Uro-Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Depending on experience Dependent on experience. A training post may be considered.
Closing date
2 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our progressive Uro-Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist team. We are looking for a Registered Nurse with Urology experience who is enthusiastic, dynamic and forward thinking. As a specialist Key-Worker in Urological cancer, you will assist in the provision and ongoing development of a comprehensive specialist nursing service for patients and their relatives with a diagnosis, providing cross cover for all urological tumour sites as needed.

Please note that interviews will take place on Monday 15 May 2023.

Main duties of the job

You will have a positive outlook and a 'can do' attitude. You will maintain excellent clinical and professional standards of work, be self-motivated and able to work to set objectives, manage your time and resources efficiently, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and have a determination to succeed to deliver a patient focused pathway of care.

In return, we can offer a full induction programme and you will be supported to undertake professional development to complete core competencies, helping you to thrive in your role, and enhance your clinical skills. There will be opportunity to develop nurse led services and within this, you will be supported to work autonomously, utilising your specialist knowledge and skills of assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of care whilst working within the Professional Code as well as Trust, Cancer Alliance and National guidelines.

Informal visits are encouraged and welcomed. A training/developmental post may be considered.

About us

We are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious 'Building for our Future' programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • First level nursing registration


  • Advanced communication skills



  • Relevant post registration experience at band 6 or above


  • Previous experience of working as a clinical nurse specialist



  • IT literate including knowledge of Microsoft Office - Word and Outlook


  • Teaching/assessment and presentation skills

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