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Haematology Nurse Specialist /Myeloid Disorder

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and dynamic individuals to join our cancer services team as MacmillanNurse Specialists supporting the Haematology MDT,at our St. Richard's Hospital site in Chichester.

This is 18.75 hours per week - 0.5 WTE /week and is a substantive post.

The Haematology CNS team provides psychological support, expert advice, nursing knowledge and skills to patients and their families/carers and act as a resource to advise, educate and support those involved in the care of patients with haematological conditions.

We welcome applications from those who currently hold a UK NMC registration. If you currently hold an overseas nursing qualification and require sponsorship we are not currently direct hiring Internationally Qualified Nurses.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to manage their own caseload, including leading on the provision of Nurse Led Clinics. This post will suit a motivational, organised, empathetic and passionate person who has excellent communication skills.

The post holder will be providing patient support and coordinate care throughout the Leukaemia patient pathway, which includes diagnostics, treatment, symptom control, clinic and inpatient reviews. The post holder will work closely with colleagues across the multi-disciplinary team.

The post holder will provide a high degree of professional autonomy and make critical judgements using expect knowledge, skills and experience in order to provide the highest standard of holistic care to blood cancer patients, abiding by local and national guidelines/policies.

This post is based at SRH/ Chichester and has an element of cross site working to follow in-patient care based at Worthing Hospital.

About us

Join us at UHSussex , every day is different, you can be the change, better never stops

At UHSussex we're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of the UK's largest acute Trusts, we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.

Improving lives: We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation, with hardworking, talented and dedicated individuals, who work together towards a common goal, to always put our Patient First. Our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role at UHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex. We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in our wellbeing programme for staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

Build a career with us: As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The attached job description is an outline of the role and responsibilities. From time to time due to the needs of the service, we may ask you to flexibly undertake other duties that are consistent with your role and banding, including project work, internal job rotation and absence cover.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with 5 years post qualification experience with at least 2 years at band 6
  • At least 3 years experience in cancer care or oncology or haematology oncology
  • Educated to degree level/or BSc Hons in relevant subject or evidence of equivalent level of study
  • Specialist qualification in haematology or specialist related qualification at BSC/MSc level
  • Advanced communications skills training
  • Knowledge of cancer pathways or targets or national level policy relevant to speciality
  • Previous Chemotherapy administration skills/competencies ( including oral chemotherapy)


  • Advanced physical assessment module at level 7
  • Non-Medical Prescribing course at level 7
  • MSc in relevant subject
  • Evidence of leadership development and qualification
  • L2 psychological assessment training
  • Completed Oral Chemotherapy UKONS Passport
  • Setting up/running nurse led clinics/services
  • Previous experience of job sharing

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)


St Richards Hospital

Fernhurst Unit , Spitalfield Lane,


PO19 6SE

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