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Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist Lung Cancer

Band 7

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Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Northwick Park Hospital
£36,224 to £46,315 per annum inclusive
26/03/2018 23:59

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals.

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:

  • Compassionate
  • Responsive
  • Innovative

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty
  • E quality
  • A ccountability
  • R espect
  • T eamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at London North West University Healthcare Trust for an enthusiastic, motivated and dynamic individual to join the lung cancer nursing team as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. Serving a population of over 930,000 the Trust’s cancer activity is comparable to designated cancer centres, so if you thrive on a challenge and feel you can make a real difference to the care of cancer patients, this post maybe for you.

As a Lung Cancer CNS you will work as part of the multidisciplinary team ensuring that patients with lung malignancies receive the highest standard of care and support from the time of diagnosis and throughout the cancer pathway. Working in partnership with our specialist cancer providers you will manage these patients across the pathways of care.

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated individual, with excellent organisational skills and relevant post registration experience. You will be required to have significant experience in this field of lung cancer nursing. We require someone who can work both autonomously and as part of a team, with excellent communication skills being essential. You must have RGN level 1 with appropriate post registration qualification and post registration experience including clinical leadership. You should have a first degree or be working towards this qualification and be committed to undertaking further study to meet service need. Your education and professional development will be actively supported by both the Trust and Macmillan Cancer Support. With a drive for innovation, as an integral member of the multidisciplinary team, you will be involved in developing nursing practice, in particular implementing service redesign in order to support the survivorship and rehabilitative aspect of cancer care as appropriate to the patient group. You will be supported by an extensive established team of Macmillan CNS’s who care for patients across all of the specialties. You will work across the Trust as part of the lung cancer CNS team.

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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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Sylvia Kefyalew via email sylvia.kefyalew@nhs.net or Tel: 020 8235 4254 

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