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British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology 

Post title: Paediatric Allergy Nurse Specialist
Addenbrooke’s Hospital , Cambridge 

Grade: Band 7                                                Hours: 37.5 hours
Contract: Permanent                                     Job Ref: HJUK/ 180-C-15428

The Allergy Clinic at Addenbrooke’s  is a regional specialist centre and is nationally recognised as a Centre of Excellence.  This post has been developed to support an exciting new service for treating food allergy, the first of its kind in the UK.  The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with a world-leading allergy team at the cutting edge of interventional therapy.

This post will support the multi-disciplinary allergy team in the provision of safe, kind and excellent care to patients and their carers with a range of allergies in a clinic outpatient and day case setting.  The successful candidate will have excellent leadership and clinical skills in allergy, and experience as a RN in an acute clinical area.  There is a strong commitment to providing continuous professional development opportunities.

Informal Contact: Jennifer Whisken Lead Allergy Nurse Specialist, on 01223 348112 ext.58112 or Dr Andrew Clark on 01223 762603.

The Whittington NHS Trust Hospital, Nutrition and Dietetics (Clinical Nutrition)-Paediatric Allergy Dietitian

Job Reference: 220-376-ND

The post holder will see children in community and hospital allergy clinics, on the ward and day care units as required, providing advice and support with the management of children with food allergy. Alongside this you will help to maintain the smooth running and development of the allergy service.

There is a strong commitment to providing CPD opportunities. You will be involved in regular audit and development projects, as well as student training. The post holder would be expected to have excellent communication and time management skills, be a good team player as well as being flexible and well organised. We will support your professional development both in practice and accessing relevant specialist courses.

If you would like to know more please contact Miriam Tarkin, Specialist Allergy Dietitian / Hospital Paediatric dietetic team lead on 0207 288 5181

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Paediatric Allergy Clinical Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 309-SHB1065-DC

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our rapidly expanding Paediatric and Adolescent Allergy Service at UCLH. The integration of Paediatric allergy services at UCLH and RNTNE Hospital creates an exciting opportunity.The successful applicant requires excellent organisational skills in order to lead, co-ordinate and run nurse led allergy clinics. In addition you will lead on drug provocation testing and food challenges. Future developments include introducing immune therapy. The post holder must be able to work as part of a large multidisciplinary team. 

The post-holder will be expected to support the Paediatric Allergy Consultants and work collaboratively with the Adult Allergy Nurse Specialist at the RNTNE Hospital.There will be a particular focus on developing an adolescent transition pathway. The post holder will manage both Paediatric inpatients and outpatients who require treatment and will support and educate patients face-to-face and provide advice for parents through telephone clinics.

For further information about this post please contact Kim Robinson – Lead Paediatric CNS on or alternatively contact 07944139889.

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