Haematology Clinical Nurse Specialist

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Across East Lancashire Sites
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Full Time
Job summary

We require a committed, motivated, hardworking individual with an interest in specialising in Haematology to join our team.

You will be required to show flexibility in your approach to the role and have excellent time management and communication skills.

We also expect the applicant to be dedicated to their role and enhance their knowledge and skills.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the assessment and management of caseload of patients with Haematology conditions with support from existing team members. They will demonstrate clinical judgement and critical decision making skills based upon established guidelines.

About us

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care. We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 8,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

Our Trust has two Oncology/Haematology units 1 based at Burnley and 1 at Blackburn. The unit at Blackburn treats the majority of the Haematological patients with support from the Haematology Team.

Our team is tight knit and work well together, the team consists of consultant Haematologists, clinical nurse specialist, admin and secretarial support. This vacancy would suit an individual who is interested in specialising in haematology and ready to take the next step.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this post please refer to the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Registered 1st level nurse
  • Relevant post registration qualification in either Oncology or Haematology or willingness to undertake
  • Advanced communications course or willingness to undertake


  • Teaching qualification
  • Relevant Degree

General Intelligence


  • Computer literacy
  • Mathematically competent
  • Ability to problem solve/literate

Special Aptitudes


  • Post-registration experience within the speciality
  • Proven ability as a team leader
  • Can meet set deadlines
  • Can give reasoned arguments
  • Can produce reports
  • Effective communicator
  • Ability to use own initiative and manage own workload
  • Work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to demonstrate evidence based practice
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Knowledge of The NHS Cancer plan
  • Ability to work with wide range of health professionals
  • Ability to manage conflict
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Competent/wiling to undertake training in performing bone marrow biopsies


  • Leadership qualifications
  • Counselling skills
  • Experience of implementing change and delivering service development



  • Flexibility of working patterns
  • Proven ability to deal with confidential information appropriately
  • Car owner/driver

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