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Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Acute Oncology - INTERNAL

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

Job Details


Band 8A Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Acute Oncology

This is a fixed-term/secondment opportunity for 12 months to cover maternity leave.

The Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) in Acute Oncology role at Band 8a, is a full-time, 1 year maternity cover position within the Berkshire Cancer Centre.

This is an excellent opportunity to deliver advanced nursing practice and enhance clinical effectiveness in the Acute Oncology Service.

The ANP will demonstrate a caring and compassionate approach while ensuring patient and carer involvement in care plans and service development.

This role requires a flexible approach to work and adherence to professional and regulatory standards, contributing to a safe and effective healthcare environment.

Main duties of the job

To providing acute oncology nursing services, conducting independent assessments and clinical decision-making, coordinating services across emergency pathways, and managing oncological emergencies.

A focus on clinical excellence, service development, and education within oncology care.

About us

At the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust we put our patients at the heart of every element of health and care that we provide. The Trust works together as a community to deliver its vision which is Working together to provide outstanding care for our community.

Royal Berkshire Hospital has been rated 'Good' following our recent CQC inspection and is committed to delivering high quality care to our patients, which is driven through our core values: Compassionate, Aspirational, Resourceful, Excellent.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job description and Person Specification for further details of the role.

Person Specification



  • Relevant first degree
  • Masters degree essential or evidence of equivalent knowledge and experience to masters level
  • Advanced assessment skills course
  • Demonstration of knowledge of strategic and national issues pertinent to Acute Oncology


  • Post graduate diploma in education
  • Nurse prescribing course
  • Care of the patient receiving chemotherapy short course or equivalent
  • Advanced communication skills course
  • Competent chemotherapy practitioner



  • Experience of assessing and planning care for patients with issues related to cancer and its treatment.
  • Experience in working autonomously in delivering independent assessment, clinical examination, clinical decision making, diagnosis, planning of care and treatment. This should be at Band 7 or above
  • Competent at assessing and diagnosing inpatients with cancer and treatment related emergencies

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Berkshire Hospital

Craven Road



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