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Nurse Advisor

United Kingdom: South Central Southampton

Ref: UK16017

Company :Ashfield
Location : Southampton
Vacancy Type : Full Time
Position : Nurse Advisor – Flexible Nurse

28/03/2018 13:54:22

Job Description

The role of the Flexible Nurse is to predominantly provide a home care service to train, educate and support patients in their own homes in the self-administration of subcutaneous injections. In addition provide education to healthcare professionals across primary and secondary health care settings. The Flexible Nurse Role has a dynamic and syndicated approach, working across various pharmaceutical company sponsored projects, including some which are audit and research based.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide a homecare service to train patients and healthcare professionals in the use of delivery devices for the self-administration of prescribed subcutaneous therapies.
  • To provide patient education regarding their treatment to all patients and their carer/s referred to the service.
  • Undertake risk assessments prior to undertaking home visits as required by company procedures.
  • To fully document all patient interactions in accordance with Company policies and procedures which will include an electronic patient record system (EPRS).
  • To be pro-active and able to work under own initiative, whilst helping to maximise the potential of the team.
  • Work across territories to support colleagues for A/L or sickness and where necessary stay overnight.
  • To comply with the Adverse Event procedures of Ashfield Health Care and the client companies in respect of all matters relating to Pharmacovigilance.
  • To communicate with and develop relationships with key nursing staff and medical staff at all organisations for the delivery of the service.
  • Where necessary ensure project specific service agreements are put in place with healthcare organisations in accordance with company procedures.
  • Attend national nurse team meetings and project training as required.
  • Complete all necessary administration in a timely and accurate manner, particularly in relation to activity reporting, information feedback and expenses.
  • Undertake other tasks and assignments which may be required by the Nurse Manager or Company as discussed and agreed.

Essential Skills

  • Active NMC registration.
  • Minimum of two years post registration experience.        
  • RCN member (or equivalent).  
  • Experience in working in one or more of the following disease areas: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Dermatology, Rheumatology, Oncology or Haematology.
  • Previous Community/Homecare experience.
  • Previous Nurse Advisor experience.
  • Ability to travel and work flexibly.


Ashfield is a fast-paced place to work where you will be highly valued. We’ll give you all the support, training and encouragement you need to deliver first-class results for our clients. With an international reach and great support, the opportunities here are wide and diverse.

It’s our people that have made us successful, and we are committed to our values.

Quality, Partnership, Ingenuity, Expertise and Energy.

Successful candidates will benefit from a car, laptop, pension and healthcare. Please note that the ability to drive is a requirement of this role.

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity please select "APPLY NOW" below.

Please note if you have not heard from a member of the recruitment department within 7 days your application has been unsuccessful at this stage.

Thank you for your interest in Ashfield.

Need More Information?

Please contact Cassandra Hibbert for more information about this Nurse Advisor job.

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