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Parkinson Disease Specialist Nurse/Practitioner

Band 7

Main area
Community
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 per week
Job ref
293-IMRS2-0242
Site
Community Sites
Town
London
Salary
£38,035 - £48,256 p.a. inc.
Closing
25/09/2017 23:59

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London. The main community served by the Trust is highly diverse with a complex mix of clinical and cultural needs.

The Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. These specialist services include obstetrics, neonatology, foetal medicine, fertility, neuro-rehabilitation, bariatric surgery, and asthma and allergy services.

 

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

 

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is proud to be included on the HSJ and Nursing Times Best Places to Work list 2015, and has recently achieved 'Excellence' status in the Healthy Workplace Charter, as awarded by the Greater London Authority.


 

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Band 7 Parkinson Disease Practitioner to join our Adult Community Nursing Team at the Homerton Hospital. We are looking for a highly motivated nurse with a desire to promote and develop excellence in clinical practice.

This is an opportunity to be key to the achievement of a local, accessible and high quality service for the residents of the London Boroughs of City and Hackney diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of supporting patients with Parkinson's Disease, to improve their experience, quality of life and survival to enable them where possible in reaching their goal of self-management.

Through the application of clinical skills and evidence-based practice, you will ensure appropriate clinical interventions at each stage of the disease process to maximize the potential for self-management of the condition and improve quality of life.

By effective networking and appropriate referral across health, social services and the voluntary sector, the post holder will optimize the available resources to achieve a seamless care pathway reducing the potential for non-elective hospital admissions and institutional care.

You will have demonstrable excellent inter-personal and communication skills. You should have proven management and leadership skills as well as the ability to demonstrate initiative and innovation, effective communication skills and the ability to organise your own caseload.

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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

Veronica Haggar (Service Lead Adult Integrated Continence Service): Ph: 020 7683 2700 or 07342 068204 / Email: veronica.haggar@homerton.nhs.uk

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