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Head and Neck Cancer Specialist Nurse

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Sutton in Ashfield
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible, motivated member of staff to join our already established team on a substantive basis.

As a band 7 nurse you should act as a role model, follow and promote the CARE values and use underpinning strategies to support the Trusts strategic objectives.

The successful person will be approachable, motivated, aspiring, kind and caring and must be able to deliver bad news in a caring, compassionate and supportive manner. They must work collaboratively with the rest of the Head and Neck team. and promote high standards of care.

Main duties of the job

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached.

About us

Thank you for your interest in this role.

Sherwood is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here, and we are the Health Service Journal's Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King's Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall, we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients we also care for you.

Our culture of learning, compassion and taking a person-centred approach are at the roots of our organisation. We would love you to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached.

Person Specification



  • Experience in NHS Hospital Setting
  • Excellent communicator
  • Team player
  • Ability to manage case load
  • Written and verbal skill
  • Audit methodologies
  • IT Skills



  • NMC Level One Registered Nurse
  • Advanced Communication skills training or willing to undertake
  • First Level Degree or equivalent experience/ knowledge
  • Teaching & Assessing Qualification
  • Evidence of Continuous professional development
  • Level 2 Psychology training or willing to undertake


  • Post-Graduate Diploma or MSc in nursing or equivalent higher professional qualifications in nursing /Specialist area
  • Independent and Supplementary Nurse Prescribing
  • Programme of study relevant to Head & Neck nursing practice
  • Formal leadership / managerial trainingCancer, palliative care training/course

Further Training


  • Teaching in coping skills, camouflage advice and prosthetics



  • Extensive post registration experience
  • Experience in Head & Neck ENT ,Oncology or palliative care
  • Clinical teaching practice
  • Able to present and receive complex information within the multi professional team
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Demonstrate self-awareness and understanding of personal accountability
  • Ability to support colleagues, patients and relatives/carers in distressing circumstances
  • Evidence of ability to manage change.
  • Evidence of effective time management
  • Encourage change in others and foster a collaborative approach within a MultiDisciplinary Team
  • Undertake audit and/or research in a relevant area


  • Publications
  • Research experience
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist experience
  • Management / leadership experience



  • Up to 37.5 hours
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Full UK driving licence

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Sherwood Forest Hospitals

Mansfield Road

Sutton in Ashfield


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