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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/03/2020.

Clinical Nurse Specialist Metabolic Bone Disease

Job Reference: 271-B-2278758

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Endocrine metabolics
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
£44,347 - £50,549 per annum pro rata inclusive

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a newly created Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist role working within the Endocrine metabolic bone service. The role is fixed term for 24 months at 20 hours per week.

The role has been developed to provide support to patients with metabolic bone conditions, such as hypophosphataemic rickets, osteoporosis, calcium and phosphate disorders and bone dysplasia. The post holder will provide training and support to new patients as well as undertaking the administration of Burosumab on the investigation unit (Kingfisher ward). Additional work such as supporting existing patients, attending metabolic bone clinics, co-ordinating with external Homecare companies obtaining blood test results, liaising with the medical team about medication dose adjustments will also be required, as well as the maintenance of a register of patients with hypophosphataemic rickets.

Depending on time and experience there may also be scope to support other patients with calcium metabolism issues, and establishing nurse-led clinics for patients who are being assessed for or who have undergone thyroid and parathyroid surgery and who may also have issues with calcium metabolism.

For further details / informal visits contact: Shirley Langham(Lead CNS) on ext 0236 or Lucy Thomas (Matron) on ext 6362.

Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

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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.

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