Lead Nurse Colposcopist

Women's Health Gynaecology

Posted: 2 years ago

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

£47,126 - £53,219 pa


We recently went into partnership with Bournemouth University and, with the merger of Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts, became University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust this is a really exciting time to join us!

Our ambitious multi-million pound plans to develop our sites are well underway, including developing RBH as the major acute and emergency hospital in East Dorset, PH as the major planned care hospital, and ambitious plans for Christchurch to support on-going patient treatment.

Joining UHD gives you the opportunity to enjoy all that Dorset has to offer. Bournemouth is a vibrant university town , and Poole has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant.

With both the New Forest and Isle of Purbeck on our doorstep, over 7 miles of stunning sandy beaches and coastal paths, we are located within an area of amazing beauty providing a great place for you to achieve your rewarding work life balance.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Gynaecology Service within the University Hospitals Dorset (UHD) Women’s Health Directorate as the Lead Nurse Colposcopist. You will provide senior nursing leadership and support to the Colposcopy service working closely with the Lead Consultant.

The Lead Nurse Colposcopist will be the designated Cervical Screening Provider Lead (CSPL) for the organisation. Responsible for ensuring that the service is aligned to National Standards and Protocols.

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic experienced Nurse Colposcopist. Although it may also be possible to consider applications from those who have not yet achieved independent their colposcopy competency but are in the process of completing the appropriate training and clinical competency sign off.

The role will involve management of Colposcopy clinics and development of the UHD Colposcopy service. Utilising expert knowledge in caring for patients and leading on improving patient experience by assuring the highest standards of care.

The post holder will be aware of issues relating to clinical governance, quality assurance, clinical effectiveness and carry out their duties in accordance with these standards and frameworks.

It is very exciting time for the gynaecology service as we align our teams to provide a responsive service for our service users.

Base Location: Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

Interview Date: week commencing 25th April 2022.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Belinda Hewett - Job title - Gynaecology Matron

Email address belinda.hewett@uhd.nhs.uk

We believe that having a diverse workforce, and allowing people to be themselves, is essential in ensuring we offer an inclusive, welcoming and productive place to work.

We especially welcome applications from minority groups in the community who may be underrepresented in our workforce.

At UHD our active staff network groups are Black Asian Minority Ethnic Group (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network Group (LGBTQ+), European (EU), Pro Ability Staff Network, and the Armed Forces Support Group.

As a Trust we are proudly signed up to the Disability Confident and Armed Forces Covenant guaranteed interview schemes.

Please note:

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated.

Staff recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across all our Trust locations when service demands require it.

This advert may be closed early if sufficient applications are received.

Internal Candidates: staff employed prior to merger who voluntarily change jobs will be appointed to UHD terms and conditions.



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Job Reference

Reference: 153-RG-10400

Closing Date: 2022-04-11

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