University Hospital Southampton
Welcome to the Asthma Allergy Team
We are looking a Band 5 nurse who would like to further their career, you need to be passionate and open to challenges and learning new skills, enjoy working as part of an expanding and enthusiastic multi-disciplinary team, as well as being able to manage your own workload accordingly.
As a Regional Asthma Centre for the South of England and we have a wide caseload with difficult airways clinics twice a week and daily in-patient ward reviews. We also have a wide range of treatments includes monoclonal antibodies via subcutaneous injection or intravenous infusions for severe and difficult asthma.
The service provides in-depth service with the Allergy team recognised by the World Allergy Organisation ( WAO) and you will be a part of this team as well supporting various clinics after training.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the team on 02381204325 or look for Senior Sister Ellie Rayala-Montaniel.
Main duties of the job
Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.
For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the ‘Job Description and Main Responsibilities’ section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.
Working for our organisation
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
At UHS we are committed to providing a flexible working environment. We believe that it benefits everyone if we achieve a positive work-life balance. Whether you are balancing family, study or your wellbeing with your career, we want to support you so you can help our patients.
We’re proud to have been voted in the Top Five acute Trusts for our commitment to supporting our staff to achieve work-life balance.
UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme and life insurance.
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