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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Colposcopy

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year p.a. inc
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
'Would you like to be Part of Something Special and working within a dedicated gynaecology nurse specialist team ?'

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit an inspirational, energetic and enthusiastic nurse specialist to join the Colposcopy Service. The successful candidate will be part of a skilled team of consultants and nurse specialists that aims to support the Homerton Trust and the Gynaecology Service in delivering the standards set out by the BSCCP. As an individual, you will act as expert in this specialist area of Colposcopy and have experience in the wider Gynaecology Service.

Ideally, the Trust is looking to recruit a trained colposcopy nurse with BSCCP accreditation. However applications will be considered from nurses, with the appropriate skills and experience, who are undertaking and due to complete their training required to become an accredited Colposcopist.

The post holder will be expected to motivate and be an excellent role model. You will work closely with the lead clinician to improve the operational efficiency and enhance the performance of the colposcopy service.

If you are interested in this post, you are encouraged to contact the Lead Nurse's for the Colposcopy Service to arrange an informal discussion / visit

Main duties of the job

The individual will be an accredited Nurse Colposcopist and act as an autonomous practitioner undertaking diagnostic and therapeutic clinic sessions, taking responsibility and accountability for appropriate clinical management and care programmes.

The post holder is responsible for the standards and evaluation of training and supervision of nursing staff within the unit.

About us

We are committed to achieving equality and inclusion for all our people at Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. We are proud to be in one of the most diverse locations in the country, with nearly 90 different languages spoken as a main language, and we champion equality, diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our employment practices and service delivery. Every member of our staff is expected to understand, commit to, and champion equality, diversity and inclusion throughout their work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s on this page.

The person specification below is not the full person specification but outlines the criteria against which your application form will be assessed.

Person Specification



  • RGN / Doctor BSCCP accreditation


  • Degree qualification related to Women's Health or Relevant experience



  • Relevant post registration experience within a colposcopy service


  • Relevant post registration within gynaecological cancer
  • Auditing experience



  • Expert clinical knowledge in oncology and palliative care
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and risk management issues
  • Awareness of the needs of a multi-racial community



  • Established leadership skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Ability to implement policy initiatives
  • Budget management
  • Performance management
  • Audit patient care

Employer details

Employer name

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Women's Health Centre - Tuke Ward

Homerton Healthcare NHS Trust


E9 6SR

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