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Urogynaecology Advanced Clinical Practitioner - Band 6/7

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £50,056 per annum, DOE
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We offer an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic urogynaecology team at Royal United Hospital in Bath.

We are looking for an experienced nurse practitioner in the field of urology or urogynaecology to work within out dedicated team in order to deliver and develop a gold standard service to our patients.

The successful applicant will have the freedom to develop their role with view to working as an autonomous practitioner, proactively managing a caseload of patients within urogynaecology as well as providing nurse led clinics. This will be within a friendly and supportive environment proudly maintained by the current urogynaecology team and the wider gynaecology department.

Help us achieve our future vision of service accreditation, nurse led ultrasound and treatment clinics, to provide the best level of service for our patients.

Main duties of the role:

Urogynaecology is a sub speciality of gynaecology. It covers services that provide care for patients with urinary incontinence, vaginal prolapse and pelvic floor dysfunction. It will link with urology, colorectal and obstetrics through our multidisciplinary approach.

The purpose of this post is to provide a specialist nursing service that is autonomous and works alongside the existing dedicated staff. We can provide a supportive learning environment and development of clinical skills to provide a 'gold standard' level of care for our patients

Main duties of the job

The post holder will have already or will successfully complete the Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) MSc Level Apprenticeship in line with the framework for advanced practice and their primary professional regulatory body. The post holder will be or will become a skilled, autonomous practitioner working as a core member of the multidisciplinary team to deliver high quality care to patients. They will be trained to possess the skills, competence, expertise and clinical decision-making abilities required to plan, co-ordinate and prescribe treatment for patients. This post will be vital to maintaining the 'British Society of Uro-gynaecology' database and instrumental in achieving accreditation of the Uro-gynaecology department as a 'Pelvic Floor Unit'. The post holder will fulfil the expectations and core capabilities of an ACP as set out in the Multi-professional framework for advanced clinical practice in England (HEE, 2017) the RUH Trust Framework for Advanced Practice and the Trust ACP Job Description. This means working in conjunction with the 4 pillars of advanced practice.
  • Clinical practice
  • Leadership in order to improve and transform services
  • Education and development of self and others
  • Research application of existing research and contributing to new research activity within chosen speciality

  • for detailed description please refer the attached JD

    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 find attached to the vacancy a detailed person specification and job description for further information about this role.

    Person Specification



    • Experience in urology/Gynaecology at band 6 level


    • Experience as Uro gynae nurse



    • completion of at least 1 masters level course/module


    • Completeion of atleast 1 advanced practice module

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust


    Gynaecology OPD , Royal United Hospital

    Combe Park



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