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Nurse Practitioner/ Sonographer

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurses / Level 1 to compliment our nurse sonographer service based within our busy and friendly Gynaecology Unit.

The Gynaecology Unit comprises of inpatient and outpatient services relating to gynaecology, oncology, early pregnancy assessment including an abortion service, emergency admissions and fertility services.

The successful applicant(s) will be based within the Gynaecology Unit and will work primarily within the early pregnancy assessment services and abortion service based within the Royal Hallamshire Hospital.

A commitment to individualised patient care, evidence-based practice, teaching and health promotion is essential.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will have significant experience in gynaecology in areas such as early pregnancy assessment, abortion care, fertility services and sexual health and completed the MA Post-graduate Certificate in Medical Ultrasound (Focused Scope First Trimester).

Evidence of continuing education and professional development within the relevant speciality is essential alongside a recognised teaching qualification and have a health care related degree or evidence of working towards.

Willingness to work across all services and in the abortion service is essential.

They will need to show evidence of the ability to prioritise and to work as a member of a team.

They should have excellent communication and leadership skills.

Deliver high quality patient care, acting as a role model for nursing practice across the Specialist and Trust

Provide clinical nursing advice, education, and leadership within the specialty.

Act as a source of expertise, advice and knowledge for patients, carers, and healthcare professionals.

Assist in the preparation, implementation and updating of policies, procedures, and information. leaflets relating early pregnancy to standards and guidance.

Work within the multi-disciplinary team in the provision of optimal care throughout all aspects of the patients care pathway and in all clinical settings.

About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

Person Specification



  • Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Ultrasound, First Trimester
  • Registered Nurse (Valid with NMC) Healthcare degree or evidence of working towards one


  • Management qualification
  • Family planning course
  • Gynaecology Nursing course
  • Fertility course



  • Extensive Post Registered experience
  • Successful completion of Core, Relevant and Specialist Competencies.
  • Significant experience at AFC band 5 in fertility/early pregnancy/abortion care /gynaecology nursing
  • Evidence of Management and Leadership Qualities
  • Evidence of post-registration education relevant to role
  • To have completed the national PEAP programme for practice supervisors or equivalent teaching and assessing qualification for those with ENB998.


  • Skilled and knowledgeable in the management of Early pregnancy assessment, Fertility care & Abortion care



  • Venepuncture skills
  • Speculum and vaginal examination skills
  • Good communication Skills
  • Must be willing to work within the abortion service
  • Managerial and organisational skills
  • Teaching skills


  • Counselling skills
  • Experience of research, audit, and service evaluation
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to undertake research.
  • Evidence of presentations or publications

Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Jessop Wing

Tree Root Walk


S10 2SF

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