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Breast Care Nurse Specialist - Band 7

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 CNS within the Breast Unit at Lincoln County Hospital. To provide professional specialist leadership and effective management of resources ensuring high standards of nursing care are delivered to all breast patients.

Main duties of the job

Supporting patients from screening through to potential breast cancer diagnosis. Utilising specialist knowledge and skills within the multi-disciplinary management team caring for patients with breast disease, both benign and malignant

About us

Our Trust is situated in the beautiful county of Lincolnshire and is one of the biggest acute hospital trusts in England, serving a population of more than 700,000 people. We provide acute and specialist services to people in Lincolnshire and neighbouring counties. We have an annual income of �643 million (20/21) and we employ nearly 8,500 people.

Our Board have recently agreed a new vision statement - Outstanding Care Personally Delivered - stating their ambition for our Trust to be among the best.

We also have a five year Integrated Improvement Plan setting out how we will achieve our strategic objectives, for patients, services, people and partners, the last recognising that our future success depends on our ability to ensure the Lincolnshire healthcare system is successful in achieving its ambition to help people live healthier lives and provide care closer to where people live.

Our latest CQC report increased our ratings for being effective and well-led from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'. Our rating for caring remained as 'Good'.

This is in recognition of the huge amount of work that our amazing staff have done to improve the quality of care for our patients in recent years.

We are committed to helping our staff balance their work and home lives and ensure they feel supported, valued and appreciated

Job description

Job responsibilities

What should you do next?

Have a look at the job description, and if you like what you see, then apply today. Dont miss this fantastic opportunity to work with a great team in a supportive environment within a great institution. Your NHS needs you!

Person Specification



  • Knowledge of surgical and oncological treatment options, including new developments
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Ability to motivate staff
  • Leadership skills
  • Good time management
  • Competent in basic computer skills
  • Ability to offer psychological support to this client group
  • Good presentation skills


  • Experience of change management

Previous Experience


  • Experience in the field of cancer nursing
  • Experience of teaching


  • Experience of working within hospital and community settings
  • Knowledge of clinical effectiveness and audit



  • Registered nurse (first level)
  • ENB A11 and/or ENB 237 or equivalent
  • ENB 998 or equivalent
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Willingness to undertake relevant courses Breast care and/or oncology qualification


  • BSc (Hons) degree or equivalent
  • Willingness to undertake further study to Masters level
  • Management qualification
  • A counselling course or relevant experience

Specific Requirements


  • Ability to provide a high standard of care with a flexible approach
  • Demonstrate awareness of current changes in the NHS
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Commitment to multi-disciplinary working
  • Must be able to be mobile between sites or have means of reliable transport


  • Experience of producing clinical guidelines/protocols

Employer details

Employer name

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust


Lincoln County Hospital

Greetwell Road



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