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Stoma Care Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Stoma Care
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
320-SURG-0339-A
Site
Royal Derby Hospital
Town
Derby
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890 pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
18/06/2021 23:59
Interview date
02/07/2021

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.

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Job overview

Derby Stoma Care Department is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Band 6 Stoma Nurse to work within the Royal Derby Hospital and Southern Derbyshire community.

Main duties of the job

We are a progressive forward thinking department with a positive approach at meeting and delivering the current challenges of the stoma patients within the whole local healthcare system.

We are looking for a hard-working Nurse with a focus on high quality, holistic patient centred care to join our team. The successful candidate will ideally have a sound knowledge of stoma care including treatments, a surgical background and community experience will be hugely beneficial. Excellent communication skills with a flexible and reliable approach to work and an ability to collaboratively work with others is essential.

Working for our organisation

Key facts about our Trust:

  • Every day our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – the 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients every day
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day
  • We employ 12,000 staff across our 5 hospital sites
  • We have a Director of Allied Health Professionals who is committed to provide leadership, progression and direction to AHPs

Closing date of applications: 18th June 2021

Interview date: 2nd July 2021

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The post holder will be working with patients who have undergone or about to undergo Stoma surgery. You will be supporting them pre and post operatively both in a clinic and community setting. You will be responsible for the assessment,  planning and monitoring of care packages that will meet the needs of the patients in your care. You will be engaged in an education program for trust staff and work with community teams to ensure care delivery is of  a high standard. You will work with consultants, GPs and AHPs to arrange the most suitable care plan for the patient and address any issues that may arise due to surgical intervention. You will be responsible for appropriate escalation of conditions appropriately with support from team members.

Person specification

Current NMC registration

Essential criteria
  • demonstrable post qualification,
  • experience of working with stoma patients
  • NMC registration
Desirable criteria
  • experience of working as a community nurse
  • experience of working as a mentor
  • specialist qualification

Planning skills

Essential criteria
  • ability to manage a caseload
  • participates in audits and research within own clinical area

compassion

Essential criteria
  • able to deal with distresing and emotional situations
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Abigail Davidson
Job title
Stoma Nurse
Email address
abby.davidson@nhs.net
Telephone number
07766802486

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Recruitment Team, Workforce Management
Training Centre
Rehab Block, Level 3
Royal Derby Hospital
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 3NE
Telephone
01332 783342 / 07385 367225