Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 a year pa Inclusive
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen with the Oncology and Palliative Directorate for a substantive Band 8A Advanced Nurse Practitioner for Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy.

You will be an experienced Oncology Nurse with prescribing and physical assessment qualifications, and have keen interest in treatment of metastatic breast patients receiving CDK4/6 inhibitors. We are looking for an ANP who is driven and keen to develop a new nurse led pathway for metastatic breast patients receiving CDK4/6 inhibitors.

You will need to be an experienced oncology nurse practitioner, energetic and flexible in your approach to work. This is a great opportunity for a confident committed clinical leader who is driven by challenges and demonstrates personal resilience working in a fast moving and changing care environment with other nurse practitioners. If you think you have what it takes to join a forward thinking, innovative team committed to the delivery of high quality care then we want to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

Work autonomously as an advanced practitioner within the specialty, managing a caseload of patients delivering individualised direct patient care.

Direct responsibility for assessment, examination, investigation and diagnosis of patients within their area of work.

Appropriately treat patients, resulting in the safe management and appropriate referral or discharge of patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed presentations.

Receive referrals via a variety of sources, including direct patient referral. Manage own caseload and clinical priorities according to agreed protocols and working practices.

Participate in multidisciplinary clinics, patient reviews and multidisciplinary team meetings.

Undertake a variety of clinical skills and provide treatment/ advice as per speciality and scope of practice. Using agreed protocols of clinical practice and professional guidelines

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location.

As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ qualifications


  • NMC registration and a post registration qualification(s) in area of practice or relevant speciality at level 7 (Cancer)
  • MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Recognised teaching qualification
  • Leadership and Management course(s)


  • IR(ME)R training
  • MSc or MA in related speciality (in addition to MSc in Advanced Clinical practice)



  • Substantial post registration experience at band 7 or above, including relevant experience in managing and running of nurse led clinics
  • Experience of advanced clinical assessment and independent decision making
  • Experience of audit and service development
  • Experience of clinical leadership and mentoring others


  • Research experience and publication

Skills/knowledge/ abilities


  • Ability to work autonomously and demonstrate high-level decision-making skills in clinical practice
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Ability to work autonomously and demonstrate high-level decision-making skills in 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

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Charing Cross Hospital


W6 8RF

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