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Breast Cancer Care Clinical Nurse Specialist Band 6

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 6
Full Time
To be part of the development and delivery of a high quality Surgical/Oncological CNS service for breast cancer patients as part of the MDT multi-disciplinary Breast Cancer Care team at Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust. This care is delivered in collaboration with the Oncology services, Plastic Surgery Department and Palliative Care Team.

The Breast CNS team provide specialist nursing care to patients, and relatives, with a diagnosis of primary breast cancer and/or recurrence of breast cancer, this care is aligned to key outcomes of the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Main duties of the job

Be a known point of contact and support for patients throughout their treatment pathway. Provide clinical care, specialist nursing advice and emotional/ psychosocial support.

Provide specialist nursing care to patients, working as part of the multidisciplinary team.

Provide emotional and psychological support, through well developed communication skills.

Act as an advocate for individual patients and the client group as a whole.

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

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification



  • First level Registered Nurse, Adult
  • Advanced Diploma/Nursing degree
  • Teaching and assessing course
  • Minimum of 3 years post registration experience
  • Minimum of 2 years experience of nursing patients in a related specialty
  • Evidence of personal and professional development
  • Evidence of being caring and compassionate with a good understanding of managing patients with complex needs.
  • Previous experience of formal/informal teaching of patients and staff.
  • Excellent communication skills: verbal, non-verbal and written.
  • Ability to interpret changes in patients condition and take appropriate action
  • Leadership skills


  • Strong clinical knowledge in breast cancer or related area.
  • Knowledge of current issues and developments in relation to the nursing care of patients with breast cancer

Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust


Salisbury District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Odstock Road



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