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Staff Nurse Gynaecology and Colposcopy Outpatient Department

West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
Bury St Edmunds
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

We are looking for a part time compassionate and dedicated Band 5 Staff Nurse to join the Gynaecology Outpatient and Colposcopy team at the West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.

You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a genuine passion caring for Women undergoing all aspects of gynaecological care.

As a Staff Nurse, you will be working alongside a supportive and committed multi-disciplinary team. Previous gynaecology experience is desirable but not essential. We are a dynamic unit which treats a wide range of Gynaecological conditions.

You need to be a registered nurse with current NMC registration. If you believe you are the nurse we are looking for we would like to hear from you and recommend that you contact Rachel Maguire sister ( ) or Becky Touchin (

Main duties of the job

This post will include, coordinating care and chaperoning the patients attending gynaecology outpatients, assisting in the colposcopy clinics and also those attending the gynaecology termination clinic. There will be opportunities for you to develop and expand within your role. You can expect to receive in house training from the Gynaecology Outpatient Sisters and other members of the team. Excellent communication skills, a friendly approachable nature and the ability to manage your own workload are required.


Staff Car Parking on the West Suffolk Hospital Site is eligible for individuals working outside of the core hours, 07:00 - 18:30.

For individuals working within the core hours, the Trust offers parking off site at the Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club, which is serviced by a regular shuttle bus to and from the Hospital. Details of the bus timetable can be found in the on-line starter pack on the West Suffolk Hospital website.

This parking restriction does not apply if an individual is required to work on a weekend or if they are required to complete on call duties within their role.

The closing date for this vacancy may change if we receive a strong response. Please ensure that you apply for any post you are interested in as soon as possible.

About us

#BeKnown at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust. By us. By our patients. By our community

We are a busy, friendly, rural NHS Trust providing high-quality care and compassion to more than a quarter of a million people across west Suffolk. We care for, treat and support people in hospital, at home and in various community settings.

The West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds provides acute and secondary care services (emergency department, maternity and neonatal services, day surgery unit, eye treatment centre, Macmillan unit and children's ward). It has 500+ beds and is a partner teaching hospital of the University of Cambridge.

Adult and paediatric community services, provided in collaboration with West Suffolk Alliance partners, include a range of nursing, therapy, specialist, and ongoing temporary care and rehabilitation, some at our Newmarket Community Hospital.

We do our utmost to achieve outstanding clinical outcomes for patients and our values of fairness, inclusivity, respect, safety and team work guide how we work and behave as a team.

With nearly 5,000 staff, from all over the world, we strive to make our organisation a great place to work. Whatever your role or ambition, we want to help you be the best you can be.

We promote a diverse and inclusive community where everyones voice counts and you can #BeKnown for whoever you are.

Join us. What will you #BeKnown for?

Job description

Job responsibilities

See job description for further details.

Clinical Responsibility
  • Carries out the assessment of patients by identifying nursing problems and needs in partnership with the patient, and with appropriate members of the inter-professional team.
  • Ensures that skilled care is given to patients and that all drugs and treatments are administered as prescribed.
  • Ensures the significance of data relating to patients condition and progress is interpreted and acted upon.
  • Contributes to health promotion and raises health awareness with patients and relatives.
  • Ensures safe practice to minimise the risk of infection to patients and staff.

Person Specification

Education and qualifications


  • NMC Registered Nurse


  • Experience within a gynaecology setting

Experience and knowledge


  • Experience at Band 5
  • Evidence of continuous professional development

Skills and abilities


  • Able to practice in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council Guidelines
  • Ability to work as a team player or individually
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Teaching skills
  • Able to demonstrate awareness of current changes in nursing practice and willing to share knowledge with colleagues
  • Demonstrates ability to co-ordinate outpatient clinics


  • Demonstrates leadership and organisational skills
  • Time management
  • Flexibility to adapt to staff and patients' needs

Employer details

Employer name

West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust


West Suffolk Hospital

Hardwick Lane

Bury St Edmunds

IP33 2QZ

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