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Paediatric Urology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic qualified Paediatric Nurse to work within a highly skilled and specialised Paediatric Urology Team at Manchester Foundation Trust as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. Currently based across 2 Hospital sites (Central and Trafford), we care for patients from all over the country, providing comprehensive care in both an out-patient and in-patient setting. As one of only 2 centres in the UK to offer a specialist Bladder Exstrophy Service and as one of the leading centres within the field of Urology, you will be offered unique learning and developmental opportunities as part of your extensive induction and personal development plan.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will work within a multidisciplinary specialist team, and be actively involved in key aspects of the service such as:
  • Managing and being responsible for a diverse caseload of patients, with support from the medical and nursing team, as well as the wider MDT.
  • Co-ordinate nurse led admissions and discharges for investigations and clinical procedures, including the organisation of prescribed products for use within the community and parent education.
  • Act as an advocate for the patient and family in liasing with others such as community teams and schools, being an integral part of the patient journey.
  • Facilitating nurse led bladder clinics, including bladder assessments and reviews and associated investigation and intervention.
  • Contribute to the development and review of clinical guidelines, protocols and care plans, as well as Clinical Governance and Auditing processes.
  • Provide both patient and staff education within the speciality, being an expert point of contact for departments throughout Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, as well as health care professionals within the community.
  • Engage in and disseminate global developments within the speciality, in order to ensure continually evolving best evidence based practice.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity MattersMFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Relevant professional qualification (RN Child)
  • Educated to diploma level (minimum)
  • Evidence of level 3 studies


  • Qualification in speciality/relevant training



  • Demonstratable experience at practitioner level in relevant speciality
  • Portfolio of evidence showing achievements in practice/speciality
  • Recent evidence of continuing professional and personal development
  • Evidence of delivering teaching programmes to staff groups/students


  • Experience of working within a specialist nursing role
  • Previous exposure and experience to relevant clinical skills .g. catheterisation, catheter cares, Urodynamics, Urotherapy

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Manchester children's Hospital

Oxford Road


M13 9WL

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