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Community Heart Failure Specialist Nurse

Band 7

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Community Heart Failure Nursing
Band 7
Fixed Term - 1 year
up to 37.5 hours per week
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Clementhorpe H/C
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum
26/02/2018 23:59

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Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:

- care about what they do
- respect and value others
- listen in order to improve
- always do what they can to be helpful

…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


  • Are you an experienced Specialist Nurse?
  • Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge?

If so, then this could be the job for you!

York Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and self-motivated Band 7 Heart Failure Specialist Nurse working within the Vale of York.

About the role:

Based at our Clemanthorpe Health Centre, you will work as part of our Community based Heart Failure Team, liaising closely with cardiology and medical teams within our Acute and Community Hospitals, with options for both in-patient and daily IV diuretic therapy. 

You will be required to manage a varied community caseload of patients with heart failure, using evidence based management strategies to seek the best outcomes to improve morbidity, mortality and quality of life and to provide palliative support to the deteriorating patient.

The role incorporates clinical assessment, titration of medications, education and support to patients and carers. Your role will also involve seeing patients at home and in clinic depending on need.

Please note: The ability to transport yourself and equipment across the local area during the course of a normal working day is essential for this role.

The ideal candidate will be:

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic Nurse with an ability to demonstrate knowledge of heart failure management to complement our dynamic team.

The ideal candidate will be

  • A confident, competent and highly motivated individual with the desire to develop their skills, knowledge and expertise in a specialist nurse role.
  • An excellent communicator, who can support the development of others in the team through example and mentorship.
  • Able to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team to promote high standards of skill and practice.

In return we can offer you

  • Supportive & friendly working environment 
  • Actively encouraged to learn and develop within your role
  • Dedicated career pathways and great opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Commitment to and support for your wellbeing.
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • NHS discount and salary sacrifice schemes, including childcare vouchers

We would strongly encourage anyone interested in this exciting opportunity to contact us to arrange an informal visit to the Health Centre.

If you are passionate about making a difference and want to contribute to an Organisation which is continuously striving to improve then we would love to hear from you.

Please note that this is a Fixed Term post for a year.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Rachel Anderson on 07930311190





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