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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/09/2021.

Respiratory Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 824-HERTS-4347

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
L5 West Herts Community Respiratory, Hemel Hempstead
£41,902 - £47,684

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster and Hertfordshire - Watford, St Albans, Potters Bar, Hemel Hempstead, Harpenden.

We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

West Hertfordshire community respiratory service provided by CLCH is expanding and looking for an enthusiastic forward thinking respiratory nurse specialist or someone with respiratory experience who would want to develop into a senior specialist role.

We are a large, friendly, supportive multi-disciplinary team and are based in Hemel Hempstead providing care for patients in Herts Valley CCG. We work predominantly in the community with patients who have long term respiratory condition COPD, Asthma, Bronchiectasis, ILD and OSA.

The service is undergoing exciting integration with our Acute Care colleagues at West Herts Hospitals Trust. As such existing pathways and new areas are being reviewed and developed, opening up new opportunities for staff to work in clinical areas like 7 day Airways Virtual Hospital, attend speciality MDTs, complex NIV and Sleep, as well as continue providing Nurse Speciality clinics, HOSAR, amongst others.

Working effectively within a multi-disciplinary team and demonstrating effective communication skills is essential. Car owner and driver essential.

Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London – (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T&C’s apply
  • Car lease scheme *T&C’s apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BAME background. CLCH also has active BAME and LGBTQI networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.

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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