Nurse Specialist

Band 7

Main area
Community Services
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Fixed Term - 12 Months
Hours
37.5 per week
Job ref
363-SS3820
Site
SS Blood Borne Virus
Town
The Blood Borne Virus Team, RESET, Beaumont House, Mile End Hospital
Salary
£31,696 to £41,787 pa
Closing
27/06/2018 23:59

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.


 

Blood Borne Virus /Physical Healthcare nurse specialist required to cover maternity leave.

We are looking for someone interested in working with people with substance misuse problems, providing a physical healthcare service which includes, in addition to BBV screening and vaccination, in house provision of Hep C, Hep B and HIV treatment jointly with local hepatology services, We also manage patients with liver disease and knowledge in this area would be useful but not essential. Phlebotomy skills required.

Other useful skills and knowledge include physical assessment and non-medical prescribing

We are a small, nurse-led team working independently, but are also able to support new members to the team and offer them an opportunity to learn new skills.

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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

Mandie Wilkinson, telephone 0208 121 5341, email mandiewilkinson@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
02076554157