Bladder and Bowel Specialist Nurse

Brighton and Hove
£30,401 - £37,267 pro rata
19 May 2019
26 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
NHS AfC: Band 6

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 4,750 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • 14 inpatient and outpatient locations, serving a total community of 1.3 million people
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • Stonewall Diversity Champions, and Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

We are looking for an experienced Bladder and Bowel Nurse who is passionate about continence to join the service.

Why not join us and aim to make a difference to someone's life each day.

The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting clinics, managing a caseload of patient's with bladder and bowel dysfunction, plus you will carry out some domiciliary visits.

You will be assessing and supporting patients to optimise their quality of life living with a bladder and / or bowel condition, carrying out a holistic continence assessment, and then advising on self-management programmes and management options.

The service also provides an ongoing education programme and support to other healthcare professionals / workers and the promotion of excellence in Continence nursing care.

You will need to be self-motivated, as well as a team player.

A car owner/driver is essential.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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  • Job description
  • Person specification
  • Staff Benefits Brochure

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