Stoma Care Clinical Nurse Specialist

Barts Health NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum inc
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Band 7
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, innovative and enthusiastic nurse to join our Colorectal Stoma team at Barts Healthcare Trust. You will primarily be based at Royal London and work closely with all Colorectal Stoma clinical nurse specialists within the Trust for a 12month cover.

The post holder will play a pivotal role in the functioning of the Colorectal Stoma CNS service and be a key member of the team working to deliver a high quality patient experience.

The post-holder will be responsible for a patient caseload and provide expert advice, information and support for our patients. It is essential to possess the knowledge and skills necessary for the post. The post holder will run nurse led clinics to facilitate effective health care delivery on the pre and post operative pathway.

We require someone who can work both autonomously and as part of a team.

Leadership, innovation, motivation and excellent communication skills are essential.

Main duties of the job

To provide a specialist nursing service ensuring that patients referred to the Trust undergoing surgery which may result in a stoma receive the highest standard of clinical care and have access to a fully comprehensive support service. The stoma care nurse will influence patient care through clinical practice, management, education, problem solving and professional activities taking into account corporate and directorate objectives and the Clinical Governance framework.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

We are dedicated to being an outstanding place to work and will work with you to get the best experience. We know flexible working is not a one size fits all and will mean something different to everyone. We are inclusive, so if you are interested in flexible working, please speak to the recruiting manager.

Person Specification



  • oRegistered Nurse


  • oStoma Siting Course



  • oExcellent communication skills with MDT and patients
  • oFlexibility.
  • oAbility to support others
  • oAbility to organize and forward plan.
  • oAbility to respond to challenges in a proactive way.
  • oAbility to adapt evidence based practice into the clinical setting.
  • oAdvocacy skills


  • oComputer skills
  • oStoma Siting



  • oRelevant post registration experience in a colorectal surgical setting
  • oPrevious experience with delivering Stoma Care


  • oNurses led Clinics
  • oExperience in pre op counselling & sting stoma patient

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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