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Car T Clinical Nurse Specialist

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa/pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Implementation of standard operating procedures for the prompt evaluation of adverse events, documentation of corrective action and review by the Clinical Lead.

The practitioner will work alongside the various multidisciplinary teams maintaining good communication and collaboration between the various multidisciplinary teams. Evidence-based care will be inherent in their practice, ensuring that best practice is disseminated throughout the clinical areas.

Deliver bespoke clinical education and training in the ward setting to the MDT team.

Main duties of the job

  • To act as a source of expertise, advice and knowledge for patients, carers and health care professionals involved in Haemato-Oncology and CAR-T cell therapy.
  • To act as key worker for this group of patients from the point of referral, coordinating all preparation activities and providing information and support for the patient and carers
  • To work as a team to deliver high quality, patient focused specialised rehabilitation programmes.
  • To work with the multi-disciplinary teams in the provision of optimal care to improve the quality of life of people with life limiting disease.
  • To manage a defined patient caseload, ensuring all patients have a holistic assessment of needs and care plan to meet these, involving health professional as appropriate.
  • To promote an innovative and progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through audit and service evaluation.

About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes a firm commitment to professional development of it's staff together with the provision of an excellent health and well-being support service.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

Person Specification



  • Registered General Nurse
  • NMC Valid
  • First level degree in related subject (or working toward)
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Recognised teaching qualification or experience
  • Evidence of post graduate study in Haematology or a related subject, eg, palliative care


  • Research/audit qualification
  • Masters level degree



  • Extensive post registration experience in Haematology or oncology at Band 5/6
  • Extensive experience within acute cancer care, Haematology care and experience of caring for CAR-T patients.
  • Experience of teaching
  • Leadership and management experience
  • Experience of multi-professional working
  • Knowledge, understanding and experience of cancer care and treatment


  • Experience at Level 6 or above
  • Experience of audit and research

Special skills/aptitudes


  • Analytical and judgemental skills to deal with complex cases
  • Ability to manage complex workload under pressure and to prioritise to meet deadlines with the support of the lead CNS
  • IT literate
  • Teaching/assessment and presentation skills
  • Organisations and negotiation skills
  • Effective communication
  • Leadership and motivational skills
  • Ability to motivate self and others
  • Ability to work as part of a team and unsupervised
  • Excellent written communication skills


  • European Computer Driving Licence or equivalent

Other Factors


  • Additional professional course/qualification relevant to the speciality (i.e. symptom management)


  • Nurse prescribing course

Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Hallamshire Hospital

Glossop Road


S10 2JF

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