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Band 6 Neuroendocrine Tumour Clinical Nurse Specialist

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
19 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 6
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join our team as a band 6, for a 12 month fixed term contract.

We are one of the largest European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society (ENETS) Centers of Excellence, providing excellence in care for this complex group of patients.

The successful applicant will work within the wider multidisciplinary team. They will need to support the Band 7 team, in the delivery of expert inpatient and outpatient care for this group of patients. They will be responsible for the assessment of patient care needs, involved in planning, implementing, and evaluating treatments and care, with the support from the Band 7 team.

The NET CNS team are the main point of contact for patients, carers and other healthcare teams. We provide expert advice, share good practice guidelines and present at regional, national and international meetings. Applicants will need to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, that promote a positive, effective, and efficient service.

The successful applicant will support the team in service delivery and development of the NET service, ensuring systems are in place to support the development of others, review protocols and safeguard patient care.

The band 6 NET CNS will support the team in creating an environment, that welcomes and encourages change that will improve the service we provide.

Main duties of the job

Provide a seamless, high-quality service from point of referral through to assessment, diagnosis, treatment and ongoing care.

Use professional judgment to act as advocate for patients, supporting patients and carers to make informed decisions.

If you would like to work in this complex specialty and be part of an expert team delivering excellence in care, we would love to hear from you.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • *Registered Nurse with valid NMC registration
  • *Evidence of post registration CPD / post registration qualification in appropriate area of speciality or professional knowledge supplemented by specialist experience and short courses to FHEQ Level 6



  • *Evidence and ability to revalidate as required by the NMC
  • *Significant post registration experience, with evidence of passion/ enthusiasm and knowledge for the associated area of specialist practice
  • *Evidence of achievements and career development in current post and of on-going professional development/ competence
  • *Demonstrate specialist knowledge underpinned by theory and CPD relevant to speciality
  • *Experience and enthusiasm for teaching/assessing and supervising others in a clinical setting
  • *Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary and cross agency work environment
  • *Demonstrate understanding / experience / willingness to be a practice-based supervisor / assessor as detailed in the NMC


  • *Experience in service development

Additional Criteria


  • *Ability to explain the requirement to balance clinical caseload and developing skills, knowledge and competence
  • *Willingness to achieve competence in a range of clinical skills and expanded practices
  • *Knowledge of corporate and clinical governance
  • *Ability to adapt behaviour to changing circumstances
  • *Ability to work a varied shift pattern where required and ability to work across UHB sites or off site in NHS premises where required
  • *Car Driver

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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