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IBD Specialist Nurse

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
To work closely with all members of the Gastroenterology team to ensure that patients receive seamless care within the Trust and community. To provide specialist advice to support assessment, planning and implementation of care for patients with Inflammatory Bowel disease and where appropriate to deliver programmes of care. To carry out specialist nursing procedures. To contribute to specialist education and training programmes for other staff and learners

Main duties of the job

  • Establish and maintain effective communication with various individuals and groups on complex potentially stressful topics in a range of situations.
  • Develop knowledge and practice in an area of work
  • Monitor and maintain health, safety and security of self and others in own work area
  • Contribute to the development of services
  • Contribute to quality improvement.
  • Promote people's equality, diversity and rights
  • Assess and address people's health and wellbeing needs when those needs are complex and change across the caseload
  • Develop practice in addressing individuals health and wellbeing needs
  • Lead others in the development of knowledge, ideas and work practice
  • Assist with research and development
  • To manage and prescribe treatments for patients who require Aminosalicylates, Immunosuppressant's, Janus Kinase Inhibitor's and Biologics. This will include pre - screening checks, liaising with primary care with regards to vaccinations and shared care guidelines. Patient education and written information. Regular blood monitoring and maintenance of trust database.

About us

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and knowledgeable registered nurse to join our Inflammatory Bowel Disease service at Harrogate District Foundation Trust.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, well-motivated, caring and compassionate individual who has a keen interest in managing patients with a diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel disease. The successful candidate will work within the multi-disciplinary team to support the lead IBD nurse in delivering high standards of patient care whilst maintaining a safe working environment.

Ideally, you should have some experience in providing care to patients with a diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, with the ability to plan, assess, implement and evaluate patient care. It is essential for you to possess excellent interpersonal skills and have a willingness to learn, along with the ability to work effectively, efficiently and independently under the supervision of the lead IBD nurse.

You should be self-motivated and have a positive attitude towards change and be able to adopt to change accordingly. This is a great opportunity for a senior RN who has a keen interest in managing patients with a diagnosis of IBD. Experience at a band 6 is desirable.

The applicant must demonstrate commitment to their own continued professional development and share an aspiration to contribute to the long-term development of the IBD service.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification. If you have any questions, please contact Grace Hamill on

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse


  • Previous experience in a similar role.

Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


Harrogate Hospital

Lancaster Park Road



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