Staff Nurse – Gynaecology 12 views

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Gynaecology Departments
Band 5
Fixed term: 12 months
Full time
Part time
34.5 hours per week (34.5 hours per week rotation)
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Liverpool Women’s Hospital
£28,407 – £34,581 per annum
Salary period
24/05/2024 23:59

Liverpool Women’s delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and their families. Each year we deliver over 8,300 babies, carry out over 10,000 gynaecological procedures, and care for over 1,000 poorly and preterm newborns, making us the specialist provider of health services for women, babies and their families in Europe.

We have some of the leading experts in their field, and, after featuring on One Born Every Minute, Miracle Babies and Special Baby Unit, our teams are famous across the world for their professionalism, skill and compassion.

Liverpool Women’s Hospital clinical services are currently being reviewed by NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group, following work done by our clinicians in presenting a powerful case for change in the Future Generations Strategy.

A useful information booklet is available about the proposed changes which can be downloaded from the Healthy Liverpool website This booklet clearly states that ‘there is absolutely no threat to the services themselves – this is about making what we have even better and protecting services for the future’.

Liverpool Women’s has an excellent reputation and is a centre of excellence. It is an exciting environment to work in and a great place to develop your career for many years to come.

We invite you to review why Liverpool Women’s Hospital is a great place to work: 

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Job overview

Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust specialises in the health of women and babies – both within the hospital and out in the community.

Collectively our team represents some of the most outstanding expertise and experience in this field.

As the only specialist trust for women and babies in the UK and the largest standalone women’s hospital of its kind, we are dedicated to the care and well-being of women, babies and families.

Here at Liverpool Women’s we believe a great patient experience is intrinsically linked to a great employee experience, for this reason, we need to care for, develop and enable the collective potential of all our people, including those who are not directly employed but who have an important role to play here.

We take pride in harnessing our people’s energy, talents and differences with a shared sense of purpose

Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit a Band 5 Nurses to become an integral member of our Gynaecology Nursing Team.

We will  provide you with the opportunity to develop a variety of skills across ours services and encourage both newly qualified and experienced nurses to apply.

We recognise that our nurses are integral to delivering our women with care that is of the highest standard as as such  support talented Individuals academically and clinically in to our highly regarded specialist and advanced practice roles .

For newly qualified staff members this is an opportunity to continue and develop in your profession in a division that fosters a fair and just culture , a ‘be kind’ approach and places health and wellbeing as a forefront focus.

We would love to receive applications from candidates who are  enthusiastic and can demonstrate our trust values  CAREL and can embrace the be kind approach.

Gynaecology experience is desirable for this role but not essential.

The post holder will have excellent communication skills and have an ability to deal with difficult situations in a sensitive manner and make decisions using their own judgement.

Working for our organisation

Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and families. Each year we deliver over 7,500 babies, carry out over 49,000 gynaecological inpatient and outpatient procedures, care for over 1,000 poorly & preterm newborns, perform around 1,000 IVF cycles and have over 4,000 genetic appointments taking place. We believe that this along with a strong dedication to research & innovation makes us the specialist health provider of choice in Europe for women, babies and families.

We have some of the leading experts in their field, which has been showcased on national TV and news, making our teams famous across the world for professionalism, skill & compassion.

The Trust is constantly innovating and evolving it’s services to provide the most cutting edge and modern care possible. As well as developing services on our current site we have long-term aspirations for the future. We have recently launched a number of new strategies which provide a detailed long-term plan for our services.

Check out why Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work using the links below:


Online brochure:

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The post holder will develop specialist knowledge, skills and competence in caring for patients in the general gynaecology/Oncology inpatient area.

There will be a responsibility for the nursing care given to individual patients – the role involves supporting patient’s and family members pre and post operatively utilising the Enhanced Care Pathway approach
Nursing patients admitted through our emergency department managing a variety of conditions including pregnancy related complications and miscarriage.

Providing on-going care for patients with palliative diagnosis and supporting patients with managing symptoms associated with a cancer diagnosis. Managing end of life care and supporting complex discharges.
The post holder will work as part of a team and support the organisation and operational management of service delivery.

The post holder will be an ambassador for the 6 Cs.  Culture for compassionate care- Care, Compassion, Competence, Communication, Commitment, and Courage.

The post holder will be expected to supervise and teach non registered, newly registered and newly appointed staff with the support of senior team members.

There will be a requirement to undertake an educational role, a link nurse role and or cascade training as you become established in this post

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Health Promotion
  • Experience of developing plans of care

Personal Attributes Qualities

Essential criteria
  • Ability to manage time and work under pressure
  • Promote local resolution to complaints and demonstrate ability to diffuse conflict
  • Promote positive reporting culture for incidents/ ACE’s
  • Be able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Methodical and well organised approach
  • Ability to portray a professional image including inspiring confidence and trust
  • Confidence to liaise with other members of the multidisciplinary team and be courteous patient and helpful at all times
  • Role Models the 6Cs ( Care, Compassion, Competence, Communication, Courage, Commitment) in everyday care of patients

Skills, Knowledge & Aptitudes

Essential criteria
  • Excellent Communication skills, demonstrating effective listening and engaging with patients effectively
  • Knowledge of infection control policy and processes
  • Demonstrates an interest in Women’s health
  • Ability to contribute and promote change.
  • Good time management
  • Keyboard/Computer skills
Desirable criteria
  • Competencies in clinical tasks such as venepuncture and canulation

Qualifications & Learning

Essential criteria
  • RGN
  • Evidence of recent professional updating and relevant personal development
Desirable criteria
  • Mentorship in Practice/ ENB998

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