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​​Band 6 Clinical Nurse Specialist Urology / Oncology

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse, with evidence of appropriate post-registration experience and a special interest in the care of patients with urological malignancies, to join the Urology Clinical Nurse Specialist team based at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital and Good Hope hospital. The post is part time working 28.5 hours per week.

This is a superb opportunity to further develop skills in caring for urological patients who have unfortunately been diagnosed with a malignancy. You will be required to participate in nurse-led services and work as an autonomous practitioner, with the support of the multi-disciplinary team. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated nurse who is able to excel in a busy and demanding environment. Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, be a team player and have the ability to prioritise your workload. Applicants must have a flexible approach with regard to work patterns. Applicants will preferably have recent experience at Band 6 within Oncology and must have a minimum of 2 years recent experience in the care of oncology patients.

Main duties of the job

*Professional accountability for the maintenance of standards and professional practice as set by Trust Policies/Procedures, the NMC Code and Behaviour and relevant professional guidelines

*Provide specialist nursing advice to patients referred for specialist intervention, care and support within the services, being a point of contact for assessment, information and advice for the patient, family and carers

*In liaison with others support the development of staff caring for patients through support, formal education, practice development and role modelling

*To teach and act as a facilitator and supervisor to other staff

*As a Specialist Nurse you will practice under the direction of the Clinical Nurse Specialist Team / Service Leader

*In conjunction with other relevant clinical staff, you will assist with clinical development in maintaining and improving all aspects of clinical governance

*Use a range of techniques to ensure and monitor standards of clinical practice, audit, research and teaching to continually improve standards of care and patient experience

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • *Registered Nurse with valid NMC registration
  • *Evidence of post registration CPD / post registration qualification in appropriate area of speciality or professional knowledge supplemented by specialist experience and short courses to FHEQ Level 6



  • *Evidence and ability to revalidate as required by the NMC
  • *Significant post registration experience, with evidence of passion/ enthusiasm and knowledge for the associated area of specialist practice
  • *Evidence of achievements and career development in current post and of on-going professional development/ competence
  • *Demonstrate specialist knowledge underpinned by theory and CPD relevant to speciality
  • *Experience and enthusiasm for teaching/assessing and supervising others in a clinical setting
  • *Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary and cross agency work environment
  • *Demonstrate understanding / experience / willingness to be a practice-based supervisor / assessor as detailed in the NMC


  • *Experience in service development

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust



Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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