Clinic Nurse Specialist

£43,023 - £50,753 per annum,
17 May 2018
14 Jun 2018
Job Type

UCL Division of Medicine


Clinic Nurse Specialist

Full Time

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 8. The salary range will be £43,023 - £50,753 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The Centre for Amyloidosis and Acute Phase Proteins (CAAPP), in the Division of Medicine (Royal Free Campus), is one of the world’s leading centres for research into the basic and clinical aspects of this field of biomedicine ( contains the NHS National Amyloidosis Centre (NAC), which is funded centrally by the Department of Health to provide a diagnostic and management advice service for the national caseload of patients with systemic autoinflammatory diseases and amyloidosis. The NAC is a national referral centre which comprises a multi-disciplinary team, including medical and nursing staff, technicians and clinical scientists.

The post holder will contribute to the management of patients, and facilitation of clinical research and clinical trials within the Centre. The major responsibility of the post is to be the clinical specialist nurse for the UK CAPS Treatment Service to provide care for and organise delivery of life-changing IL-1 blocking therapy to the national caseload of cryopyrin associated periodic syndrome (CAPS) patients. CAPS is an inherited systemic autoinflammatory disease which causes recurrent attacks of fever, pain and rash from birth, with serious long-term risks to the child’s growth and development. Patients with CAPS had genetic mutations that result in overproduction of a key promoter of inflammation called interleukin-1.

Funding is available for three years in the first instance

The successful candidate Registered nurse with current UK NMC registration and post-registration nursing experience in delivering nurse led care. Knowledge of GCP and research governance framework is essential as is excellent phlebotomy skills. Post-registration nursing experience in systemic autoinflammatory disease, amyloidosis or related disease is desirable.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to and search on Reference Number 1723564

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Adrian Machinn on  For an informal discussion regarding the post please contact Dr Helen Lachmann,

Closing Date: 3 June 2018

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

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