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Clinical Nurse Specialist in Acute Oncology

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
23 May 2024
An exciting opportunity for a fixed term Band 7 Macmillan Acute Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist to cover maternity leave has arisen within the team that cover the Oxford Road and North Manchester General sites.

The post holder will play a key role in the Acute Oncology Team & in the delivery of acute oncology services throughout the Trust in patient services and through out-patient clinics. The post holder will provide early input of specialist care to oncology patients.

Interviews will be held 3 June 2024.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will give advice and implement patient care in an area which requires specific clinical knowledge, skills and experience. The post holder will work alongside other clinical colleagues in oncology, palliative care, ED, acute medicine, radiology and pathology to ensure quality of care to the patients is maximised. This will include the development of clinical guidelines & education programmes.

The post holder will be expected to cross cover and work between the Oxford Road Campus (ORC) and North Manchester General Hospital (NMGH) sites.

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 Matters

MFT 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

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Qualifications and training


  • Registered Nurse
  • Relevant degree
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Experience in teaching and assessing


  • Recognised Counselling qualification
  • Non Medical prescribing
  • Clinical examination/diagnostic module
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Post registration qualification in oncology nursing



  • Significant experience at Band 6 or above
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Experience of change management


  • Experience in the care of cancer patients

Knowledge and skills


  • Ability to communicate sensitive information
  • Able to collect data, interpret and write reports
  • Knowledge of relevant national and local issues related to the care of cancer patients
  • Evidence of delivering teaching programmes to staff groups


  • Able to perform advanced clinical assessments

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Acute Oncology MRI

MRI, Oxford Road


M13 9WL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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