Current vacancies at the Trust

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Lane Fox Unit Home Ventilation Service

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
St Thomas' Hospital
£38,035 - £48,256 p.a inc HCA
22/04/2018 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 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.

Are you interested in becoming part of the Home ventilation team for the Lane Fox respiratory service, at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust?

Applications are invited for a Band 7 Full time  Clinical Nurse Specialist in  Home ventilation.

An Exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of an expanding and developing specialist Home ventilation Service, supporting invasive and Non invasive ventilated patients in the community. You should be a RGN with significant experience at a senior level caring for tracheostomy ventilated patients, have a proven professional and managerial track record and be able to demonstrate team leadership.

Extensive knowledge of tracheostomy ventilation is essential to this role. Previous experience of working with ventilated patients in the community is desirable.

You must hold a full UK driving licence and be able to travel to destinations within the South East region, possession of the General Intensive Care Course or High Dependency Course, and Mentorship course (or equivalent) are essential. Working as part of a team your role will include:

• Direction, leadership and implementation of education, training and development for internal and external healthcare professionals.

• Working independently, providing advice and weaning structures within other NHS critical care facilities.

• Supporting tracheostomy ventilated patients in the community including routine tracheostomy tube changes

• Developing and strengthening communication links between the community and the Lane Fox Unit

• Providing input into case management of patients in the community, involving community Matrons, District Nurses, GP’s, care agencies, Nursing homes & Pharmacists

• Provision of hands on supervision for staff in clinical practice

• Representing the trust at a local and national and international level


Closing date: 22nd April 2018

Interview date: 01st May 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

Miss Natalie Grey Critical Care Matron



Mr Nicholas Skipper

02071888069 or 07584 362177


Miss Kelly Stewart

02071854650 or 07717 427611

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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