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Clinical Nurse Specialist Paediatric Haematology, Evelina London

Band 7

Main area
Evelina London Children's Services
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
St Thomas' Hospital
£44,347 - £50,549 p.a inc HCA
26/05/2019 23:59
Interview date

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 fourth 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 – 77% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

Evelina London Children’s Hospital cares for children and young people from across south London and south east England. Children’s services at Evelina London are mainly located in our award winning building at St Thomas’ Hospital, but we also provide care to young patients in the community in Lambeth and Southwark. Evelina London Children's Hospital is proud to be the first children's hospital to be rated 'Outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission.

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced Nurse to join our highly specialised haematology team as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. As a Nurse Specialist you will be the first point of contact for families and be proactive in leading parent education groups and liaising with schools and the community services. In this role you will be required to support children, families and fellow professionals with expert knowledge and advice about non-malignant haematological disorders, provide education and pain management for said cohort of patients. A key component of this role is to deliver the apheresis service therefore having venepuncture /venesection skills as well as being skilled in apheresis would be advantageous but training can be provided.

 You will work closely with children and families in inpatient, ambulatory and outpatient settings.  You will work to reduce hospital attendances by supporting families through telephone consultations/clinics, education workshops, provide guidance on symptom control, pain and medication management.         

 You will be a key member of the multidisciplinary team working to improve the clinical management and experience of children and families under our care. The ideal candidate would have significant clinical experience at Band 6 and more specifically experience in looking after children with haematological disorders and have a special interest in Sickle Cell Disease.

This is an opportunity to work with one of the leading specialist centres for sickle cell disease and thalassaemia and be able to participate on the various training programmes including south Thames sickle cell and thalassaemia network and the internationally acclaimed academy for sickle cell and thalassaemia (ASCAT). You will have excellent opportunities for development and will be supported by our current haematology CNS, consultant and MDT workforce, specialist education team and the wider senior nursing team. 

If you are an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated paediatric nurse with experience in caring for clients with non-malignant blood disorder this may be the role for you we will enable to function within the role through supervision and s If you would like more information on this exciting post or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Cavette Castillo, Matron Paediatric Ambulatory,

Closing Date 26th May 2019

Interview week commencing 10th June 2019

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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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