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Urology/Continence Nurse Specialist

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and innovative nurse to join our very dynamic and friendly small team based in the Urology Outpatient Services department at Royal Derby Hospital.

To apply for this post, you should ideally have previous experience in Urology Nursing.

As a specialist Nurse you will possess the ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team, manging your own caseload of patients with bladder and bowel dysfunction, providing expert advice for Trust staff and liaising with primary care colleagues.

You will work closely with other members of the specialist multidisciplinary team and therefore require excellent communication skills.

Main duties of the job

Through a comprehensive programme of peer supervision, you will be expected to develop your skills and knowledge to effectively assess, treat and manage patients in nurse led clinics.

You will be able to plan treatment programmes for patients requiring care for a range of bladder and bowel problems.

You will provide specialist nursing advice to the multi-professional team, taking into account all aspects of Clinical Governance promote and develop the use of evidence based practice to improve the outcomes of patient care.

Expected to facilitate, develop and deliver individual programmes of care and care packages, where necessary, providing specialist information and support to patients, their relatives and other members of the caring team to ensure continuity of a high standard of care.

Act as a role model at all times and ensures that all team members and others visiting the area give a high priority to policies and procedures relating to infection control in order to maintain a safe clinical environment for everyone.

Closing date of applications: 03rd July 2024

Interview date: 17th July 2024

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments per day.
  • We are the 4th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification



  • Current NMC registration


  • Degree qualification or working towards
  • ENB 998 or equivalent teaching / mentoring qualification



  • Previous urological nursing experience
  • Experience of male & female catheterisation


  • Experience of reviewing or assessing patients via telephone consultation

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

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