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Haemato-oncology Advanced Nurse Practitioner

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHSFT
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) to join our haemato-oncology service as part of Clatterbridge Cancer Centre.

The successful applicant will be predominantly based on our inpatient ward 4 and bone marrow transplant unit (ward 5) with some shift and weekend working on a rota basis alongside medical colleagues.

We are seeking highly motivated nurses with knowledge in haemato-oncology with advanced practice skills, confident decision-making skills, excellent communicator, innovative and with a passion to always improve.

If you want to be part of our ANP team and help support the Trust with our vision for providing the best cancer care in the country, then we want to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job will be to help support and build our CAR-T service. CAR-T is a highly complex and innovative new treatment. It is a type of immunotherapy which involves collecting and using the patients' own immune cells to treat their condition.

You will be required to have the necessary skills to independently undertake history taking, physical assessment, diagnosis, treatment, evaluation of care and nurse prescribing while adhering to the NMC Code of Conduct.

The ANP role at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre aligns with the advanced practice framework to ensure our underpinning standards are consistent with the 4 pillars of advanced level practice. Skills include physical assessment, clinical examination and decision making, as well as independent prescribing and high level procedural skills such as undertaking bone marrow biopsies.

About us

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre is one of three specialist cancer centres in England. With 1,800 specialist staff and three sites, we are one of the largest NHS providers of non-surgical cancer treatment. The Trust has a unique multi-site care model serving the 2.4 million population across Cheshire and Merseyside and is consistently rated by patients as one of the best performing hospitals.

Our vision is to not only maintain this level of commitment to excellence but to work with our academic and healthcare partners across the region to ensure care, treatment and patient outcomes continuously improve in the future. We are very proud of all our expert and loyal staff and we welcome people who share the collective aim of delivering excellence in everything that we do.

Our values represent who we are and what we believe in. They define how we act to deliver the best possible care for our patients and shape The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre as a great place to work.

We are -

Kind Empowered Responsible Inclusiv e

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details about this exciting role on offer at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre.

Person Specification



  • First Level Registered Nurse
  • Professional Registration with Regulatory body
  • MSc in Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Non-medical prescribing qualification with portfolio supporting attainment of competency
  • NMC Approved mentor course/or equivalent
  • Advanced Communication qualification
  • Advanced Life Support qualification


  • Interpretation of diagnostic investigations
  • Chemotherapy Course
  • Oncology Modules



  • Knowledge of national standards, policies and working knowledge of clinical governance
  • Understanding of evidence based practice and ability to critically appraise and implement research findings into practice


  • Extensive knowledge of clinical practice and oncology treatments include treatment induced side-effects



  • Minimum of 5 years post registration experience with 3 years at a senior level
  • Experience of assessing and managing a variety of medical problems including acutely unwell patients.
  • Experience/Qualification in leadership and change management.
  • Working autonomously and as part of a multi-disciplinary Team.
  • Experience of participation in research and audit
  • Leadership and mentoring skills to energise the team and motivate individuals
  • Ability to influence and develop clinical services


  • Experience of writing policies and procedures.
  • Involvement in audit and research

Employer details

Employer name

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHSFT


The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre - Liverpool

Pembroke Place


L7 8XP

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