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Gynaecology Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Shrewsbury and Telford
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 7
Full Time
An exciting 12 month secondment opportunity for a Band 7 Gynaecology Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist has arisen to join our Gynae-Oncology team. This role is pivotal in the delivery of Gynaecology Cancer Services throughout the Trust. The role will include managing direct and indirect patient care and the organisation, evaluation and development of the service that is provided for this patient group within the community and hospital environment. You will be working alongside other clinical colleagues to support the facilitation of high-quality clinical care and working parallel to the Consultants within Gynae-Oncology services undertaking nurse led follow up reviews within some sub-specialties.

This post will require cross site working.

Main duties of the job

You will be required to lead a small team of CNS nurses and Navigator staff providing care for patients with suspected or confirmed gynaecological cancers. The team will provide specialist nursing advise and support for the patients and their family/carers and will help them negotiate the patient journey. You will be required to support and develop the CNS team providing expertise through training, advise, guidance and by acting as a role model.

About us

As a Trust, we are passionate about helping our staff to achieve their career aspirations, and can offer a variety of learning and development opportunities to support your continued professional development.

We are an organisation that strives to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in. We believe that by adhering to our Vision (To provide excellent care for the communities we serve) and working with our Trust Values in mind (Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, Trusted) we can achieve the right results for the people that matter most - our patients and their families

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on the job please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Person Specification



  • RGN with Degree/masters or equivalent with NMC registration
  • Post Basic qualification in Cancer or relevant subject.
  • Advanced communication skills.


  • Physical assessment and clinical reasoning module or willing to work towards.
  • Teaching qualification.
  • Level 2 psychological training
  • Clinical examination training.

Kinowledge, behaviours and experience.


  • Post registration experience in Gynaecology or Cancer related specialities.
  • Commitment to the development and provison of high quality nursing care.
  • Experience of team working


  • Clinical nurse specialist experience.
  • Teaching qualification.



  • Ability to lead a team
  • Caseload management
  • Ability to deal with comlex and emotional situations.
  • Organisational and time management skills.


  • Experience of research and audit.

Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust


The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital

Mytton Oak Road

Shrewsbury and Telford


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