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Nurse Specialist C&YP Continence (Band 7)

Job Description

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We offer the second highest number of specialist services than any other group of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,500 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “healthcare at its very best – with a personal touch”.

The Trust is looking for a highly skilled and motivated nurse to develop the role of Children’s Continence Advisor. Following a gap in service provision was identified, this exciting new post that has recently established to improve the quality of care to children with continence needs. It is intended that the role will establish and provide a children’s continence assessment service. The post will be based within the Children’s Services Directorate and will work in partnership with the adult continence team to provide a service to an already identified cohort of children. In the long term this post will support the development of continence services for children in Newcastle ensuring the children are regularly assessed as they develop and ensuring the most appropriate advice and treatment to attain continence. The post will involve providing training and support to primary and secondary care enhancing skills and acting as a resource to ensure service improvement.

Interview Date: 16 November 2016

Important note on completion of reference section of Application Form

All references from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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