Careers at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS trust

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Clinical Nurse Specialist Heart Failure

Band 7

Main area
Long Terms Conditions and Cancer
Band 7
30 hours per week
Job ref
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
£33,222 to £43,041 per annum plus HCA (pro rata for part time)
22/11/2018 23:59

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experiences. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping  our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.

We are looking for a dynamic, innovative Registered Nurse with considerable experience in nursing patients with heart disease, who has the vision and commitment needed to work with the existing heart failure team to run and develop our heart failure service at Queen Elizabeth Hospital. You will have responsibility for managing the service delivery to patients in conjunction with the Consultant Cardiologists, Heart Failure Nurse Specialists, and Consultant Nurse for Cardiology and will work very closely with GPs, community heart failure nurses, community matrons and district nurses.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work creatively both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  We would ideally expect you to be a current Band 7 or have worked for a minimum of 2 years as a Band 6 in nursing patients with heart disease.

You should have a relevant cardiac post-registration qualification, ideally at Degree or Masters Level. Caledonian Heart Failure Course is desirable.

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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

Eileen Vandervennin, Heart Failure CNS Cardiac Care via email:,Tel 0208 836 5421 or bleep 886 via switchboard.

If you have problems applying, contact

0208 836 5133