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Benign Urology Nursing Team Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We would like to recruit an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP)/Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP), or a Trainee ACP to the Urology Service Benign Nursing team. You will be joining our experienced team of ANPs/ACPs, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nursing Associate and Clinical Support Workers in delivering the benign urology pathways.

We are looking for a highly motivated, organised, caring and proactive individual who is either qualified as an ACP/ANP or would like to become a Trainee ACP. As a Trainee ACP you will undertake a structured academic and clinical training programme and be supported as part of a wider ACP team. The post is offered as a Band 6 (progressing to Band 7) or a Band 7, depending on experience.

The nurse led service is evolving. If you are keen and driven to expand your skills, provide excellent patient centred care and be part of the exciting development of a service then this could be the job for you!

If you would like to find out more about the role and whether it is the right post for you, please get in touch. Contact Angharad Holloway (Urology Senior Advanced Nurse Practitioner) or 01865 234390.

Main duties of the job

The primary role of this post is to deliver the lithotripsy and stone service which is based at the Churchill Hospital. The service works collaboratively alongside the radiographers, radiologists and Urology Consultants. We have a weekly MDT and the expectation is that the individual will work closely with colleagues in delivering the nurse led stone clinic.

There will be further opportunities for learning and development within the wider urology benign nurse team.

You will be performing advanced skilled interventions and undertaking advanced clinical assessments. You will also be using your clinical expertise to interpret your findings, make further requests for other diagnostics, as well as referring on to further practitioners or GP.

About us

This post is within the Oxford Urology Service. Nurse led benign urology services are performed at the Churchill Hospital and Horton Hospital, Banbury. The benign nursing team works in conjunction with a Diagnostic nursing team, urology outpatients and the wider urology service, and there are opportunities to develop within each team. The successful candidate will undertake the trainee ACP masters programme.

The nurse led service is evolving. If you are keen and driven to expand your skills, provide excellent patient centred care and be part of the exciting development of a service then this could be the job for you!

Job description

Job responsibilities

See Job Description for full details.

Delivery of nurse led lithotripsy and stone clinics with the opportunity for further education and development in the wider benign urology nursing team.

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Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse (NMC) First level degree (HEI Level 5 or 6) in nursing Demonstrable evidence of ability to study at Level 7 (either previous Level 6 or level 7 study), or willingness to submit academic piece for assessment if required GCSE Grade 9-4(A*-C) or equivalent in Maths and English Language.
  • Proven evidence of management ability and leadership skills Excellent clinical and practical skills Awareness of clinical governance issues and measures of quality Experience of clinical governance practices, audit, service evaluation or quality improvement in clinical practice Ability to appraise evidence, using analytical and problem-solving skills to inform decision-making, and ability to respond to sudden unexpected demands Knowledge of the key professional issues and NMC guidelines relating to professional practice.


  • Mentoring or Facilitating Workplace Learning Qualification Leadership Course or Qualification Advanced Life Support Course Urology specific post-graduate course Registered Non-medical prescriber
  • Experience of change management Demonstrable evidence of research capability, or the application of research evidence to own clinical practiceUrology knowledge and experience Existing technical clinical procedural skills relevant to urology diagnostics
  • Ability to undertake clinical audits Experience within urology Experience of completing service evaluations Evidence of delivering educational teaching and associated evaluations, internally and/or externally to the organisation

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