Stoma Specialist Nurse - Lead

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 7 specialist nurse to work with and lead the stoma care team. This well-established team is a hospital-based service within the Diana Princess of Wales Hospital .

We are seeking to recruit a dedicated and enthusiastic individual with relevant experience in stoma care along with at least 2 years at a band 6 level.

You will be required to work independently and therefore need to be confident and in your role as well as being able to interact within a wider multidisciplinary team.

Full UK Driving Licence and Car Owner Essential.

Cross site working may be required

Main duties of the job

The Stoma Nursing Service provides safe, excellent and compassionate care to patients and their families during diagnosis, treatment and transition of care. Our objective is to provide a specialist nursing service to patients who are having a stoma formation or have an existing stoma. You will work in collaboration with the Colorectal Nurse Specialist to ensure quality proactive delivery of a specialist service to the colorectal cancer and stoma population

The post holder will be an integral part of the stoma care team and will be required to assess, plan, evaluate and deliver all relevant aspects of patient focused care in a caring, compassionate and sensitive manner. Work closely with the multi-disciplinary team and contribute to the clinical governance process. Have excellent communication and organisational skills.

The post offers ideal opportunities for the successful applicant to enhance and expand their experience in stoma care and to make a significant difference to the experience of the patient undergoing such life changing surgery. The pathway involves pre and post operative counselling, support and education to patients and their families/carer's.

About us

We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • oLevel 1 Registered Nurse
  • oDegree or equivalent in a relevant field
  • oEvidence of in-depth post registration development in the relevant field, eg ENB course or equivalent relevant academic modules at diploma level
  • oENB 998 or equivalent teaching/ facilitation qualification or experience


  • oCompleted First Level Degree
  • oManagement Qualification
  • oMasters/Higher Degree
  • oFurther teaching qualification

Occupational Experience


  • o2 years current experience within the field at Band 6 equivalent or above


  • oManagement experience at ward level

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust


Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital

Scartho Road


DN33 2BA

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