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1934 - Macmillan Lung Cancer Nurse

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

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This post is a fixed term/secondment opportunity.

The hours for this post are 30 per week.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, motivated nurse to join the Lung Cancer Nursing Team. The Lung Cancer Nurses role is to support the Macmillan Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist in the provision of a comprehensive service that will include involvement in investigation, treatment and follow up of patients with lung cancer providing continuity and quality care. The Lung Cancer Sister will also provide support and guidance to patients being screened through the National Lung Health Check Programme. The successful candidate will work closely with respiratory, oncology and thoracic surgery teams. The successful candidate must have excellent communication and organisational skills and enjoy working in a fast paced, sometimes challenging environment.

For further information please contact:

Catherine Patrick - Macmillan Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist

01226 434926


Jessica Dunhill - Matron

Main duties of the job

The Lung Cancer Sister will help to provide a comprehensive, quality service that will include involvement in the investigation, treatment and follow up of patients with a suspected or confirmed lung cancer in either an inpatient or outpatient setting They will utilise and develop their own skills and knowledge to support the Macmillan Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist. They will be a core member of the lung MDT. The Lung Cancer sister will support the Lung Health Check Programme. They will be expected to support patients in respiratory and oncology clinics and review lung cancer patients in the inpatient setting.

About us

Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close a position early.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a Good rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.

There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a we can do this attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.

The cost of the DBS (criminal records check) for Band 6 and above roles only will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.

Certificates of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who may require sponsorship under the skilled worker or health & care visa route.

**Please note funding for travel and associated relocation costs may not be covered by the Trust**

Please see further details below.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Description for 1934

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.

Supporting Documents

Please refer to the values-based recruitment guidance and associated documentation.

Person Specification

Trust Values


  • In around 100 words please describe what Equality & Diversity means to you and why they are important.
  • In around 100 words please describe how do you ensure you contribute to a well functioning team.



  • RGN 1st level registered.
  • Extensive post registration experience.
  • Extensive experience working at a senior level.
  • 998 Teaching and assessing qualification or equivalent.


  • Evidence of post registration education and development towards degree level.

Knowledge and Awareness


  • Knowledge of current healthcare issues.
  • Nursing agenda.
  • Clinical Governance.
  • Quality audit and its application.
  • Risk Management.
  • Best practice in speciality.
  • Statutory and professional requirements.
  • Health and Safety.
  • Confidentiality.


  • Knowledge of lung cancer.
  • Knowledge of the lung cancer pathway.

Employer details

Employer name

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Pogmoor Road


South Yorkshire

S75 2EP

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