Nursing - Clinical Nurse Specialist - Urogynaecology

  • Department CNS - Urogynae
  • Salary £32,306.00 – £39,027 per annum
  • Closing Date 28/10/2021
  • Location Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-CNS-762
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Secondment: 14 months
  • Hours Part time - 30 hours per week

Job overview

We are seeking a highly motivated, committed Nurse for our Urogynaecology service covering maternity leave as a 30 hour per week secondment.

Working alongside three consultants, senior clinical nurse specialists in Urogynaecology and physiotherapy, following defined protocols and pathways the post holder will be responsible for the management of patients who attend Urogynae outpatient clinics working cross site between The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford and The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. Clinics include pessary clinics, telephone triage clinic, urodynamic studies, ISC clinics and regular MDT meetings. This role will require commitment to training, the ability to work in partnership with all members of the multi-disciplinary team to provide seamless care and support is also essential. We require someone who can work both autonomously however candidate will be supported by team. Previous experience in gynaecology is essential.  The post holder will develop their own practice, whereby they can directly or indirectly, influence all aspects of care and management of patients who present with Urogynaecological problems. This is an opportunity where nurses can make a positive difference caring for women. Training will be provided and candidate will be working with senior Urogynae CNS for the training.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job, planning and implementation of specialist care including pessaries, carrying out Urodynamics, assessment and management of ISC and  assessment and treatment of complications within Urogynaecology.

Working for our organisation

We are a people business where every member of staff matters and can make a difference. Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Joining The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust will mean you become part of a team of dedicated staff, who are committed to leading the way through innovation, clinical excellence and great patient/customer care. The Trust has great opportunities for career development in a highly progressive working environment.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person specification

Professional/Technical Qualifications

Essential criteria

RN with current NMC registration
Level 3 safeguarding

Desirable criteria

Evidence of degree level studies
Nurse Independent Prescriber
Cannulation and venepuncture
Advanced communication course

Knowledge and Experience

Essential criteria

Recent professional development
Working as an effective member of the MDT
Up to date knowledge of current issues in gynaecology nursing

Desirable criteria

A specialist knowledge of Urogynaecology
Developing policies and guidelines
Participation in audit and research
Experience in a band 6 role caring gynaecology patients

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

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If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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