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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Nurse Specialist

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
York/Scarborough Hospital
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum
23/01/2019 23:59

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Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:

- care about what they do
- respect and value others
- listen in order to improve
- always do what they can to be helpful

…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


Contract : Permanent

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week

This is an exciting, full time new post as a Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Nurse Specialist within York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The post holder will be working as part of a multi-professional, highly regarded and supportive team based at York and Scarborough.

Gastro intestinal experience is essential, either medical or surgical, but applicants are not expected to have in depth knowledge of IBD as training will be provided.

It is important that applicants have excellent transferable skills including exceptional communication skills and the capability of working autonomously.
After training you will be expected to; make clinical assessments, decisions about patient care and after completion of non-medical prescribing course, the prescribing of medications within your sphere of competence.

Applicants should have a genuine interest in IBD and be able to demonstrate this along with a good understanding of the Nurse Specialist role. The post holder will be required to undertake academic study including an IBD module and non-medical prescribing training.

Participation in monthly multi-disciplinary team meetings, as well as a contribution to the wider IBD service development and involvement in the local and national IBD agenda, will be expected.

After training, and with continued support, the post holder will; undertake nurse led clinics, undertaking clinical assessment, management planning with the patient and evaluation of patient care. You will offer telephone advice and support to patients in between appointments and coordinate their care between primary and secondary care settings.

In addition you will be involved in the management of patients receiving long term drug treatments and participate in monthly multi-disciplinary team meetings as well as contribute to the wider IBD service development and involvement in the local and national IBD agenda.

Additional notes:
• Applications from candidates interested in fewer than the full number of hours specified, and/or those interested in a job share will be considered
• As a post with a managerial or leadership component supporting services based across multiple sites, you may be required to travel as part of your role. Potential travel requirements can be clarified by the recruiting manager



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

Lisa Rook, Lead IBD CNS

01904 726154





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