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Nurse Specialist (XR06)

Employer
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Leeds
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are pleased to advertise this exciting opportunity for a band 6 clinical nurse specialist to work within the Urology/ Oncology team. The post holder will provide advanced, highly specialist nursing care and advice to patients and their families diagnosed with Bladder cancer.

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic nurse with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team. You will require relevant experience at band 5 level.

The post holder will actively be involved in the development, implementation and audit of patient care.

The post offers excellent opportunities for professional and personal development.

The post holder will be responsible to the nurse specialist team leader. You will have an office base within Lincoln wing, St James, but will be required to work in other departments within St. James.

For further information please contact Michelle Donachie Team Leader on 0113 2067692 or bleep 80-5358 or email Michelle.Donachie@nhs.net

Main duties of the job

The Jobholder is responsible for the management of a defined caseload. The jobholder carries continuing responsibility for the assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and the setting of standards of care. The jobholder will provide specialist care and advice to patients with Bladder Cancer.

About us

Our values are part of what make us different from other trusts, so we see this as strength, as well as a responsibility. They have been developed by our staff and set out what they see as important to how we work. Our five values are:

Patient-centered

Collaborative

Fair

Accountable

Empowered

All our actions and endeavours will be guided and evaluated through these values

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is committed to our process of redeploying 'at risk' members of our existing workforce to new roles. As such, all our job adverts are subject to this policy and we reserve the right to close, delay or remove adverts while this process is completed. If you do experience a delay in the shortlisting stage of the recruitment cycle, please bear with us while this process is completed, and contact the named contact if you have any questions.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will work with the Uro-Oncology CNS team and support our service for patients who are having cancer treatments within the Leeds Teaching Hospitals. The successful candidate will be responsible for a case load of patients undergoing various treatments ensuring they are assessed managed and in accordance with local and national standards and guidelines

With the appropriate support and training we expect the individual to provide advice, information and support to patients, carers and staff regarding treatment and McMillan services. We expect the individual to provide care for patients in line with Trust and Government strategies and targets. In collaboration with senior medical and nursing & AHP staff the post holder will assist in the support of research, audit and quality assurance projects.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse (Level 1)
  • Health Professions Council Registration


Desirable

  • Post registration qualification in specialty


Skills & behaviours

Essential

  • Communication
  • Teaching
  • Leadership
  • IT skills


Additional Requirements

Essential

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Innovator
  • Motivator
  • Assertiveness
  • Flexibility
  • adaptable
  • capable of lateral thinking


Experience

Essential

  • At least 3 years at Band 5 or equivalent of which at least 2 years should be within a relevant specialty area and during which the following experience should have been gained
  • Clinical audit and standard setting


Desirable

  • Service development and or change


Employer details

Employer name

Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Address

St. James's University Hospital

Beckett Street

Leeds

LS9 7TF

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