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IDA Specialist Nurse Gastroenterology

Wye Valley NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you a dynamic, hard- working and ambitious registered Nurse with experience of Gastroenterology?

Would you like the opportunity to use your experience and excellent interpersonal skills to provide and develop a specialist nursing service to patients and their carers on an Iron Deficiency Anaemia (IDA) pathway within the Gastroenterology Team?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Gastroenterology team. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the Gastroenterology team to provide protocol driven- clinical decision making for patients on the IDA pathway.

This post will complement the existing Gastroenterology Nursing Team and will network with the other health services and providers.

If you would like to discuss the opportunity further please contact Claire Goble, Acting Lead CNS Gastroenterology 01432 364064

Main duties of the job

To provide a specialist nursing service to patients and their carers on an Iron Deficiency Anaemia (IDA) pathway from their period of referral, investigation, diagnosis, treatment and discharge.

Manage a caseload of patients, delivering high quality and clinically effective patient care

This post will complement the existing Gastroenterology Nursing Team and will work collaboratively with the other members of the team.

Please see attached job description for further information.

About us

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a member of an NHS Foundation Group with South Warwickshire NHS FT , the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

Located on the border with Wales in the shadow of the Black Mountains, we provide acute and community services across Herefordshire and into parts of Powys and run Hereford County Hospital and the community hospitals in Bromyard, Leominster and Ross-on-Wye.

Worcestershire is our neighbouring county. The post holder will be required to travel between sites.

We are a progressive and forward looking trust with ambitious plans to improve quality and integrate patient pathways through close collaborative working with our partners to deliver the quality of care we'd want for our family and friends.

More than 3,500 people work for the Trust - they tell us it's a great place to work, blending the busyness of a DGH with the benefits of working in a beautiful rural and unspoilt county like Herefordshire.

We can offer a great work-life balance and have a fine tradition of working with staff to help them achieve their full potential.

Russell Hardy, Trust Chairman: The strength of the Trust is its amazing staff a great place to work, a great place to develop your career and a great place to reach your potential.

Our values -Care, Accountability, Respect and Excellence - are at the heart of all we do. We believe in providing the right care in the right place at the right time...all the time.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view role requirements and role responsibilities in full, please view supporting documents linked to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse
  • Relevant post-basic training
  • Post registration qualification within specialty or equivalent and ability to link theory


  • Recognised Adult Health Assessment qualification or willingness to undertake



  • Sufficient experience to demonstrate impact of IDA investigations. Understanding of treatment options and side effects in relation to IDA


  • Experience within a variety of upper and/or lower GI clinical settings
  • Experience of teaching and assessing in clinical area

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities


  • Knowledge of national and local issues in the field of Iron Deficiency Anaemia and Gastroenterology
  • Effective and sensitive handling of difficult information and situations
  • Advanced communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Demonstrate an ability to problem solve highly complex situations

Employer details

Employer name

Wye Valley NHS Trust


Hereford County Hospital

Stonebow Road



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