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Clinic Nurse Breast Care, Band 5

Employer
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
In line with the Trust Vision to provide the Best Care for Everyone...

The post holder will be an integral part of a multi-disciplinary breast care team delivering a high quality patient centred service for its users and their supporters.

Your main role will be contributing to the day-to-day smooth and safe running of the symptomatic 2 week wait outpatient clinic that is held daily (Monday to Friday).

This will require an individual who is able to communicate effectively and organise themselves and others efficiently.

You will be expected to provide clear direction and support to junior colleagues and health care assistants and act a professional role model delivering care in a respectful and sensitive manner.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 08:30-14:30, 30 hours per week or a job share will be considered.

The proposed interview date is : Thursday 2nd May

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity is available at Thirlestaine Breast Centre to be a Clinic Nurse.

We are looking for a motivated nurse to join the Breast Care Nursing Team to support and care for patients accessing Breast Services.

Key aspects of the role include:

- The co-ordinating of the clinics to provide an efficient service and quality breast care for patients accessing Breast Services via Thirlestaine Breast Centre, Cheltenham.

- Providing clear direction and support for Healthcare assistants working within Breast Services.

- You must have a minimum of a years NHS nursing experience and have an interest in Breast or oncology patient led care.

- This is a substantive position where the successful candidates will be supported in their own on-going development including specialist skills to support patients through their breast pathways.

- We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join our forward thinking breast multi-professional team.

- We welcome informal enquiries for further information and are happy to arrange an informal visit, if you would like to look around Thirlestaine Breast Centre and meet some of the team.

Please contact the Lead Nurse Breast Care Services, Charlotte Minett or the Advanced Nurse Practitioner Dave Rider, or the Senior Clinical Nurse Specialists Rachel Currie or Fiona Thornton or alternatively Becca Parker Breast Nurse Specialist.

About us

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest employer in the county and with over 8,000 staff, we are one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK. We offer a generous annual leave allowance, excellent bank rates, access to the excellent NHS Pension Scheme, discounts for local shops, restaurants and services, access to our health and well-being hub, access to our two on-site nurseries, flexible working options, discounted public transport, reward and recognition schemes, exercise and activity classes and membership to our popular hospital choir.

We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity.

The Trust is supportive of the NHS Model Employer ethos committed to ensuring Ethnic Minority representation at senior management level and beyond matches that across the NHS workforce. Applications are irrespective of age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances and have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly including consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.

Job description

Job responsibilities

In line with the Trust Vision to provide the Best Care for Everyone

The post holder will be an integral part of a multi-disciplinary breast care team delivering a high-quality patient centred service for its users and their supporters.

Your main role will be contributing to the day-to-day smooth and safe running of the symptomatic 2 week wait outpatient clinic that is held daily (Mon-Fri).

This will require an individual who is able to communicate effectively and organise themselves and others efficiently.

You will be expected to provide clear direction and support to junior colleagues and health care assistants and act a professional role model delivering care in a respectful and sensitive manner.

For more information please see attached job description.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse on relevant part of the NMC register
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development/ clinical experience


Experience

Essential

  • Able to communicate effectively with patients and health care professionals
  • Evidence of good organisational skills
  • Experience of team working


Knowledge/ Skills

Essential

  • Able to develop own clinical skills and willingness to participate in CPD
  • Able to delegate and prioritise workload and care - supporting others and adapting to changing needs/ deadlines
  • Able to work independently and within a team
  • Able to manage difficult situations
  • Able to navigate basic IT systems


Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Cheltenham General Hospital

Cheltenham

GL53 7AN

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

318-24-SUR-R12496

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