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Macmillan Associate Clinical Nurse Specialist - Acute Oncology

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Farnworth, Bolton
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024
Part-time 34 hours per week. Permanent post.

If you are an enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills, the ability to motivate, influence others, work independently and as well as part of a specialist team, with a specific interest in cancer this could be the role for you!

Why not consider working in a dynamic and innovative team, whose aim is to provide efficient and effective patient-centered care, by way of prompt recognition and appropriate management of acute problems, related to either a suspected or confirmed cancer diagnosis or the cancer treatment itself. Working with complex patients who present acutely to the service.

We are looking for an extremely motivated, confident, flexible and passionate individual with excellent communicational and leadership skills, who has experience/knowledge in oncology or working with oncology patients, to join the Macmillan Acute Oncology team.

Main duties of the job

You will work very closely with all staff involved in the care of cancer patients in particular, Oncologists, Acute Medical Assessment Unit, AED and the Cancer & Specialist Palliative Care MDT members. Liaising closely with both tertiary and primary care partners.

The extremely motivated post holder will require highly developed interpersonal, communication and facilitation skills, having a strong focus on attention to detail. They must be able to demonstrate sound leadership skills along with vision and the ability to influence others in the provision of high standards of acute oncology care for all patients and their families/carers.

About us

The Macmillan Acute Oncology service is well established, providing a 7-day working service. The Trust provides clinical supervision sessions for the post holder.

The aims of this Trust are to improve the health of our people and provide the best possible care to the population in which we serve and ensure that our staff have joy and pride in their work. We are striving to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities in which we serve. Staff are valued and we can offer excellent opportunities for further training and development.

The vision of this Trust is to be recognised by the people of Bolton and beyond as an excellent provider of health and care services and a great place to work. We are striving to attract, recruit and retain high caliber staff which reflect our communities. We are an inclusive employer who trains and develops our staff in a positive learning environment. We aim to be inclusive and therefore applications form all sectors of the community are welcomed.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information regarding the key responsibilities of this role please see the attached job description. If you have any further questions regarding this role please do not hesitate to contact us via the information below. An informal visit is highly encouraged.

Person Specification



  • NMC Nurse registration
  • Recognised qualification in Cancer/ Palliative Care
  • ENB 998 Teaching qualification or equivalent
  • BSc level degree


  • Evidence of management experience/training



  • Significant relevant clinical experience, at Band 5 or above.
  • Significant experience in oncology nursing



  • Expert cannualation skills & central venous line skills
  • Evidence of research based practice
  • Organisaltional skills



  • Evidence of being up to date with current issues in oncology and professional care
  • Evidence and understanding of anticancer treatmetns and potential side effects

Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Bolton Hospital

Minerva Road

Farnworth, Bolton


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