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Nephrology Young Adult Worker

NHS AfC: Band 5

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Diabetes & Endocrinology
NHS AfC: Band 5
Fixed Term Contract / Secondment for 24 months
Part time: 18 hours per week
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Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum, pro rata
26/08/2019 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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**Fixed term contract / secondment opportunity for 2 years.** 

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen within the Nephrology Department at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital (NNUH). 

We are looking for a self-motivated enthusiastic young adult worker who is passionate about helping young adults.  The successful applicant will work alongside the Nephrology Multidisciplinary team to help support the emotional, psychological and social wellbeing of young adults with chronic kidney disease.  Specialist knowledge of Kidney disease is not necessary but candidates should be able to display knowledge of the challenges facing young adults with a long term medical condition.

The successful candidate would need to work flexibly to meet patient needs, some of this time would be spent in a dialysis unit working alongside patient and multidisciplinary team.

You will assist in the development and delivery of a comprehensive support service for young people and adult services in NNUH, in the care of Nephrology, a significant part of this role will be supporting patients with their dialysis.

**If you are considering applying for this post on a secondment basis, please discuss with your Line Manager prior to applying to ascertain whether this could be supported.**

Part time: 18 hours per week. The successful candidate would be required to work days, evenings and the occasional weekends.

Interview date: 17th September 2019

Open for applications: 12th August 2019

Close for applications: 26th August 2019

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Owen Brooks, Matron, Nephrology: 01603 646019,