Gynae Oncology Family History and Genetics Nurse Specialist

East Kent Hospitals University 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
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will support the continued development of mainstream genetics testing for gynae oncology patients in East Kent, working as an independent nurse specialist and as an integral member of the Gynae Oncology MDT. This role highlights the importance of early clinical detection, identification of risk factors and prevention strategies

Main duties of the job

Working independently and part of a team, within the continued development of the family history and genetics service for gynae oncology.

Ensuring patients are supported and provided with the relevant information to ensure they understand their personal risk and management options.

Providing high quality patient care and experience. Liaising with regional center's, members of the MDT and primary care.

Maintaining accurate databases, patient information and audits.

About us

Applications for this role should be written by the applicant. If artificial intelligence (AI) programmes are used then the application may be rejected due to this document being an important part of the assessment process. This does not prevent applicants seeking appropriate support with applications should they need to for the purposes of any declared disability.

We offer a full package of benefits, including a car lease scheme on-site childcare generous annual leave in line with NHS terms and conditions high street and public transport discounts a 24/7 staff support service - and the little things that make life easier, like on-site Amazon lockers and fresh fruit and veg stalls.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder should be flexible and adaptable to meet the changing and varied nature of the role requirements. They will be a fully involved and supported member of the MDT, working to strict deadlines and timeframes. Undertaking training as required to counsel and support patients affected by a gynae cancer and undertaking germline testing.

They must be able to communicate effectively with patients and their families/carers, acting as an advocate and liaising with members of the MDT and across primary care and regional centres.

Person Specification



  • Professional registration
  • Relevant degree


  • Appraisal training
  • clinical examination



  • 5 years post registration
  • experience at band 6/7
  • Able to work autonomously


  • Advanced communication skills
  • experience in cancer related area
  • Ability to multi task and time management skills

Employer details

Employer name

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust



St Peters Road



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