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Teenager and Young Adult Nurse Specialist

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
30 Apr 2024
The post holder will work alongside the TYA lead clinician & nurse, based at the Royal Derby Hospital, to establish close links within cancer services. As a local champion for TYA cancer care, they will be required to work as part of the wider regional TYA Service team based at the Principal Treatment Centre (Nottingham University Hospitals).

Our unit is committed to the care of young people going through a difficult time in their lives we work very closely with Teenage Cancer Trust ensuring we treat the young person and not just the cancer.

A full and clean driving licence is required and a willingness to travel is essential

If you are excited by this opportunity, we would love to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be required to work autonomously and exercise a high level of clinical expertise when identifying and caring for the specific needs of TYA patients and their carers. You will need excellent interpersonal skills, senior nursing experience, knowledge of TYA cancers and the ability to work sensitively and collaboratively with diverse teams. By working alongside the TYA team and Site-Specific Teams you will promote a cohesive approach to developing TYA care within the region, in line with Peer Review Measures.

Closing date of applications: 29 April 2024

Interview date: 13 May 2024

If you are applying for an Internal Secondment, please ensure you have spoken to your line manager and have their support prior to your application. Please speak to the Recruitment Team if you have any questions.

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments per day.
  • We are the 4th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

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Please see attached:

Job description and Person Specification.

Teenage Cancer Trust advert information

To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Person Specification



  • Current NMC registration RN or/and RSCN


  • RSCN



  • Demonstrable post qualification experience Previous band 6 or equivalent post holder in a relevant area of practice.
  • IT Literate


  • Experience of audit
  • Previous experience at Band 7 in a relevant area of expertise
  • Equivalent level of experience equivalent to a master within the speciality



  • Evidence of significant post-registration education relevant to working with young people with cancer.
  • Teaching and assessing skills
  • Advanced communication skills 1
  • Education to degree level or equivalent experience


  • Masters level or equivalent experience
  • Advanced communication skills 2

Communication Skills


  • Communicates highly complex condition related, sensitive information to patients/ relatives and across the wider healthcare community
  • Negotiation, persuasion, motivation, reassurance, facilitation and influencing skills
  • Understands and overcomes barriers to communication and acceptance

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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