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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/05/2020.

Pain & Neuromodulation Specialist Nurse

Job Reference: 160-302500

Employer:
Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
160 Pain/Neuromodulation NS (1602188)
Location:
Liverpool
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

THE WALTON CENTRE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

CQC rated Outstanding
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Please note: We may close this advert early if we receive sufficient applications


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a neuromodulation specialist practitioner post. The post holder will work as part of a highly motivated multi-disciplinary pain and neuromodulation team. Responsibilities will include the care of patients with implanted neuromodulation systems including spinal cord stimulator's and intrathecal pumps. The Team has a strong focus on audit, research and education and the post holder will also be regularly involved in these activities.

Responsibilities will include the assessment and management of patients undergoing day case and inpatient surgery for implantation of Spinal Cord Stimulator's for chronic pain, and intrathecal pumps implants for pain or spasticity. The candidate will be expected to assess and manage these patients through the entire pathway. Including; pre-operative assessment, trial of implant, through their admission, and into the post-operative outpatient phase. They will also be expected to support and educate ward nursing/ therapy staff where appropriate in the management of this patient group.

The role involves liaising closely with medical staff, nurses and therapists within the WCNN hospital settings to provide evidence based care to patients, in a supportive environment.
This is an exciting opportunity for both professional and personal development.
Applicants with a keen interest in chronic pain management are encouraged to apply. It is important to have practiced in a clinical area relevant to the specialty. Training will be offered in all aspects of the job related to neuromodulation. Applicants will need to demonstrate that they are motivated and dynamic in their approach, with excellent communication and organisational skills.

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Alison Cox Advanced Nurse Practioner in Pain and Neuromodulation on 0151 529 5644 to arrange an informal visit.




Should you require a reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process please contact a member of the HR Services Team on 0151 556 3124 or 0151 556 3217 at the earliest opportunity to ensure that measures can be put in place to enable your application for this post.

All positions at The Walton Centre are subject to a 6 month probationary period.

Flexible working requests will be considered and any decisions based on service need.

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Any trans applicants who will require a DBS check and do not want to reveal details of their previous identity can contact the DBS Sensitive Applications Team (0151 676 1452 or email sensitive@dbs.gsi.gov.uk) with their application number once they have completed their DBS application form. The team are then able to preventany previous identity showing on the DBS Certificate, unless the applicant has a conviction under their previous details in which case this will need to be disclosed.

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