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Job summary

Main area
Urology Day Case Ward
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
Full Time and Part Time hours available
Job ref
320-SURG-0364
Employer
University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Royal Derby Hospital
Town
Derby
Salary
£24,907 - £30,615 pro rata pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
05/08/2021 23:59
Interview date
19/08/2021

Employer heading

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust logo

Registered Nurse/Theatre Practitioner

Band 5

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together.

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Job overview

Theatre Practitioners/ NMC Registered Nurse

We are an innovative and expanding Theatre Service at the forefront of patient care. Our service operates 36 Theatres across the Royal Derby Hospital site. We are continually growing and on the lookout for enthusiastic individuals passionate about delivering safe effective care.

We are looking for experienced or Newly Qualified Nurses/ODP to work in our Urology Day Case Ward, Flexi clinic and Theatre.  Full and part time hours are available.

Main duties of the job

The Urology Day Case Unit consists of 2 operating theatres, a 4 bedded recovery, 2 outpatient clinic areas, a lithotripsy treatment room and a 15 bedded ward. We are developing this service and also have a dedicated Robotic Theatre.

These posts will involve either working on the Urology Day Case ward or the operating theatre. The ward involves preparing patients ready for surgery and looking after them post surgery through to discharge. We also look after TWOC patients, Catheter changes and offer ESWL's assistance. The post will also offer the opportunity to work in our flexible cystoscopy clinic which involves providing clinical skills assisting the surgeons undertaking diagnostic procedures.

The Urology theatre area offers experience across a wide range of Urological procedures including both Endoscopic and Robotic surgery with the opportunity to rotate in to main theatres.

There will be opportunity for the rotation between the ward and theatre environments.

Working for our organisation

Key facts about our Trust:

  • Every day our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – the 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients every day
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day
  • We employ 12,000 staff across our 5 hospital sites
  • We have a Director of Allied Health Professionals who is committed to provide leadership, progression and direction to AHPs

Closing date of applications: 5 August 2021

Interview date: 19 August 2021

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to work within a multi-professional team, liaising with and providing high quality care for patients. You will need to possess excellent communication and inter-personal skills with the ability to promote a learning environment and be flexible to change. If you have the drive and determination to work in a dynamic department we would like to hear from you.

To assess, plan, implement and evaluate holistic, individualised patient care in a safe and caring environment in the most efficient and clinically effective way whilst acting as the patient’s advocate and maintaining privacy and dignity. To provide advice and support to junior staff and learners in all aspects of the delivery of high quality care.

Person specification

Registration

Essential criteria
  • NMC / HCPC

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience in a Day case setting
Desirable criteria
  • Newly qualified with an interest in Day case surgery and Urology

Communication

Essential criteria
  • Good communication skills and knowledge of communication styles
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Tracy Milward
Job title
Lead Practitioner
Email address
tracy.milward1@nhs.net
Telephone number
01332 788092

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Recruitment Team, Workforce Management
Training Centre
Rehab Block, Level 3
Royal Derby Hospital
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 3NE
Telephone
01332 783342 / 07385 367225