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Toxicity Nurse Specialist - Huntingdon

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Band 7
Part Time
We are looking for an inspiring senior nurse who is committed to improving the experience, clinical outcomes and safety of our patients within Cancer Services. This post is currently for a fixed term of 12 months.

As a Toxicity Nurse Specialist working closely with the oncology medical team and wider MDT you will be a skilled communicator with the ability to influence and motivate others, and someone who inspires others to provide excellent patient care. With comprehensive SACT knowledge, leadership experience and a commitment to service improvement.

You will need to be motivated and have a clear vision for the service. We are looking for someone to further develop nurse led patient care and to deliver an exceptional service to our patients.

Main duties of the job

Autonomous working, through provision of advanced assessment, initiation of investigations, diagnostic procedures, interpretation of results and optimising patients condition in discussion with the multidisciplinary team.

Engage directly with clinical teams in the management of SACT oncology patients, providing specialist advice, skills, leadership, collaboration and consultancy.

Co-ordinate the pathway of patients with SACT services across multi professional teams, through treatment, follow up and beyond.

To be an instrumental part of the effective leadership team for the Haematology/ Oncology day unit and the outpatient areas andimprove patient experience.

To provide a safe working environment for all patients, relatives, and staff, including risk management and Datix reporting and investigating as part of the role.

About us

We are committed to ensure a work-life balance to all our staff by offering full time and part time roles, flexible working hours on a shift pattern to fit around your family life.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates form our local communities.

Benefits to youo 27 days annual leave for new starters, rising to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, plus 8 Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)

NHS Pension Scheme:

Flexible working opportunities

Increased hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays

Career development and training

Wellbeing support and activities

In-house physiotherapy Service

On-site canteens with subsidised meals

Subsidised staff parking (currently free).

Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

For any more information please make contact with Zara Ball.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • NMC registration
  • Masters Degree or equivalent experience in Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Degree in Adult Nursing or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of teaching/educating qualification or experience
  • Evidence of continuous personal and professional development within cancer care
  • Advanced Communication Skills - Level 7


  • Non-medical prescribing qualification
  • Advanced Clinical Assessment Skills



  • Up to date evidence of 4 Pillars of Practice
  • Experience of working autonomously
  • Experience of chemotherapy training and administration
  • Experience of working as a senior member of the team or in a leadership role
  • Background in Oncology
  • Experience of multi professional working


  • Previous Oncology Toxicity experience

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Hinchingbrooke Hospital - Woodlands


PE29 6NT

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