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Macmillan Advanced Practitioner - Acute Oncology, MUO/CUP

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Farnworth, Bolton
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Full time 37.5 hours per week, Part-time or Job Share may be considered.

Permanent post.

The post holder will take a lead clinical role in providing high quality evidence based expert practice for cancer patients within the Acute Oncology, MUO/CUP Services.

The aim of the service is to provide better recognition and prompt, appropriate management of acute problems related to either a suspected or confirmed cancer diagnosis or the cancer treatment itself. Team members work with complex patients who present acutely to the service.

The successful candidate will hold a MSC in Advanced Clinical Practice, enabling them to work autonomously and support others in the planning and delivery of care for this patient group.

Main duties of the job

The Macmillan Advanced Practitioner will provide expert knowledge, advice and clinical support to patients, carers and fellow professionals regarding the care and management of patients experiencing complications of cancer and cancer related treatments.

About us

The post holder will lead the Acute Oncology nursing team, and workvery closely with the Clinical Lead and all staff involved in the care of cancer patients in particular, Oncologists, Acute Medical Assessment Unit, AED and the Cancer & Specialist Palliative Care MDT members. The team liaise closely with both tertiary and primary care partners.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will lead in developing and maintaining the Trusts Acute Oncology, MUO and CUP services.

The post holder will take a lead clinical role in providing the high quality evidence based expert practice for cancer patients within the Acute Oncology Service.

Be responsible for the management and seamless running of the AOS, liaising closely with the Lead Clinician.

Provide leadership to support and inspire colleagues to enhance their development in clinical practice.

To exercise a high degree of professional autonomy and make critical judgements using expert knowledge and skills in order to provide the highest standard of holistic patient care across the Acute Oncology Service.

To work collaboratively within the division, across the Trust and externally, to develop and deliver services across organisational, professional and geographical boundaries

To Lead the nursing team for the Acute Oncology Service and ensure the local service meets the requirement of National service specification

Person Specification



  • First Level registered General Nurse
  • First level degree in relevant subject
  • MSC in Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Non Medical prescribing
  • Oncology Qualification


  • Management and leadership qualification



  • Substantial professional clinical experience in cancer care environment


  • Experience of working across professional and organisational boundaries



  • In depth knwoledge of anti cancer treatments and side effects



  • Car owner driver

Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Bolton Hospital

Minerva Road

Farnworth, Bolton


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