Pituitary Clinical Nurse Specialist

Band 6

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Clinical Nurses
Band 6
Part Time 15 hours per week
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University Hospital Southampton
£26,565 - £35,577 pa pro rata
25/01/2018 23:59

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced nurse to join the team of Clinical Nurse specialists as a Pituitary surgical nurse specialist.

The post will involve:


  • Assisting in the management of a patient caseload, assessing, supporting and following up patients who have had pituitary surgery.
  • Working closely with health-care professionals within the Wessex Neurological Centre and UHS and throughout the region, making referrals as needed to enhance the quality of patient care and outcome
  • Providing education and promotion of evidenced based practice within the specialist field
  • Taking part in relevant research and audit
  • Working autonomously, within agreed competencies, in the absence of the Neurovascular Specialist Nurse


The Wessex Neurological Centre (WNC) provides a dedicated, integrated 24 hour acute neurosurgical and neurological assessment, investigation and treatment service. Being one of the largest neuroscience centers in the country we provide services to a population of three million people. Sitting within a large teaching hospital, we have clear priorities for maintaining high standards of care and developing our specialist services for the community. The unit consists of


-           Neurosurgery

-           Neurology

-           Acute stroke

-           Neurophysiology

-           Neuro OPD/ Pre assessment

This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to and be part of a cohesive team who care for a diverse, rewarding patient group.

We support our staff, offering a variety of opportunities for career progression. When it comes to careers we are committed to developing yours. We support both professional and personal development, recognising its importance in delivering a quality service.

Our education, training and development team works alongside individuals and teams in practice. Formal teaching sessions and study days are available as is advice on academic pathways and career planning.

If you have a real passion for nursing and you are looking for an exciting, fast moving clinical field to develop your skills then look no further, apply now and join our team.

Informal visits are welcome and encouraged.

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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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