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Macmillan Metastatic Breast Clinical Nurse Specialist
Band 7
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
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East Surrey Hospital
£40,681 per annum including high cost allowance
21/04/2021 23:59
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Macmillan Metastatic Breast Clinical Nurse Specialist - band 7

Band 7

We want to give you the best possible experience in the next stage of your career.

We always strive to be the best place to work and to be cared for.

  • We’re so proud that our colleagues rank us the best in the country among comparable trusts when asked if they would recommend us as a place to work.
  • We’re rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission and when asked whether the care of patients is the organisation’s top priority our staff rank us the best in the country among comparable acute trusts.
  • We pride ourselves on supporting you to thrive in your existing role and to develop your career with us. So with us you’ll get loads of benefits, great training and development opportunities, flexibility and a real community feel.


Benefits to working with us

  • Great training and education, including preceptorship and CPD (up to £1,000 individual CPD funding available for nurses, midwives and AHPs)
  • Our location: you can access beautiful countryside, historic towns and villages and bustling city life all nearby. With good schools, nature reserves and cultural attractions on our doorstep, and both London and Brighton easily accessible too, there’s something for everyone nearby.
  • Free on-site car parking for staff
  • At least 35 days leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • NHS pension scheme
  • A huge range of Health Service Discounts at hundreds of big brands from holidays to gadgets and restaurants to retail.
  • On-site nursery
  • On-site Boots and WHSmith shops
  • An Amazon locker and an InPost locker on site
  • Restaurant facilities
  • Full educational library services
  • Excellent rail and bus links
  • The local bus operator offer all new staff one month’s free travel to East Surrey Hospital when they first join (please visit the Metrobus website for details and terms and conditions)
  • Lockable storage for cycles.


About us

  • We’re a major local employer, with a diverse workforce of c5,000 providing healthcare services to a growing population of around 535,000.
  • We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill.
  • We offer a full range of acute and complex services at East Surrey Hospital in Redhill, where we are the nearest trauma unit to Gatwick Airport.
  • We provide a range of outpatient, diagnostic and less complex planned services at The Earlswood Centre, Caterham Dene Hospital and Oxted Health Centre in Surrey, and at Crawley and Horsham Hospitals in West Sussex.

Macmillan Metastatic Breast Clinical Nurse Specialist

Band 7 afc

1.0 WTE - Permanent Post

This is an exciting opportunity for a Metastatic Breast Clinical Nurse Specialist to take on this specialist nursing role working as a key member within the Breast multidisciplinary team. The post requires vision, innovation and the ability to work across professional boundaries, underpinned by a real desire to provide the highest standards of patient care.

This post will work in collaboration with, and autonomously as part of, the Breast team to help develop and deliver services across organisational, professional and geographical boundaries. This role will work closely with key areas of the Trust, forging close working relationships with both the Medical and Cancer teams and the Specialist Palliative Care team.

It is essential that you possess a high level of up-to-date relevant clinical knowledge and experience in Breast oncology or specialist Palliative Care with evidence of ongoing continuous professional development. You must be highly motivated with strong leadership and excellent communication skills.

Closing date: 18/04/2021

Interview date   22/04/21

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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

Elizabeth Darragh
Job title
Macmillan Lead Breast & Gynae Clinical Nurse Specialist
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Telephone number
01737 768511 Ext: 6688 / Bleep 507
Additional information

Monday - Thursday 8.00 - 18.00hrs