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Uro-oncology Nurse Specialist

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum
Closing date
30 May 2023

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Band 6
Job summary

***12 Month Fixed term contract/ secondment opportunity***

A vacancy has arisen for a Band 6 Urology Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist. We are seeking an enthusiastic nurse who has the drive and passion to help achieve the target 28 faster diagnosis pathway for men suspected or diagnosed with prostate cancer. The right candidate will join an established, busy, and dedicated team caring for people with or suspected of having a cancer of the bladder, kidney, penis, prostate or testes. You will need to be compassionate, able to juggle an unpredictable workload and be a supportive team member.

The candidate may be required work across sites at both the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Trust and Cromer Hospital. We would be pleased to consider candidates seeking a job share opportunity.

Interview Date: 8th June 2023

If you are considering applying for this post on a secondment basis, please discuss with your Line Manager prior to applying to ascertain whether this could be supported.

Main duties of the job

The urology oncology team has links to JPUH, QEH and Cromer Hospital. The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with members of the multi-disciplinary team. Being able to excel in a very busy environment, catering for a diversity of patients with urological cancers and nursing needs.

You will be required to work autonomously and in accordance with the standards set by the Nursing/Midwifery Professional Bodies and the Trust Nursing Policies and Guidelines. The role encompasses the provision of nurse led services in urology cancer clinics, for example, assisting the prostate biopsy clinic, PSA and Bladder chemotherapy clinic's. Other responsibilities may include contacting post operative patients, facilitating prostate surgery school, pre-assessment, holistic needs assessment and the delivery Patient Centred Follow Up clinics.

Previous urology experience is an advantage however applicants with the right aptitude will be considered. The successful applicant will have a structured and supported induction period and will be encouraged to access relevant training.

This is an exciting opportunity to:
  • Join a dynamic and supportive team
  • Help patients adapt to life following a cancer diagnosis and cancer treatment
  • Develop expertise in caring for patients affected by a urology cancer

About us

Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!

The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

We are a friendly, collaborative hospital, working with local services and home to N&N Hospitals Charity

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • Wagestream - access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
  • Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
  • Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
  • On-site Nursery
  • On-site cafes offering staff discounts
  • Support in career development
  • Flexible staff bank
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached job description for full details of the role and use your supporting statement to confirm how you meet the essential and desirable criteria on the job specification.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse on the appropriate part of the NMC register



  • Significant experience in urology or oncology



  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to analyse and interpret complex data and results
  • Possesses specialist knowledge relating to cancer care

Attitude, aptitude


  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH's PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence
  • Demonstrates understanding and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

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