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Gynaecology Safety & Quality Implementation Nurse

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Band 7
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Registered Nurse to undertake a secondment opportunity for 12 months maternity leave cover as the Gynaecology Safety & Quality Implementation Nurse within the Rosie Hospital.You will be responsible for the provision of expert senior leadership in Safety and Quality by supporting the multi-disciplinary team in the implementation of safe, evidence-based practice across the Gynaecology Service.You will provide shared clinical learning with staff using multiple mediums and be overseeing the management support for the Practice Development team as well as ensuring the policies and procedures are updated, evidence-based and provides an optimal experience for our patients.You will also be expected to act up in the Gynaecology Matron's absence as required.This is a Monday to Friday role - 37.5hrs a week.If you think this is the opportunity for you, please do not hesitate to apply

Main duties of the job

To provide expert leadership in relation to Safety & Quality by supporting safe, evidence based practice across the Gynaecology Service.

About us

Come Nurse with us...

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It's a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values ofTogether - Safe, Kind, Excellentsupport the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?
  • Our values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • Lovely location and quality of life
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.

This vacancy will close on Midnight the 25th September 2023

Interviews are due to be held on 16th October 2023

Please note:- Internal applicants on permanent contracts can only apply for this post as a secondment and must have the approval of your current line manager before applying.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of professional continuous development and portfolio of learning
  • Degree in Nursing or equivalent


  • ILS Course



  • Ability to demonstrate an expert working knowledge of nursing in all areas of the Gynaecology service
  • Evidence of relevant clinical updating
  • Evidence of leadership
  • Experience of academic report writing / ability to interpret evidence


  • Involvement with clinical audit and research
  • Use of computerised information system
  • Participation and contribution to local Regional/National forums
  • Experience in clinical effectiveness
  • Awareness of contemporary NHS policy and reforms in health and social care i.e. the Strategy for Womens Health
  • Experience in engaging with service users and interpreting feedback into service improvements



  • Aware of current research and its impact on evidence based care
  • Conversant with NMC rules governing practice
  • Demonstrate awareness and working knowledge of clinical governance
  • Knowledge of current reports/guidelines relating to Nursing Care and their implication
  • Knowledge of CQC core service framework in relation to Gynaecology services



  • To be able to practice in all clinical areas
  • Well developed interpersonal and counselling skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability in cannulation and I.V. drug additives
  • Able to demonstrate contribution to changing practice
  • Demonstrate effective clinical leadership ability and role modelling
  • Implementation of evidence based practice
  • IT literate


  • Well-developed leadership skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Change management skills

Additional Requirements


  • The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of safe, kind, excellent.
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to travel between the Trust and the community services, as required
  • Support and develop nursing -led care


  • Undertaking Exposure Prone Procedures
  • Contact with patients in a clinical environment
  • Food handling/preparation
  • Direct contact with patients
  • Regular contact with patients who are infectious
  • Working with biological agents e.g. contact with specimens in the laboratory setting or mortuary
  • Working in a busy clinical environment

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Rosie Hospital

Hills Road



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