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NMAHP Consultant Urogynaecology

Job Reference: 317-2021-01-02-DR

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
317 Ward 40 Gynaecology - RVI
317 02 Royal Victoria Infirmary
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We have one of the highest number of specialist services of hospitals in the UK. With around 15,000 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “Healthcare at its best with people at our heart”.

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a world class health care provider, and one of the most successful teaching NHS trusts in the country. A tertiary centre, it offers the second highest number of specialist services than any other group of hospitals in the UK, with more than 1.69 million patient contacts each year, delivering innovative, high quality services locally, regionally and nationally and internationally.

The Care Quality Commission has rated us ‘Outstanding’ for the second time in a row.

We are the largest Trust in the country - and one of only five NHS organisations - to receive this accolade twice, which reaffirms our position as one of the UK’s top hospital trusts.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under represented groups.

Are you an experienced Nurse or AHP working in Urogynaecology? Have you recently been awarded, your Master’s degree or on an established programme of study and ready for a new challenge? Would you like to join a well-integrated multi-disciplinary team, dedicated to the provision of high quality secondary and tertiary level care for women with urogynaecological problems as NMAHP Consultant? If this is you, then read on.

The department is part of a wider Women's Health directorate and has recently been successful in a Urogynaecology/Urology collaborative bid to become one of the NHS England commissioned Mesh centres, established to deal with Mesh injured women.

Conservative management pathways are well established with dedicated senior physiotherapists and nurse practitioners in the team. In addition to managing primary, recurrent and complex pelvic floor dysfunction, the unit has a long history of managing urogenital fistulas and congenital abnormalities. Established MDT working is prevalent throughout all aspects of the service.

As the Consultant NMAHP you will be a clinical expert working with patients who have complex urogynaecological conditions undertaking specialist assessment, management and investigation of women referred to the Urogynaecological team with a range of lower urinary tract and pelvic floor symptoms including incontinence and prolapse. You will have the ability to act as clinical supervisor to your peers and provide specialist clinical advice supporting the Urogynaecology multidisciplinary teams. As NMAHP Consultant, you will take a lead in specialty relevant research actively working with the Urogynaecology Consultants pursuing research and audit activity to enhance clinical pathways, sharing through publication and at conference presentations.

In order to fulfil the expectations of the role you will be a qualified Nurse or Allied Health Professional with current registration with the NMC/HCPC. You will have professional knowledge and extensive clinical and leadership experience in the specialist field.

Full time 37 Hours 30 Minutes/Week




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