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Haematology Homecare Cancer Nurse Specialist

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa/pr
Closing date
9 Jul 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Haematology Cancer Nurse Specialist in our Homecare Service. We are seeking an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Haematology Nurse Specialist to lead, develop and manage the Homecare Team.

This role combines expert clinical work alongside the support and development of the Homecare Service. Our strategy is patient centred, focused on delivering high quality, safe integrated clinical pathways to achieve excellent clinical outcomes and patient experience.

The role involves clinical work within the day unit and out in the community with patients, which will involve having a valid UK driving licence.

Base Location: Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Interview Date: TBC

Main duties of the job

  • To lead and develop the haematology homecare service alongside haematology consultants/haematology nurse practitioners/CNSLead
  • To provide a specialist nursing service within the community setting for patients requiring haematology specific care and management of on-going treatment, for those who cannot attend the hospital setting
  • Be an autonomous practitioner and have the freedom to act to influence patient care and service provision under the supervision of the Clinical Medical Lead or Haematology consultant. They will exercise levels of judgement, discretion and decision-making in treatment of many haematology conditions such as AML, CLL and MPN.

Please see attached job description for further details

About us

Our values define who we are as #TeamUHD. They underpin everything we do now and in the future. They define how we treat our patients, visitors, and each other, our valued teammates and colleagues.

UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.

This means that some services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have at interview.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Lead and development of haematology homecare service
  • Provide high quality evidence based care for patients within the haematology setting both in hospital and outside in the community
  • Knowledge of haematology conditions and the treatments used within this speciality
  • Run a nurse led clinic under supervision of the clinical haematologist
  • Expert decision making skills and communication skills, interacting with all members of the MDT on a regular basis.
  • Carry out planned treatments for patients within their own home or care home.

Please see attached job description for more detailed information.

Person Specification



  • NMC registered nurse
  • Knowledge of SACT treatments
  • UKONS SACT passport competence


  • counselling skills
  • teaching qualification
  • advanced communication skills
  • Transfusion prescribing competence

Experience & knowledge


  • experience working in cancer care/relevant speciality
  • knowledge of patients with a haematological condition
  • evidence of autonomous working
  • experience of managing staff
  • experience of service development


  • band 6 experience
  • post grad certificate of education
  • physical assessment skills
  • research experience

Technical Skills


  • Appropriate clinical skills i.e. cannulation & venepuncture
  • Ability to administer SACT therapies
  • Hold a valid UK driving licence
  • Ability to use appropriate computer systems


  • counselling skills

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Castle Lane East



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