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Hepatology Specialist Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Full-Time 37.5 hours per week
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Exeter, EX2 5DW
£28,050 - £36,644
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HEPATOLOGY NURSE SPECIALIST GASTROENTEROLOGY MEDICINE ROYAL DEVON & EXETER HOSPITAL (WONFORD) REF:CLOSING DATE:22.2.2019 This is an exciting career development opportunity for a committed professional, which comes with the added benefit of being in a modern city with a wide range of leisure activities and entertainment facilities. Based within the heart of beautiful Devon and just off the M5, Exeter has a lot to offer, with a stunning coastline and picturesque moors within throwing distance of the city. Do you have experience in the management and care of patients with liver disease and are you passionate about improving Hepatology care for patients? Due to increasing demands within the Hepatology service we are looking for a motivated, dynamic person, with a genuine interest in liver disease to join the Hepatology team. The Exeter Hepatology Nursing Service was established in 2001 and is an expanding and progressive service that delivers safe and effective specialised nursing care to patients with a wide range of liver disease. The successful applicant must have an interest in delivering high quality, evidence based care to patients with chronic liver conditions in both the hospital and community settings. Although team working is key, the successful applicant will be expected to work independently and without direct supervision, prioritising workload in a variety of clinical settings to meet the fluctuating demands of this role. You must be self-motivating, enthusiastic, organised, computer literate and able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with a commitment to continued personal development. As a member of the multi-disciplinary Hepatology Team, the post holder will provide nursing expertise related to liver disease to colleagues across the Trust and community. We encourage a learning environment in the team and offer support with on-going training to develop within the role. There will be many opportunities to develop and progress your career through personal and professional development opportunities.

Ideally you will have a background of hepatology nursing, however the Trust is prepared to develop and train a suitable high quality individual. Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity. Hours: 37.5 hours per week Salary: Band 6: £28050 - £36,644 per annum / pro rata For further details / informal visits contact: Fiona Fry Lead Hepatology Nurse 01392 406108 or Dr John Christie Consultant Gastroenterologist 01392 402791 ***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.*** DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Fiona Fry 01392 406108

If you have problems applying, contact

Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Barrack Road
01392 403936 or 403758

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To ensure our ethnic minority staff have an equal opportunity to succeed, we are offering career development support to any ethnic minority staff.


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