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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Nurse - Peterborough

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our IBD Specialist nurse team to cover 12 months maternity leave. To provide a specialist nursing contribution to the clinical management of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), working autonomously and in collaboration with multidisciplinary professionals ensuring the IBD service maintains a consistent high standard contributing to the improved outcomes for patients with IBD.

**Please note that we can only consider applications from individuals with a live NMC registration or UK nursing students awaiting their PIN, as we are currently unable to support OSCE.**

Main duties of the job

To perform at specialist enhanced practitioner level, facilitating early assessment, supporting diagnosis and prompt treatment of patients presenting to North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust with IBD to facilitate care provision within the inpatient/outpatient setting, admission avoidance, timely discharge and ensure that management is in line with evidence based guidelines.

The main responsibilities of the role will be related to clinical expertise within IBD, with an emphasis on initiating, performing and maintaining standards of clinical excellence. The overriding purpose is to support the provision of the highest quality patient care through personal actions and continuous improvement.

About us

We are dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our workforce and warmly welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, with a particular emphasis on encouraging those from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, as well as candidates from our local area.

As part of our commitment to supporting our employees we offer a range of benefits including:
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 27 days and increasing to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, in addition to the national Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • Membership of the NHS Pension Scheme:
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Enhanced hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays
  • Opportunities for career development and training to help you progress in your role
  • Wellbeing support and activities to promote a healthy work environment
  • Access to our in-house physiotherapy service
  • On-site canteens offering subsidised meals
  • Subsidised staff parking (currently free)
  • Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where employees feel valued and empowered to excel in their roles. Join us and become part of a team dedicated to making a positive difference in our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Be an accountable professional acting in the best interests of people, putting them first and providing complex clinical care that is evidence-based, person-centred, safe and compassionate.

Use existing knowledge and expertise and enhanced levels of clinical judgement to independently undertake complex and holistic assessments.

Act independently to plan, deliver, monitor and evaluate complex care using enhanced clinical assessments, diagnostics, and interventions.

Act as an expert resource within their own organisation and for external agencies.

Develop, deliver, and evaluate education and training opportunities for others within own scope of practice.

Communicate effectively in challenging environments and situations with patients, their families/carers and the multi-disciplinary team.

Promote and encourage innovative clinical practice to support a culture of excellence within the wider health and care team.

Lead and manage unpredictable and unplanned clinical situationsParticipate in resource management, strategic service development, planning and service improvement.

Lead, monitor, develop and appraise staff and learners.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • Educated to Degree level


  • Evidence of recent speciality related learning



  • Demonstrate experience at a band 6 or Senior Band 5 level
  • Evidence of mentorship/teaching experience



  • Working knowledge of patient administration systems

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Peterborough City Hospital

Bretton Gate



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