Specialist Home Healthcare Nurse, Enzyme Replacement

Southampton, England
Car or car allowance
22 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Nursing Field
Community Care
Job Type

What is ERT?

Treatment is given for patients with Lysosomal Storage Disorders, such as MPS diseases, Pompe, Fabry, and Gaucher.

IV enzyme replacement are administered to adults & children, weekly or fortnightly.

Adult ERT is often delivered via cannula, paediatric ERT is often administered via a portacath, but occasionally cannulation is required.

An ERT visit can be anything from an hour in length up to about 6 hours.

We provide training around ERT as part of our competency based learning & assessments as this is a specialist area of nursing. We also can provide training & assessment around portacaths if required.

To be suitable for this role you will need recent IV skills and previous line experience. Cannulation experience will be advantageous.

Visits for Stelara are usually 15- 30 minutes and ERT anything up to 4 hours.


  • Competitive basic salary
  • Bupa pay for your indemnity insurance
  • Car or car allowance (£3,600pa FTE) as appropriate, plus optional fuel card
  • Company pension plan
  • Life assurance
  • Healthcare insurance
  • Childcare Benefit scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Bupa Fit
  • Refund of NMC fees after 12 months service


You will need to be competent in the administration of IV drugs and infusion via all types of lines. Cannulation and venepuncture competency is desirable. Proven experience in acute care essential.

Applicants must be a Level 1 Registered Nurse with a valid NMC PIN and a full UK driving licence.

To apply for this role, please call Angeline Lloyd on 07860 407508 or email alloyd@bupahomehealthcare.com

Bupa Home Healthcare has recently been acquired by Celesio, a leading healthcare services company. More information about Celesio can be found at www.celesio.co.uk