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Deputy Clinical Nurse Specialist IBD

Job Reference: 196-NM6066

Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Inflammatory Bowel Disease/Gastroenterology
Guys and St.Thomas, London
£36,481 - £44,044 p.a inc HCA

The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.


You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.


We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

Deputy Clinical Nurse Specialist ibd (Band 6) Maternity Cover


Located in central London, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust has one of the most respected inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) services in the UK.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Deputy Clinical Nurse Specialist (Band 6) to join our IBD Team.The successful candidate will work alongside the IBD Specialist Nurses & IBD Co-ordinator and become an integral part of the established Nurse Led Service to provide support, advice and improved access for both inpatients and outpatients. Responsibilities will include telephone helpline, telephone clinics, face to face clinical review, infusions, and involvement in the planning and delivery of all treatments for patients with IBD.


This is a full time maternity cover for one year which will suit a dynamic and motivated nurse, with experience in the management and care of IBD. It is an excellent opportunity to develop your role within an established IBD specialist nursing team and will be expected to work at both hospital sites. Training and supervision will be provided within the role from both nursing and medical supervisors, along with opportunities to attend relevant study as appropriate.




Candidates need to have relevant experience in inflammatory bowel disease, be able to manage a workload of patients, able to prioritise and communicate effectively. The post is an excellent opportunity for individuals who wish to develop their skills in specialised inflammatory bowel disease nursing.






Closing Date: 26th May 2019


Interview Date: 31st May 2019



For further details / informal visits contact:

For more information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Marlene Sastrillo, IBD Advanced Nurse Practitioner/ Hannah Yarrow, IBD Clinical Nurse Specialist on 0207 188 7188 ext 51955 or email:

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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