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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/08/2021.

Clinical Nurse Specialist Respiratory

Job Reference: 415-L21-399

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum pro rata

Are you an experienced and enthusiastic Respiratory Nurse Specialist looking to further your career? If so we have the right job for you.

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust Respiratory Nurse Team is looking to recruit a Respiratory Clinical Nurse Specialist to join a team of highly enthusiastic and motivated professionals dedicated to providing the highest quality Respiratory care to the population of North Devon to work 30 hours per week.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing clinical expertise to the Respiratory Team, as well as working alongside the operational management team to ensure the service meets the Trust performance targets as well as commissioning contracts.

You will require good organisational and communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with integrated care partners, as a member of a team as well as autonomously. Previous experience as a Respiratory nurse is essential.

You will be supported by the Northern Devon Respiratory Consultant Team and Respiratory Advanced Practitioner and have access to professional support within the wider Respiratory services. You will have an excellent opportunity to develop clinical and management skills while contributing to audits and research.

Working within a locality based team you will work as the expert in respiratory care, ensuring effective disease management for complex patients with the aim of avoiding hospital admission where possible.

You will need to be able to work in an autonomous way and facilitate effective communication between team members and staff within the integrated locality team and secondary and primary care teams, to promote a culture where care is safe, timely and well-coordinated for patients with respiratory disease in the community

For further details / informal discussion please contact –

Dan Smith, Respiratory Service Manager 01271 311627
Claire Vooght, Advanced Nurse Practitioner,

This post is subject to formal matching. The Band is confirmed but there may need to be some revision to the JD required in the future.

** As this post is in a shortage occupation code it qualifies for the Trust’s Recommend a Friend Scheme, please find further information on the attached link**

Closing date: 10th August 2021

This post is being offered as Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust continue to develop our long standing partnership with a view to becoming a single integrated organisation across Eastern and Northern Devon. Working together gives us the opportunity to offer unique and varied careers across our services combining the RD&E’s track record of excellence in research, teaching and links to the university with NDHT’s innovation and adaptability.

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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