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Band 6 - Urology CNS

Employer
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting development opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to join our team in the uro-oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) team. We are located at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

You will be expected for work during our hours of service which run Monday -- Friday 8am -- 4pm.

The successful candidate will either work alongside the senior prostate cancer CNS or the senior bladder cancer CNS in the out-patient department and within the wider urology CNS team.

X2 full time positions fixed term for 12 months

Main duties of the job

Managing patients with urological malignancies with an emphasis on prostate and bladder cancers.

Assist with administration of intravesical chemotherapy.

Assist with administration of androgen deprivation treatment.

Managing prostate and bladder cancer patients throughout their cancer pathway both surgical and non-surgical treatments.

The post holder will act as a role model for junior team members in the delivery of a consistent high standard of nursing practice.

They will deputise for the senior CNSs and will support the leadership and management of the department with particular emphasis on quality and clinical standards.

They will have continuing clinical responsibility for their patient case load in the absence of the senior CNSs and in addition the deployment, delegation and supervision of all grades of staff and be visible and approachable for patients, staff and visitors.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can

Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • *Registered Nurse with valid NMC registration
  • *Evidence of post registration CPD / post registration qualification in appropriate area of speciality or professional knowledge supplemented by specialist experience and short courses to FHEQ Level 6


Desirable

  • *Urology experience


Experience

Essential

  • *Evidence and ability to revalidate as required by the NMC
  • *Significant post registration experience, with evidence of passion/ enthusiasm and knowledge for the associated area of specialist practice
  • *Evidence of achievements and career development in current post and of on-going professional development/ competence
  • *Demonstrate specialist knowledge underpinned by theory and CPD relevant to speciality
  • *Experience and enthusiasm for teaching/assessing and supervising others in a clinical setting
  • *Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary and cross agency work environment
  • *Demonstrate understanding / experience / willingness to be a practice-based supervisor / assessor as detailed in the NMC


Desirable

  • *Experience in service development


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mindelsohn Way

Birmingham

West Midlands

B15 2TH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

304-1081716PM

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