Judith has a multicultural client base and has worked in the Middle East. She is working in the speciality of Bariatrics  and is Allergan Academy Trained in 2009 to perform Gastric Band Adjustments on a variety of different

Judith Jobling RGN Bariatric Aftercare Specialist

makes of bands. Since 2009 she has worked continuously, and have adjusted hundreds of gastric bands as well as giving nursing care and support alongside medical specialists. Judith had had Bariatric Surgery herself so she feels well placed to support and advise. She holds a Nurse Prescriber Qualification to complement my practice. She is also registered to work in the Republic of Ireland as well as the UK, and hold public as well as individual indemnity. Further to this Judith holds band adjustment and support clinics in Cork for our Irish patients on a regular basis in addition to the nationwide service that she offers in the UK. She has recently revalidated with the NMC.

 

Judith is presently working for International Surgery Group on a self-employed basis supporting clients pre and post operative Bariatric surgery. Previously she was Clinical Nurse Advisor to a  Surgical Weight Loss UK based company. This enjoyable role inspired her to set up her own business supporting Bariatric patients, where she conducts clinics around the UK and Eire.

 

Judith loves the work she does, as giving good consistent care and support coupled with expert clinical skills can help people to empower and change their lives for the good. She has been told that she has empathy, tact and diplomacy in confidential settings of care, acquired through a diverse career with cultural diversity, in the support of Bariatric Patients. Judith is passionate about enabling patients in her care to achieve their realistic, personal goals in a professional non-judgmental and supportive way.

 

Qualifications

 

Band Adjustment Certification

Registered General Nurse                                Blackpool, Lancashire

Registered Midwife                                           Pembury,  Kent

Nurse Prescriber                                              Metropolitan University Manchester

Trained Laparoscopic Band Adjustor               Allergan Academy

Honours Law Degree                                       University Central Lancashire

 

Recently Published Article in Nursing Standard

 

Professional Membership

 

Member of Royal College of Nurses

Member of British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society

 

Employment Summary

Present

Director of Gastric Band Support Company

 

2007- Dec 2013

Clinical Nurse Advisor and Band Fill Practitioner at The National Obesity Surgery Centre.

Qualified Aesthetic Nurse.

 

2005 to 2007                  

Employed on a Consultancy basis to the Official Receiver undertaking Remote Case Management of clients of Court of Protection. Self Employed as a Rehabilitation Care Expert. Providing Care Reports and Rehabilitation Reports for clients of The Court of Protection. Visiting clients at home, and providing strategies and opportunities for return to work or quality of life enhancement. Also, working as an associate for large rehabilitation company visiting clients and preparing reports.

 

2000 to 2005                  

Working as Nursing Rehabilitation Expert providing reports for Solicitors, and Legal Aid Board, on a Consultancy Basis. Working for Tessa Gough and Associates for 2 years and then self employed as an Expert Witness, Employed on a part time basis as also a mother at home.

 

1993 to 2000              

Managed Care Nurse / Team Leader / at Corporate Medical Management Ltd

Responsible for Case Management with a Portfolio of Ten Large Internationally Known Companies, Corporate Medical Insurance Claims, and their Claims Management Teams.  My work was telephone based and I worked to care pathways that insurance companies and clients set.

Skilled at presentations and adept with communication skills in both formal and non-formal meeting situations. Excellent communicator either on a one to one basis, or in meetings.

Working in a Team managing large corporate client’s healthcare schemes, providing Rehabilitation Consultancy, working within Insurance Guidelines.  Speaking to clients on the telephone and Making Company Presentations.

 

1991 to 1993

District Nurse in Trafford,  Manchester.  Responsible for providing nursing care and

Support  in the home environment to mainly elderly patients and terminally ill people.

 

1989 to 1991

Staff Nurse and Midwifery Sister,   Pembury   Kent.

Delivering babies and looking after mothers on Delivery Suite and

working as Community Midwife on the District.  Providing teaching sessions to

small and large groups.

 

1987 to 1989

Student Midwife at Pembury Hospital, Kent

 

1986 to 1987             

Nursing Sister, King  Khalid Military Hospital,  Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

 

1985 to 1986

Nursing Sister.  Armed Forces Hospital, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

 

1983-1984 

Nursing Sister  in India working in Uttar Pradesh

 

1978 to 1983

Staff Nurse / Senior Staff Nurse, Nursing Sister   – Accident and Emergency and

Orthopaedic Unit at Victoria Hospital, Blackpool

 

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