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Clinical Nurse Specialist-Structural Heart Disease

NHS AfC: Band 6

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NHS AfC: Band 6
6 month secondment
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
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St Thomas' Hospital
£31,878-£42,046 p.a inc HCA
21/01/2018 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

A new and exciting career opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and suitably experienced Clinical Nurse Specialist in our Structural Heart Disease service at St Thomas’ Hospital.

The role will be a 6 month, Band 6 secondment to the team.

This role includes the pathway and care of patients undergoing TAVI procedure, the new percutaneous mitral programme and infective endocarditis.

The post holder will be part of a team who deliver advanced practice nursing to a defined group of patients and act as an expert clinical resource to facilitate the patient pathway. You will work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team and be instrumental in the day to day management of these patients.

You will be an integral part of the team, learning to assess the patients in clinic and on the ward formulating a daily plan on the ward round. Additionally you will be required to maintain and further develop your theoretical knowledge and physical examination skills.

Applicants must have clinical experience in cardiac nursing. Management and leadership skills are not essential for this role but are highly desirable. Applicants must be able to be self-directed, work autonomously and as part of a team. 

As part of the Cardiovascular Directorate at Guys & St Thomas', you will be part of an exciting development of a Cardiovascular Institute. In partnership with the Kings Health Partners, we are in the process of working towards one team working. As a consequence there are many opportunities to develop, and we are keen to involve our staff both clinically and academically. 

 Closing Date; 21st January 2018 Midnight

 Interview Date W/C 29th January 2018

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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

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact:-

Bronagh James 

Cardiovascular Matron

020 7188 7520 or bleep 2536

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.