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Cancer Nurse Specialist

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 Per annum
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 7
Full Time
We are seeking to appoint a Gynaecology Diagnostic Clinical Nurse Specialist on a fixed term (9-month) full time.

The aim is to provide comprehensive nursing support to Gynaecological patients in line with the broad aims of the NHS Cancer Plan through:-

Asses, plan, implement and evaluate of care as an autonomous practitioner with specialist skills.. Educate and Train patients and teams. . Be able to perform and lead on Research and Audit.

Main duties of the job

  • Communicating very sensitive condition related information to patients and relatives, requiring high levels of empathy and reassurance.
  • Keep accurate patient records and ensure the patient pathway is co-ordinated and targets met.
  • Attend MDT meetings.
  • Undertake surveys or audits in own speciality
  • Support the implementation of research and audit findings
  • Coordinate clinical and support services relevant to patients.
  • Record concisely, accurately, confidentially and legibly the appropriate elements of history, results of investigations
  • Interpret results of complex patient investigations, discuss and liaise with colleagues to plan treatment options
  • Organise own specialist workload, including education & training being able to flexibly respond to changing situations
  • Provision of care through screening programmes, nurse-led clinics, accepting referrals, undertaking diagnostic procedures, undertaking therapeutic procedures, physical assessments and obtaining written consent to treatment
  • Referring patients directly to specialists in other professions
  • Providing expert specialist clinical advice for patients, carers and health care professionals

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

For further details, please refer to the attached job description and personal specification.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification

Knowledge/ experience


  • relevant experience in the speciality and ability to demonstrate expert nursing skills
  • Advanced clinical assessment experience.


  • knowledge of broader issues related to speciality



  • Experience registered nurse
  • Clinical experience in oncology/gynaecology nursing at senior level


  • leadership/management qualification or equivalent experience
  • counselling qualification.

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust





SS16 5NL

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