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Clinical Nurse Specialist

Employer
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Rotherham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust for two Clinical Nurse Specialists Band 6 within the already established Urology Cancer Nursing team. As a Clinical Nurse Specialist, you will act as an advocate for Patient care, providing seamless and timely management for Patients who are diagnosed with a Urological Cancer. This fast paced and varied role requires an individual who shows a methodical approach to Patient assessment who will work alongside the Band 7 CNS and the wider team to support Patients, providing an individualised plan of care, delivering a high-quality service and ensure the service is accessible and available to give advice and clinical expertise to both Patients and other Health Care Professionals. This is a 12 month fixed term/secondment opportunity and we are looking for an individual to gain experience within a site-specific Cancer Nursing team, who is caring and shows enthusiasm. The ideal candidate will be able to work effectively with both Patients and the wider MDT whilst working cohesively within the Urology cancer Nursing Team. This unique opportunity requires you to be committed, organised and an excellent communicator both verbal and written and must be able to work both independently and as part of a team. We are keen to invite to interview Nurses who encompass the above and meet the essential criteria in the person specification.

Main duties of the job

The main purpose of the role will be to provide personalised support for Patients diagnosed with a Urological Cancer. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Nurse working at Band 5/6 with a keen interest in Cancer services. You must be able to show the ability to provide specialist holistic support and treatment whilst co-ordinating services and personalising the cancer pathway for Patients from diagnosis, through treatment. You will work closely with the wider team and must be able to forge good working relations. Be able to provide essential data/audit collection to the Band 7 CNS and be able to present this information as requested to others. Act as an advocate for Patient care, be able to liaise with multiple professionals across both TRFT and other partners. We would welcome informal discussion with all candidates prior to application/interview.

About us

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) is a combined acute and community Trust serving our local population of around 270,000 people. Our vision is to always act the right way and be proud to provide exceptional healthcare to the communities of Rotherham.

As a Trust we are on a journey to excellence and our people and culture are at the heart of everything we do for patients. In the latest NHS Staff Survey, we are the second most improved Trust in England for would you recommend the Trust as a place to work?, and were one of the most improved for staff engagement overall.

But dont just take our word for it each year hundreds of colleagues receive nominations for our Excellence and Proud awards, showcasing our brilliant people and recognising their achievements. Our people make a difference to the lives of patients every day and we are proud of the improvements we are making.

All of our 5,100 colleagues are key to our improvement journey, and we are continuing to improve our services by upholding the Trusts values of Ambitious, Caring and Together. If you are passionate about making a difference, then please apply to join us on our journey to excellence.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Knowledge

Essential

  • Awareness of local and national guidelines
  • Risk management awareness


PIN

Essential

  • Please enter NMC pin


Qualifications

Essential

  • Demonstrable relevant post-registration experience of working within Urology/cancer services
  • Evidence of continued professional development


Desirable

  • Degree in related subject or undertaking a Degree Pathway
  • Advanced Communications Skills Training or prepared to work towards
  • Non-Medical Prescribing


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working within a multidisciplinary team
  • Relevant post-registration experience at Band 5 or above in Urology/ Oncology


Desirable

  • Experience of teaching
  • Experience of audit and research


Employer details

Employer name

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Rotherham Nhs Foundation Trust

120 Moorgate Road

Rotherham

South Yorkshire

S60 2TY

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