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Systemic anti-cancer therapy Clinical Nurse Specialist

Employer
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Salisbury
Salary
£33,706 to £47,672 per annum pro rata part time
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
The Systemic Anti Cancer Treatment (SACT) Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) will form part of the Oncology multi-professional team whose aim is to deliver and co-ordinate expert holistic care and advice for patients with a solid cancer diagnosis being treated with SACT, their families and carers and the wider MDT.

The post holder will undertake Nurse Led Clinics for 2-3 tumour sites working closely with medical and nursing colleagues. You will undertake pre-assessments, holistic assessments and consent patients for SACT, assess patients prior to cycles of treatment and manage patients on oral chemotherapy and immunotherapy.

The SACT CNS will be an expert practitioner within the speciality and have the ability to manage complex clinical situations therefore Oncology and SACT experience is essential with comprehensive knowledge of cancer and treatment related emergency conditions.

Prescribing and history taking and physical examination are essential to the role.

This post is to cover Maternity Leave.

Main duties of the job

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by visiting www.experiencesalisbury.co.uk

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Clinical

Essential

  • Registered adult nurse
  • Accredited SACT course
  • Oncology/haematology experience as band 6 or above
  • SACT administration
  • Experience of Venous Access and Cannulation, central venous access devices.
  • Ability to influence and manage change, including the promotion of evidence based practice
  • Knowledge of cytotoxic policy
  • Evidence of ongoing personal and professional development


Desirable

  • Post registration qualification in oncology/haematology/acute oncology
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Non-medical prescribing qualification or willingness to undertake
  • Participating in nurse led SACT clinic
  • Experience of central line insertion
  • Advanced HAPI


Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Salisbury District Hospital

Odstock Road

Salisbury

SP2 8BJ

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269-SFT8603

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