Nursing - Urology Cancer Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP)

  • Department Urology
  • Salary £50,952.00 – £57,349 per annum
  • Closing Date 29/09/2023
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 8a
  • Job ref 223-ANP-888-A
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Full time
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Following the development & planned restructure of the Urology CNS department, we are now looking for enthusiastic and committed Advanced Nurse Practitioners who will be committed to lead on the delivery of high quality patient care and service innovation, as well as developing nursing teams who are skilled and confident for the future in the Department of Urology at The Royal Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust.

These posts will provide clinical support, nursing care & clinical leadership for patients referred on the suspected prostate cancer pathway. Successful applicants will have the drive & passion to assist with the current workload & service development in association with the NHSE Directive to improve the prostate pathways for our patients & other urological diseases.

We are looking for highly motivated, skilled individuals who either have or are working towards a Masters/PGDip in Advanced Clinical Practice & who are forward thinking to step up to this challenge & can demonstrate the 4 pillars of advanced practice. A trainee band 7 ACP/ANP may be considered, depending on existing skills, experiences & qualifications. Support will be given through a recognised programme of training to obtain accreditation to undertake Local Anaesthetic Trans-Perineal Prostate biopsy (LATP) and/or flexible cystoscopy. Candidates must be fully trained in LATP.


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 successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

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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