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Bowel Screening Practitioner (Clinical Nurse Specialist)

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly motivated nurse to join the specialist Bowel Screening Wales Team based at the University Llandough Hospital.

We are offering a permanent opportunity for the right candidate to become a band 6 Bowel Screening Wales Practitioner . The role involves being part of a multidisciplinary team delivering the highest standards of evidence based care in the delivery of the welsh bowel screening programme.

Applications are invited from nurses who have substantial post registration experience in gastroenterology as well as excellent interpersonal, communication and IT skills.

Main duties of the job

You will be the first point of contact for participants who have received a positive screening test andwill provide specialist advice, support and continuity to the participant throughout their pathway. This includes making an assessment of fitness for colonoscopy, attending colonoscopy, managing the results handling process and referral to the multidisciplinary team if appropriate.

You will be supported to develop knowledge and assessment skills related to specialist bowel screening care for patients. We offer a supportive working environment and a strong commitment to personal / professional development.You will need to have a flexible approach within the team which provides a 7 day specialist practitioner service.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Boardis one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission isCaring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

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Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



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  • Ability to speak Welsh

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


University Hospital Llandough


CF64 2XX

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