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Non-Surgical Oncology (Urology) Cancer Nurse Specialist

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Have you got what it takes to provide specialist support and advice to patients with urological cancer?

Are you highly motivated and driven to oversee, co-ordinate and improve patient care?

Do you possess exceptional communication, interpersonal, clinical, and professional leadership skills to encourage and promote best outcomes for patients, their relatives, and carers?

If so, this could be the career for you!

If successful you will be responsible for delivering specialist cancer care across organisational, professional, and geographical boundaries working both autonomously and as part of a dedicated team.

This role is your gateway to a rewarding career in oncology. Bring your passion and drive and let us help you become the best cancer nurse you can be.

Contact us today!

Reach out to our recruiting manager Sarah Dawson and take the first step towards joining the fight against cancer.

Together, let's make a real difference in the lives of those battling this disease.

Main duties of the job

Work as an important member of the Multidisciplinary Team within Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust providing specialist nursing advice and support to patients and their family, throughout the care pathway.

The post holder will utilise skills of clinical expertise, education, and management to ensure a seamless service for patients, carers, and staff providing advice, support, and information.

You will work closely with the multidisciplinary team in hospital and across the community to ensure a coordinated quality service and will be actively involved in education, audit, and research.

The post holder will engage and lead discussions in multidisciplinary team meetings and ensure a high quality, holistic approach to the management of the patient's pathway is maintained.

About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Registered General Nurse (valid with NMC)
  • Educated to degree Level or demonstrable qualification or significant demonstrable and relevant experience working in an NHS organisation.
  • Evidence of post registration academic development.
  • To have completed the national PEAP programme for practice supervisors or equivalent teaching and assessing qualification for those with ENB998
  • Evidence of IT experience.
  • Advanced Communication Skills course
  • Additional professional course/qualification relevant to the speciality
  • Edward Jenner Programme Leadership Programme or equivalent


  • Fundamentals of Cancer Care module Postgraduate level
  • Independent and supplementary prescribing and or Advanced Physical Assessment skills



  • Substantial post registered experience in a managerial role/leadership role.
  • Relevant experience of caring for patients with cancer whether that be at the diagnostic phase, surgery, non-surgical oncology or on-going treatment and care.
  • Evidence of autonomous practice
  • Excellent organisational and time keeping skills.
  • Counselling skills/ Level II Psychology training
  • Experience of audit and research
  • Ability to manage change effectively.
  • Ability to work independently/autonomously and across disciplines as a member of a multidisciplinary team.


  • External working including GPs and PCT
  • Experience of patient examination and history taking
  • Experience of working in Nurse Led Clinics
  • Experience in health promotion.
  • Knowledge of national agenda on improving cancer services

Skills and Knowledge


  • Demonstrate knowledge of urological cancer progression and different treatment options
  • Advanced communication/ interpersonal skills both written and verbal
  • Computer literacy and ability to use online platforms, excel, office etc.
  • Knowledge of audit, research, and clinical governance
  • Analytical and judgemental skills
  • Knowledge of the key professional issues and guidelines relating to professional practice
  • Experience of applying research evidence to clinical practice
  • Strong organisational skills with ability to meet deadlines
  • Understanding of equality and diversity and its application to managing self, staff and patients within own area.

Personal Qualities


  • Highly motivated
  • Excellent time management with an ability to prioritise workload in a complex environment.
  • Methodical and logical approach to working.
  • Flexible and adaptable to working in a constantly changing working environment including the potential of evening and weekend work.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Weston Park Hospital

Whitham Road


S10 2SJ

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