Specialist Nurse Organ Donation

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£33,222 - £43,041 pa plus HCA where applicable
Posted
24 Oct 2018
Closes
31 Oct 2018
Ref
918-NX3570
Job Type
Permanent

NHS BLOOD AND TRANPLANT

Specialist Nurse Organ Donation

AfC band 7 - £ 33,222 - £43,041 pa plus HCA where applicable

Various locations

Ref: 918-NX3570

Saving and Improving Lives

Is this why you became a Nurse? If so a career with us in NHS Blood and Transplant may be just for you! Just read on…

You became a Nurse to make a difference, to care and to save and improve lives. By becoming a Specialist Nurse – Organ Donation you will have the opportunity to be part of a remarkable team that saves and improves the lives of thousands of people across the UK every year by supporting the life saving organ transplants they are so desperately waiting for. In doing so you will also provide excellent end of life care to potential donors, support and comfort their families and be a part of a team in Organ Donation and Transplantation that has a world class reputation for excellence and innovation. Want to know more?

If you are an experienced critical care or emergency department nurse who is innovative, caring and inspirational, who is committed to supporting acutely bereaved families and has a passion for saving lives through Organ Donation, we can give you the opportunity to build upon your existing Nursing expertise to become a highly trained Specialist Nurse – Organ Donation.

Once you have completed our comprehensive and bespoke training programme you will have all the skills you need to support Organ Donation by offering families the opportunity to donate their loved one’s organs, organising the donation process and supporting healthcare colleagues both on the Unit and in theatre to get the very best outcomes from every donation. In doing so you will provide exceptional care to our amazing donor families and give hope to the 5000+ people from every background and walk of life in the UK who are currently waiting for a life saving transplant.

Working in an embedded Hospital you will share the organ donation message with your colleagues, running training sessions and influencing practice and attitudes, we will help you to develop to your full potential with excellent communication training and the support of full time practice development specialists dedicated to making you the best Nurse you can be.

Our work as you can imagine is 24/7 and 365 days a year, no opportunity to save lives is ever missed. As a consequence, we will need you to be able to participate in our 24-hour on call rota. This unique and extraordinary role is challenging and exciting with no two days being the same. In return we offer a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued. Personal and professional development is also considered a priority and is supported through extensive training and development opportunities open to all employees.

NHS Blood and Transplant is committed to equal opportunities, we positively encourage applications from all sections of the community regardless of sex, racial origin or disability.

We are holding Selection Days for the Specialist Nurse opportunities currently available across the UK. It is essential that applicants arrange to have an informal conversation with the recruitment manager, either face to face or by telephone. This can be done either before application or during the selection process, but must be completed prior to the Selection Day.

We have positions available in various hospitals to view our positions please visit www.nhsbt.nhs.uk/careers/

Selection days will be held the week commencing 12th November 2018.

Closing date: 31 October 2018.

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