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Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
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Queens Medical Centre
£38,890 - £44,503
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24/06/2021 23:59

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Clinical Nurse Specialist


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The post holder will:

  • Work collaboratively within the children's multi-professional Paediatric Ophthalmology and Rheumatology teams.
  • Be a strong clinical leader, easily identifiable, highly visible and accessible to patients, carers and staff.
  • Provide leadership to the children and young people’s Ophthalmology and rheumatology nursing team, deputising in the absence of the Lead nurse, taking responsibility for appraisals, professional development and mandatory training  
  • Be responsible for the day to day operational management of the service.
  • Work collaboratively with the Ophthalmologist with specialist interest in Inflammatory Eye conditions and the Adult Uevitis Clinical Nurse Specialist

Prif ddyletswyddau'r swydd

Clinical frameworks: The post holder will provide highly specialised advice, education, training and support for patients and staff within the clinical network. This will involve the development of care pathways, nurse led initiatives and improved links with primary care, secondary care, education, social services and the voluntary agencies.

Research and Audit: Advances in the care of rarer diseases, as with many paediatric ophthalmology conditions, requires international collaboration. In order to improve disease outcomes, and quality of life of patients, the post holder will be required to collect and collate data for internal reports and research.

Clinical Care: The post holders’ specialist knowledge and resources will be shared with medical and nursing professionals in order to facilitate appropriate care for the children and young people with Ophthalmology illnesses in the clinical network.

Gweithio i'n sefydliad

NUH has three sites – Queen’s Medical Centre (QMC), Nottingham City Hospital and Ropewalk House. We provide general hospital services to the 2.5 million residents of Nottingham and its surrounding communities and specialist services to a further 3-4 million across the region.

We are one of the largest employers in the region, with 15,000 people making up ‘team NUH.’ We have 1,600 volunteers and over 14,000 public members.

The Trust’s annual turnover is almost £1billion. We have approximately 1,700 beds (90 wards).

  • QMC is our emergency care site, where our Emergency Department, Major Trauma Centre and Nottingham Children's Hospital are located
  • Nottingham City Hospital is where we largely care for patients with long-term conditions and run our elective services. This includes our centres for cancer, haematology, heart disease, urology, respiratory medicine and elective orthopaedics. This site also supports our urgent and emergency pathway with a number of emergency admissions units


Swydd ddisgrifiad a phrif gyfrifoldebau manwl

To provide strong clinical leadership skills, energising, inspiring and empowering all clinical staff in pursuit of a shared vision to ensure the effective management of all services within the area of responsibility and in shared care/ network centres.

To promote a culture of collaboration and mutual respect amongst all members of staff, patients, their families and other professionals involved in their care.

Provide positive leadership, a caring supportive environment, always acting as an excellent role model for the nursing teams

Maintain accurate patient records in accordance with Trust policies and procedures.

Assess the child’s needs, developing and enabling the implementation and evaluation of highly specialised programmes of care, tailored to the requirements of individual children with inflammatory eye conditions , whilst taking account of parents’/carers wishes.

Competent in the safe administration of chemotherapy and provide training for other health professionals and carers in both the hospital and community settings.

Administer cytotoxic and biological therapies within the hospital and home environments.

Manyleb y person


Meini prawf hanfodol
  • First level NMC registration
  • Nursing degree
Meini prawf dymunol
  • Non-medical prescriber

Skills and Experience

Meini prawf hanfodol
  • Post registration experience in a specialist service
  • Experience of teaching and coaching
  • Effective decision making skills
Meini prawf dymunol
  • Ophthalmology qualification of training

Communication Skills

Meini prawf hanfodol
  • Evidence of good verbal and written communication skills
  • Evidence of dealing with sensitive / complex information with staff and patients
  • Evidence of working collaboratively within a multi-professional and multidisciplinary specialty
Meini prawf dymunol
  • Evidence of networking locally and nationally

Planning and Organisational Skills

Meini prawf hanfodol
  • Evidence of organising own workload
  • Able to prioritise actions and provide advise to MDTs
  • Knowledge and understanding of national policy
Meini prawf dymunol
  • Budget management experience
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Gofynion ymgeisio

Rhaid i chi gael cofrestriad proffesiynol priodol yn y DU.

Mae'r swydd hon yn ddarostyngedig i Orchymyn Deddf Adsefydlu Troseddwyr 1974 (Eithriadau) 1975 (Diwygio) (Cymru a Lloegr) 2020 a bydd angen cyflwyno Datgeliad i'r Gwasanaeth Datgelu a Gwahardd.

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Gwneud cais ar-lein nawr

Rhagor o fanylion / cyswllt ar gyfer ymweliadau anffurfiol

Kathryn Skill
Teitl y swydd
Ophthalmology Specialty General Manager
Cyfeiriad ebost
Rhif ffôn
Additional information

Archana Pradeep (Consultant Ophthalmologist)