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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Vascular

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
Fixed term 7 months (covering secondment)
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
£39,866 - £49,704 per annum inclusive
20/10/2018 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Exciting new opportunity to join the vascular team.

A comprehensive service is provided to patients with vascular and cerebrovascular diseases. There is a strong emphasis upon minimally invasive endovascular interventions as the preferred treatment modality.  The clinical service is provided by a team of vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists and neuroradiologists and neurologists.

This post is an integral part of the vascular team that would suit an enthusiastic and patient centred nurse with vascular experience.  This post requires excellent communication skills and ability to build close working relationships as well as self-motivate.  It offers both autonomous practice with nurse – led clinics and good support from all the team members. 

The post holder would work closely in a team alongside vascular surgeons, interventional radiologist, wider Diabetic Foot MDT members, radiographers, allied healthcare professionals, nurses, doctors and other professionals to coordinate the management of patients with peripheral vascular disease; specifically those with diabetic foot problems.  You will provide information advice, support and practical nursing care to patients undergoing assessment of vascular diseases and those undergoing treatment by open and endovascular interventions.

A strong Multidisciplinary diabetic foot team has been developed, led by vascular that aims to facilitate rapid directed management of the septic diabetic foot. The team comprises of key clinicians from; Vascular, Endocrine, Orthopaedic, Microbiology and Podiatry services. We have established close links with primary care to develop a rapid access service for the prevention and management of diabetic foot problems in line with NICE guidelines [NG19].

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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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Dympna Mangan dympna.mangan@nhs.net

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