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NHS AfC: Band 7
Fixed term: 12 months
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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The Hillingdon Hospital
£46,836 - £52,849 per annum/incl HCAA
Salary period
08/02/2023 23:59

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Paediatric Respiratory & Allergy CNS

NHS AfC: Band 7


The Trust only accepts applications made through this site, please register when you click APPLY at the end of this advertisement. The Trust is able to offer hospital accommodation, pension scheme, on-site nursery (through third party provider), together with salary sacrifice schemes (including child care vouchers, ride to work) and a range of national and local staff discounts (subject to availability).


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Job overview



BAND 6 / 7 (Depending on qualification and experience)

Diploma in Paediatric Asthma Management desirable.

Diploma in Allergy Management desirable; Non-Medical Prescriber desirable;

Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Monday – Friday

Fixed Term – 12 Months Maternity Cover

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated, skilled and innovative Specialist Nurse with a wide range of experience in asthma & allergy to join our passionate and enthusiastic team.  This post offers a unique opportunity to work alongside medical and specialist nursing colleagues in both the hospital and the community. You will need to act as a resource on the management and treatment of asthma & allergies in childhood for patients, carers and healthcare professionals and develop strong relationships with both children and their families. 

Although managed from the hospital our integrated approach to paediatric asthma and allergy management means that the post holder will work within the secondary and primary care settings. Our aim is to ensure a seamless service for all children and young people with asthma and allergies.

The successful applicant will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a detailed knowledge of paediatric asthma, a proven interest in education and training and be able to work both independently and within a team. 








Main duties of the job

Our Paediatric Respiratory & Allergy team currently consists of 3 Paediatric Consultants, one Nurse Consultant and four existing Specialist Nurses.

As a team we have integrated pathways in place to ensure there is seamless care for children with respiratory conditions and allergies.

This post is based in the acute hospital and is essential to support and facilitate the integrated asthma and allergy service throughout Hillingdon borough. The post holder will be expected to work flexibly across community, primary and secondary care to provide a comprehensive nursing service.

Working for our organisation

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only acute hospital in the London Borough of Hillingdon and offers a wide range of services including accident and emergency, inpatient care, day surgery, outpatient clinics and maternity services. The Trust’s services at Mount Vernon Hospital include routine day surgery, delivered at a modern treatment centre, a minor injuries unit and outpatient clinics.

The safety and well-being of our patients and of our staff is paramount and we are making urgent improvements to address this – particularly in infection prevention and control. We are making progress and going forward by working in partnership with local GPs, charities,
community services, academic partners, our local authority, neighbouring hospitals and the wider North West London Integrated care system, and ensuring that we listen and work in partnership with our local population. We are absolutely focused on ensuring that our hospitals
provide high quality, safe and compassionate care, while drive forward the building of the new Hillingdon Hospital.

We have over 3,500 members of staff that are proud to care for nearly half a million people, with a vision to be an outstanding provider of healthcare through leading health and academic partnerships, transforming services, to provide the best care where needed.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for the main responsibilities of a Paediatric Respiratory & Allergy CNS

Person specification


Essential criteria
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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Alison Summerfield
Job title
Nurse Consultant
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Telephone number
07825 423513