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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/06/2021.

Nurse Specialist (XR06)

Job Reference: 298-THE-235

Theatres and Anaesthesia
298 Acute Pain Team - LTH
The Leeds General Infirmary
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

We are looking to recruit proactive and self-motivated individuals with a keen interest in pain management to work within the Adult Inpatient Pain Management Service at Leeds Teaching Hospitals. The Inpatient Pain Management Service provides education, support and advice to patients and Healthcare Professionals in all clinical areas and all specialities throughout the Trust. Current hours of service are 8-4 Mon-Fri though this is under constant review.

The post holders will work as an expert resource, as part of a Multi Professional Team. You will need to demonstrate excellent communication, leadership and organisational skills with a proactive approach to improving the patient’s experience. This position also requires the holder to provide regular teaching sessions to all levels of Trust staff and within local universities.

We would welcome applications from staff from a variety of clinical settings, ideally with some surgical experience. They should have a sound understanding of the role of a Clinical Nurse Specialist within an Inpatient Pain Management Service. Opportunities for on-going personal development are available. The post holder will be required to undertake duties across all the Trusts sites.

Successful interviewees will be asked to do a maximum 10 min power point presentation on a non-pain related topic of your choice eg a hobby, an experience, mini teaching session.

Interviews-17th and 18th June 2021.

If you feel you have the interest and commitment required of this post and would like to find out more please contact Rayne Horsfall Clinical Nurse Specialist Team Manager or Katie Duffy Clinical Nurse Specialist on Tel: 0113 2064648

Informal discussions are actively encouraged

This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with and listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance and provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff and are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required and to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980

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