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UGI/HpB Nurse Specialist

Band 6

Main area
UGI and HpB
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
320-SURG-0335
Site
Royal Derby Hospital
Town
Derby
Salary
£30,401 - £37,267 pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
24/06/2021 23:59
Interview date
08/07/2021

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

We have an exciting full time  opportunity in our Upper GI and HpB service for a nurse specialist to provide specialist care and support to people suffering from Cancer.

You will ensure patients are supported within the specialist field and will work closely with the Upper GI, HpB and Oncology Consultants and wider team members.

We are looking for someone who has substantial experience, who is ready for a new challenge.

If you are passionate about providing high quality care to our patients and have excellent , sensitive communication skills then we would like to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

As a Clinical Nurse Specialist you will work across the two specialities supporting the Consultants and Lead Clinical Nurse Specialists for both teams.  

You will be expected to work with patients in both inpatient and outpatient areas and will support the ongoing clinic requirements.

The CNS teams within the division are in the process of reviewing the services being offered in light of the changes developed through maintaining services during the Covid 19 Pandemic and this role will be essential in continuing this development for both the service and patients moving forward.

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:24th June 2021

Interview Date: 8th July 2021

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

As a registered nurse working within the CNS role you will be essential in providing the services required as detailed in the role requirements and job description attached.

You will work across two specialities and will work with both the medical and surgical consultants within this.  You will provide both face to face and virtual care and support to the patients within the services through both inpatient and outpatient environments.

You will report directly to the Lead CNS in HPB and liaise with the admin teams for both teams.  

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • NMC registration
  • Demonstrable experience within UGI/HpB/Oncology
Desirable criteria
  • Advanced Communication skills training
  • Teaching training / mentoring qualification

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Communicates verbally in a sensitive and emotional situation
Desirable criteria
  • Demonstrable experience of working at band 6 level
  • communication skills training
  • breaking bad news training
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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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Kate Wheeler
Job title
Lead CNS HPB
Email address
katewheeler@nhs.net
Telephone number
07887451553
Additional information

Rose Wallis Lead CNS UGI  rosemary.wallis@nhs.net

07385367194

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