Headache Disorder Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) - Band 7

Main area
Neurology
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
218-LH-NM-1078879
Site
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire
Town
Coventry
Salary
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum
Closing
20/06/2018 23:59

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 

Headache Disorder Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced qualified nurse to join the Neurosciences Department working within the Neurology Team as a Clinical Nurse Specialist for Headache Disorders. 

The post holder will be involved in a range of clinical responsibilities, making a positive contribution towards the experience for patients with headache disorders. 

The successful candidate will run clinics for follow up patients and also a telephone service offering advice to patients, working alongside the Consultant Clinical Lead for Headache. 

Opportunities for training and learning specific to the field will be provided.

The post is full time but applications for part time work may be considered.

 

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.

 

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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

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr. Thomas, Consultant Neurologist on 02476 965215 or Mrs Deborah McBride Modern Matron Neurosciences at Deborah.mcbride@uhcw.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
27685