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Clinical Nurse Specialist for Breast Open Access

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
This is an exciting role ensuring that patients that have been through breast cancer treatment have support for at least 5 years post surgery.

This is done via routine telephone clinics when an eHNA is done, through advice given on our helpline number, being a patient advocate at MDT meetings, ensuring that all patients of the Open Access pathway have all the necessary surveillance monitoring done in a timely manner and working closely with the whole team within the Pink Rose Suite.

The service is mainly run from the Pink Rose Suite at the Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Grimsby.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide patients who have had breast cancer with support, education and care over 5 years or longer in line with clinical and mammographic surveillance follow up
  • Directly delivers care based on current evidence to their own caseload, to provide a flexible service that is responsive to the needs of his/her client group (approximately 70% of time)
  • Complete Electronic Holistic Needs Assessments, formulating individualised care plans at the end of treatment usually 1 year post treatment or at other points in the pathway deemed necessary by the patient or CNS
  • Aid patients to take a self-managing approach to their health and recovery
  • To aid with the development and implementation of new approaches to the support, education and follow up and aftercare of patients with Breast cancer in line with the National Cancer Survivorship initiative
  • To work closely with whole team on the Pink Rose Suite to aid the smooth running of the whole service
  • To work closely with the Cancer Care Co-Ordinators to ensure all parts of the follow-up process run smoothly
  • To work with national charities to support delivery of health and wellbeing programmes.
  • Trust wide role providing support and specialist nursing advice to clinical colleagues in complex cases (approximately 5 % of time.

About us

NLAG is part of one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications the advert may be closed earlier than stated.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more detailed information, please read the job description linked below.

As a Trust we are keen to offer and encourage flexible working opportunities to address health and wellbeing and work-life balance for our employees, this will have a positive impact on the care we provide.

Flexible working is part of a wider commitment to improve the quality and experience of working life and we recognise that it is a key contributor for the recruitment and retention of our employees.

We therefore support and encourage open conversations around a specific working pattern to suit your work-life balance or a multi-role career, if it works for you and works for the role, we'll do our best to make it happen.

Local flexible working arrangements are developed in partnership between the line manager and employee in order to ensure equality of access to flexible working, as far as practicable, regardless of role, shift pattern, team or pay, based on: patient/service user and staff experience, service delivery and work-life balance of colleagues.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Person Specification



  • oLevel 1 Registered Nurse
  • oEvidence of in-depth post registration development in the relevant field e.g ENB course or equivalent relevant academic modules
  • oCurrently working towards First Level Degree in a relevant field
  • oENB 998 or equivalent teaching/facilitation qualification or experience


  • oCompleted First Level Degree
  • oManagement Qualification
  • oMasters/Higher Degree
  • oFurther teaching qualification
  • oCounselling qualification or proven advanced knowledge of managing complex emotional situations



  • o2 years current experience within the field at equivalent or above band 5


  • oManagement experience

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust


Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital


DN33 2BA

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