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Urology Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum, pro rata
Closing date
23 Sep 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.

Please see full Job description and personal specification attached.

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

Employer details

Employer name

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Great Western Hospital

Marlborough Road



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