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Lung Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist B6/7

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse, Respiratory nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Lung cancer team. We are seeking a highly motivated forward thinking senior lung cancer nurse to manage a busy developing service.We would be keen also to hear from experienced B6 that want to develop to the B7 position.

The ideal candidate should be a team focused member of staff who enjoys providing excellent patient care to both inpatient and outpatients within the service .

You must have excellent communication skills , empathetic and approachable to the wider team , patients and their families.

Please see JD for further information

Main duties of the job

Your Key responsibility is to provide and develop excellent clinical care and holistic support to patients and those affected by lung cancer at all stages of their cancer pathway from referral through to the process of investigation to treatment and beyond.

You will lead the lung cancer nursing team and develop evidence based clinical nursing practice in line with current research and national guidelines. Together with the clinical lead for lung cancer and the wider MDT you will optimise patient pathways and consider innovative approaches to patient care aimed at improving the patient experience,

Along with your lung cancer nurse colleagues you will manage your own caseload, you will arrange investigations, review and communicate results.

You will understand the local support networks for cancer patients and make onward referrals as appropriate.

In your role you will ensure you put the patient and those affected by cancer at the centre of their care.

You will work with colleagues and patients to optimise patient pathways and consider innovative approaches to patient care , improving the patient experience and outcomes.

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • First level degree/masters
  • Significant relevant experience as a B6
  • Evidence of advanced communication
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cancer pathways


  • History and Physical Examination course
  • Experience working with lung cancer patients
  • Previous experience of teaching

Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust


Respiratory Department Salisbury NHS Trust



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