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Lead Cancer Nurse

Band 8b

Main area
Band 8b
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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£53,168 – £62,001 per annum
03/06/2020 23:59
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North Bristol NHS Trust is one of the largest providers of cancer services in the South West and we are looking for an experienced and committed nursing leader to join our team. The successful applicant will play a strategic leadership role in developing Trust-wide high quality cancer specialist nursing services, in partnership with a wider team of health care professionals and cancer support workers.
We are looking for an inspiring and high performing senior nurse who is committed to improving the experience, clinical outcomes and safety of our patients. You will be a skilled communicator with the ability to influence and motivate others, and someone who inspires others to provide excellent cancer care. At the heart of your approach will be a commitment to delivering high-quality, person-centered care for everyone.
The successful candidate will:
• have highly developed interpersonal skills demonstrating compassionate leadership
• be passionate about improving cancer services in line with local and national objectives and quality initiatives
• have the ability to work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders to ensure that we provide a high quality service across health, social and voluntary sectors.
You should be a registered nurse, educated to Masters level, with significant experience in cancer nursing, including management and leadership.
Working alongside the clinical specialties and the Cancer Lead Consultant and Cancer Manager, the Lead Cancer Nurse will ensure that all specialties are implementing national best practice within the NHS Long Term Plan and the quality surveillance framework. In particular, The Lead Cancer Nurse provides strategic leadership for the Personalised Care and Support initiatives across the Trust. The post holder will also represent the Trust within the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire System and the wider South West Cancer Alliance and as such will need to be able to influence these groups to support the Trust cancer strategy.


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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information about this position and/ or informal visits please contact

Rosanna James
Deputy Chief Operating Officer
Tel: 07880 473394

Su Monk
Deputy Director of Nursing
Telephone: 01174143786

Carol Chapman : Current post holder
Direct line 0117 4140526 ext. 40526