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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/12/2020.

Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 321-SW-NURSE-UROL-B5

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Urology Outpatients- Churchill Hospital, Oxford
£24,907 - £30,615 £24,907-£30,615

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

We currently have a vacancy for an outpatient urology nurse. We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic and highly motivated to work within the Urology service. You will work within the outpatient team of nurses, supporting the nurse-led diagnostic interventions and treatments including flexible cystoscopies, prostate biopsies, fiducial marker insertion and investigations and specialist and general clinics.

You will be an integral part of our team. The main focus of the role will require you to work closely with the urology specialist nurses, uro-oncology nurses and urology doctors for both the cancer and benign pathways. You will be required to prepare patients for procedures, participate in assisting the clinicians undertaking the procedures and support in the everyday running of the outpatient environment.

You will be supported within your role but also expected to support the unqualified nursing staff to inspire the team within their own clinical roles and individual development. Training will be given to the successful candidate and there will be an opportunity to study a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) in Urology.

The urological service is an expanding and complex service, making this an exciting time to work within the outpatient environment. If you are keen to provide excellent patient centred and informed care and want to be involved in taking practice forward, we would love you to join our team.


Closing Date-22nd December 2020

Planned Interview Date-6th January 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameJan HarrisJob titleOutpatient ManagerEmail addressJan.Harris@ouh.nhs.ukTelephone number01865235691

No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post or place of study. This information is essential if your offer of employment is to be confirmed.

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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