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Haematology Cancer Nurse Specialist - Band 6

Employer
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Lincoln
Salary
Depending on experience per anumm
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An exciting substantive opportunity has arisen for an Associate Haematology Cancer Nurse Specialist within an established nurse specialist team. This post is based in Lincoln but will support the Haematology CNS teams trust wide.

This post requires a forward thinking, highly motivated, problem solving approach with the ability to manage your own caseload within a fast paced and complex speciality.

Is is essential that you are a registered adult nurse with experience within the speciality of haemato-oncology.

You will be supported and encouraged to achieve your full potential through continued training with the opportunity to attend relevant education/courses to develop within the role.

Main duties of the job

Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills with evidence of working as part of a multidisciplinary team and as an autonomous practitioner.

Alongside the specialist nurses, you will play a crucial role in providing excellent clinical leadership and expertise in all aspects of haematological cancer nursing by providing high quality specialist care and management throughout the patient pathway. Working closely with the Haematology consultants and the multidisciplinary team you will be responsible for the holistic care of patients with chronic long term conditions and patients who need rapid and intense interventions for acute haematological cancer. The post holder will co-ordinate complex patient care from diagnosis, treatment, active monitoring, survivorship and end of life care.

You will also work closely with tertiary centres and be actively involved with stem cell transplant and CAR T cell coordination.

About us

Our Trust is situated in the beautiful county of Lincolnshire and is one of the biggest acute hospital trusts in England, serving a population of more than 700,000 people. We provide acute and specialist services to people in Lincolnshire and neighbouring counties. We have an annual income of �643 million (20/21) and we employ nearly 8,500 people.

Our Board have recently agreed a new vision statement - Outstanding Care Personally Delivered - stating their ambition for our Trust to be among the best.

We also have a five year Integrated Improvement Plan setting out how we will achieve our strategic objectives, for patients, services, people and partners, the last recognising that our future success depends on our ability to ensure the Lincolnshire healthcare system is successful in achieving its ambition to help people live healthier lives and provide care closer to where people live.

Our latest CQC report increased our ratings for being effective and well-led from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'. Our rating for caring remained as 'Good'.

This is in recognition of the huge amount of work that our amazing staff have done to improve the quality of care for our patients in recent years.

We are committed to helping our staff balance their work and home lives and ensure they feel supported, valued and appreciated.

Job description

Job responsibilities

What should you do next?

Have a look at the job description and if you like what you see then apply today. Dont miss this fantastic opportunity to work with a great team in a supportive environment within a great institution. Your NHS needs you!

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse Level 1
  • First level degree
  • Specialist qualification in cancer care or willingness to work towards
  • Level 2 Psychological support training or willingness to undertake
  • Evidence of continued professional development


Desirable

  • Counselling Course
  • History Taking and clinical assessment course/competencies
  • Formal leadership and management training
  • Teaching and assessing qualification or equivalent


Previous Experience

Essential

  • Relevant post registration experience in Haematology
  • Experience and knowledge within Haematology (SACT experience)
  • Experience in teaching
  • Experience of multi-professional working
  • Evidence of good communication skills


Desirable

  • Previous experience working as a clinical nurse specialist
  • Line management experience
  • Leadership and management experience
  • Demonstrating ability to lead and influence change
  • Experience of audit and research


Knowledge, Skills & Aptitudes

Essential

  • Demonstrate excellent organisation and negotiation skills
  • Effective communication
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with complex and difficult emotional situations
  • Flexible attitude to working
  • Exemplar written communication skills
  • IT competent


Desirable

  • Demonstrate an ability to motivate self and others
  • SACT competency
  • Extended clinical skills


Specific Requirements

Essential

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the current national cancer policy and world-class cancer outcomes and ability to apply this to improve patient experience
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritise and manage own workload
  • Recognise own limitations
  • Assertive, confident and approachable
  • Able to travel between sites
  • Willingness to cover CNS colleagues during periods of absence


Employer details

Employer name

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Trust Wide

Greetwell Road

Lincoln

LN2 5QY

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357-LN-280-24

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