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Registered General Nurse - Outpatients

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

This is a unique opportunity to work within Gateway F, Gynaecology/Colposcopy in the Nottingham NHS Treatment Centre based at Nottingham University Hospitals Queens Medical Campus.

Gateway F provides Gynaecology/Colopscopy Ambulatory Outpatient services, providing patients from Nottinghamshire and further, with specialised Consultant and nurse led clinics, in a modern, purpose built environment.

We are looking for a female nurse who is dedicated, patient focused and registered nurse who is committed to providing the highest standards of nursing care for our patients.

You will work closely with all members of the nursing team including, Nurse Consultants, Registered Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and other Allied Health Professionals,contributing to the development of a highly skilled workforce and multidisciplinary team.

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarise yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

Main duties of the job

We offer a supportive teamwork structure and an opportunity to further your clinical knowledge and skills, gaining competency by assisting in a variety of gynaecology outpatient and ambulatory clinics including Post-Menopausal, Menstrual Disorder, Post Coital Bleeding, Colposcopy, Menopause and General Gynaecology Clinics.

To deliver high quality holistic care to patients

To facilitate efficient and effective care and communication between the patient and their care provider

Carry out relevant forms of direct and indirect patient care without direct supervision

Regularly take charge of the clinical area in the absence of the person who has continuing responsibility or her deputy

Utilises and integrates evidence into practice

About us

Working within this very rewarding environment will enhance your own professional development and at NUH we are committed to providing education opportunities for nurses at every level. As well as first-class facilities, you will benefit from the support of a visible management team, excellent career and educational development opportunities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development of programmes of care ensuring that these are evaluated and amended as appropriate.

Document the condition and progress of patients and report to medical staff and/or senior nursing staff any areas of concern. Always acts with regard for the privacy and dignity of the patient.

Undertake nursing procedures and techniques in accordance with agreed policies and guidelines.

Demonstrate clinical procedures to registered and unregistered staff as required.

Once competent in team management skills, takes charge of the clinical area on a regular basis in the absence of the person who has continuing responsibility or his/her deputy.

Participate in the support and implementation of Essence of Care guidelines, nursing metric results and patient feedback.

Be aware of your role with regard to the Medicines Code of Practice.

Comply with all Trust policies and risk assessments with particular regard to thepolicies and procedures carried out in the event of maintaining staff and patient safety.

Liaise with other clinical areas providing appropriate policies, education and clinical expertise in order to facilitate the management of patients with special requirements.

Plan, develop and implement approaches to promote health and wellbeing of patients and improve their health status.

Communicate effectively with the multidisciplinary team in order to promote efficient patient care.

Report all accidents and untoward incidents to the nurse in charge of the area and complete relevant documentation

Be aware of the need for confidentiality both within the written and spoken word and ensure correct storage of patients records at all times, to comply with the Information Governance Code.

Liaise with other clinical areas as necessary for the coordination of patient care and the smooth running of the department.

Support a culture of teamwork within the clinical area.

Collaborate with all members of the clinical area to ensure efficient running of the ward/unit/department.

Use resources effectively in order to provide quality patient care whist having an awareness of budgetary issues.

Assist the deputy sister/sister in introducing new members of staff to their duties, act as a preceptor to newly qualified staff.

Supervise and assess registered and unregistered staff as appropriate.

Undertake a recognised mentoring course

Take all reasonable steps to ensure the safe keeping of patients property in accordance with Trust policy.

Ensure where appropriate that the programmes of training for learners, both student nurses and nursing auxiliaries/health care assistants are completed.

Undertake formal and informal teaching sessions as required and undertake training to act as a mentor to students.

Following appropriate training, carry the departments bleep.

Contribute to the monitoring and control of expenditure and use of resources.

Report all accidents and untoward incidents as per Trust policy.

Participate in decision-making contributing to the implementation of change, displaying a flexible innovative approach within their team.

Comply with Health and Safety policies and ensure that staff, patients and visitors are aware of the procedures. Maintain a safe and healthy working environment.

Need to be aware of the principles of risk management and clinical Governancein relation to the department. Ensure policies on the use of equipment are adhered to and take responsibility for ensuring suitable maintenance of equipment.

Ensure continued, effective registration with the NMC

Be aware of need for own personal development and be prepared to attend and undertake any necessary training, being aware of the need to develop oneself and to strive to increase personal knowledge.

Contribute to making the clinical environment conductive to learning and development where individuals feel able to discuss ideas and action as well as showing initiative. Act as a preceptor/mentor to new staff/students/NVQ/TNA trainees and help in teaching, orientation and the maintenance of their objectives.

Undertake any Working in New Ways Packages, which have been identified by the department Sister/Charge Nurse and are integral to the role requirements and specialty area. Under normal circumstances these must be completed in accordance with the Working in New Ways Policy and Guidelines.

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications


  • Current level one NMC registration with valid PIN Number


  • Diploma or degree in health / nursing related studies
  • Evidence of continuing professional development / reflective profile
  • Have or willing to undertake a suitable teaching & assessing qualification
  • Competent in medicines management
  • Previous experience in Gynaecology



  • Recent experience of working within an acute hospital setting.
  • Experience of delivering nursing care to a group of patients.
  • Experience of leading a team and/or supervision of non-registered staff and students


  • Successful implementation and management of a nursing change process
  • Demonstrate an involvement in link nurse or project work
  • Audit or research within the clinical area

Communication and relationship skills


  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate basic IT skills
  • Recognition of own level of competence and limitations and able to communicate


  • Demonstrate Computer literacy & use of IT skills e.g. email, Excel, PowerPoint and word
  • Demonstrate evidence of providing formal teaching sessions
  • Demonstration of team working and ability to work within a team

Analytical and Judgement skills


  • Demonstrate an ability to assess, plan, deliver, prioritise and evaluate patient care.
  • Ability to identify own learning needs
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the staff nurse role


  • Demonstrate knowledge of current issues related to NHS

Planning and organisation skills


  • Demonstrate an ability to prioritise own workload and recognise, prioritise and respond appropriately to urgent and emergency situations
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of current issues related to the NHS


  • Demonstrate leadership skills & ability to effectively lead a team.
  • Demonstrate an ability to prioritise workload of self and others
  • Demonstrate an ability to supervise and support others
  • Demonstrate effective time management skills

Physical skills


  • Dexterity and accuracy in undertaking clinical skills, use of equipment and documentation.
  • Competent and capable of using medical equipment


  • Evidence of moving and handling training

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