Continence Nurse Specialist

Recruiter
South Tees Hospitals N
Location
Friary Hospital, Richmond
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Jul 2021
Closes
27 Jul 2021
Ref
328-FCS-3214355
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
22.5 Hours per week

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic nurse to join the Hambleton and Richmondshire Continence Service which works as part of an integrated team within the wider Community Nursing Service.

You will work with the multidisciplinary team including hospital consultants, specialist nurses and the community teams to provide excellent, skilled, person-centred and evidence-based nursing care to people with bladder and bowel dysfunction, either in their home or in a nurse led clinic setting.

You will promote continence and provide specialist assessment and diagnostic intervention enabling treatment and management packages of care in an efficient and timely manner, taking into consideration resource limitations.

Applicants should be excellent communicators with computer literacy, effective time management, ability to work under pressure, motivation and the flexibility to work autonomously or as part of a team and participate in the teaching and mentoring of other professionals.

Leadership and Improvement Training
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to:
• Explore leadership within the NHS
• Promote Trust Values and Behaviours
• Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills
• Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Due to the nature of the role, having access to a car for work purposes is essential.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Penny Hutchinson (Clinical lead)

Email: penny.hutchinson3@nhs.net

Tel: 07814901554

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Please be aware, there are occasions where some vacancies may close prior to the closing date advertised. This will only happen where sufficient applications are received AND will be made evident on the job advert.

Please note if you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from so please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Existing employees of South Tees NHS Foundation Trust currently on the Redeployment Register, who meet the essential criteria for this post, will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to all other applicants.

IMPORTANT - Please ensure you read the 'Guidance Notes for Applicants' document attached to this advert before you start to complete your application form. This document provides detailed advice regarding the completion of your application form. The guidance document also provides in detail what identification and certificates you must provide at interview should you be shortlisted. As part of our pre-employment screening process, all applicants are required to provide references from their last continuous 3 year employment and/or training/education. The referees MUST be a Line Manager/Supervisor. Applicants are requested to ensure email addresses for all referees are included on their application form. Personal references and references from colleagues are not acceptable.
Unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applicants and those who are not contacted within six weeks of the closing date should assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .

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