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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Support Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
1 Year Fixed Term to cover Mat Leave
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King's Mill Hospital
£30,401 - £37,267 pro rata per annum
23/07/2019 23:59

Sherwood Forest Hospitals (SFH) We are a multiple award-winning, modern and friendly trust, with a growing reputation for providing outstanding care across our three hospitals and in the Mid Nottinghamshire community. We have a stable leadership team, a clear sense of direction and we are working very closely with our health and local authority partners in the Mid Nottinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership (ICP), to deliver a better future for the population we serve. Our staff and volunteers strive to ensure patients are at the centre of our decision making.

At SFH we value our staff.  We know happy, well supported staff provide high quality care to patients. We want all patients to receive the level of care we expect our friends and family to receive and we are making progress with this aim. We have the highest staff engagement scores across the Midlands and in 2018, the Care Quality Commission assessed us as Good Overall and Outstanding for the Care we provide.

We offer a growing range of staff benefits, excellent training facilities and a modern, well equipped working environment. We are committed to supporting colleagues to maximise their potential and enjoy satisfying careers, underpinned by our staff health and wellbeing strategy; ‘Happy, Healthy, Here’. 

If our vision and values appeal to you, now is the time to join #Team SFH. 


An exciting 1 year full time Fixed Term / Secondment opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Support Nurse at Sherwood Hospitals Foundation Trust at our King’s Mill Site. You will work alongside two IBD Nurses to provide timely specialised care for IBD patients. The role will provide support and assistance to the multidisciplinary IBD team. 

We are looking for a highly motivated nurse with an interest in IBD to join our committed team in providing effective health care to our patients.

You must be a first level registered nurse with knowledge of Inflammatory Bowel Disease or be able to demonstrable relevant clinical experience. You must have an ability to work autonomously and have excellent interpersonal communication skills and problem solving skills

As an IBD Nurse, you will be required to support the delivery of the IBD service to provide advice and clinical support to patients with inflammatory bowel disease. You will provide both inpatient and outpatient support to IBD patients. The IBD service includes running nurse led outpatient clinics, assistance in managing patients experiencing IBD flares, a telephone advice line, telephone clinics, monitoring of patients on immunosuppressant treatments and coordination of the biologics service.

You will work closely with IBD nurses and the wider members of the multi-professional team in a clinical role, educating and supporting patients with regards to their condition and treatment pathways. 

You must be committed to quality assurance and delivering continued service improvement, and have evidence of continued professional development. You must be organised and be able to prioritise and manage your own workload.

There will be an expectation to work Monday to Friday.

You will be joining an experienced team, and therefore have full support in your induction.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Chris Murfitt 01623 622515 ext 2501