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Stoma Care / Colorectal Clinical Nurse Specialist

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic full time registered Band 6 nurse to join our stoma and colorectal care team within SBUHB.

We are looking for a committed individual with a background of surgical / colorectal nursing care who would like to develop their skills and knowledge in order to provide a high standard of care and dignity to patients and their families/carers.

You will be expected to work within a motivated team, however exercise a degree of professional autonomy and make critical and clinical decisions using advanced knowledge and skills in the specific field. You will have clinical responsibilities and will need to be an effective and supportive role model with the ability to work in a flexible and organised manner in both primary and secondary care settings which cover the three health board sites.

The team currently provides care through the patient pathway from diagnosis through to after care and follow up. We provide help, support and advice with colorectal cancer and stoma care in all three hospital within the health board as well as the community setting. Research is a big and proud part to the health board, as a department, we participates in new and innovating research.

Main duties of the job

Assess, plan, implement and evaluate evidenced-based nursing care.Provide specialist advice and excellent clinical practice.Work autonomously and manage own workload as a lead specialist intheir areaProvide specialist education and training to StaffWork collaboratively and co-operatively with clinical colleaguesDemonstrate the Health Board's values and ensure that othersdemonstrate the same values.Undertake Audit CPD teaching research and administrationUndertake Clinics, ward-based/Community work telephone consultations etc as appropriate to the role

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Practice autonomously demonstrating problem solving and clinical decisionmaking skills while demonstrating accountability and responsibility
  • Assess, manage, deliver and co-ordinate the plan of care for patients utilising the effective and efficient use of resources
  • Interpret results and act accordingly
  • Provide a continued follow up pathway and support for patients
  • Apply advanced skills, knowledge and behaviours relevant to specific area ofpractice
  • Provide specialist clinical knowledge to clinical colleagues, patients and carers/relatives
  • Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and direct care / interventions andevaluate effectiveness
  • Delegate the delivery of care where appropriate in line with NHS Walesdelegation framework and the NMC Code of Practice
  • Undertake clinical sessions in a variety of clinical areas across Swansea BayUniversity Hospital
  • Within competencies perform highly specialised physical and clinical skills
  • Undertake home visits as necessary.
  • Within competencies undertake non-medical prescribing
  • Undertake patient specific education with patients and relatives/carers
  • Document and report clearly to ensure accuracy, continuity of care andenhance understanding by others
  • Support a culture that promotes person-centred, safe and effective care.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with patients andcarers/relatives, and professionals across health and social services.
  • Work as part of a team with other services and across multi-agencyboundaries to access hard to reach groups
  • Seek appropriate advice/alert agencies when there are any concernsregarding potential/actual risk to any patient or their dependents e.g. childsafeguarding, domestic violence, protection of the vulnerable adult, mentalcapacity and deprivation of liberty.
  • Interpret and respond to patient / carer feedback suggestions and complaints in a timely and sensitive manner.

Person Specification

Experience and qualifications


  • Nursing Degree
  • Experience in Stoma care


  • Experience with post surgical care



  • Ability to travel between sites in a timely manner
  • Ability to demonstrate health board values


  • Computer skills

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Morriston Hospital

Heol Maes Eglwys



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