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Clinical Nurse Specialist Stoma Care

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a band 6 Stoma Nurse to support the Colorectal Service at the Royal site of the Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The successful applicant will join the well-established Stoma nurse team within the Surgical Care Group. They will work within the small team of highly specialised professionals and will be a key member of the Colorectal Multidisciplinary Team.

They will act as a resource providing specialist advice regarding the management and care of patients with stomas for other agencies e.g. Medical staff, Dieticians, Social workers. Work with senior colleagues in all aspects of clinical care of stoma, participate in the delivery of a Nurse Led drop-in clinic and clinical audit.

All applicants are required to have experience of Stoma nursing with the ability to develop and maintain expertise throughout the many facets of Stoma care. Excellent communication skills are needed to support patients and the wider multidisciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

Act as a resource providing specialist advice regarding the management and care of patients with stomas for other agencies

.Act as a Clinical Nurse Specialist to provide autonomous practice for patients undergoing Ileoanal pouch surgery, and provide continuing support and treatment for established patients within the hospital local, the community and wider North West area.

Provide specialist advice re the management and care of patients who have undergone Ileoanal pouch surgery for other agencies e.g. medical staff.

Work within the Medical Inflammatory bowel team to provide resources and information on all aspects of surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. To provide a vital link with the surgical team for patients who are considering surgery.

Act as resource and work within the genetic team for patients and families with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, in the important decision making process re choice and timing of surgery acting as a link with the surgical department.

Undertakes Nurse Led Clinics for patients who have undergone Ileoanal pouch surgery, working within agreed protocols incorporating assessment and treatment.

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Ensure that specialist Stoma care Products are available at all times for use within the trust, utilise stoma care products wisely and report any concerns to the lead colorectal nurse

Working within the colorectal nursing team be responsible for the security, care and maintenance of equipment ensuring standards of infection control and safety are maintained, including equipment loaned to clients.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse / Midwife
  • Post-basic specialist Qualification relevant to speciality
  • Evidence of continued professional development


  • Recordable specialist qualification
  • Independent Nurse Prescribing
  • ECDL



  • Post registration experience
  • Extensive clinical experience
  • Involvement in audit


  • Participation in research
  • Evidence of leading and facilitating change



  • In depth specialist knowledge



  • Teaching / assessment skills Organisation and negotiation skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Leadership & motivation skills
  • Ability to motivate self and others
  • Evidence of audit and change management ability
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work both on own initiative and within a team



  • Diplomatic
  • Assertive and confident
  • Recognition of own limitations
  • Able to travel between sites
  • Flexibility

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Royal site

Prescot Street


L7 8XP

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