Urology Nurse Specialist

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £42,618 a year Minimum to maximum fields
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
It takes a skilled and dedicated person to help patients and their families/carers through urological problems which can affect their everyday lives. Our patients can have acute or chronic conditions encompassing all urological problems and diseases both benign and malignant. Could you be that person? We would be very welcoming to a Band 5 nurse with a passion for urology that can develop through a training programme in to this role as a Band 6 Urology Nurse Specialist. Our urology nurse specialists provide a comprehensive range of nurse-led and therapeutic services including a triage and daily urgent drop-in service. As a Urology Nurse Specialist you will be expected to deliver and teach evidence-based specialist care to patients, families, carers and community teams.

You will also participate in the education and training of staff, and continue to develop best practice and evidence based care. You will be part of service provision and development, facilitating and leading the service forward.

We are a dynamic and forward thinking department and need a like-minded urology nurse specialist to join our team.

Main duties of the job

You will need to be excellent in IT and embrace technology as we pride ourselves in being a paper-lite department and using multiple IT systems. As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. As a result and due to our increasing patient referrals we are looking to extend our current opening times to several evenings each week and alternate Saturdays. This post will be a flexible non fixed pattern rota to meet the demands of the department and the hours will be across the working week. You will benefit from a friendly and supportive environment with a commitment to continuing professional development.

This is an exciting role for someone looking to be involved in a fast paced, active team striving for quality results. Full training will be given and this will require the post holder to be flexible with working days during the training period. For an informal visit and to discuss the timetable or for any other information regarding this role please contact either or Jackie Robinson Senior Sister on 01225 826249 via e-mail Jackie.robinson10@nhs.net or Sarah Workman Junior Sister.

About us

At the RUH we're proud to put people at the heart of what we do, working together as one team to make a difference for our patients, each other, and our community. No matter what your role is, we value everyone's contribution in supporting the exceptional, person-centred care we pride ourselves on.

We are committed to creating a compassionate and inclusive environment. This can be seen in our growing community of staff networks - celebrating successes and creating opportunities to listen and learn. We value our differences, champion kindness and civility, and truly believe that diversity makes us stronger.

A culture of learning, developing and innovating is the thread that runs throughout our whole organisation. We want to support you to thrive, taking your career to its full potential.

We value staff wellbeing, with a well-established programme of support. We believe in a holistic approach spanning all aspects of living a healthy life, including physical, emotional, spiritual and financial wellbeing. We've even got a pool!

We are committed to supporting you and hope you want to join our team. In the meantime, find out more about living and working the beautiful historic city of Bath, learn about our extensive package of staff benefits, and read about how we're providing healthcare fit for the future with the landmark Dyson Cancer Centre and our passion for research.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and people specification for furtherdetails on the role.

Person Specification



  • Male and female catheterisation


  • Willingness to complete academic qulaifications



  • Registered nurse


  • Passion for Urology

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust


Royal United Hospitals Bath

Combe Park



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