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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/03/2021.

Epilepsy Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 425-A-21-49099

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum

Epilepsy Nurse Specialist

37.5 hours per week – Permanent Position

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Paediatric Epilepsy Clinical Nurse to join our established team of Specialist Epilepsy / Neurology Nurses working within the Paediatric Neurology service. The successful candidate will work closely with the Paediatric Neurologists to provide teaching, information, telephone advice and support for children/families in all aspects of the speciality. They will also undertake regular nurse led epilepsy review clinics and provide regular support and advice to inpatients under the care of the Paediatric Neurologists. They will provide regular commitment to ward staff training to ensure the provision of appropriate epilepsy care for inpatients.

The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently, using their own initiative, as well as working well within a team. They should have effective interpersonal skills including excellent communication skills.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please contact: Lisa Cook or Louise Douglas, Epilepsy Clinical Nurse Specialists on 0114 2717620

orAmanda Hodgson, Head of Nursing, Medicine Division on 0114 2717706

Closing Date: Thursday, 4th March 21. Interview date: Wednesday, 17th March 21 (afternoon)


All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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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From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

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