Helpline Nurse Co-ordinator

£19,500 per annum for 21 hours per week
17 Apr 2014
02 May 2014
Community Care, Hospital
Permanent

Parkinson’s UK is the Parkinson’s support and research charity. Among our greatest strengths are our people, the enthusiasm of our local groups and supporters, and the commitment of our staff. We continue to work towards finding a cure, and improving life for everyone affected by Parkinson's. You could be part of helping us achieve this.

An exciting opportunity has become available within our Advisory Services team for a Helpline Nurse Co-ordinator

You will provide line management, clinical support and day-to-day supervision for the team of Parkinson’s UK helpline nurses. You will also respond to helpline queries, and provide expert telephone nursing advice, support and information on Parkinson’s, as well as signposting helpline users to appropriate internal and external resources. Ensuring the effective delivery of the helpline nurse service, by supporting the development of clinical procedures, will also be part of this role.

You will be a Registered General Nurse and NMC registered, with experience of working with people with Parkinson’s, and have an in depth knowledge of Parkinson’s related issues. You will also have proven experience of the development of procedures to support the delivery of clinical information. With experience of providing advice and information by telephone, you will have excellent listening and communication skills and be able to prioritise work, as well as work on your own initiative.

You must be able to work on a shift basis to cover the helpline hours. The helpline is open from 9.00am to 8.00pm on weekdays. This role will involve working evenings on a regular basis.

For further details on how to apply, please visit www.parkinsons.org.uk/jobs Please note that CVs will not be accepted as part of, or instead of, the application form.

Closing date: Midnight, Friday 2 May 2014.

Interview date: Thursday 15 May 2014.

Please note that only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified.

Parkinson’s UK is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from disabled persons, including those with Parkinson’s.

Parkinson's UK is the operating name of the Parkinson's Disease Society of the United Kingdom. A registered charity in England and Wales (258197) and in Scotland (SC037554).