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Pain Management
Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
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Barnet Hospital
£37,886 - £47,705 pa inclusive
25/01/2019 23:59
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Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist - Pain Management Service

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Our trust has around 10,000 staff serving 1.6 million patients. It comprises Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and more than 30 services in the community.  This larger scale organisation provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to continue our pioneering work, particularly in finding ways to deliver even better care to our patients.

 Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

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The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust includes the Royal Free Hospital, Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, Edgware community hospital and other associated services is a high performing Trust with some of the best clinical outcomes in the country.
The pain management service works across both the inpatient and outpatient services looking after patients with acute and chronic pain. Our inpatient services are based at the Royal Free, Barnet and Chase farm Hospital sites. Our outpatient services are primarily based at Edgware Community Hospital.

The Royal Free provides many specialist and world renowned services such as liver and renal transplantation, immunology, infectious diseases and many aspects of surgery and is a hub for both vascular and plastics services. In partnership with University College London (UCL) we are part of ground-breaking research as well as major teaching and training centre.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced specialist nurse or specialist practitioner to join our multi-disciplinary team. We are looking for someone who:

• Has broad and extensive experience of working with both acute and chronic pain patients within both the inpatient and outpatient setting

• Enjoys working as part of a large multi-disciplinary team but also has the ability to work autonomously

• Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills

• Can provide evidence of a strong interest in education and training

• Is willing and able to travel between sites


You will be well supported by a multi-disciplinary team that consists of specialist nurses, acute pain consultants, chronic pain consultants, psychologists and physiotherapists.

The Royal Free also offers
• On-Going learning and development opportunities including leadership courses
• Accommodation (varied across the sites)
• Nurseries and childcare vouchers
• Keep Fit schemes and access to staff gym and swimming pool
• Working with supportive, friendly and forward thinking teams
• Interest free season ticket loan

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Denise McGarvey Lead Nurse, Pain Management Service on 020 7794 0500, extension 34577 or email

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