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Perioperative Anaemia Nurse Practitioner

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum (PA) Pro Rata.
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to offer a fantastic opportunity to work with us.

Please see below for detailed job description of the role.

Main duties of the job

Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.

For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the 'Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.

About us

As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated 'Good' by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.

All non-clinical roles may involve a mixture of on site and remote working, Specific details and flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.

Job description

Job responsibilities

-To work as an independent Practitioner under the supervision of the Senior Nurse Practitioner or Designated Medical Practitioner (DMP)

-To ensure all surgical patients receive an holistic service and are optimised prior to surgery within the remit of the preoperative service

-Within agreed protocols, Utilise the clerking protocol to take a full medical history of patients admitted within a specific specialty.

-Within agreed protocols order investigations including blood (as determined by physical examination), interpret results and act appropriately on the findings.

-Venesection and cannulation of patients as required within unit / procedure guidelines.

Person Specification

Trust Values


  • Patient First
  • Always Improving
  • Working Together

Qualifications / training required


  • Registered Nurse on relevant part of the NMC register
  • Evidence of on-going personal development.
  • Completion of Healthcare Degree (or equivalent - minimum 120 credits at L6)
  • Higher Education Institute approved course in supporting learners in practice or the ability to provide evidence of oSupporting a range of learners in practice oSupporting colleagues to promote effectice learning in practicex
  • Basic keyboard skills with knowledge of Word, Excel and Powerpoint


  • History taking and Physical Assessment experience / course and competencies
  • Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnosis course
  • Independent Non-Medical Prescribing Qualification
  • Advanced Communication course
  • Management Experience / Course

Previous or relevant experience necessary


  • Significant post registration experience within a surgical setting.
  • Evidence of clinical leadership and managerial ability
  • Broad awareness of wider Trust initiatives/pressures
  • Evidence of ability to change or initiate practice
  • Broad range of post registration experience including within a preoperative assessment setting.
  • Worked autonomously in previous clinical roles


  • Logical and consistent work and career pattern.

Aptitudes and skills required


  • Able to use initiative
  • Ability to work autonomously undertaking expanded roles
  • Ability to manage change and demonstrate outcome
  • Able to prioritise and delegate appropriatelyApplication, Interviewx
  • Ability to motivate, delegate and be a team Player
  • Ability to work within a broad inter- professional team
  • Ability to deal with stressful situations.


  • Dynamic and proactive approach to their professional role
  • Able to demonstrate work/life balance
  • Demonstrate ability to maintain professional/personal boundaries

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust


University Hospital Southampton

Tremona Road


SO14 2AA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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