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Job summary

Main area
Clinical Support
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
356-22-4628091
Employer
Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Hull
Town
Hull
Salary
£27,055 - £32,934 pa pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
08/12/2022 08:00

Employer heading

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust logo

Registered Nurse

Band 5

Job overview

The Immunology and Allergy outpatient department in the Queens Centre CHH has a vacancy for an enthusiastic nurse to join a progressive MDT team who provide care for patients with complex immunological and allergic conditions, with a wide variety of needs.

As an MDT we work very closely with the medical team and have links with regional and national networks. The department provides specialised care for patients covering a wide geographical area.

 

Main duties of the job

 This speciality requires the post holder work well as part of a professional team and also to be capable of autonomous practice and supervision of staff. 

This is an excellent opportunity to work within a small team for applicants with a minimum of 2 years post registration experience, with enhanced core skills including cannulation, phlebotomy and administration of IV drugs.

This role is ideal for someone who wishes to further his or her professional development within a rapidly developing specialist area of practice. You need to have a positive approach to problem solving, excellent communication skills and the ability to deliver high standards of fundamental care to patients.

The role includes working within an outpatient setting,  and also providing specialist treatments including; immunoglobulin infusions, allergen immunotherapy and complex allergy testing.

At present the service operates Monday to Friday.

If you would like more information regarding this post please contact the Immunology and Allergy Clinical Nurse Specialist Team on Tel 01482461079

Working for our organisation

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £500 million. The Trust employs around 11,000  staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • RGN level 1
  • Evidence of continued role development
  • Willingness to undertake further
  • learning and development courses
Desirable criteria
  • Relevant degree pathway
  • Evidence of continued role development
  • Willingness to undertake further
  • learning and development courses

Professional Experience

Essential criteria
  • Minimum 2 years experience within an NHS environment or similar environment
  • Administration of IV drugs
  • Evidence of supervision of junior staff
  • Venepuncture
  • Cannulation
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in the field of Allergy and Immunology
  • Mentorship/preceptorship qualification

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Jackie Moor
Job title
Manager
Email address
annmarie.tyrer@nhs.net
Telephone number
01482 461079
Additional information

If you would like more information regarding this post please contact the Immunology and Allergy Clinical Nurse Specialist Team on Tel 01482461079