Epilepsy Clinical Nurse Specialist - Neurology (Lanarkshire)
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital / Lanarkshire

Job reference: 062322

Location: Queen Elizabeth University Hospital / Lanarkshire

Job closing date: 10/08/2021

Job posted date: 27/07/2021

Salary: Band 7 (£40,872 - £47,846)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 30

Department: Neurology (Lanarkshire)

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

As a Clinical Nurse Specialist managing patients with Epilepsy and associated symptoms, you are required to have had significant relevant experience working with epilepsy knowledge and experience, and have the knowledge and skill set to competently perform the necessary technical/invasive/physical aspects of care for this defined patient group, previous nurse specialist experience would be advantageous. As part of a clinical team under the leadership of the NHS GGC Lead Nurse, you will be responsible for the delivery of a high-quality in- patient and outpatient clinics both hospital and community based, targeted patient groups including pre-treatment counselling and screening, monitoring of therapy/clinical response, urgent intervention and admission avoidance consultations. You must have the ability to work independently and possess excellent communication skills to manage the collaborative telephone advice lines / triage of incoming calls, in- patient referrals, interface with hospital and community based clinicians and general practitioners, delivery of clinical support with a high level of ITC skills. This post will facilitate change. This post is based in Lanarkshire and you will work closely with other CNS`s within Neurology across the directorate to support the existing service where necessary. It is essential that you are currently a Registered with the NMC with significant post registration experience within the relevant speciality.  Non-medical prescribing qualification is desirable or must be willing to undertake. Evidence of post graduate education is essential.

The shift pattern is; 7.5 hours x 4 days

​​​​​​​Informal Contact

Marie Austin, Lead Nurse on 0141 201 2343

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Pack

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.

(Please note the salary is Pro Rata) for part time hours.


The closing date for this job has now passed.