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Macmillan Band 7 HPB And OG Oncology CNS

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Fast forward your career by joining our Upper GI Cancer CNS team. Our department is full of opportunity for nurses who are looking to expand their skills, get involved in quality improvement and collaborate with leading surgical and oncology teams.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, forward thinking and motivated nurse to join this busy, tri-site service. ICNT is a tertiary referral centre for OG and HPB malignancies for North West London. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join the Team for a year and to gain expert experience and enhanced knowledge of HPB cancer management in secondary care and develop key advanced CNS skills in an environment supported by an experienced nursing and multiprofessional team.

You will be supported by a team of CNSs and other MDT members delivering an exceptional standard of nursing care for patients and their families throughout the cancer patient pathway. You will further develop skills enabling you to practice at an advanced clinical level, both in your own clinical practice and as a role model to others as an UGI cancer Key Worker.

Working with the Upper GI cancer CNS team, you will initiate and support Service development and improve patient experience based on emerging and best practice models of care which is responsive to patient feedback and audit findings.

You will be expected to play a leading role in ensuring the team comply with local and national policy, clinical governance and Peer review.

Main duties of the job

To Provide specialist nursing advice and support to patients in Upper GI particularly with OG and HPB tumours and facilitate high quality, individualised care to patients/clients and relatives/carers, both inpatients and outpatients, without supervision in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team in line with local and national targets.

The post holder will provide specialist nursing care within the surgical and oncology setting and support and deputise for their line manager in the management of their clinical speciality. This will involve dealing with complex situations and having to take appropriate action in a variety of settings.

To be flexible in the approach to the clinical area and to provide cover for any area specified acting as professional role model providing direct and indirect clinical care, teaching and research.

To develop the clinical nurse specialist role in accordance with local and national policy and ensure the needs of patients and their families are central to service improvement initiatives.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse.
  • Has attained a First Level Degree in management/professional nursing issues.
  • Evidence of continued professional development


  • Level 2 Psychology training.
  • Leadership qualification



  • Demonstrate commitment through involvement in Trust wide initiatives/ committees.
  • Knowledge of research and audit including implementation of findings and review of outcomes
  • Ability to practice within the scope of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Good IT skills
  • Teaching/assessment and presentation skills


  • Demonstrate commitment through involvement in Trust wide initiatives/ committees.



  • Experience with managing patient in Upper GI
  • Leadership and management experience
  • Significant post registration experience in cancer/palliative care and experience in either junior specialty role or team leader/ward management role


  • Involvement with the national cancer peer review process.

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Hammersmith Hospital


W12 0HS

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