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Arthroplasty Specialist Nurse/Practitioner

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Band 6
Part Time
A vacancy has arisen for a suitably qualified registered nurse or AHP with substantial experience in acute elective orthopaedic nursing to lead the Arthroplasty Joint Review Follow Up Clinic and assist in developing and modernising this service to meet current and future requirements.

You will have the ability to engage staff of all levels to help modernise and enhance this service.

You will work closely alongside the Orthopaedic Consultants, Early Education & Follow Up Clinic and the Orthopaedic Research Team to provide a service that meets the need of all Arthroplasty patients.

You will be the primary point of care for these patients and their relatives helping to provide a gold standard service after their surgery as part of our regimen of post-operative follow-up clinics.The post holder must be willing to work cross-site as and when required.

Main duties of the job

The Arthroplasty Specialist Nurse/Practitioner will lead the Arthroplasty Joint Review Follow Up Clinic and assist in developing and modernising this service to meet current and future requirements.

Thank you for your interest in this post and for taking time to read this information pack. We hope this exciting and rewarding role catches your imagination and you are encouraged to apply and contribute to providing outstanding care for the people of Hampshire.

About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.

We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.

The trust employs over 8,600 staff and has a turnover of over �450 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification

Skills and Abilities


  • Clinical Skills appropriate to the relevant specialty
  • Advanced communication skills including to communicate complex, sensitive or confidential information in an appropriate manner to liaise effectively to understand and disseminate multifaceted information
  • Phlebotomy Skills
  • Able to deliver formal and informal learning sessions to all groups of professionals
  • Organisational and on-going planning skills including own workload and of others in an unpredictable environment


  • Highly specialist clinical skills across the relevant specialty
  • Ability to assess range of joint movements using goniometer (training can be provided)
  • Ability to assess basic radiography post arthroplasty surgery

Experience and Knowledge


  • Evidence of significant post registration clinical work experience
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development (CPD)
  • Awareness of local and national agenda within the speciality
  • Design and delivery of effective organisation wide training programmes and/or interventions


  • Familiar with OKS/OHS, and other musculoskeletal PROMs
  • Familiar with post THR, TKR exercise regimes

Training and Qualifications


  • Professional UK registration e.g. NMC, HPC
  • Degree level education or equivalent knowledge and skills
  • Able to Demonstrate a good command of the English language both written and verbal
  • Post registration qualification(s) in field of expertise
  • Computer literate


  • Special interest in MSL, especially Hips and Knees
  • IRMER Certificate
  • Certificate in GCP (Good Clinical Practice)
  • Additional Post graduate learning in specialist field including master's degree or working towards

Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital


RG24 9NA

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