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Neurology Nurse Specialists - Parkinsons (PD)

Job Reference: 199-M9665SR-A

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Neurology - Medical
Croydon University Hospital, Croydon
£36,224 - £46,315 pa inclusive of HCAS

About Croydon Health Services

Croydon is a busy, exciting and diverse place to work. The borough has one of the youngest populations in London and continues to grow. Croydon Health Services cares for local people at Croydon University Hospital, Purley Memorial Hospital and in clinics and people’s homes all across the borough.

We are a very close-knit and friendly organisation where everyone of our 3600 members of staff is valued. We strongly believe that our employees are our greatest asset and so through Listening into Action – our way of engaging staff - we empower everyone at any level to initiate and bring about real improvements in our care.

As a Trust, we are striving to be at the forefront for how the NHS is trying change and working in partnership with others to join up services for everyone, from the very young to the elderly.

We offer many flexible and part-time working opportunities and all of our employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, including parking, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme. We value diversity and promote equality of opportunity.


Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Job Ref: 199-M9665SR and Parkinson’s (PD) Specialist Nurse Job Ref: 199-M9665SR-A

Band 7 X 2 (Full Time)

Contract Description- Fixed Term

Croydon Neurology Team

Are you an experienced Neurology Nurse, with a genuine interest in either MS or PD?

We are looking for two experienced registered nurses with proven experience of acute and or long term care of neurological conditions to work as an integral member of our very enthusiastic multidisciplinary Croydon Neurology Team; you must have a specialist interest in either MS and or PD.

As a specialist nurse you will provide day to day clinical expertise working in both hospital and community settings along agreed clinical pathways within this integrated Trust. Working closely with the four neurology consultants and other neurology nurses as well as the Community Multi-Disciplinary Team and liaising with other services and directorates to ensure maximum effectiveness, quality, patient experience and ensuring sensitivity to patient’s needs and ethnic requirements.

You will be expected to ensure that the patient receives the highest possible standard of evidence based care with an aim to reduce hospital admissions and reduce length of stay in hospital. The nurse specialist would be based predominantly in the at Croydon University Hospital providing inpatient and outpatient care thus enabling an integrated seamless service.

You will need to be an adept and confident, with proven experience of working in this field and area of specialist interest with the ability to meet the clinical, educational and emotional needs of patients and their carer’s as well as demonstrating good interpersonal skills to enable effective teamwork as well as taking part in service evaluation audit and research. Previous experience as a neurology nurse specialist is an advantage.

We will welcome your application on line via NHS jobs

For further information or an informal visit please contact:-

Ajay Boodhoo, Lead Neurology Nurse Specialist on: 0208 401 3000 ext 3973

Dr Francesca Mastrolilli, Consultant Neurologist on: 0208 401 3000 ext 3973

Interviews will be held on the 6th June 2018

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ajay Boodhoo, Lead Neurology Nurse Specialist on: 0208 401 3000 ext 3973

Further Information


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  • In submitting an application form, you authorise Croydon Health Services NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.
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  • Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.
  • If you decide to apply for this post, but do not hear back from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.
  • If you need to discuss any reasonable adjustments under the Disability Discrimination Act, require the application form in a different format or would like advice in regard to the recruitment process, please telephone the Human Resources Department on 020 8401 3000.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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