Urology Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Per Annum, pro rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Working as part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT), the Urology / Oncology Specialist Nurse will work towards being an autonomous, professional clinical practitioner. They will develop to be responsible for providing specialist clinical services, as available within the area of urology cancer. The Urology / Oncology Specialist Nurse will promote clinical excellence and evolve to provide specialised advice and support to patients with urological cancers and their carers throughout the treatment pathway. This must be in line with national trends and strategies, ensuring specialist practice is patient centred and evidence based.

Main duties of the job

The Urology Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) will act as an autonomous, professional clinical practitioner. They will be responsible for providing specialist cancer nursing service as part of a team. The aim of the post is to enhance the patient quality of life when diagnosed with urological cancer, supporting the patient, families and carers. The post holder will act as a key worker identifying the needs of this patient population using his/her expertise, clinical knowledge and interpersonal skills to support the management from diagnosis through to survivorship or transition to palliative care.

About us

Our STAR values are at the heart of everything we do. You can expect to see them in the way we act and the way we treat each other. Our values make us who we are.

ServiceWe will put our patients first

TeamworkWe will work together

Ambition We will aspire to provide the best service

RespectWe will act with integrity

Job description

Job responsibilities

GWH is in an excellent location, convenient for the M4, surrounded by the Wiltshire countryside and with good links to the Cotswolds, Bath, Oxford and Bristol.

Person Specification



  • First level registration registered with NMC
  • Specialist academic pathway commenced at level 3 or equivalent qualifications pertinent to area of speciality


  • Management qualification
  • Advanced Communication Course
  • Degree qualification
  • Teaching qualification



  • oTransferable Urology Nursing experience at band 5/6 oExperience or understanding of multi-disciplinary team working oTeaching experience oDemonstrative case load management oExcellent written, verbal and IT communication skills. oIT literate. oAbility to interpret and utilise information effectively. oUnderstanding and experience of clinical audit oEvidence of involvement in Clinical Governance



  • oDemonstrate initiative oAbility to work under pressure oEnthusiastic and hard working oConfident and assertive whilst maintaining inter personal sensitivity oExcellent communication skills oManaging complex conversations oRole modelling


  • oAbility to lead on service reports and documents oDevelops and implements policies. oSupports service initiatives and development

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

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Great Western Hospital

Marlborough Road



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