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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Lung

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Respiratory nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Here within the Cancer Nursing Team at York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, we are looking to recruit a dynamic cancer nurse to the post of: Band 6 Lung Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist - 15hrs - must be able to work on a Friday

The role requires a registered nurse who can work autonomously within their scope of practice and of the job description and support the team to deliver safe effective care to our patients. Furthermore, the appointee must be equipped with excellent communication skills and the ability to work within a diverse multi-disciplinary group of clinicians, patients, and allied healthcare providers.

You must be self-motivated, enthusiastic, organised, computer literate and able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with a commitment to continued personal development.

We would strongly encourage anyone interested in this exciting opportunity to contact us for further details. Please ring Team Leader - James Blacker - 01723 385116

We look forward to receiving your application!

Main duties of the job

  • Provide a professional, proactive and sensitive service to cancer patients and their relatives.
  • Will act as a main point of contact for patients, carers and wider healthcare team to provide (in conjunction with the Cancer Care Coordinator), high quality patient care through proactive identification of needs which require a level of clinical knowledge utilising approved tools and procedures.
  • Collaborate and communicate with the wider healthcare team acting as a resource to ensure the provision of appropriate services to maximise the health and quality of life of the patient, improving the quality and efficiency of healthcare delivery.
  • Be responsible for the coordination of the administrative function within the complex cancer pathways arranging investigations, appointments and Multi Disciplinary Team discussion in a timely manner to ensure waiting time targets are not breached and patient's needs are met.
  • Will be expected to manage and prioritise the running of the service and work flexibly to the needs of the service, which can often be demanding and unexpected.

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 generous relocation package of up to 30% of salary (capped at �18k) to support with relocation expenses for hard to fill positions where relocation would be an expectation to undertake the role fully. If you would like to discuss a potential relocation package, please speak to the recruiting department/manager at interview stage.
  • 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 opportunitiesDiscounts 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.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse (Level 1)
  • Diploma level education or equivalent
  • Recognised teaching/ assessing qualification


  • Post registration qualification in specialty
  • Working towards degree or equivalent



  • Experience at Band 5 or equivalent including within a relevant speciality
  • Audit & Standard setting


  • Service development and/ or change management

Employer details

Employer name

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Scarborough Hospital

Woodlands drive


YO12 6QL

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