Specialist Support Nurse Visa Sponsorship Uk

April 25, 2024
£35.4 - £42.6 / year

Job Description


Job Summary

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Specialist Support Nurse position in the Vascular Access Unit. If you are passionate about providing exceptional patient care related to vascular access and are ready for the next step in your career, we want to hear from you.

As a Specialist Support Nurse in the Vascular Access Unit, you will be taught to install PICC lines, acute CVCs, and remove Hickman lines. You will actively participate in ward nurse-specific education sessions, as well as undertaking audits pertinent to the specialism.


Main responsibilities of the job

The position holder is accountable for providing high-quality, patient-centered care.

In charge of assessing, planning, and executing specialised nursing curricula.

Responsible for offering professional guidance and support to other employees while also liaising with them.

Competent in inserting central venous access devices.


About us.

Come Nurse, join us…

The Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching trusts in the UK. It includes Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible, high-quality healthcare to the Cambridge community, as well as regional and national specialty services. It’s an excellent environment to breastfeed, work, and live.

You will work on a lively hospital campus with a welcoming community atmosphere; we have excellent facilities for honing your skills and abilities to help your career path and development. Our principles of Together – Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of exceptional care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is boosting health-care quality by transforming services, increasing patient safety, and improving clinical outcomes.

CUH is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment in which we may all be ourselves. We value our diversity and completely advocate for and support an inclusive work environment in which everyone can reach their potential. We aim to guarantee that our employees are authentically representative of all of the areas we serve. We welcome applications for all posts within the organisation, regardless of age, handicap, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, or social economic background.


Job duties

For a list of important roles and responsibilities, please review the accompanying Applicant Information Pack (which includes a combined job description and person specification).

All Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses, Midwives, ODPs, and Radiographers who begin meaningful employment with the Trust will receive a welcome £1000 stipend.

If you want sponsorship for a Visa to work in the UK, please confirm that you are not applying from a Red list nation. – Code of Practice for International Recruitment of Health and Social Care Personnel in England – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

The closing date is midnight on May 8, 2024.

Interviews will be place on May 17, 2024.


Why pick Cambridge University Hospitals?

  • Our principles and reputation for providing exceptional care
  • Opportunities to experience a variety of specialties.
  • Career and development opportunities
  • A dedicated clinical education support staff provides preceptorship and mentoring courses.
  • Research experience and opportunities.
  • Beautiful location and quality of living.
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport linkages (road, rail and air).


Benefits to You

We provide development possibilities and a variety of amenities, such as on-site leisure facilities, a shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a fantastic transport system with quick access to airports and train travel.

Please keep in mind that if you have any further questions about the required hours for this position, you should contact the person listed. In some circumstances, other working hours will be considered.

We accept applications from the armed forces.


Person Specification



  • Current registration with the NMC as a registered nurse.
  • Relevant experience with vascular access
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development
  • Teaching or mentoring qualifications



  • Degree
  • Research module
  • Post-registration qualification in specialisation or readiness to complete




  • Showcase outstanding nursing skills.
  • Knowledge of vascular access devices.
  • Evidence of mentorship or preceptorship roles.
  • Accept personal accountability for your own practice.
  • Experience with formal/informal teaching




  • Understanding of Evidence-Based Practice
  • Understanding of Clinical Governance
  • Understanding and expertise of the specialised field




  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Capable of working as an important part of a small team.
  • Adaptable to changing scenarios due to both workload and teammates’ demands.
  • Ability to instruct staff and patients.
  • Ability to work independently and manage one’s own workload; good time management
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to Multidisciplinary Working


  • Assertiveness and insightful counselling skills
  • Documentation, auditing, and presenting skills
  • Leadership skills


Additional requirements.


  • The ability to understand and behave consistently towards patients, visitors, and colleagues in accordance with the Together Trust principles of Safety, Kindness, and Excellence.
  • Always conduct professionally in accordance with the NMC Code of Conduct.
  • Capable of establishing relationships with different practice areas/academic institutions.


Certificate of Sponsorship

applicants from job seekers who require existing skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are encouraged and will be reviewed alongside all other applicants. For more information, see the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new tab).

From April 6, 2017, skilled worker applicants requesting for entrance clearance into the UK were required to show a criminal record certificate from each country where they had lived continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the previous ten years. This requirement also applies to adult dependents (those over the age of 18).Guidance can be found here. Criminal records checks for international candidates (opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must hold current UK professional registration. For further information, visit the NHS Careers website (opens in a separate window).