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Cancer Specialist Nurse - Radiotherapy

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience per annum pro rata
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Cancer Nurse Specialist - Specialising in Radiotherapy

Do you deliver compassionate excellence? Do you want a new challenge? If yes then read on....

We are looking for a Specialist Nurse to join our Radiotherapy Nursing team at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

Our nursing teams are central to the delivery of excellent care to cancer patients attending the Oxford University Hospital. Our teams deliver a holistic approach to patient care using the latest technologies to support individualised assessments and care planning. You will work closely with other members of the specialist nursing teams, the wider MDT and cancer services, providing care across boundaries in liaison with primary and palliative care. You will be part of a wider team of cancer specialist nurses and be supported in your on-going development.

About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trustis one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research. Find out more

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - theJohn Radcliffe Hospital,Churchill HospitalandNuffield Orthopaedic Centrein Headington and theHorton General Hospitalin Banbury.

You will be based at the Churchill hospital but there will be a requirement to cover the Horton and JR clinics. The hours of work are 37.5 hours over 5 days, Monday - Friday.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You should have:
  • Relevant post-registration experience at Band 5/6
  • Cancer or chemotherapy nursing experience desirable, however candidates welcomed with other backgrounds with transferable skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience of multidisciplinary collaborative practice
  • Understanding of leadership and organisational skills
  • IT and data analysis skills

If you are unsure if you are suitable for the role please get in contact us and we would be happy to discuss the role with you.

Informal visits are encouraged and can be arrange via phone or face to face

Person Specification



  • Cancer/chemotherapy experience
  • Band 6 working
  • Knowledge of Cancer treatments


  • MSC modules in relevant area



  • Good communication skills
  • Evidence of working with members of MDT
  • IT Skills



  • Registered nurse part 1 or 8 or 12 or 15 of register (depending on area of practice)


  • Demonstrates clinical experience in relevant area of clinical practice

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University NHS Foundation Trust


Churchill hospital

Old Road



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