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Job summary

Main area
Cancer
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
265-3027629-A
Employer
Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Northampton General Hospital
Town
Northampton
Salary
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
22/04/2021 23:59

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Macmillan Metastatic Prostate Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist

Band 7

FULL TIME 09:00 – 17:00 MON-FRI

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced cancer nurse with in-depth knowledge relating to prostate cancer to join the Specialist Nursing Team, providing high quality patient centered care to those living with metastatic prostate cancer.

The Macmillan Metastatic Prostate Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist will be a core member of the multi-disciplinary team, managing a caseload of patients, providing specialist information, help and support from the point of diagnosis/recurrence. The role involves coordinating the patients’ pathway, undertaking a comprehensive holistic assessment and care planning to meet the individual needs of patient/carers  

Other aspects of the role include developing nurse led clinics to enhance the patient pathway and supporting the implementation of remote monitoring

We welcome applications from highly motivated and experienced cancer nurses who have in-depth knowledge and experience in caring for patients living with prostate cancer. Knowledge of national directives related to cancer is essential including in-depth experience of implementing personalised care and support

Interested applicants must be a Registered Nurse who has worked as a Band 6 nurse who holds a First Level Degree in cancer/palliative care and an accredited communication skills course. A recognised teaching qualification and is an advantage along with being quantified as an independent nurse prescriber  

Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and provide evidence of working autonomously as well as part of a team. The ability to work under pressure is essential as well as problem solving and advance assessment skills

In return we can offer you support and development opportunities to fulfill the role

 

 

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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

Name
Elizabeth Summers
Job title
Cancer Lead Nurse
Email address
Elizabeth.summers@ngh.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01604 544158