Specialist Nurse Childrens Bladder and Bowel Service
NHS AfC: Band 6
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes.
The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, auto-enrolment to our staff bank ( Temporary Workforce Service ), staff restaurants and on-site accommodation.
ESHT is committed to offering new employees an apprenticeship programme of study to support their role. Please ask when you apply/at interview if you are keen to undertake a programme and we can check if there is a suitable one available to match your role (the opportunities available are changing all the time, there may not be something for you at the time of your appointment but a programme may be written over the coming months which suits you). Apprenticeships are available at level 2 (GCSE equivalent) right up to Degree or Masters level so don’t forget to check with us.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Paediatric Specialist bladder and bowel nurse to join our Community Children bladder and bowel team.
The Bladder and Bowel team provides care for children with continence issues in both acute and community settings from the age of 4-19.
The post holder will be a key member of the team, working as a role model and inspiring staff and the families/ children to achieve the best possible outcome in regards to continence. As part of the role you will be organising and running clinics alongside planning your patients care. It will also include running training sessions at schools, homes and other health care settings, the teaching sessions would include subjects like catheter management and rectal washouts.
Applicants should be enthusiastic, motivated and passionate about delivering high quality care. The post holder will need to have a flexible approach, excellent communication skills and able to work well as part of a team. The post holder will need to have a least two years acute paediatric experience and a willingness to undertake training in the management of bladder and bowel dysfunction.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Further details / informal visits contact
- Kate Campbell
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- Lead nurse bladdr bowel service
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