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Continence Nurse Advisor

Job Reference: 358-3441376-ESM-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Continence, Leicester Royal Infirmary
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum (pro rata)

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.

Are you a passionate about Continence Care for patients?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) acute trust for a motivated registered nurse on a 12 month secondment to cover Maternity leave. the post holder will be excited about improving continence care to join our established Adult Continence Service. We believe that providing good continence care for patients is essential in improving outcomes for patients in terms of quality of life and independence.

We are seeking to recruit an exceptional individual with vision and energy to provide visible clinical and professional support to the Trusts Continence Service.

The successful appointee will demonstrate a good understanding of bladder and bowel care and have the drive to improve clinical practice in this field, enhancing staff knowledge and skills. There is the opportunity to develop innovative ideas to enhance care for patients. The successful candidate will get full support from the current CNS in the team and training will be provided in areas needed for this job roll.

You will able to engage and motivate clinical staff to improve continence management and improve patient experience ensuring dignity is at the forefront of care provided.

The successful applicant will work closely with the Continence Specialist Nurse and Geriatricians in the Frail Older Person’s outpatient clinic and acute ward areas, provide clinical assessments & treatment programmes for inpatients

We will support your continual professional development and leadership capability

If you are a registered Nurse who is enthusiastic and passionate about improving continence care and can demonstrate existing knowledge and skills in bladder and bowel care, then we would like to hear from you.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Elinor Howcroft

Job title: Continence Nurse Specialist

Email address:

Telephone number: 0116 2585384

Additional contact information

Lynne Hill, Continence Nurse Specialist

0116 2585384

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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