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Corporate Chemotherapy Clinical Nurse Specialist

Employer
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Manchester
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum, (Pro Rata)
Closing date
1 May 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Chemotherapy Clinical Nurse Specialist Team based mainly at Oxford Road Campus (there will be expectation to travel to Wythenshawe, Trafford, Withington and North Manchester when required).

The successful candidate will be joining the established team and the role will involve leading and contributing to the education and training programme of the chemotherapy nursing staff across Manchester Foundation Trust.

The successful post holder will have a high level of autonomy in the management of their caseload and will need to be a skilled decision maker and able to prioritise their workload.

For this Band 7 post, we are keen to appoint a team orientated, highly motivated and experienced nurse, who has specialist knowledge in systemic anti-cancer treatment and oncology.

An exciting job opportunity has become available with the MLCO Community Palliative Care Team. We have a vacancy for a Band 7 clinical nurse specialist, this role is full time and will be based in the North Locality.

For a more details, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Main duties of the job

At MFT, we want to deliver education to our staff teams that is of the highest possible standard. The Chemotherapy Clinical Nurse Specialist role will work closely with nurses that administer chemotherapy across the Trust. They will ensure that these nurses receive comprehensive education and are highly competent in administrating chemotherapy and supporting patients. The role requires someone that is an excellent communicator and is experienced in working with and educating clinical teams.

MFT will be moving ahead with the implementation of the UKONS SACT Passport during 2024 and the Chemotherapy CNS will be pivotal in the implementation of this package, working closely with managers and nurses to ensure a smooth transition across the Trust.

The Chemotherapy CNS role will sit within the Corporate Cancer Services team and as such the suitable candidate will need to be able to work at a strategic level and should have an appreciation of the future development possibilities for chemotherapy services. The role will be closely supported by the Macmillan Deputy Lead Cancer Nurse and Macmillan Head of Nursing for Cancer Services with regard to strategic aims and goals.

This role is for someone that wants an exciting challenge and understands what is possible in a Corporate Chemotherapy CNS role.

Due to the nature of MFT and the delivery of both paediatric and adult chemotherapy, applications are very much welcomed from nurses with either an adult or paediatric background.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at resourcing@mft.nhs.uk.

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • oEducated to 1st degree level
  • oTeaching qualification or willingness to undertake
  • oRelevant professional qualification (RN Adult, RN Child) and current NMC registration.


Desirable

  • oExperience in speciality
  • oEvidence of level 7 studies


Experience

Essential

  • oExperience at Band 6 level in an oncology setting
  • oAchievements in practice/specialty (specifically Chemotherapy)
  • oEvidence of delivering teaching programmes to staff groups.
  • oExperience in working across professional and organisational boundaries
  • oExperience in audit


Desirable

  • oEvidence of presentations at local, regional, national level.


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • oExcellent communication and leadership skills.
  • oEvidence of significant involvement in change management.
  • oEvidence of implementation of research- based practice.


Desirable

  • oExperience in writing for publication


Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Manchester Royal Infirmary

Oxford Road

Manchester

M13 9WL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

349-COR-V6217293

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