Stoma Care/Colorectal Clinical Nurse Specialist

Band 6/7

Main area
Colorectal and Stoma Care
Band 6/7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Addenbrookes - Division A
£26,565 to £41,787 p.a. pro rata
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Come Nurse with us…

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It’s a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel; we have excellent facilities to practice your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together – Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality; this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Nurse Specialist in colorectal within Addenbrooke’s Hospital.  You will be joining a diverse and stimulating service to provide excellent specialist care to patients and their families.  You will work as part of a well-established service, with a commitment to providing kind, safe and excellent nursing care for patients with colorectal Cancer.   Our work is wide ranging and we are well respected both locally and as a regional specialist treatment Centre for advanced colorectal and Anal cancer surgery, working alongside a variety of multi-disciplinary teams.

The main focus of the role is to provide support, advice/education on Colorectal cancer to patients, relatives and carers.  You will also be expected to lead by the bedside and support nurses and other disciplines whilst monitoring and developing standards of care in line with national developments and Trust requirements.

You must have post registration experience at a band 6 or above in an acute colorectal setting. You will be an excellent communicator, be a positive role model and always setting high expectations and driving high quality care. You must be confident in your own ability in delivering education and training to all disciplines. The ability is needed to work unsupervised and on your own initiative, alongside a well-developed team.

Please note, should any at risk applicants apply for this vacancy, they will be given priority consideration.
You’ll get training and development in this friendly and dynamic organisation which seeks to innovate and strives for excellence in delivering first-class patient care. You’ll also benefit from childcare facilities, flexible working and a final salary pension scheme. Cambridge is a great place to live with good schools, lots of housing developments, new shopping, sports and leisure facilities and it’s only 45 minutes away from London.

Closing Date:  25th February 2018

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?

  • Our values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • Lovely location and quality of life
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties 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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Further details / informal visits contact

Cheryl Hamilton Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist Digestive Diseases on 01223 217923 or email

If you have problems applying, contact

01223 217038