Community Stoma Nurse

Community Stoma Nurse Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Community Stoma Nurse to join our team.


  • Act as the patients’ advocate, through effective support and information enabling them to make informed choices and decisions concerning treatment;
  • Maintain accurate records in accordance with current best practice;
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individualised nursing care of the patient with a stoma or fistula;
  • Act as a resource of information for cancer screening to the appropriate client group;
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with the multidisciplinary team and key opinion leaders.


  • Hold the V150 Independent Prescriber qualification, or ability to complete this within an agreed period of time post induction into the role;
  • NMC Registered with 2 to 3 years post registration experience;
  • Ability to plan, implement and manage own time effectively;
  • Ideally Stoma or Colorectal experience;
  • Determination to progress professionally in Stoma/Colorectal nursing.