Registered Nurse

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse to work in our Urology Unit and Ampney ward atThe Great Western Hospital NHS Trust, initially for one year but with potential opportunity for a permanentposition after the fixed term contract ends.

We are looking for an individual who is forward thinking, well organised and with a positive attitude towards flexibilityand change.You do not necessarily need to have experience in urology to apply for this post but a passion and willingness to learn new skills to specialise in this field.

You will be supported by the experienced urology team to develop clinical skills with a full training package.

Ampney ward- We are an 22 bed ward consisting of urology/ general surgical and orthopaedic patients.

We will provide a supportive learning environment and encourage you with your personal and professional development. There is also opportunity to treat patients who require chemotherapy for bladder cancer and participate in urology outpatient procedures.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job
  • To sustain a high-quality service within the Urology multi-disciplinary team.
  • To be knowledgeable about all urology procedures and be fully aware of medical treatments relevant to work area.
  • To provide information, education and psychological support to patients with benign and malignant disease.
  • Conduct nurse led clinics. Shockwave lithotripsy and flow clinic catheter changing clinic.
  • Provide patient information on urological procedures enabling them to make informed consent.
  • Perform designated procedures including catheterisation, bladder scanning
  • Make appropriate referrals to other health professionals.
  • Provide a telephone resource for patients, G.Ps. and District Nurses.
  • Assist with flexible Cystoscopy procedures and Prostate biopsy clinics and other procedures carried out in the flexible cystoscopy dept.
  • Educating patients about their catheter and follow-up care requirements
  • Performing routine tests on urine sample
  • Maintaining accurate records
  • Preparing equipment used during flexible cystoscopy and botox clinic
  • Administering medications
  • To complete paperwork relevant to the clinics

About us

Our STAR values are at the heart of everything we do. You can expect to see them in the way we act and the way we treat each other. Our values make us who we are.

Service We will put our patients firstTeamwork We will work togetherAmbition We will aspire to provide the best serviceRespect We will act with integrity

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of high quality care to a defined patient group either within the acute hospital or community based setting. They are responsible for the assessment, planning, deliveryand evaluation of evidence based individualised patient care within the boundaries of their role. The post holder will contribute to the continuing development of standards of care including developments of nursingstandards and monitoring of outcomes. The post holder will be expected to continue with their own professional development.

Person Specification



  • First Level Registered Nurse
  • Current/live registration with the Nursing Midwifery Council
  • Evidence of continuing professional development



  • Recent experience nursing patients in an acute / community setting or recently completed a Return to Nursing course
  • Able to demonstrate effective consolidation of nursing knowledge and practice after qualification and Preceptorship
  • Working within a multi-disciplinary team environment



  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to document details clearly and accurately
  • Good interpersonal skills and is able to deal with difficult/sensitive situations

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