Heart Failure Specialist Nurse - Band 6

Main area
Cardiac & Respiratory
30 hours per week
Job ref
£26,565 - £35,577 pro rata per annum
19/07/2018 23:59
Interview date

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

 An exciting opportunity is available for a band 6 Heart Failure nurses to join our expanding Heart Failure team based in the community in Coventry. We have 1.6 WTE permanent posts as well as opportunity for a secondment or fixed term contract  for 12 -18 months of 22.5 hours.

We are looking for highly motivated and committed nurses to work across our outpatients clinics and provide home visits within the Coventry area. The service provides cross site working therefore flexibility may be required to cover the acute trust.

We require enthusiastic individuals that have the ability to work within our friendly teams. The Heart Failure service is continuously developing its service and we require nurses who have the ambition to help drive these changes and help expand the service we offer.

If you are motivated to deliver high standards of care and have the personal qualities and characteristics laid down in the trust values then this could be the post for you.

Being able to drive with access to a car is a necessity for this role.


Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time

No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positive

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

Jacqui Hyland
Heart Failure Specialist Nurse
Mobile: 07930658947

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