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Haemoglobinopathy Nurse Specialist Band 7

Band 7

Main area
Community Services
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
CS Haemoglobinopathy Serv
19-21 High Street South, LONDON
£37,886 to £47,705 per annum, HCA part time
25/11/2018 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 2018. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients. This Trust is clinician-led, and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services.

We have set ourselves the mission to improve the quality of life of all we serve, 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, Luton and psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond.

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.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Community team lead to join the Haematology team supporting patients with Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassaemia syndromes. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who demonstrates exceptional leadership, specialist clinical skills and a high level of organisational and communication skills.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a 37.5 hours per week job which entails; pain management at home, genetic counselling and screening, assessment of health needs, school visits and care planning home visits, education of clients and other health professionals and raising awareness in the local community.

You will be an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated adult nurse with experience in caring for clients with blood disorders, clinical haematology, Accident and Emergency background and community critical care. You will be someone who fancies a challenge and is adaptable to change. You will be able to demonstrate your knowledge of the above conditions and must also be willing to learn and expand your expertise in this area.

Support can be given for further development and career progression. We are essentially looking for a nurse who has excellent communication skills and enjoys working as part of a growing team. You must have a minimum of two years experience in working in haematology or accident and emergency or critical care and must be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience for caring for clients with blood disorders, nursing quality and clinical audit/clinical governance.

Clearly this is not an opportunity to miss!

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information or an informal discussion about the opportunities that this post can offer, please contact Sekayi Tangayi, Service Manager on 020 8821 0800

If you have problems applying, contact

0207 655 4127