Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Neuromodulation Specialist Nurse

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
John Radcliffe Hospital
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum pro rata
21/05/2019 23:59

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.


Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and motivated nurse to apply for the role of Band 7 Neuromodulation Specialist Nurse within the Movement Disorder Team based in the West Wing of the John Radcliffe. The position is for a fixed term to cover maternity leave. Candidates with a genuine interest in movement disorders are encouraged to apply for the role.


The Neuromodulation movement disorder service provides highly specialist nursing care for patients with movement disorders who are referred to the service for neuromodulation interventions.


Key responsibilities include:

To actively liaise with the multidisciplinary team and the wider organisation to ensure a seamless pathway of care for service users.

Work autonomously, and take responsibility for the ongoing assessment, care and support of service users using a broad range of highly specialist complex advanced clinical nursing and decision making skills.

This includes providing a follow-up service for the patients comprising of telemedicine clinics and face to face reviews.

Contribute to ongoing service development which has a strong focus on audit, research and evidence based practice.

In conjunction with the multidisciplinary team formulate and evaluate policies, protocols and guidelines to ensure optimal levels of clinical care are sustained and monitored.

All nurses are expected to work across professional and system boundaries, proactively developing and sustaining new partnerships and networks in order to influence and improve health, outcomes and healthcare delivery systems. 


Closing Date:  21- May-2019

Interview Date:  23rd May 2019

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you would like more information or to visit the department, please contact:


Claire Fletcher: Telephone 01865 231875