Respiratory Specialist Nurse/Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist

Recruiter
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Farnham Hospital, Farnham
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Nov 2020
Closes
27 Nov 2020
Ref
151-KM395
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
An opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Respiratory Specialist Nurse/Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist to join the Community Respiratory Team at Frimley Hospital Foundation Trust.

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic practitioner with a special interest in Respiratory care to develop an exciting and innovative integrated community service managing complex patients who suffer from chronic lung conditions.

We invite applications from a wide group of practitioners who have recent clinical experience within the Respiratory field, along with expertise in assessing and treating this client group. The applicant would have an excellent understanding of the effects of Respiratory conditions on individual function and quality of life, and interventions for both the physical and psychological well-being of patients.

The post holder will work jointly with physiotherapists and nurses within the respiratory team as well as community colleagues and will promote and maintain a collaborative working with the Respiratory Consultants and Clinical Nurse Specialists for the in-patient service.

The post holder must be able to demonstrate the ability to take on new challenges, and actively participate on the continuous development of this new service. They must have knowledge and skills to participate in local and national audits and collect and report data.

This role requires the applicant to have significant post graduate NHS experience and knowledge of dealing with patients that require psychological support and breathlessness management. In addition, excellent communication skills are essential and the ability to manage and prioritize a large caseload of patients with complex needs.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Daniela Nedelcu

Job title Team Lead FHFT Community Respiratory Service

Email address daniela.nedelcu@nhs.net

Telephone number 01483782237

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There's never been a more exciting time to build your career at Frimley Health, one of the country's largest and most respected hospital trusts. We have three main hospitals: Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area. We also run outpatient clinics and diagnostic services from Aldershot, Farnham, Fleet, Windsor, Maidenhead, Bracknell and Chalfont St Peter.

Recently we have invested £150m in new facilities to create the best environments for our patients and staff. Our projects include new state-of-the-art Emergency Assessment Centre at Wexham Park and a newly planned care hospital in Ascot.

Our three core values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other. So whether you use our services or are just visiting you can expect us to be Committed to Excellence, Working Together and Facing the Future.

If you have a passion for clinical excellence, patient care and your own career development, you'll feel at home at Frimley Health. Whether you want to broaden your expertise, strengthen your skills or make the move into management. It's one of the reasons our staff consistently rate us among the best places to work in the NHS.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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