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Breast/Cancer Care
Band 7
37.5 per week
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Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Homerton University Hospital Homerton Row London E9 6SR
£39,866 – £49,704 p.a. inc.
08/04/2019 23:59
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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Breast Care

Band 7

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London. 


We are very proud that the CQC has recently rated Homerton Hospital’s A&E department as 'Outstanding', medical care at the hospital as 'Outstanding', and our acute services overall as ‘Good’.


The Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. These specialist services include obstetrics, neonatology, foetal medicine, fertility, neuro-rehabilitation, bariatric surgery, and asthma and allergy services.


The main community served by the Trust is highly diverse with a complex mix of clinical and cultural needs.


Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.


Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is proud to have been included on the HSJ and Nursing Times Best Places to Work list, and has recently achieved 'Excellence' status in the Healthy Workplace Charter, as awarded by the Greater London Authority.



The Role



An exciting opportunity has arisen within the breast care unit at Homerton Hospital as we are recruiting a  Clinical Nurse Specialist to work within the breast care team.



Are you self-motivated, eager to learn and keen to develop the skills to work both autonomously and as part of a specialist multidisciplinary team?



You will be responsible for the care and support of people with breast cancer and breast disease, and assist us by ensuring that the patients’ experience reflects what the patient wants. You will also be pivotal in shaping and promoting the nursing vision and direction of the breast service. Specialist courses at post graduate level in Cancer or related subject an essential.


All levels of experience in the specialty will be considered and if appropriate this post can be offered at Band 6 level with an aim to have a development plan in place for to you move into the full Band 7 role.


Interviews will be held week commencing 15th April 2019



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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

Mary Flatley (Lead Nurse for Cancer & Palliative Care): Ph: 020 8510 7973 / Email: