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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/12/2021.

Parkinson's Disease Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 449-ASP699

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Parkinson's Disease Nursing Service
Location:
Portsmouth
Salary:
£32,306 - £39,027 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Are you passionate about providing a patient centered high quality service to people with Parkinson’s disease? An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Community Neurology Service for a full time Parkinson’s disease Nurse.

The Parkinson’s Disease nursing service works as part of the Community Neurology Service to offer a specialist resource not only for people with Parkinson’s disease but for professionals, families, carers and staff from other agencies involved in their care.

The role of the Parkinson’s nurse is to monitor a defined patient caseload supporting with their diagnosis and movement disorders including PD, PSP, MSA, CBD and related dementia. This is an autonomous role with the support of a Band 7 Parkinson’s disease nurse specialist and is part of the Community Neurology Service.

The Community Neurology Service (CNS) is based at St Mary’s Hospital Community Campus in Portsmouth, providing multi professional neurological rehabilitation in the community. Patients are supported in a range of settings, including their own home, residential/nursing home and Community Hospitals and clinics.

This is a rewarding and challenging role caring for patients with long term complex neurological conditions.

You will be an experienced nurse holding a professional registration with the nursing and midwifery council.

For this post, you will need to hold a full UK driving licence and have access to the use of a car.

For further details/queries please contact: 0300 123 5009 (Sandra Jury- Parkinson’s disease Nurse specialist sandra.jury@solent.nhs.uk ;Sarah Warrener – CNS Team Leader- Sarah.Warrener@solent.nhs.uk ;Anna Walker – Clinical Matron - anna.walker2@solent.nhs.uk)

 

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All patient facing workers in England will be required to ensure they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, from 1 April 2022 . It will be a condition of employment to be fully vaccinated. This requirement will also apply to those in ancillary support roles such as porters or receptionists who may have social contact with patients but are not directly involved in their care.

To be fully vaccinated you must receive both doses of a Covid-19 vaccination. Successful applicants will be required (unless exempt*) to provide evidence of their covid vaccination status (NHS COVID Pass) or evidence that they have commenced their journey to becoming fully vaccinated. If the required evidence cannot be provided then any offer of employment may be withdrawn.

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.


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