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Macmillan Senior CNS Breast Cancer

Band 8a

Main area
Band 8a
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Northwick Park Hospital
Harrow / London
£47,078 - £54,633 pa inc HCAS
28/10/2018 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. To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare

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.

Do you have the skills and enthusiasm to lead an exemplary Breast  cancer nursing team?

This is a great opportunity for a motivated and dynamic individual to join our cancer services team as a Senior CNS.  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 breast cancer patients, this post may be for you.

Our strategy is patient centred, focused on delivering high quality, safe integrated clinical pathways to achieve excellent clinical outcomes and patient experience. We are committed to advancing the scope of nurse led services including self-management /risk stratified follow up and telephone clinics that improve access and reducing waiting time for patients.

You need to be :

  • A highly visible and proactive leader acting as a clinical resource and ensuring the sustained delivery of high quality patient care for people at all phases of the breast  cancer pathway.
  • Responsible for exploring current practice, identifying areas for development, and planning the appropriate change using current evidence to evaluate outcomes.
  • Responsible for involving patients and their families in the planning and development of the pathway.
  •  An excellent communicator, with highly developed interpersonal skills and committed to collaborative working with other health and social care professionals.

 We can offer

  • a well-established cancer specialist nurse team 
  • a friendly and supportive working environment, where professional development is seen as a priority. 






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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 details / informal visits contact:

Joan Klein (Macmillan Trust Lead Nurse Cancer & Palliative Care & End of Life Care):
Tel: 020 8869 2546 or email: Joan.Klein@nhs.net

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