Heart Failure Special Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 7

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Heart Failure Specialist Nurse
NHS AfC: Band 7
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West Middlesex Hospital
£36,224 - £46,315 per annum Incl.HCAS
27/02/2018 23:59

About our Trust

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provides services from Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital—and a number of community-based services across London, such as award-winning sexual health and HIV clinics.

The Trust has over 6,000 staff proudly serving a million people locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. We treat a patient every 40 seconds, performing 34,000 operations and carrying out 391,000 scans, x-rays and procedures each year. As the second largest maternity provider in the country we help deliver a baby almost every hour of the day. We have one of the lowest mortality rates in the country and 90% of our patients would recommend us to family and friends.

About the role


Heart Failure Special Nurse, West Middlesex

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Heart Failure Specialist Nurse to join the team based at West Middlesex Hospital but will be required to work cross site at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

The post holder should have expertise in all aspects of cardiac care provision with a specific interest and experience in Heart Failure. The post holder should be an experienced practitioner with an extensive experience of cardiology and the ability to work autonomously.

As an autonomous practitioner the post holder will be required to manage their own caseloads including nurse-led clinics, telephone consultations and heart failure programmes. They will also provide support and education to cardiac in-patients within the hospital.

The post holder will provide a leadership role and forge links with those involved in the development of the cardiology services both internally and externally. They will analyse service performance by undertaking regular audits, quality improvement activities and participate in the strategic development of the service. The post holder will also actively disseminate experiences through publications, conference presentations and participate in local heart failure and nursing research and national working parties.

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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

HF Specialist nurse manager based at West Middlesex: Angela Murphy - 020 8321 5332

If you have problems applying, contact

0203 315 8379