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Nurse Hysteroscopist

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year pa
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Band 8A
Full Time
  • Nurse Hysteroscopist
  • Band 8a 'subject to AFC'
  • 18-Month fixed term / Secondment Full time post

An exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Nurse Hysteroscopist to join our existing dedicated team in Women's Health, Family Care Division.

This vacancy is an initial 18-month fixed term contract to establish a nurse hysteroscopist role within a busy gynaecology department.

We are looking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic nurse hysteroscopist to join our established team of workers to provide care to women accessing our gynaecology services. The successful candidate will be provided with all the training and support required to ensure high standards of care for women.

The Royal Bolton Hospital Foundation Trust homes our Women's Health Care Department which is a unique Gynaecology Unit dedicated to the screening, investigation and treatment of the surrounding female population. The Department provides an excellent and ever increasing service which is committed to providing high quality, effective care for the local population and surrounding communities in an outpatient setting.

We have a team of highly skilled consultants & nurses who work collaboratively to deliver high quality, effective care to our patients and their families within the Family Care Division.

Main duties of the job

Candidates must have a keen interest in Gynaecology, with excellent communication skills and demonstrate an empathetic, sensitive and compassionate approach to all.

Candidates must have the ability to work in a team, as well as autonomously in an individual capacity practice autonomously as an Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) within Women's Health to provide patient centred quality care.

This post will require the candidate to work flexibly across the week Monday - Friday in our Women's Health Care Department and across the Gynaecology services when required.

About us

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust is an integrated provider of acute, intermediate and community health care serving the population of Bolton. This provides us with an opportunity for our services to work closely with our partners in primary care and the local authority to ensure a seamless service for our patients.

Here at Bolton our patients are at the heart of everything we do. We ensure our patients receive the highest quality of Care and are guided by our trust Values. We are proud that our Trust is a centre of excellence for maternity, neonatal and care for children, and that it has been rated as Good by the Quality Care Commission (CQC). This is in recognition of the patient experience and quality of care that our staff provide to patients. It is also supported by our Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professional Framework for Professional Practice.

The Family Care Division aims to deliver the highest standards of care in maternity, sexual health, gynaecology and a range of acute and community children's services. We deliver over 6,000 babies and carry around 1,500 gynaecological procedures each year. The Trust also has a tertiary level Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, enabling 1 in 4 women across Greater Manchester to receive in-utero transfer and birth at extreme premature gestation at Bolton.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information regarding the key responsibilities of this role please see the attached job description and person specification. If you have any further questions regarding this role please do not hesitate to contact us via the information below.

Person Specification

Essential Criteria


  • NMC Registered Nurse/ Midwife
  • Post registration qualification in advanced autonomous/specialist clinical practice ie BSGE Nurse Hysteroscopy course
  • At least 12 months post registration experience as a nurse hysteroscopist.
  • Recognised teaching/assessing qualification
  • Degree in Nursing or related subject
  • Declared competency for intrauterine system insertion, directed biopsy and polypectomy or willingness to undertake training within 6 months of commencing post.
  • Service development and change management.
  • Audit & Standard setting
  • Evidence of continued professional development


  • Masters in advanced practice
  • Non-medical prescriber
  • Leadership Qualification

Essential Critiria


  • Proficient in hysteroscopy
  • Capable of lateral thinking
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own and others workload
  • IT skills
  • Willing to undergo training as necessary
  • Current issues in healthcare
  • DBS check
  • Able to fulfil Occupational Health requirements for the post


  • Minimum of 2 years' experience as nurse hysteroscopist.
  • Proficient in associated therapies
  • Ability to think at a strategic level.

Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Bolton Hospital - Gynaecology

Minerva Road



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