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Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP)

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Network services are looking for an Advanced Nurse Practitioner to join their team at Clatterbridge Wirral. This is a full time post, 37.5 hours.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation. To provide expert knowledge and advice in own specialist area, ensuring maintenance of clinical excellence underpinned by evidence-based practice

The successful applicant must be motivated and enthusiastic about the specialist care needs of this patient group. They should be able to demonstrate advanced communication skills, organisational and multi-tasking skills and have the ability to prioritise effectively and efficiently in a busy and fast paced working environment. The successful applicant must demonstrate an ability to support, teach, develop and educate others and possess good leadership skills. They should be able to work autonomously and work as part of a strong multidisciplinary team in order to maintain and deliver a high quality of care.

Main duties of the job

The ANP will provide:
  • Leadership
  • Innovation
  • Mastery
  • Excellence (clinical)

Act as a role model demonstrating high standards of care and providing clinical leadership to others.

To develop patient pathways and be responsible for developing the nursing service.

To participate in quality initiatives within the division.

Work with the Multidisciplinary team to ensure that your cancer service complies with the national standards for safety andquality, which are assessed through National Cancer Peer Review Process and actively contribute with work plans.

To work autonomously and seek collaborative relationships with others across and within professional boundaries.

To offer advice, support and education to clinical teams across the trust and network where appropriate

To offer the patient and families the skills of a Advanced Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Clinical Practitioner to discuss treatment for their cancer and provide symptom control, social, emotional and spiritual care.

Provision of specialist, high quality, expert nursing care and support for patients and their carers.

Deliver evidence based individualised patient care according to patient's changing health care needs, through holistic needs assessment (HNA).

To provide expert knowledge and advice in own specialist area, ensuring maintenance of clinical excellence underpinned by evidence-based practice.

About us

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre is one of three specialist cancer centres in England. With 1,800 specialist staff and three sites, we are one of the largest NHS providers of non-surgical cancer treatment. The Trust has a unique multi-site care model serving the 2.4 million population across Cheshire and Merseyside and is consistently rated by patients as one of the best performing hospitals.

Our vision is to not only maintain this level of commitment to excellence but to work with our academic and healthcare partners across the region to ensure care, treatment and patient outcomes continuously improve in the future. We are very proud of all our expert and loyal staff and we welcome people who share the collective aim of delivering excellence in everything that we do.

Our values represent who we are and what we believe in. They define how we act to deliver the best possible care for our patients and shape The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre as a great place to work.

We are -

Kind Empowered Responsible Inclusiv e

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details about this exciting role on offer at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre

Person Specification



  • Registered General Nurse
  • MSc in Advanced Nursing Practice/ACP
  • Non Medical prescribing qualification with portfolio supporting attainment of competency
  • Recognised Leadership qualification
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Advanced Communications Skills training
  • Recognised Teaching qualification
  • Systemic Anti-Cancer (SACT) module/competency and SACT experience
  • Advanced Life Support qualification.( only ANP's who participate in MET cover)
  • IO needle insertion ( Only ANP's who participate in MET cover)
  • Post-basic qualification in cancer/palliative care or relevant subject


  • Research Qualification
  • Psychological skills training Level 2 training or above

Knowledge and Expertise


  • Highly motivated and experienced practitioner with substantive range of experience within cancer care
  • Broad and advanced knowledge of pathophysiology
  • Sound level of knowledge in relation to invasive and non invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
  • Knowledge of national standards, policies and working knowledge of clinical governance
  • Understanding of evidence based practice and ability to critically appraise and implement research findings into practice.
  • In-depth specialist experience within specialist field
  • Has the knowledge to support safe clinical decision making in relation to admission and discharge


  • Extensive knowledge of clinical practice and oncology treatment induced side effects



  • Experience of writing policies and procedures
  • Proven leadership experience including delivering to targets, change initiatives and service improvements
  • Extensive post registration experience with recent experience at a senior level
  • Working autonomously and as part of a multidisciplinary Team
  • Experience of participation in research and audit
  • Leadership and mentoring skills to energise the team and motivate individuals
  • Ability to influence and develop clinical services
  • Demonstrates current knowledge of professional and NHS issues and the implication for clinical environment
  • Enthusiasm and drive to improve practice through education and training
  • Committed to continuing professional development of self and others

Employer details

Employer name

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHSFT


The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre - Wirral

Clatterbridge Road


CH63 4JY

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