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HPB Associate Clinical Nurse Specialist

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Farnworth, Bolton
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Part time 28 hours per week. Permanent post.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic nurse, who aspires to deliver excellent cancer care, to join our passionate, well respected and progressive HPB Cancer service.

The post holder will ensure that the patient has a supported journey by acting as their key worker and undertaking holistic needs assessments with relevant training, at key points.

Main duties of the job

The HPB Associate Clinical Nurse Specialist will provide support and advice to individuals diagnosed with HPB cancer providing holistic care and ensuring a seamless cancer journey and an excellent patient experience.

About us

The post holder will be based within the Cancer Services at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust but will work closely with all members of the multidisciplinary team.

In return for your commitment the successful candidate will be offered professional support. You will develop skills enabling you to practice at an advanced clinical level, both in your own clinical practice and as a role model to others.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To work clinically, delivering and maintaining high standards of care and contributing to the multi-disciplinary team.

To support and contribute to the development and promotion of the nursing service ensuring the delivery of high quality, cost effective care.

Educate staff in understanding the care requirements of patients undergoing investigations and treatments and ensure that the physical and psychological needs of patients and their families are met.

Liaise and assist in coordinating patient care between the local and specialist centres.

Promote and maintain effective communication.

Person Specification



  • Registered general nurse
  • First level degree in related subject
  • Recognised cancer/palliative care qualification


  • Advanced communication course



  • Significant experience at Band 5 or above
  • Significant experience in cancer care

Knowledge & Skills


  • Exempler written communication
  • IT literate


  • Level 2 psychology training

Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Bolton Hospital

Minerva Road

Farnworth, Bolton


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