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Band 7 Oncology/Gynaecological Clinical Nurse Specialist

Employer
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Band 7 Oncology/Gynaecological Clinical Nurse Specialist

We are excited to announce an opportunity that has arisen for a Band 7 Oncology/Gynaecological Clinical Nurse Specialist. If you are an experienced nurse who is passionate about supporting our female patients diagnosed with cancer and committed to delivering high quality compassionate care. Then we would like to hear from you.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, Clinical Nurse Specialist for Gynae Oncology. You will be working alongside other clinical colleagues to support the facilitation of high-quality care within the Gynae-Oncology Services.

You will be providing a specialist nursing service, offering holistic, patient centred and sensitive care to women who are being treated, or living with and beyond cancer.

As the clinical nurse specialist you will provide a high-quality nursing service for patients with Gynaecological cancers. You will act as a clinical expert and professional resource within the multi- professional team, patients, and carers for the Gynaecology-oncology service.

You will be involved in seeing new patients in clinic and supporting them through Radiotherapy, Brachytherapy and SACT as well as follow up clinics. Supporting medical and clinical gynaecological/oncology patients in the inpatient areas as well.

You will provide a direct line telephone contact service for patients with gynae malignancies and their family members offering on-going advice, information, and support.

Main duties of the job

Qualifications and Professional Training essential

NMC Registration.

Specialist training and experience to supplement degree.

Non medical prescribing qualification or commitment to undertake.

Knowledge and experience essential

Experience in communication skills in very emotive situations.

Experience of autonomous working.

Ability to manage and prioritise own workload.

Evidence of ongoing CPD.

Band 6 experience within chemotherapy and cancer.

Desirable

Experience within the designated speciality.

Degree level education.

Knowledge of SACT.

Knowledge of radiotherapy and Brachytherapy.

Skills and Abilities essential

Clinical assessment skills module at minimum of degree level or equivalent or commitment to undertake.

Plans delivery of specialist nursing care.

Coordinates multi-disciplinary activities within speciality service.

Provides high level of speciality advice.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a specific detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • * Registered Adult / Child Nurse on the NMC Register (Field dependent upon role )
  • * Evidence of post registration CPD / Post registration qualification in (appropriate area of speciality or professional knowledge supplemented by specialist experience and short
  • courses to degree / masters level equivalent FHEQ Level 6 /7
  • * Recognised mentorship course


Experience

Essential

  • * Evidence and ability to revalidate as required by the NMC
  • * Significant years post registration experience as a Clinical Nurse Specialist at B6 or above in defined or associated speciality
  • * Extensive experience of working autonomously at a specialist level
  • * Evidence of achievements and career development in current post and of on-going professional development/competence
  • * Demonstrate expert knowledge underpinned by theory and CPD relevant to speciality
  • * Experience and enthusiasm for developing educational programmes and teaching / assessing and supervising others in a clinical setting
  • * Working in a multi-disciplinary and cross agency work environment
  • * Experience of patient service user advocacy role
  • * Can demonstrate expert nursing knowledge with an ability to assess,plan , implement and evaluate specialist care delivered to patients and give advice and information to
  • patients / relatives/ care staff


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mindelsohn Way

Birmingham

West Midlands

B15 2TH

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304-1079043YS

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