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Staff Nurse - Band 5

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 Per annum, pro rata
Closing date
25 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
A vacancy has arisen in the Gynaecology Out-Patients department (and treatment centre) for a qualified nurse, ideally who has Gynaecology experience, who is enthusiastic, motivated and keen to enhance and develop their skills and knowledge in caring for the gynaecology patient.

We are currently seeking for Band 5 nurse to join our department for 37.5 hours each week. This could be over 7 days but is likely to be over 3 -4 days

Our clinics are Monday-Friday, with the possibility of occasional weekend working and rotating to the Gynaecology ward.

We are a forward thinking department and actively encourage ongoing staff development. Previous Band 5 nurses have developed into specialist nurse roles whilst working with us such as a nurse Colposcopist, early pregnancy nurse and Oncology Nurse specialist.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will be appointed to or come with specific skills and knowledge of caring for women attending General gynae clinics, Gynae oncology clinics, Colposcopy treatment clinics, Outpatient procedures such as Hysteroscopy, Bulkamid and Endometrial Ablation. They would be involved in caring for women in the early pregnancy and Gynaecology Emergency clinics that run daily.

We have a small Day Surgery Unit where women attend for Minor surgery under a general anaesthesia, following a miscarriage or attending for a termination of pregnancy. The applicant will be expected to care for these women as well.

The successful applicant will be expected to become competent in running /assisting in all aspects of the out-patients department clinics, diagnostic treatments and procedures. Having good interpersonal skills is absolutely key.

The department also has specialist Nurse Led clinics, such as Medical Gynae , Colposcopy and Early Pregnancy Assessment clinics.

If you enjoy looking after women and are interested or have knowledge and experience in Gynaecology nursing this is too good an opportunity to miss.You will need to be flexible with regard to working hours/days as it is not possible to offer fixed days.

We would encourage informal visits. Please come and have a look around. please refer to the attached job description for details

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 ourextensive package of staff benefits, and read about how we're providing healthcare fit for the future withthe landmark Dyson Cancer Centreand ourpassion 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

Qualifications and Training


  • Registered Nurse Part 1,2, 12 State Registered with Nursing & Midwifery Council

Knowledge and Experience


  • Nursing & other knowledge Thorough and up-to-date knowledge of nursing theory and best practice at the level of a newly qualified nurse. Understanding of equality & diversity and how to apply it to self
  • Understanding of NMC Code of Practice and requirements of it for own practice & behaviour
  • Nursing experience To have gained effective experience from student placements

Employer details

Employer name

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust


Gynaecology Outpatients, D3

Coombe Park



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