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Staff Nurse - Gynaecology

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool Womens Hospital
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit a full time or part time Band 5 Staff Nurse within our Gynaecology inpatient unit and become part of our incredible team. Part time positions will be considered.

Our ward comprises of a 24 inpatient beds as well as a high dependency unit. We are one of the only trusts in the UK dedicated to the care of women

As well as providing a specialist service forBenign gynaecology- andmiscarriage, we are the specialist regional centre for cancer services, known asgynaecology oncologywithin theMerseyside and Cheshire Cancer Network.

This can be a fast paced environment with a number of specialities within one care setting. We are particularly looking for Nurses with a background in surgical nursing or ward based experience.

Priority will be given to applicants with 2 years or more experience due to thecurrent ward skill mix

If you would like to join our amazing team and work with the best professionals with in this speciality we would love to hear from you

There is strong emphasis on team work in the department and we actively encourage personal development to enhance the individuals skills and the benefits the patients receive with a motivated and competent workforce.

Main duties of the job

The role involves

Developing specialist knowledge in gynaecology and competence in caring for patients in a busy elective and emergency admission 24 bed inpatient ward

You will have responsibility for the nursing care assessment , planning and delivery for a team of patients .

The role involves supporting patient's pre and postoperatively and Nursing patients admitted through our emergency department managing a variety of conditions including pregnancy related complications and miscarriage.

The role also includes nursing patients who may require management of symptoms associated with a terminal condition and those patients who choose our hospital as an end of life, place to die.There will be a requirement to supervise and teach non registered, newly registered and new staff with the support of senior team members.There may be a requirement to undertake the role of a link nurse and or cascade training as you become established in this post.

About us

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and families. Each year we deliver over 7,500 babies, carry out over 49,000 gynaecological inpatient and outpatient procedures, care for over 1,000 poorly & preterm newborns, perform around 1,000 IVF cycles and have over 4,000 genetic appointments taking place. We believe that this along with a strong dedication to research & innovation makes us the specialist health provider of choice in Europe for women, babies and families.

We have some of the leading experts in their field, which has been showcased on national TV and news, making our teams famous across the world for professionalism, skill & compassion.

The Trust is constantly innovating and evolving it's services to provide the most cutting edge and modern care possible. As well as developing services on our current site we have long-term aspirations for the future. We have recently launched a number of new strategies which provide a detailed long-term plan for our services.

Check out why Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work using the links below:


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Job description

Job responsibilities

Main Duties and Responsibilities

To deliver Safe Services and Quality Care

1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of gynaecological complaints/ conditions or a willingness to learn.

2. Delivering and maintaining high standards of nursing practice and promoting the philosophy of patient and family centred care.

3. To be responsible for the assessment of patient care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of plans of care, ensuring high standards of evidence based care, using a defined model/ care pathway in conjunction with senior staff

4. To undertake all nursing procedures in accordance with Trust Policies and ensure these procedures and policies are understood and adhered to.

5. To communicate with patients and significant others with empathy and reassurance regarding assessment, care and treatment aiming towards a patient cantered care approach

6. To maintain accurate and comprehensive nursing records using appropriate documentation in accordance with the NMC recommendations and Trust guidelines.

7. Ensure safe administration of medication according to Trust Policy and procedures

8. With appropriate support and training supervise none registered staff to ensure they have the knowledge, skills and resources to carry out delegated aspects of care

9. To work as part of a team to promote good communication and multi professional approach to patient care

10. With the support and supervision of senior team members participate in departmental audits, nursing indicators and review of family and friends tests feedback, work with senior colleagues to agree and implement any required actions.

11. Implement safe working practices as required by the health and safety at work act

12. To be competent in the use of all equipment and technology in the area and participate in ensuring that it is serviced and kept in good order at all times.

13. Safely demonstrate the ability to set up, maintain and train staff in the use of all medical devices used on the area in accordance with NMC guidelines, Division and Trust policy.

14. The post holder may be required to work within any of the Divisional areas as required.

Person Specification



  • Promote local resolution to complaints and demonstrate ability to diffuse conflict
  • Promote positive reporting culture for incidents
  • Be able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Methodical and well organised approach
  • Ability to portray a professional image including inspiring confidence and trust
  • Confidence to liaise with other members of the multidisciplinary team and be courteous patient and helpful at all times
  • Role Models the 6Cs (Care, Compassion, Competence, Communication, Courage, Commitment) in everyday care of patients



  • Health Promotion Experience of developing plans of care

Qualifications and Learning


  • RGN
  • Evidence of recent professional updating and relevant personal development


  • Mentorship in Practice/ ENB998
  • Gynaecology experience

Skills, Knowledge and Aptitude


  • Excellent Communication skills, demonstrating effective listening and engaging with patients and family effectively
  • Knowledge of infection prevention and control policy and processes
  • Demonstrates an interest in Women's health
  • Ability to contribute and promote change.
  • Good time management
  • Computer skills


  • Competencies in clinical tasks such as ANTT, venepuncture, bladder scanning

Personal Attributes


  • Ability to manage time and work under pressure

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust


Liverpool Women's Hospital

Crown Street

Liverpool Womens Hospital

L8 7SS

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