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Continence Support Nurse

Employer
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
DUNSTABLE
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you ready for a new challenge, are you an excellent communicator? who is highly motivated, compassionate, who cares about making a difference to the experience and patient journey within a small committed continence team for all adults within Bedfordshire over the age of 18.

Main duties of the job

This exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse who has experience in providing continence care for both bladder & bowel dysfunction and has the skills and knowledge in this specialist area. If so we would be pleased to welcome you as part of our team.

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please for further information kindly refer to the job description and person specification attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Qualifications/Training.

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse
  • Evidence of post basic professional development
  • Demonstrate evidence-based practice and up-to-date clinical skills


Desirable

  • Relevant teaching/mentorship qualification or commitment to undertake
  • Post-registration nursing experience, including community experience


Areas of Experience and Knowledge

Essential

  • Evidence of and commitment to multi-professional working
  • Understanding of the interface between primary and secondary care
  • Demonstrate an understanding of clinical governance and application to clinical practice
  • Knowledge of the principles of Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Children
  • Knowledge of the principles of health promotion and prevention of illness
  • Evidence of holistic assessment and evaluation skills


Desirable

  • Knowledge of local services


Communication Skills

Essential

  • Able to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, using a variety of methods e.g. verbally, written and IT.
  • Ability to disseminate complex information to others
  • Evidence of good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team


Diversity

Essential

  • Able to demonstrate a commitment to equality and diversity


Physical Skills

Essential

  • Computer Literate
  • Demonstrate clinical skills and dexterity


Desirable

  • ECDL or willing to undertake training


Physical Effort

Essential

  • Able to travel throughout Bedfordshire in a timely and effective way to meet unpredictable service demands.


Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

CHB - Continence

Court Drive

DUNSTABLE

LU5 4JD

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

363-CHB6442290

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