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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/11/2021.

Cardiac Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 833-SS-SP-666-21

(SP) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
833 Cardiac Services
£32,306 to £39,027 pa

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

Exciting opportunities have arisen for Band 6 Cardiac Nurse Specialists in the Leeds Community Cardiac Service.

  • Are you looking for a new challenge?
  • Are you passionate about providing specialist input to heart failure patients in the community setting?
  • Are you excited about supporting patients with cardiac rehabilitation needs?
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to contribute to service development in a dynamic and forward-thinking team?
  • Are looking for the opportunity to shape and develop the future of community cardiac services?

We have a full-time permanent position and a 12-month fixed term position - full time.

We are looking for passionate, dynamic, and flexible individuals who are able to adapt to changing demands and workload. You will be a natural leader, enjoy working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and have an interest in service development.

Experience in cardiology is essential to the role, and you will work closely with other members of the cardiac team and key stakeholders. You will be a good team player, but also be able to work independently.

The Cardiac service operates Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Due to the nature of the role, it is essential that you can travel independently across the city and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes.

There is a statutory requirement for staff in this role to provide nursing or personal care within Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulated care homes.

Therefore, in line with new government regulations which come into force on 11 November 2021, anyone employed in this role will need to evidence they have had two doses of a Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) approved COVID-19 vaccine, or that they come within a specified exemption. Evidence of vaccination status should be provided via the NHS app, the NHS COVID pass via the NHS website, or an NHS letter as part of pre employment checks.

If you're getting excited just reading this, go ahead and apply

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

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.

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