Nurse Advisor

United Kingdom: Scotland Scotland

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Ref: UK16028

Company :Ashfield Healthcare
Location : Scotland
Vacancy Type : 4 month Contract
Position : Nurse Advisor
Therapy Area : Immunology

29/03/2018 11:24:43

Job Description

Ashfield Healthcare is currently recruiting for a team of Nurse Advisors to cover Scotland. As part of the team you will deliver a vital service, educating patients and parents/carers in self-administration of an Immunotherapy drug.

Key Responsibilities

  • In selected locations and for selected patients as agreed with the client:
  • To train patients and parents/carers in the use of a self-administration prescribed subcutaneous therapy for the treatment within Immunology.
  • Provide healthcare professionals education and training in the use of sub cutaneous device for the administration of subcutaneous therapy for the treatment of Immunology
  • To manage and report any adverse events and refer as appropriate.
  • To provide patient education to all patients and their parent/s/carer/s referred to the service.
  • To complete all compliance documentation for each healthcare organisation adopting the service.
  • To communicate with and develop relationships with key nursing and medical staff at all allocated healthcare organisations adopting the service.
  • Undertake risk assessments prior to and during out of hospital as required by Company policies.
  • Comply with the Adverse Event policies of Ashfield and the client company in respect of all matters relating to Pharmacovigilance, including training requirements and reporting systems.
  • Comply with the relevant regulatory guidelines including the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code and the Association of British Pharmaceutical Industry Code of Practice for the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Essential Skills

Professional Status and experience:

Current NMC registration.

Experience of working with children desirable


RCN member (or equivalent). 

Satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check or equivalent (Scotland and Northern Ireland).

Satisfactory pre-employment medical checks. 

Business Understanding:

Demonstrates an understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and business.

Demonstrates an understanding of the home healthcare industry.

Client Focus:

Clear understanding of the need to deliver an excellent experience to the patient, carer, HCP or parent and referring centre.  Ability to consider and review opportunities to expand healthcare professional’s awareness of the resources and services the client can offer by focusing on need and partnership opportunity.


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, healthcare and an excellent reward and recognition package. 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.

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Please contact Komal Sidhu for more information about this Nurse Advisor job.

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