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Macmillan Gynaecology Oncology Associate Nurse Specialist

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and motivated nurse to join our friendly Macmillan Gynae Oncology specialist nursing team. You will need to be flexible, a team player, and be able demonstrate a commitment to professional development and evidence based practice. As part of the team you will play an integral role in supporting gynaecological cancer patients throughout their cancer journey promoting clinical excellence and the ongoing development of the service. You will be part of the wider cancer team that supports patients from diagnosis to treatments across sites all sites at MFT including NMGH, St Mary's hospital, MRI. Withington hospital, Trafford General hospital & Wythenshawe hospital. If you feel ready to meet the challenges of this role this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for. You will be supported by a team of experienced Clinical Nurse Specialists.

Main duties of the job

Band 6 specialist nurse

To support the band 4 Macmillan Cancer Care Co ordinator to undertake comprehensive health needs assessment of patients, reassessing as appropriate & formulating Personalised Cancer Care plans

Support PIFU & PSFU clinics with others members of the Macmillan team

Ensure Patients receive Treatment summaries post treatment

Asses, plan, prioritise, implement and evaluate nursing interventions to meet patients' needs.

Contribute to the organisation of multi-disciplinary, patient centred care.

Facilitate patients and carers to take an active role in care given

Responsible for assessing and recognising potential symptoms of disease or recurrence within Gynae Oncology specialty & escalate to appropriate clinicians.

To undertake and promote practice sensitive to the needs of the patients and families from multi-cultural backgrounds

Advise and support patients to manage their symptoms.

Attend Consultant/ACP led outpatient clinics, manage and report on cases (as appropriate to the role).

Communicate with clinicians/AHPs as necessary.

Contribute to and support the work of colleagues in the Multi-Disciplinary Team.

Plan systems of nursing activity, which satisfy agreed standards at Local, Trust or National levels.

Partake in patient experience surveys & audits to improve patient care

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 MattersMFT 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 looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of 1st degree qualification


  • Communication training
  • Evidence of mentorship qualification



  • At least 2 years post registration experience Band 5
  • Evidence of working in either Womens health, oncology or Palliative care setting


  • Evidence of undertaking patient surveys/audit
  • Evidence of supporting students/junior staff nurses

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Oxford Road Campus

Hathersage rd


M13 9WL

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