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Band 7 Colorectal Clinical Nurse Specialist

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

The Colorectal Services within the Royal Free NHS Trust are expanding and embracing innovative pathways of care and are offering exciting opportunities for clinical nurse specialists. You should have the ability to manage a group of patients alongside working with the MDT. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal skills and show clinical leadership experience. They must be able to demonstrate a compassionate approach to the care of patients and the public, whilst also possessing the ability to ensure robust clinical operational demands are met. In return we can offer professional and clinical development and are committed tosupporting you to achieve your goals.

Applications are invited for job share/part time

About us

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A& E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.

Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top. For more information please follow link

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Person Specification

Royal Free World Class Values


  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values

Education & professional Qualifications


  • Registered nurse
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Recognised teaching or mentorship qualification
  • Post registration qualification relevant to specialty
  • Advanced assessment skills


  • Independent nurse prescribing course or willingness to undertake
  • Masters degree or working towards



  • Substantial post-registration experience in area of speciality
  • Previous experience of research and audit
  • Evidence of teaching junior members of staff
  • Proven evidence of improving the patient experience


  • Undertaken nurse led clinics
  • Current experience of line management of staff

Skills and Aptitudes


  • Expert specialist skills for the post
  • Knowledge of current advances and pathways of care relevant to specialty
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to negotiate and influence
  • Skilled in use of computer/keyboard
  • Ability to problem-solve, prioritise and to work to deadlines
  • Ability to motivate staff and improve individuals and team performance
  • Ability to develop collaborative working relationships with multi professional teams
  • Demonstrates evidence of knowledge and ability to undertake change management
  • Able to manage stressful situations and challenge decisions to ensure that patient needs are met
  • Able to lead, manage and motivate others in complex problem solving and assessment skills

Personal Qualities & Attributes


  • Be a positive role model with the ability to demonstrate credible and professional approach
  • Evidence of proven, on-going professional development
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work as a team and form professional relationships with colleagues
  • Diplomatic and calm
  • To be flexible and approachable

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Free Hospital

Pond Street



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