King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in South East London is a large teaching hospital and is at the forefront of academic and nursing excellence. We are looking for a highly motivated, flexible and enthusiastic individual to recruit into a band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist role for Allergy and Asthma at the Princess Royal University Hospital.
As a Clinical Nurse Specialist you will work closely with the multi professional team members to enhance service delivery. This is an exciting chance to provide an advanced specialist nursing service to children and young people referred to the Paediatric Allergy and Paediatric Asthma Services. As an individual who is new to this role you will be well supported by your peers within the division and offered training and support to develop the skills required for this role. This role will enable you to gain extensive new skills in leadership, people management within the clinical environment.
Main duties of the job
As a Clinical Nurse Specialist for Allergy and Asthma you will provide specialist nursing advice and support to patients, their families and other healthcare professionals following diagnosis and through treatment. This might include patient education around general management of asthma, eczema, rhinitis, food allergy, anaphylaxis, asthma exacerbation, use of Epipen.
This exciting opportunity requires a confident pioneering, dynamic children’s nurse to ensure continuity of a high standard of evidence based nursing care, assessing health, health related and nursing needs of patients, their families and other carers by identifying and initiating appropriate steps for effective care.
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 15,000 staff based across South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local and specialist services across its five sites. The trust-wide strategy of Strong Roots, Global Reachis our Vision to be BOLD, Brilliant people, Outstanding care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do. By being person-centred, digitally-enabled, and focused on sustainability, we aim to take Team King’s to another level.
We are at a pivotal point in our history and we require individuals who are ready to join a highly professional team and make a real, lasting difference to our patients and our people.
King’s is committed to delivering Sustainable Healthcare for All via our Green Plan. In line with national Greener NHS ambitions, we have set net zero carbon targets of 2040 for our NHS Carbon Footprint and 2045 for our NHS Carbon Footprint Plus. Everyone’s contribution is required in order to meet the goals set out in our Green Plan and we encourage all staff to work responsibly, minimising their contributions to the Trust’s carbon emissions, waste and pollution wherever possible.
15 February 2023
Agenda for change
£49,036 to £55,049 a year pa
Princess Royal University Hospital
Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification.
You must be a registered childrens nurse with extensive clinical experience with regard to Allergy and Asthma. You will have excellent communication and leadership skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team.
In return you can expect excellent support and encouragement for personal and professional development.
- Registered Nurse – Child
- Paediatric Allergy Course
- Advanced Practitioner Course
- Extensive Clinical Experience pertinent to role
- Experience of delivering Presentations
- Audit Programmes Experience
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Ability to recognise, refer concerns to safeguard and protect children and young people
- Track record of innovation Service Development
- Strong Leadership Skills
- Basic Counselling Skills
- Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
- Advanced Assessment Skills
- Project Management Skills
Certificate of Sponsorship
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