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Acute Oncology Nurse Specialist

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join the Acute Oncology Team at York Hospital.We are looking to recruit an individual that is able to adapt to changing demands, and is committed to providing a high-quality patient focused service.This role will require the post holder to demonstrate excellent communication & interpersonal skills and be able to work independently and within a team.

Main duties of the job

Commencing/maintaining key documentation

Triage and review acute oncology patients

Identification of flagged patients through CPD

Liaising with relevant MDT

See in-patients with a new cancer diagnosis and no obvious primary

Attend weekly MUO MDT

Service development

Commencing/maintaining key documentation

Actively participate in Audit

Patient feedback

About us

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance from a range of providers

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A full description of the role is available in the attachment: job description.

Please note that if a high number of applications are received this advert may close early. You are advised to submit you application at the earliest opportunity.

Working for the Trust

Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we are kind we are open and we pursue excellence.

Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please contact:

As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that we have made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse (Level 1)



  • Experience at Band 5 or equivalent including within a relevant speciality



  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Willing to undergo training as necessary

Special knowledge


  • Understanding of the local and national nursing agenda



  • Organisational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal skills

Personal Attributes


  • Excellent interpersonal skills



  • Able to fulfil Occupational Health requirements for the post

Employer details

Employer name

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



Woodlands Drive


YO12 6QL

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