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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Band 7
Part Time

Job Details

The post holder will work as an integral member of the Early Pregnancy Multidisciplinary Team within University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust. The post holder will act as a skilled autonomous practitioner undertaking clinical duties within the Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit.

The post holder will utilize skills of clinical expertise, leadership, education and management to ensure a seamless service for patients, carers and staff. The post holder will provide a high quality, efficient service and demonstrate clinical expertise in Early Pregnancy. Assess,disgnoseand provide appropriate management, patient information and follow up, in line with local protocols and NICE guidelines.

They will work closely with the multidisciplinary team in the hospital and the community to ensure a co-ordinated quality service and will be actively involved in education, audit and research. The post holder will engage and lead discussions in multidisciplinary team meetings. They will be expected to provide a seven day service.

Main duties of the job

  • Work as an autonomous practitioner in the Early Pregnancy Assessment Clinic, and within Gynaecology
  • To review urgent patients referred, to provide skilled assessment of women who present with pain and bleeding in early pregnancy, includinghistory taking, physical assessment and requesting, interpreting and acting on appropriate tests and investigations in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate specialist knowledge in the early pregnancy setting relating to diagnosis of miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy providing evidence based information to staff and patients.
  • Use judgement skills as to when to discuss unusual or questionable cases/ scan findings with Consultant Gynaecologist
  • Use skills and judgement in diagnostic reasoning and refer/escalate accordingly
  • Adhere to principles of informed consent and be responsible for the informed consent for women undergoing medical and surgical management of miscarriage
  • Provide clinical and care management support to ward / outpatient nurses and medical staff acting as an expert resource for complex cases
  • To prescribe as a non-medical prescriber /work towards non-medical prescribing qualification and register with the NMC
  • To undertake extended scope of Professional Practice roles including: vaginal and abdominal examination, venepuncture, cannulation

(Please refer to the job description document attached for more)

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward- thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description, main responsibilities, and person specification, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Experience


  • Thorough and up to date knowledge of nursing theory and best practice particularly within Early Pregnancy
  • Significant relevant clinical expertise
  • Evidence of recent teaching experience
  • Experience of undertaking research or audit projects
  • Knowledge of national and local speciality specific issues

Skills and Abilities


  • Highly effective communication skills both verbally and written
  • The ability to lead and influence positive change
  • Strong organistational skills prioritising complex situations
  • Ability to implement and utilise audit data to improve quality
  • Ability to act as a facilitator, role model and support to colleauges
  • Flexibility, adaptability to meet the needs of a changing service
  • Competent in the use of a range of computer systems
  • Commitment to the development and provision of high quality nursing care

Qualifications and Training


  • RN (Adult) / RM
  • Current NMC Registration
  • Relevant accredited post registration module at level 3
  • Qualification in Teaching and Assessing


  • Evidence of Masters level academic study or willingness to work towards
  • Management Qualification
  • Non- Medical Prescribing



  • Supportive
  • Respectful
  • Innovative
  • Collaborative

Public Sector Language Competency


  • Be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard -

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)



Southwell Street



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