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Deputy Clinical Nurse Specialist - Bladder and Bowel

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Deputy Clinical Nurse Specialist - Bladder and Bowel Service

Now is a fantastic time to join the Community Bladder and Bowel Service, we are currently implementing lots of exciting changes and new roles. We are implementing new initiatives and pathways to care for patients at home or in community clinics, preventing hospital admissions; and you can be part of this.

Are you enthusiastic, flexible, up for new challenges and able to work well within a specialist nursing team, even when under pressure?

This is an excellent opportunity for you to utilise your current assessment skills and care for patients in a specialist nursing field. The role will also require the post holder to participate in education and training, and you will be expected to support community colleagues in providing evidence based care in line with current guidelines.

The post holder will be responsible for the assessment, planning and provision of specialist nursing advice, carry out specialist nursing procedures, providing expert care in Bladder and Bowel dysfunction, primarily working with ambulatory patients requiring long term catheter care, assessment and management.

You will need excellent communication skills and a real dedication to improving the care of patients with bladder and bowel dysfunction. You must be able to work effectively in a highly demanding environment. You will also have good negotiation, organisational and planning skills and be empathetic to recognise the impact bladder and bowel dysfunction has upon your patients and carers.
Applicants who have enthusiasm and passion for this field, but need further education and training in order to fulfil the role, will be considered ias this post is a development role.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Gill Downing on  ( Phone number removed )  ( Email address removed )

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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