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Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist Upper GI and CUP

Employer
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£51,488 to £57,802 a year p.a. inclusive of HCA
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Clinical Nurse Specialist to work within the Upper GI and CUP team working alongside the multi professional clinical and medical team, Cancer MDT Coordinators, Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialists, Cancer Support Worker and Lead Nurse for Cancer, to deliver a supportive nursing service for patients and their families undergoing treatment and/or investigations for cancer conditions.

The successful candidate will play a key role within the Advanced Nursing Team, providing individualised care to our patients and their families/carers through Inpatient and Outpatient Care, Holistic Needs Assessments and Stratified Follow-Up. The post holder will work with colleagues and the Lead Nurse for Cancer to deliver a supportive nursing service for patients and their families undergoing treatment and investigations for cancer conditions.

This post is a maternity leave cover and available as a fixed term or secondment opportunity. Please check with your line manager prior to applying if you would like a secondment.

Ideally the successful candidate would start mid/ end of July.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for a caseload of patients and will act as Key Worker. They will be responsible for proactive management of these patients, providing a link to colleagues while patients are at home and ensuring necessary onward referrals are in place.

You will work with a world class medical and multidisciplinary team, utilising your knowledge and nursing care in the field of GI Oncology.

About us

Guy's and St Thomas' is among the UK's busiest and most successful NHS foundation trusts. We provide a full range of hospital and community services for people in south London and as well as specialist care for patients from further afield including cancer, renal, orthopaedic, respiratory and cardiovascular services.Guy's is home to the largest dental school in Europe and a �160 million Cancer Centre opened in 2016. As part of our commitment to provide care closer to home, in 2017 we also opened a cancer centre and a kidney treatment centre at Queen Mary's Hospital in Sidcup. St Thomas' has one of the largest critical care units in the UK and one of the busiest emergency departments in London. It is also home to Evelina London Children's Hospital.We have a reputation for clinical excellence and high quality teaching and research. We are part of King's Health Partners, one of eight accredited UK academic health sciences centres. In partnership with King's College London we have dedicated clinical research facilities including an MHRA accredited Phase I clinical trials unit.Patients are at the heart of everything we do and we pride ourselves on ensuring the best possible patient experience as well as safe, high quality care. We are proud to have one of the lowest mortality rates in the NHS. Following a comprehensive Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection in 2019 we maintained our overall rating of 'good'. Our adult community services achieved a rating of 'outstanding'.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be responsible for a caseload of patients and will act as Key Worker. They will be responsible for proactive management of these patients, providing a link while patients are at home and ensuring necessary onward referrals are in place.

The post holder will work with colleagues and the Lead Nurse for Cancer to deliver a supportive nursing service for patients and their families undergoing treatment and investigations for cancer conditions at Guys and St Thomas' NHS Trust

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • GI/Oncology Experience
  • Experience in teaching and assessing learners and qualified staff
  • Relevant clinical experience at senior level (band 6 or above)
  • Knowledge of research and audit


Education & Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree and/or post graduate diploma/ or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • NMC registered nurse


Skills

Essential

  • IT competent with hospital systems
  • Able to demonstrate good communication skills
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team


Employer details

Employer name

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Guys Hospital

Great maze Pond

London

SE1 9RT

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