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Macmillan Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioner SACT

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 pro-rata per annum
Closing date
9 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 7 Macmillan Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioner SACT

**Full Time / Part Time**

The Berkshire Cancer Centre is seeking to recruit a SACT trainee ANP (tANP) to join their developing ANP team.

The tANP will be a skilled and experienced SACT qualified nurse who will work towards being responsible for the delivery of patient-focused programmes of care.

Whilst in training, the tANP will undertake an MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice and under the supervision of the Nurse Consultant and qualified ANPs, will develop their clinical knowledge and clinical decision-making skills in all aspects of oncology care.

Main duties of the job

The tANP will support the SACT nursing team to deliver treatments on the day units, by providing clinical expertise and support.

You will be responsible for assessing fitness for treatment and formulating management plans for patients - you will also work as part of the non-medical prescribing team in the oral SACT clinics.

The successful applicant will also play an integral role in the strategic development of SACT services including supporting the expansion of the non-medical prescribing clinics and oncology triage services. You will work in partnership with nursing and medical staff, have soundclinical knowledge and highly developed clinical decision-making skills in all aspects of oncology care.

About us

Reading sits on the river Thames and is served by great road and rail links to London, Oxford and Southampton. With excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene, Reading is a wonderful place to live, work and play and provides excellent facilities for families, including some of the best state and private schools in the UK.

The CQC recently rated the care provided by the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust as Good.

Our values: Compassionate, Aspirational, Resourceful, Excellent, reflect the type of Trust we aspire to be and you can join our dedicated and talented staff to make this happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse (NMC)
  • First Level degree (HEI Level 6) or Equivalent, in undergraduate base profession
  • Care of the patient receiving SACT or equivalent (SACT passport)


  • Certificate in Advanced Communications
  • Mentoring, Facilitating Workplace Learning or Clinical Supervision Qualification



  • Significant experience and expertise within SACT and Oncology (Minimum of 5 years post-registration experience / minimum of 3 years within SACT)
  • Proven evidence of management ability and leadership


  • Experience of change management
  • Demonstrable evidence of research capability, or the application of research evidence to own clinical practice

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road



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