time 15 Hours Per Week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Orpington Hospital
Orpington, Kent
£30,550 to £40,105 pa pro rata inc HCAP
29/10/2017 23:59

Rheumatology Specialist Nurse

Band 6

Part time post (15hrs per week)

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic nurse to join the rheumatology team. The part-time post is based in The Department of Rheumatology, Kings College Hospital Orpington Site and offers a wide range of opportunities working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

You will be joining a nursing team in the midst of developing a range of nurse led services and will be responsible for running nurse led clinics.Considerations include assessments specific to Rheumatology, patient education regarding their condition and treatment options, Helpline support, management of chronic disease and incorporation of best practice according to national guidelines.In addition, academic and commercial research takes place in the department and there may be opportunities to become involved in this activity.

The successful applicant must have a special interest in Rheumatological conditions,experience of managing psychological elements of chronic conditions, have evidence of leadership skills and be excited by the opportunities a nurse led service offers to both the patient and the Trust. You must be organised with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be committed to continued personal development.

For further information, and to arrange an informal visit please contact Joanne Dobson or Rosaria Salerno, (Rheumatology CNS) on 0203 299 1731

Closing date: 29/10/2017

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Rosaria Salerno
0203 299 1731

If you have problems applying, contact

King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill
0203 299 9000