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Band 7 Gynaecology Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum inclusive
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join the amazing passionate gynaecology oncology specialist team at Barking Havering Redbridge University Trust (Queens and King George Hospitals), as a band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, Clinical Nurse Specialist for Women's Health-Gynae Oncology. You will be working alongside other clinical colleagues to support the facilitation of high-quality care and working in parallel to consultants within the Gynae-Oncology Services. Providing a specialist nursing service, offering holistic, patient centred and sensitive care to women who are being investigated, treated, or living with and beyond cancer.

You will join a supportive, forward thinking and innovative multidisciplinary team who are committed to improving services and supporting patients throughout their cancer journey.

Main duties of the job

The clinical nurse specialist will provide a high-quality nursing service for patients with Gynaecological cancers. They will act as the clinical expert and professional resource to the multi- professional team, patients, and carers for the Gynaecology-oncology service. The post holder will ensure that patients and their carers receive the highest standard of care and support from time of referral through to diagnosis, treatment plans, surgical intervention, oncological treatments therapies and beyond.

To provide a direct line telephone contact service for patients with urological malignancies and their family members offering on-going advice, information, and support.

In collaboration with other Gynaecological oncology CNS's and under the managerial supervision of the Lead Gynaecological Oncology CNS, develop and expand the specialist service within BHR clinical governance framework, NICE guidelines, and London Cancer Network guidelines.

To act as a representative of the Gynaecology/oncology Network at local or national meetings.

To provide leadership in clinical practice for professional teams and peers ensuring an effective learning experience across the primary and secondary care interface.

About us

We provide care for the residents of three diverse London boroughs. Most of our 7,800 permanent staff live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge and the majority are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.

Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals and we operate from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We have two of the busiest emergency departments in London - more than 300,000 people visited our A& Es in 2023. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Community Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic, and Harold Wood Polyclinic.

We're pleased to be leading the way in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The Elective Surgical Hub at King George Hospital is one of eight to be accredited as part of a national scheme the Care Quality Commission has raised the ratings forurgent and emergency careat Queen's and King George hospitals anddata released by NHS Englandshowed that the Trust was the most improved in 2023 for reducing waits for emergency care.

We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre Radiotherapy Centre Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We're also part of the North East London Cancer Alliance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process, assistance with completion of the application form or if you require any adjustments (for applicants with a disability) please contact Nadeem Arif, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 5938. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • NMC Registered Nurse


  • Recognised mentorship course
  • Evidence of post registration qualification/CPD appropriate to specialty

Skills/ Abilities


  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills

Experience/ Knowledge


  • Post registration experience as a Gynaecology Clinical Nurse Specialist.


  • Extensive experience of working autonomously at a specialist level

Employer details

Employer name

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust


QH Specialist Gynae Nurses



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