3669 - Clinical Nurse Specialist

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

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Band 6
Full Time
These opportunities dont happen very often! Are you a band 5 or 6 looking for a change or challenge? A 6-month secondment opportunity has arisen to work in a dynamic Urology Cancer CNS team within the Urology Investigation Unit (UIU). You will be working closely with the Urology Consultants and the wider multi-disciplinary team in an out-patient setting in order to provide support and care for the patient with a urological cancer. This is a great opportunity to get a flavour of what Urology cancer nursing is all about. What have you got to lose, come and join the team.

Main duties of the job

Work with the existing Band 7 CNSs in nurse providing nurse-led clinics for patients with a urological cancer.

Work closely with the urological consultant in providing support in clinic.

Supporting patients and their relatives/carers when they receive bad news/or a diagnosis of cancer.

Attend multi-disciplinary team meetings.

Provide ongoing support either face to face or by telephone with our urology cancer patients.

Work with the wider urology nursing team on the Urology Investigation Unit (UIU).

Liaise and work with the wider cancer team including the Cancer Support Worker and Cancer Pathway Navigator.

Forge links with other departments and organisations both internally and externally.

You will develop and enhance your communication skills which will help you to support not only cancer patients, but all our patients that use the services provided by Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

You will be mentored and supervised throughout this secondment.

Corporately you will

Maintain high standards of care

Adhere to Trust policies and values

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

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

Person Specification

Knowledge and Awareness


  • Insight into role
  • Awareness of own limitations.
  • Understand the national specialty and professional agenda


  • Knowledge of current health issues which may influence role

Values based questions


  • In around 100 words please describe what Equality & Diversity means to you and why they are important.



  • Registered Nurse
  • First level (Honours) degree or willing to undertake
  • Post registration qualification in relevant subject
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Recognised teaching qualification


  • Advanced communication skills or willing to undertake
  • Non- medical prescribing



  • Post registration experience of Band 5 or above in a relevant area
  • Multi-professional working
  • Teaching/ training
  • Working autonomously


  • Audit/ research experience
  • Leadership/ management

Employer details

Employer name

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Pogmoor Road


South Yorkshire

S75 2EP

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