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Continence Nurse

Employer
Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bradford
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
A great opportunity has arisen to work as a band 6 Community Continence Nurse within Bradford District Care Foundation Trusts Continence Service. We are a well-established team delivering expert care to individuals with bladder and bowel problems across the primary care setting and care homes. We are also responsible for delivering education across the community nursing teams on continence care (bladder/bowel and catheterisation). The mechanism for this delivery is varied and responds to ever changing needs. We pride ourselves on our multidisciplinary approach to patient care and are very proud of the service that we deliver.

We are looking for a motivated, dynamic, forward thinking nurse with a passion for improving the delivery of continence care in the Bradford, Airedale, and Craven area.

You will be responsible for undertaking complex continence assessments and providing a structured management plan and auditing outcomes. You will provide support for community staff and service users with line management responsibilities in supporting junior staff within the service. You will have good communication skills and be confident in teaching. You will also have the enthusiasm for service improvement and work collaboratively in achieving continence service objectives.

If you are keen to learn new skills and advance your practice and knowledge in this speciality, we would love to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

  • To work as a senior member of the Continence service
  • To provide a high standard of care that is research/evidence based
  • To provide support, advice and education on complex bladder and bowel conditions to health and social care professionals, service users, independent organisations and other agencies across the designated health economy
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of the service


About us

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :

Increase mileage rates for > 3500

A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages

A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities

Plus many more.

We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.

The Trust reserves the right to close this position early if a significant number of applications are received .

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Job description and person specification for more information about this role

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered nurse
  • Educated to degree level


Training

Essential

  • Commitment to undertake relevant training/education to meet the requirements of the role


Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of 2 years, current experience working in an environment dealing with continence care or urology
  • Experience of team leadership / management
  • Ability to deliver training informally and formally


Desirable

  • Experience of community nursing


Knowledge

Essential

  • Up to date, demonstrable experience and knowledge of e.g. bladder and bowel conditions and care management.


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload, use own initiative and work creatively
  • Standard IT skills


Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Idle Medical Centre

Bradford

BD10 8RU

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

453-24-6369760

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