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Haematology Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a great secondment opportunity to join a busy and developing haematology cancer service. You will be well supported by the haematology Multi disciplinary team as we build the expert CNS service. You will be required to work in a team of Nurse Specialists across both Eastbourne and Hastings.

The role entails supporting cancer patients throughout their pathway from referral to treatment.

You will be empathetic and able to deal with competing demands on your time. You will be flexible and analytical in your practice.

As the post holder you will be joining a team of Nurse Specialists and a wider team of allied health care professionals.

Main duties of the job

An opportunity to join our Haematology Cancer CNS team.

You will be willing to explore the extend role of the post with the opportunity to deliver care autonomously and within an outpatient setting.

An interest and understanding of cancer patient care and working autonomously is essential.

About us

We are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious 'Building for our Future' programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • NMC Level One Registration
  • ENB 237 or equivalent
  • ENB 998 Teaching & Assessing
  • Post-graduate training in a relevant specialist field of nursing.
  • Evidence of continuous personal, professional and academic development to Masters level or equivalent level of knowledge and experience


  • Nurse prescriber or will achieve nurse prescriber qualification within 6 months of starting post.



  • Significant amount of post-registration experience with two years haematology/oncology at Band 6 or above.
  • Experience of multi-professional working
  • Leadership and management experience.


  • Consideration will be given to those with extensive experience in related speciality
  • Experience of undertaking audit and research

Skills / Knowlege / Abilities


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and experience of handling complex relationships
  • Ability to work autonomously and as a member of a small team, as well as part of the wider multidisciplinary team
  • Able to prioritise workload, achieving a balance between clinical work and other aspects of the post.
  • Advanced clinical, managerial and leadership skills in speciality
  • Able to negotiate with and influence the work of staff who are not managed within the team
  • Awareness of changes in health trends Report writing and presentation skills

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust




BN21 2UD

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