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Clinical Nurse Specialist (Lymphoma/Lymphoproliferative Disorders)

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Band 7
Full Time
37.5 Hours per week

AFC BAND 7 (will consider alternatively Agenda for Change Band 6 developmentrole depending on personal experience)Full time (part time will be considered)12 month secondment

We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Specialist in lymphoma/ lymphoproliferative disorders to come and join the haematology multidisciplinary team (MDT) at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The post holder will be responsible for the management of patients with lymphoma/ lymphoproliferative disorders. The post holder will carry out the assessment of those needs, working with the treating teams in the planning, implementation and evaluation of measures to support both the patient and those close to them.

The post holder will work closely with members of the Multidisciplinary team (MDT) to ensure a seamless journey for all patients.

The post holder will be expected to uphold the core values of the South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust of respectful, supportive and caring.

This post is for internal candidates to South Tees Trust. If you are not currently working within the trust your application will not be reviewed and automatically rejected at shortlisting stage. Please be aware of this when submitting your application.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will have advanced interpersonal and leadership skills, the ability to work with diverse professional groups and a high degree of professional autonomy. The candidate will be able to demonstrate a high level of nursing skills and expertise specific to the speciality of cancer. They will have a first degree with either a master qualification or be willing to work towards this. In addition the successful candidate will need to have or be willing to work towards advanced clinical skills qualification and non-medical prescribing qualification, both of which must be completed within an agreed timescale on commencing in post.

Applications for a development would also be considered.

About us

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to:-

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

South Tees Hospitals is the largest hospital trust in the Tees Valley with two acute hospitals and services in a number of community hospitals.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification



  • NMC Level 1 Registration
  • BSc/1st degree (Health Related) or equivalent qualification/ training and experience
  • Post registration experience at masters level in cancer/palliative care or associated speciality.
  • Clinical skills qualification or working towards* (must be complete within 12-18months of commencement in post)
  • Prescribing qualification or working towards (must be complete within 12-18months of commencement in post)
  • Advanced interpersonal/communication skills training certificate including self-awareness
  • Teaching certificate


  • Counselling skills training / Advanced Communication Skills qualification
  • Ability to demonstrate mastery skills, clinically and educationally or willing to work towards
  • Post registration courses in haematological malignancy
  • Level 2 psychology training

Skills and Knowledge


  • Computer and keyboard skills
  • Extensive knowledge of current management of patients with lymphoma and CLL
  • Ability to work autonomously and as a member of a small team, as well as part of the wider multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to prioritise workload achieving a balance between clinical work and other aspects of the role
  • Ability to design and deliver education, training and development


  • Understanding of research
  • In depth knowledge of lymphoma and CLL with recent experience in this area.
  • Knowledge of national guidance relating to lymphoma and CLL, and the NHS Cancer Plan
  • Knowledge of current clinical and nursing research related to Lymphoma and CLL
  • Experience in using spreadsheets and databases
  • Experience of change management

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


The James Cook University Hospital

Marton Road



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