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Bladder and Bowel
Band 6
Part time - 24 hours per week
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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Employer type
University Hospital of Wales
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum, pro rata
Salary period
28/10/2021 23:59

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Bladder and Bowel Nurse Specialist-Multiple Sclerosis

Band 6



Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.


The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to work with the multi-disciplinary Multiple Sclerosis Team based at the University Hospital of Wales and the Bladder and Bowel Service at St David's Hospital in Cardiff.

We are looking for a reliable and enthusiastic nurse who has a flexible approach to work with a background and passion for working with individuals with MS or other conditions which may cause neurogenic bladder and bowel dysfunction. The role will involve contributing to the comprehensive assessment, treatment, management and review of patients in clinics and the community as well as the development of protocols and pathways for patients attending the service. Working with both teams you will have the opportunity to develop professionally in a rapidly evolving area where new treatment options are becoming increasingly available.

You will be involved in patient education in a variety of forms including one to one, Newly Diagnosed and Living Well with MS groups. The role will also involve training other health care professionals in the management of bladder and bowel dysfunction and liaison with multi-disciplinary colleagues across specialities such as women's health and colorectal services.

You will be offered training and mentorship from both teams to achieve the competencies required for this specialist post and will have the opportunity to complete the MS Trust Development Module for professionals working with people with MS.

We are searching for nurses who share UHB values that are:

We care about the people we serve and the people we work with

We trust one another

We respect each other

We take personal responsibility

We treat people with kindness

We act with integrity

We are based in the University Hospital of Wales/ St David's Hospital in the thriving capital City of Wales, which is the fastest growing city outside of London. Cardiff offers affordable housing, fabulous shopping outlets, and vibrant nightlife with leading music and entertainment events. It has excellent transport links due to its proximity with the M4. It also offers the beautiful scenery of National Parks and coastlines, with high performing schools and excellent sporting and cultural venues, Cardiff has been voted the best place to live in the UK.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

We also welcome an informal discussion or a prearranged visit to the  Departments







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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Gail Clayton

Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist

029 20745018


Karen Davies 02920932633