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Paediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist - Allergy and Asthma

Band 7

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Paediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist - Allergy and Asthma
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
213-PRUH-1851
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Princess Royal University Hospital
Town
Orpington
Salary
£37,886 - £47,705 per annum (inc HCA)
Closing
25/01/2019 23:59

A unique opportunity has arisen for an experienced Band 7 nurse to join the Paediatric Asthma and Allergy service at the Princess Royal University Hospital. This new and exciting role will challenge both your clinical and leadership skills and provide the opportunity for you to gain differing experience in this rewarding environment.

As a clinical nurse specialist you will co-ordinate inpatient and outpatient care of paediatric patients with allergy /asthma aged 0-16yrs from the local population. You will be involved in providing supportive care to children during acute admissions and during outpatient appointments. You will work closely with members of the MDT. Teaching and training is an integral component of this role both to staff, families and children.

This role is essential in supporting patients and families from diagnosis and ongoing care and management of allergy and asthma. You will be required to assist in nurse led clinics and supporting GP’s and schools.

To be eligible for this post you must hold a mentorship qualification (ENB 998 or equivalent), have worked in the capacity as a band 6 or band 7 nurse with experience of nursing children with allergy/asthma. Demonstration of excellent leadership qualities and team work is essential.

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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

Amanda Aldred, Paediatric Matron, Princess Royal University Hospital on 01689 864888 or via email at aaldred@nhs.net or Sarah Harris, Head of Nursing on 0203 299 5899 or via email at sarahj.harris@nhs.net