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Specialist Clinician

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Specialist Clinician with the Colorectal Healthy Bowel Service at LUHFT

This is an exciting opportunity for a Specialist Clinician to support the Colorectal Healthy Bowel Service managing patients across Merseyside with functional bowel disorders including constipation, obstructive defecation and faecal incontinence.

Working with the Colorectalmultidisciplinary team across Liverpool University Hospitals you will play a key role in contributing to this high quality patient centred service including involvement and participation at MDT meetings and outpatient clinics.

On a day to day basis you will have your own out-patient clinic stream, providing specialist assessment of Healthy Bowel Clinic patients, ordering and interpreting appropriate investigations and using sound clinical reasoning skills to implement agreed treatment plans within local and national guidelines. You will be supported by the Advanced Clinical Practitioner, Colorectal Consultants and Managers in further developing your skills in order to fulfil this role.

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for providing specialist assessment and treatment ofpatients presenting with functional bowel conditions ensuring appropriatepathways of care and communications via liaison and referral to otheragencies as required.? To liaise with a team of Clinicians and assist in the implementation ofservices within the clinical governance framework.? To provide optimal patient care ensuring high standards of clinical practice.? To prepare and deliver audit projects and presentations as required toraise the profile of the service.? Lead an area of specialty within the Healthy Bowel Clinic

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

Clinical To undertake specialist assessment, clinically diagnose and implementagreed plans as appropriate including the routine treatment of complexpatients in the manner that respects peoples privacy, dignity andindividuality. To regularly advise, assist and educate other clinicians on the managementof patients including clinically demanding patients To ensure effective two-way communication with patients, carers andother Health Professionals regarding all aspects of patient care. To provide and receive complex information that requires empathy andreassurance, communicating where there may be barriers to understanding. Lead an area of specialty within the Healthy Bowel Clinic e.g., Irrigation Biofeedback (dependent individuals knowledge and skills), working inpartnership with other specialist clinicians, the Advanced ClinicalPractitioner, Colorectal Consultants and Managers

Person Specification



  • B.Sc in Physiotherapy / Nursing degree
  • Current registration with HCPC / NMC


  • Post Graduate courses in Management at various levels/equivalent
  • Post-Graduate courses in bowel management / pelvic floor disorders and treatment



  • Demonstrable experience working in bowel management/pelvic floor disorders



  • Audit
  • Research



  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Forward thinking.
  • Ability to pass on skills and knowledge to others.
  • Excellent managerial skills
  • Ability to manage and work within a team
  • Able to handle difficult, sensitive and emotional situations.

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Aintree Site

Lower Lane


L9 7AL

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