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Staff Nurse - Continence Service

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum, pro rata
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
A great opportunity has arisen to work as a band 5 Staff 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 continence assessments and providing a patients with quality, evidence based advice to improve their symptoms. You will provide support for community staff and service users, as well as 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. Further information can be obtained if you require from the team leader on

Main duties of the job

  • To work as part of the Continence Service across the geographical area of the organisation
  • To work as an effective team player contributing to the development of the service in collaboration with colleagues and senior nurses in the continence service
  • To provide a high standard of care that is research/evidence based and clinically effective at all times
  • To provide support, advice and education on continence bladder and bowel matters to colleagues, patients and carers

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 :

A 'Welcome' Payment of �1000 for new employees starting in a permanent, band 5 nurse role - 50% to be paid on appointment and 50% after 6 months in post.

Relocation Expenses up to �8000 subject to circumstances and eligibility.

Interview Expenses subject to eligibility.

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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Right to Work in the UK

Prior to your appointment you will be asked to provide confirmation of your right to work and reside in the UK. During your continued employment with the Trust, you have a personal responsibility to notify your manager as soon as possible should there be any changes to your right to work status.

Regrettably, if the role is not eligible for sponsorship under the Trusts eligibility criteria, the Trust are unable to extend your employment beyond the expiration of your current visa. The Trust is not responsible or liable for ensuring that your employment continues after this period.

As a condition of continuous employment, it essential you maintain the legal right to work in the United Kingdom throughout the duration of your employment with Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCFT). Any change in your right-to-work status, including but not limited to visa expiration, revocation, or denial of renewal, may impact your eligibility for employment with the Trust. It is your responsibility to promptly inform your Line Manager of any changes in your right-to-work status immediately and to provide necessary documentation for verification purposes. Failure to obtain or renew your visa in a timely manner is a breach of employment conditions and will result in termination of your employment. We appreciate your attention to this matter and your commitment to fulfilling this requirement promptly

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse
  • Educated to diploma level or can demonstrate equivalent knowledge and experience


  • Educated to degree level
  • Recognised qualification in continence management related subjects



  • Committed to undertake relevant training/education to meet the requirements of the role
  • Ability to contribute to the training of others



  • Experience of working in an environment dealing with bladder and bowel management


  • Experience of community nursing



  • Up to date, demonstrable knowledge of bladder and bowel management.



  • Standard IT skills
  • Ability to plan and organise own work load, use initiative and work creatively

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust


Idle Medical Centre


BD10 8RU

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