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Cancer Nurse Specialist

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Westcliff on Sea
£43,742 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 7
Full Time
We are looking for a Nurse with significant experience in oncology and/or gynaecology to provide comprehensive nursing support to Gynaecological patients in line with the broad aims of the NHS Cancer Plan.

Working in collaboration with members of our friendly multi-disciplinary team, you will help drive the development of an effective, streamlined and efficient service for our patients.

So, if you are looking for a role, where you can use your experience and expertise to promote positive change for staff and patients, we want to hear from you today.

Main duties of the job

If successful, you will assess, plan, implement and evaluate care through a variety of means, including:

o Running nurse led clinicso Working in close liaison with multi-disciplinary teams in hospital and the community acting as a key worker and/or resource, to assess, plan implement and evaluate care for patients throughout their journey.o Carrying a caseload and organise own workload including pre-diagnosis, pre-admission assessment and ensuring coordination of the planning and preparation for follow up management.

About us

With a workforce of approximately 15,000 staff, we can now do more and go further in delivering health services to our local communities.

Our ambition is to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients, and provide a vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

Patients will experience improved care as well as fewer delays and cancellations. We are able to provide more once-in-a-lifetime specialist care region-wide. With our new trust size will come more opportunities for development, research, networking and innovation.

We aim to make the most of our skills and experiences so we can become the best we can be. As one organisation we will recruit the finest and retain more specialist staff due to more employment opportunities across our Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for full details of this vital but interesting role, where you will be able to make a real impact on the way we care for our patients.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse


  • Counselling qualification or equivalent experience
  • Leadership/Management or equivalent experience
  • Non-Medical prescribing trained



  • Clinical experience in oncology/gynaecology nursing at senior level
  • Significant post-registration work experience
  • Knowledge of cancer pathway demonstrated through work experience or supporting information


  • Research experience
  • Previous experience of teaching both students and a variety of staff in both formal and informal settings

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust



Prittlewell Chase

Westcliff on Sea


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