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British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology 

The British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI) wish to recruit for the position of ‘Clinical Guidelines and Research Officer’
Location: London
Salary: £32,000 (pro rata £19,200) rising to £35,478 (£21,286 pro rata)
Hours: 21 hours per week
Contract Type:  Permanent Part-time
Deadline for applications: 09.00am Friday 3rd April 2015.
The British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI) is the national, professional academic society which represents the speciality of allergy at all levels.

The BSACI is currently seeking to recruit a Clinical Guideline and Research Officer to support its committee in developing NICE accredited clinical guidelines for the management of patients with allergic disorders. The post holder will be responsible for assisting the committee on all aspects of guideline development.

The post holder will undertake reference searches, able to collate literature reviews (to the prescribed standard), create reference databases for each guideline, proof read manuscripts and ensure all relevant documentation is in place ready to submit for publication.  

The post holder will be responsible for supporting the committee by arranging meetings, preparing agendas, updating guidelines (during the meeting), drafting minutes and following up on all relevant actions and be responsible for updating and maintaining the guideline section of the BSACI website.

The post holder will assist in the improvement in clinical standards in allergy by using Survey Monkey to input information for national audits, compile data, and review the data received. Work with BSACI members to provide NICE with stakeholder input into their relevant guidelines and coordinate all BSACI stakeholder involvement.   
The successful candidate will have a scientific/clinical background experience of working in NHS or academic environment proven ability to undertake reference searches using Medline, Embase, Cochrane, NHS guidelines etc. and knowledge of medical publishing. The post holder will work well as part of a team of four, have good all round communication and interpersonal skills as well as be able to work on their own initiative.

To apply, please download the Job Description and Person Specification below. Interested applications should then send their CV with a covering letter by email to by the closing date.

For more information and an informal discussion about the post, please email

Closing date: 09.00am Friday 3rd April 2015.    Interviews: Tuesday 5th May, 2015, Battersea, London

Clinical Guidelines and Research Officer job description
Person Specification 

Children's Allergy/Asthma CNS, Children's Allergy Service, Whittington Health - Two Clinical Nurse Specialist in Allergy

Full time band 6 - NHS JOBS Reference :  220-299-TC-A- 26/3/15
Part-time band 7- NHS JOBS Reference: 220-303-TC - closing 24/3/15

Whittington Health Children’s Allergy Service is a busy one with several multidisciplinary clinics per week offering a one-stop service for children in primary and secondary care. You will be working alongside a dynamic forward-thinking team of paediatricians, specialist nurses and dietitians and the wider multidisciplinary team. We will support your professional development both in practice and accessing relevant specialist courses.   

For further information about this post please contact Deirdre Brown - Email : - Phone 07880784558, Office : 0207288 5315 (allergy administrator)

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.

Homerton University Hospital NHS Trust - Lead Nurse – Allergy Services

Job Reference: 293-11619

The postholder will be accountable and responsible for the operational and clinical management of the allergy team. The successful candidate must possess the drive to ensure that the service delivered is of a very high quality and that resources are used to their maximum efficiency.Applicants must have extensive allergy experience including providing food and drug challenges to patients. All applicants must also be able to demonstrate proven management skills.The postholder must possess the desire and ambition to deliver a high quality service which is fully encompassing of all external/internal partners and agencies.

Interviews will be held on the afternoon of the 22nd April 2015

An informal visit to meet the team and lead consultant would be encouraged.

For an informal visit or discussion about this post please contact Louise Egan, Divisional Head of Nursing on 0208 510 7206

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