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Breast Screening
Band 6
12 months fixed term
Full Time 37.5 hrs per week
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St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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St George's Hospital
£33,660 - £43,307 pa inc
25/02/2019 23:59
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Breast Care Nurse

Band 6


Breast Care Nurse Band 6

South West London Breast Screening Service

Would you like the opportunity to gain experience in breast cancer nursing?

If you are currently working as an experienced staff nurse with patients who have cancer we have a unique opportunity to join an established team of experienced Breast Care CNSs. We require a band 6 nurse for a fixed term 12 month contract to cover the post holder's maternity leave The role would involve supporting women undergoing further investigations for breast cancer following their initial screening mammogram.

You should be self motivated and able to demonstrate the skills needed to work both autonomously and as part of a specialist multidisciplinary team. You will also need excellent proven communication skills. Knowledge of breast cancer is preferred.

The South West London Breast Screening Service is part of the National NHS Breast Screening Programme. It is based at St Georges University Hospitals Foundation Trust in Tooting and serves a population of approx 240,000 women across South West London. The CNS team provide individualised care, information and support for women who have or fear they may have breast cancer. The team also provide health promotion and education to women aged 50 -70, primary health care professionals and the wider general public about breast cancer and breast health.

Secondment considered.


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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

Claire Bailey 020 8725 2726 to discuss the role further and to arrange an informal visit.

If you have problems applying, contact

0208 725 3051