Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Vascular Nurse Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Vasular Surgery
Band 6
Part time 22.5 hours per week
Job ref
John Radcliffe Hospital
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum
09/06/2019 23:59

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.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values


Are you looking for an exciting new role  within an innovative  regional vascular centre ?

The  Oxford University Hospital  wishes to appoint a  part time ( 22.5 hours per week ) Band 6 Vascular Nurse Practitioner to work within the vascular triage unit. The triage unit receives  urgent referrals from GPS and Consultant clinics and other  hospitals within the vascular network.


 The role will encompass effective assessment  and  examination skills ,  and will prompt requests for future investigation or treatments for patients . This ensures that  patients with a broad range of vascular conditions such as diabetic foot ulcers, critical limb ischaemia  or post stroke, receive  prompt and individualised  care from their arrival within on the ward.

  This role  supports  the Vascular Registrar and Consultant  with triaging vascular patients from the through their care pathway.


We offer a structured orientation programme and you will work along side an experienced Vascular Nurse Practitioner in order to develop your knowledge and skills in taking  patients’ clinical history and physical  assessment.  There will be opportunities available for the successful candidate  to undertake  relevant courses  such as  the Vascular Disease management module,  Advanced History taking course  whilst also  completing  other advanced clinical roles like cannulation and venepuncture.


The  following experience and knowledge is desirable for  the postholder :

·         Autonomous practice experience supported by the appropriate post registration qualification.

·         Evidence of experience using advanced clinical examination and assessment skills within practice supported by appropriate qualifications

·         Have a broad knowledge of complex and common Vascular conditions.


Closing Date:9th June 2019


Planned Interview Date 24th June 2019

No smoking policyPositive about disabled people

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jenny Buisan

Vascular Nurse practioner

Contact no:01865-226237/ 01865-221802