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Job summary

Main area
Oncology/Palliative Care
Band 7
Fixed Term 23 Months
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Employer type
Mount Vernon Cancer Centre
£31,383 - £41,373 + High Cost Area Supplement
03/04/2017 23:59
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Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist –Oncology/Palliative Care

Band 7

At the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust we are proud of the range of services we provide.

As we grow and promote better patient care in our new state of the art facilities, we are looking to expand our dedicated teams across our sites and satellite units.

To find out more about the services we provide, please click here.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and experienced nurse to
join the team at Bishops Wood Hospital, which is owned by BMI Healthcare, the leading provider of private healthcare in the UK.

The post holder will be employed via East & North Herts NHS Trust and be a member of the multi disciplinary Macmillan Clinical Specialist Team at the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, supported by Macmillan Cancer Support.

The successful candidate will be required to implement and evaluate care for cancer patients being treated at Bishops Wood Hospital and will need to be innovative and passionate about making a difference to patient care.

The candidate will be able to demonstrate expert knowledge, skills and
experience of working in oncology/palliative care. Have excellent knowledge of the cancer trajectory, chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments, symptom management and end of life care.

The candidate should have completed a relevant degree in cancer/palliative care, be a non-medical prescriber and have exemplary communication skills not only with patients and relatives but also with the multi-disciplinary team and professionals allied to medicine. The candidate should also have excellent presentation skills.
This post offers excellent opportunities for on-going learning, self development and clinical supervision.

In addition, you will receive a High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of your basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of £3,518 and a maximum payment of £4,483 per annum pro rata.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information or informal visit please contact Ursula Reeve, Head of
Palliative Care on 0203 826 2388 or Kate Ross, CNS, on 07785 643114