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Parkinson's Specialist Nurse - Band 7

Job Reference: 326-SPECNURSE-SL

Employer:
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Medicine Management
Location:
Redhill
Salary:
£39,332 - £45,534 - Incl of high cost allowance

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Our Trust

Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and our staff tell us that we are a great place to work.

We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill; a community of over 535,000 people.

At East Surrey Hospital in Redhill, we provide acute and complex services and a range of outpatient, diagnostic services whilst Crawley Hospital and Horsham in West Sussex and Caterham Dene Hospital and Oxted Health Centre in Surrey provide less complex planned services. East Surrey Hospital is also the nearest trauma unit for Gatwick Airport.

We are one of the best performing Trusts in England:

  • The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has given us an outstanding rating
  • SASH are in the top 20% nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work or receive treatment
  • Our workforce are amongst the most motivated in the country; SASH is well above the national average for overall staff engagement
  • We are one of the safest hospitals in the country according to CQC’s intelligent monitoring
  • Up to 96% of people surveyed would recommend us to their friends and family
  • We are a National Patient Safety Awards Winner

Band 7 Parkinson’s Disease Nurse Specialist

It is an exciting time for the department of elderly care as we continue to develop our services with the focus clearly on the needs of our patients. As a newly established post there is huge opportunity for the successful post holder to shape the role and services using their leadership and creativity.

The post holder will be expected to lead and develop the care delivered to patients with Parkinson’s disease; ensuring that the care delivered within the acute trust is of the highest standards and is evidence based. Other facets to the role will include but not be limited to:

  • Delivery of an education program across the wards about the recognition and management of patients with Parkinson’s disease
  • Provision advice and signposting to patients
  • Acting as role model and leader
  • Work collaboratively with multidisciplinary team to ensure evidence based practice is adhered to
  • Evidence quality improvements for this patient group
  • Participate in outpatient clinics

For further information please contact: Shona Reeve - Matron 01737 768 511 ext 6198 Informal Visits encouraged

Interview date: 9th September 2019




We are proud of our diverse workforce and actively encourage applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, race and ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process.

Staff benefits include on-site car parking for staff, Boots and WHSmith shops, restaurant facilities, full educational library services, on-site nursery at East Surrey Hospital and excellent rail and bus links. We also participate in a car sharing scheme and provide lockable storage for cycles.

Successful candidates will be appointed to the first pay step within the band when they start with the Trust (unless they have previous relevant NHS continuous service), thereafter individuals will progress up the pay steps in accordance with Agenda for change terms and conditions. For part time roles you will receive a pro rata'd (proportional) salary payment based on the appropriate pay step/point and hours worked in accordance with AfC and all medical & dental terms and conditions.

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust operate a 24 hour 365 day a year service and all nursing, clinical and operational roles will require staff to work 24/7 shifts (if required) unless you are specifically advised otherwise as part of the recruitment process.

On rare occasions some vacancies may expire before the advertised closing date.

Due to the volume of applications received we are unlikely to advise individual applicants if they have not been shortlisted. If we have not been in contact within four weeks of the closing date please consider that your applications has been unsuccessful.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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