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Specialist Staff Nurse in Adult Bladder Dysfunction

Band 6

Main area
Bladder dysfunction
Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Work between hospital and community)
Job ref
Croydon University Hospital
£37,152 - £43,994 pa inc HCAS
Salary period
20/10/2021 23:59

Croydon is a busy, exciting and diverse place to work. The borough has one of the youngest populations in London and continues to grow.

Croydon Health Services cares for local people at Croydon University Hospital, Purley Memorial Hospital and in clinics and people’s homes all across the borough.

We are a very close-knit and friendly organisation where everyone of our 3600 members of staff is valued. We strongly believe that our employees are our greatest asset and so through Listening into Action – our way of engaging staff - we empower everyone at any level to initiate and bring about real improvements in our care.

Join us and be a part of the team that is making Croydon proud.  #choosecroydon

Specialist Staff Nurse in Adult Bladder Dysfunction
Band 6

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust strives to be at the forefront of responsive and dynamic service provision for patients, which has a vision for providing patient centred care and effective health care for all. The Orchid Suite is a nurse led service run by Specialist Nurses and Women’s Health Physio who see patients with bladder, bowel and pelvic floor dysfunction. These patients are assessed by the appropriate specialist, procedures carried out and a treatment plan instigated.

We work closely with a multidisciplinary team and receive referrals into the service from many different specialties including Urogynaecology, Urology, Colorectal, Gastroenterology and Neurology.

As part of succession planning, we now have a vacancy available for a motivated and enthusiastic nurse who has experience in bladder and pelvic floor dysfunction to join our established integrated bladder, bowel and pelvic floor dysfunction service working both in the community and outpatient setting.

This is an exciting new post for a dynamic individual who has experience in this field of nursing and can flourish working within a fast paced and demanding environment seeing male and female patients.
You will need to have sound clinical knowledge, experience in bladder and pelvic floor dysfunction, excellent communication skills and have the ability to work autonomously within the multidisciplinary team. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of an amazing team!

The successful applicant will be expected to work alongside the bladder dysfunction nurse specialists, women's health physio and other specialists within the field of continence and pelvic floor dysfunction. The role will involve working in an outpatient clinic setting and community, experience working in the community would be of benefit. It essential to be a car driver.
A comprehensive induction program with competency-based learning will be offered along with a number of developmental opportunities within a supportive, friendly environment to further your career and skills within this extremely rewarding area of nursing.

The successful applicant will work autonomously undertaking a holistic approach to assessment, diagnosis and management of patients with bladder and pelvic floor dysfunction. Providing a high-quality service that meets the needs of these individuals using current evidence and education to manage these patients in an efficient effective and supportive way. Working closely with other health care professionals from the primary and secondary care settings.

Our department offers a friendly and supportive working environment which actively supports Continuing Professional Development, through an established appraisal system, in-service training, and post graduate library facilities.

Interviews: 9th November 2021

Trust IDCapital Nurse, LondonListening into Action (LiA)No smoking policyLondon Living Wage is a voluntary commitment made by employers, who can become accredited with the Living Wage FoundationPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positiveDisability confident employer

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

Wendy Ness
Job title
Continence Nurse Specialist
Email address
Telephone number
0208 401 3969