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Lung Cancer Screening Specialist Nurse

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum, (Pro Rata)
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse, Respiratory nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you want to work in a service where we diagnose lung cancer early and save people's lives?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as part of the expanded Greater Manchester Targeted Lung Health Check programme. This award-winning programme delivers lung cancer screening to people aged between 55 and 74 years old, who have ever smoked in their lifetimes, from mobile clinics in the community.

This post will be mainly based in mobile clinics in the community covering the Wigan, Bolton and Salford areas, the role may also involve working at different sites throughout Greater Manchester for the needs of the service

Training and induction will be completed at Wythenshawe hospital and at mobile sites (supermarkets and football stadiums) in the community

Travel payments will be made for any travel completed above home to base mileage.

Also MFT has lease car options available to successful postholders through the NHS Fleet Solutions car leasing salary sacrifice scheme.

You will receive an enhanced induction and training package and be part of an established team with support for you to thrive in your role and contribute to improved patient care, health, and quality of life.

Positions: - 1

Hours:- 37.5 hrs per week

Main duties of the job

As a Lung Health Check Specialist nurse you will be responsible for carrying out detailed assessments on patients who attend for lung cancer screening.

Requesting of CT scans for people who are eligible.

Please see Full Job description

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse
  • Evidence of relevant post qualification study at postgraduate level or equivalent knowledge


  • Teaching/mentor/assessor qualification



  • Nurse - Relevant experience at Band 5 in the relevant setting
  • Evidence of working independently
  • Participating in audit/patient surveys
  • Evidence of managing within a clinical area
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary / interdisciplinary team.
  • Awareness of relevant national and Local targets / NSF Frameworks
  • Evidence of relevant CPD
  • Awareness of the Clinical Governance agenda.


  • Working with students

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Community sites and Wythenshawe hospital


M23 9LT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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