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Head and Neck
Band 7
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
Royal Cornwall Hospital
£40,057 - £45,839 per annum
Salary period
08/12/2021 23:59

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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Head, Neck and Thyroid

Band 7



Applications are invited for the post of Cancer Nurse Specialist in Head, Neck and Thyroid at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro.

 An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the friendly and dedicated Head and Neck team at Royal Cornwall Hospital.  We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Cancer Nurse Specialist to support the team.

Key requirements:

  • Experience of working to a high standard of patient care.
  • Compassionate and able to manage the complex needs of our patients.
  • Experience in working innovatively and autonomously.
  • Highly motivated.
  • Excellent team player.
  • Experience of working with Head, Neck and Thyroid cancer.
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Able to work collaboratively with community teams across the Health Care Sector.

This post is part of a rapidly developing service and the successful applicant will be expected to take on autonomous patient interventions, with appropriate training received and with the support of the clinicians and the specialist nurse for Head neck and thyroid cancer.

Cornwall is a beautiful county which offers an outstanding quality of life and providing many opportunities for outdoor activities, with its sailing waters, surfing beaches and rugged coastal pathways for walking, and cycling.  There is a thriving arts and theatre scene as well as an interesting variety of eating places, including celebrity-owned restaurants within Cornwall.  The major route both in and out of the county is the A30 which connects with the M5 motorway at Exeter.  There is an excellent rail service with daily passenger and sleeper services and an airport at Newquay with daily connections to many cities throughout the UK and abroad. 

Applicants are required to be a 1st Level Registered Nurse, with an NMC registration.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Paulette Hunkin / Sarah Caskey
Job title
Clinical Matrons
Email address
Telephone number
07917488377 / 07767300479
Additional information

Jacqui Williams current CNS for Head, Neck and Thyroid