Specialist Nurse - Organ Donation

Job ID: 800811
Location: Chelmsford
Salary: 31,696 to 41,787 pa negotiable
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Job Reference: 918-NX1867

Employer:NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)Department:918 SN-OD Team - Eastern - ODTLocation:Broomfield Hospital, ChelmsfordSalary:31,696 to 41,787 pa



Do you hold these values?
Then come and join NHSBT and make the difference.

As a Specialist Nurse - Organ Donation (SN-OD) you will be pivotal in delivering one of NHSBT primary focuses of increasing the number of organs that are donated and to increase the number of patients who receive life changing transplants.

The SN-OD will provide information and supportive care to the family of a potential organ donor in collaboration with the critical care team. In addition they support and advise the clinical team caring for a patient and manage the donation process.

As an experienced critical care or emergency department nurse who is innovative and inspirational, you'll apply your healthcare expertise and passion for the field to help facilitate the donation of even more organs and tissues throughout the UK, from a diverse population and age group. Your experience of working with the acutely bereaved will prove essential. You'll also utilise your exceptional interpersonal skills to ensure that all donor families and staff are offered support and feedback.

You'll also need to be flexible enough to participate in our 24-hour on call rota. This extraordinary role is challenging and dynamic with no two days being the same. In return we offer a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued. Personal 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 a number of Selection Days for the Specialist Nurse opportunities that we have currently throughout 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.
This position will be based in the Eastern Region, initially at Broomfieldhospital.
Selection days are anticipated to be held on either the 7th and 8th or the 19th and 20th of September, however, this is subject to change and the date will be confirmed with the shortlisted candidates.
For an informal discussion in relation to this position, please telephone the Team Manager on 0300 123 1106.

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) offers a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued. Personal development is also considered a priority and is supported through extensive training and development opportunities open to all employees.

Three small words, one big difference - Caring, Expert and Quality.

Together we'll save and improve more lives than ever

Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:37.5 Hours/WeekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:7Staff Group:Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredSpecialty/Function:Organ Donation and Transplantation

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Apply for this jobClosing Date:21/08/2017

Additional documentation

* Benefits of Working for NHSBT
* Guide to Recruitment and Selection in NHS Blood and Transplant
* Shine Information
* An overview of NHSBT
* Our Values

Further links

* National Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) Web Site
* NHS Blood and Transplant Careers
* NHSBT Organ Donation Web Site
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