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Breast Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist - Band 7

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 7
Full Time
The Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Foundation Trust is excited to announce that an opportunity has arisen for an experienced, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join the existing team of breast cancer Clinical nurse specialists as a band 7.

Breast Cancer Clinical Nurse specialists support people diagnosed with breast cancer by providing expert advice, psycho-social support and information on their disease, its' management, investigations and follow up care.

You will be joining an established and expanding team at a truly exciting time as we prepare to move into our brand new state of the art Dyson cancer centre and Macmillan wellbeing hub. The existing team are committed to the delivery and development of high quality, patient centred, holistic care for patients undergoing an Oncological treatment pathway. They play an active part in clinical practice, education, research, audit and professional activities related to breast cancer care.

The team would be excited to hear from anyone wishing to pursue and develop their breast cancer nursing career in a supportive and friendly environment.

Please contact either Rachael Bolitho or Jane O'Mahoney (breast cancer CNS's) on 01225-826465 or email on

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be part of the breast multi-disciplinary team. The Breast Cancer CNS team help to care for patients and their families who have a primary and secondary breast cancer diagnosis who are undergoing chemotherapy, radiotherapy and supportive treatments.

They will be responsible for providing care and support for people diagnosed with breast cancer by providing expert clinical advice, emotional support and information on their disease, investigations, treatment and follow-up care. They will work both autonomously and within a wider team including Oncologists, the existing oncology breast CNS team, clinical trials teams, palliative and end of life care teams and other members of the wider MDT. The post will include the development and delivery of high quality, holistic care to patients in an inpatient and outpatient setting, nurse led face to face and telephone clinics. The team play an active part in clinical practice, management of patient caseload, education, research, audit and professional activities relating to breast cancer care.

The post holder will act as a specialist resource throughout the Trust by providing expert advice, guidance, teaching and training.


About us

At the RUH we're proud to put people at the heart of what we do, working together as one team to make a difference for our patients, each other, and our community. No matter what your role is, we value everyone's contribution in supporting the exceptional, person-centred care we pride ourselves on.

We are committed to creating a compassionate and inclusive environment. This can be seen in our growing community of staff networks - celebrating successes and creating opportunities to listen and learn. We value our differences, champion kindness and civility, and truly believe that diversity makes us stronger.

A culture of learning, developing and innovating is the thread that runs throughout our whole organisation. We want to support you to thrive, taking your career to its full potential.

We value staff wellbeing, with a well-established programme of support. We believe in a holistic approach spanning all aspects of living a healthy life, including physical, emotional, spiritual and financial wellbeing. We've even got a pool!

We are committed to supporting you and hope you want to join our team. In the meantime, find out more about living and working the beautiful historic city of Bath, learn about our extensive package of staff benefits, and read about how we're providing healthcare fit for the future with the landmark Dyson Cancer Centre and our passion for research.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please find attached to the vacancy a detailed person specification and job description for further information about this role.

Person Specification

Qulaifications and training


  • First level nursing registration and appropriate post qualification experience in breast cancer care
  • Post registration experience at B6 or above


  • Ability to lead change
  • relevant breast care module

Knowledge and experience


  • Proven ability to work autonomously and manage own caseload


  • Ability to manage complex clinical scenarios

Employer details

Employer name

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust


Royal United Hospital Bath, NHS Foundation Trust

Combe Park



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