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Specialist Support Nurse - Urology

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year p.a. pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced nurse who has a keen interest in Reconstruction and Functional Benign bladder to join our existing clinical nurse specialists in urology.

You will be working closely with the multidisciplinary team that provides surgical treatment to people with bladder problems. You will demonstrate understanding of benign bladder conditions, care and management and to be able to have skilled and sensitive conversations.

You will have a vital role in supporting service development of our diagnostic clinics (Video/ urodynamic, ambulatory urodynamics, and PTNS) treatment pathways, developing and undertaking nurse lead clinics.

You will work in collaboration with other specialist clinical nurses and medical teams.

We are committed in career progression, development and well being of our staff.

You will be offered mentorship or clinical supervision.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is responsible for the provision of high quality, patient focused care to functional and reconstructive urology patients.

Responsible for assessing, developing and implementing specialist nurse led procedure clinic.

Responsible for providing specialist advice and support to patients attending benign bladder clinic, post reconstruction procedures and functional bladder conditions.

Responsible for supporting other member of staff and working as a part of multidisciplinary team.

Support ward team to achieve enhance recovery and early discharge for sub speciality post-opl patients.

About us

Come Nurse with us...

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) 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.

CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people's age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

A welcome subsidy of �1000 is available to all Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses, Midwives, ODPs and Radiographers taking up substantive employment with the Trust.

If you require sponsorship for a Visa to work in the UK, to avoid disappointment, please check you are not applying from a Red list country - Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England - GOV.UK (

Closing date is midnight on 28 April 2024

Interviews are due to be held on 9 May 2024

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)

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse.
  • Relevant experience in urology and/or surgery.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Competent in Male Catheterisation and Catheter management.
  • Competent in undertaking urodynamic studies or willingness to complete


  • Willingness to complete advanced clinical assessment.
  • Research Module



  • Demonstrate expert nursing skills
  • Evidence of mentorship/preceptorship roles
  • Accept personal accountability for own practice
  • Experience of formal/informal teaching
  • Experience in undertaking bladder instillations clinic.



  • Understanding of evidence based practice
  • Understanding of Clinical Governance
  • Understanding and knowledge of basic urology procedures and management.



  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Capable of working as an integral member of a small team
  • Adaptable to changing situations due to both workload and colleagues needs
  • Ability to undertake teaching of staff and patients
  • Ability to work unsupervised and manage own workload effective time management.
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to multidisciplinary working.


  • Assertiveness/perceptive counselling skills
  • Documentation, audit and presentation skills
  • Leadership Skills

Additional Requirements


  • To act in a professional manner at all times in accordance with the NMC Code of Conduct
  • Capable of developing liaisons with other practice areas/academic institutions.
  • The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of safe, kind, excellent.

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Addenbrookes Hospital-Division B



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