Bank Nurse Advisors

Allergy UK
Sidcup, Kent, or home based – subject to prior agreement
Competitive Salary
16 May 2019
16 Jun 2019
Contract Type

(Can be either office based in Sidcup, Kent, or home based – subject to prior agreement)

This role will offer a highly competitive hourly rate, for the right candidates.

About us

It is estimated that 21 million people in the UK live with allergic disease. But there remains a huge gap in healthcare services for those affected by this disease of the immune system. Our mission is to raise the profile of allergy at all levels, with a vision for everyone affected by allergy to receive the best possible care and support.

Our dedicated free Helpline is there for people who need our help and support. Our free Factsheets provide information that is often badly needed to explain the symptoms and triggers that people with allergy are dealing with every day of their lives.

We are the leading national patient charity for people living with all types of allergy. We work with government, professional bodies, healthcare professionals and corporate partners, to help improve the lives of the millions of people living with allergic disease.


What the job involves

A rare and exciting opportunity has become available to join the leading national patient charity for people living with all types of allergy.

This role involves joining a bank of Nurse Advisors, where working hours will be pre-booked in advance and on an ad-hoc basis, dependent upon the charity’s current requirements for specialist clinical input.

The work is exciting and varied. You will be working with a small team of non-clinical Helpline colleagues and will receive professional clinical support from the Head of Clinical Services.


What we want from you

To apply for this role, you must be a NMC registered Nurse in the UK, with at least two years’ post-graduate clinical experience in the field of allergy. It would be beneficial if you have experience of working with both adults and children in this field, however applicants with experience in either area will also be considered. You will have registered nursing experience at NHS Band 6 (or above).

You will be a strong team player who works well with both clinical and non-clinical colleagues, able to commit to the ad-hoc nature of bank work and have high professional clinical standards with good planning and communications skills.

You will possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. You will also be flexible and adaptable in meeting the complex demands of this varied role.

You will also be committed, enthusiastic and compassionate - keen to apply your existing clinical experience and knowledge to provide information and support to those affected by allergy and have the desire to develop new skills.


What we’ll provide

We offer a competitive hourly rate.

So, if you’re looking for a developmental opportunity that would help you to further develop your skills in supporting people living with allergy, this could be the career opportunity that you’ve been looking for. We are a small but progressive charity with a big vision. Be part of our journey and apply now.


To apply please send your CV and covering letter below

For more information please see link to candidate pack and JD)

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Allergy UK. Charity No: 1094231. Company No: 4509293. Registered in Scotland - Charity No: SC039257

Please note, as we are a charity, we try hard to keep costs down and that includes in administration. If you apply for a job and don’t hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful this time and we thank you for your interest in Allergy UK.

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