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Nurse Practitioner
Band 7
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Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
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Charing Cross Hospital
£44,347 - £50,549 pa inc
02/02/2020 23:59

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Band 7 Acute Oncology Nurse Practitioner

Band 7

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of 12,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half  patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities. 

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health. 



As the UKs 1st Academic Health Science Centre we pride ourselves on being at the cutting edge of innovation and service development and delivering world class clinical outcomes.

 We are seeking an enthusiastic, innovative and motivated Nurse to provide high quality specialist nursing in our acute oncology service (AOS).The post-holder wlll provide a specialist nursing service across all three main sites at Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust as a core member of the Acute Oncology team.

The Acute Oncology team consists of five consultants who have AOS as a core part of their job plan , a Lead Advanced Nurse Practitioner , five band 7 Nurses and 2 Band 6 development posts..  The nurses work both on the AOS Assessment Unit at Charing Cross Hospital and as the AOS outreach nurse at both St Mary’s Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital on a rotational basis.

The role will involve working autonomously supported by the Lead Practitioner and Lead Nurse for AOS and working collaboratively with all members of the extended multidisciplinary team including; emergency departments, medical and surgical consultants, research teams, acute oncology, specialist palliative care and ward nursing teams.  

With significant clinical acumen in the field of oncology nursing and a sound knowledge of emerging and best practice models, you will deliver excellent clinical and patient experience outcomes.

You will develop effective professional relationships; liaising closely with colleagues in the primary, voluntary and acute sectors to deliver seamless holistic needs based service. 

Integral to your role, you will support the educational needs of staff working in emergency medicine and related departments to ensure your expertise have maximum impact.    

You will be expected to play an active role in; enhancing patient experience, assuring clinical governance, peer review and audit.  You will be expected to support the senior leadership and contribute in the improvement and continued development of the service. Our future vision for AOS is further development of the nursing team with an aim to drive forward Nurse-Led services. As a band 7 you will be expected to meet the essential criteria, possess the relevant post registration experience and hold a relevant first degree.

We offer a flexible approach to working hours to meet the needs of the individual and the service. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

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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

For further information please contact Rebecca Johl , Lead Nurse on 07767754021 /