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Lead Nurse

Job Description

Be a part of something special

Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust is no ordinary NHS hospital. We look different, feel different, and act different.

Whether you want to be a Nurse, Consultant, or part of the vital network of professionals who support the infrastructure and environment needed to provide the best patient care, when you join Hinchingbrooke you’re part of a family. That’s the beauty of a hospital like ours – we’re big enough to strive to be the best, small enough to care, and dedicated to your continued development and support.

Lead CNS - Transforming Cancer Care in the Community

Full time / Part time considered

We are a small team who provide highly specialised, expert knowledge and clinical care to cancer patients, their families and carers.

Our vision is ‘to work collaboratively across boundaries to deliver safe and effective care, improve cancer clinical outcomes and enhance patients and carers experience and quality of life.’

This highly successful service is driven by a growing need to transform the approach to supporting people living with and beyond cancer.

This is one of a very small number of community cancer teams which is at the forefront of driving transformation and innovation.

The team now requires an individual who combines expert cancer knowledge with the capability to consolidate and further develop this service and ensure ongoing delivery of the recommendations made by Achieving World Class Outcomes: A Strategy for England 2015-2020 (The Cancer Strategy), and The Five Year Forward View(NHS).

As the lead nurse you will have the opportunity to ensure that the Cancer Strategy is delivered to patients through this successful and increasingly renowned service

Whilst a full time person is preferable, the right person with the right vision is most important so flexible working hours will be considered.

From 1st June 2016 all employees commencing employment at Hinchingbrooke Healthcare NHS Trust who require a DBS Check, or existing staff transferring to roles which require a DBS or higher level DBS than currently held, will be charged for the cost of the check (currently £50 for an Enhanced Check and £31 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from your first months’ salary.

We reserve the right to close our adverts earlier than the closing date should we feel we have received sufficient applications

Appointment to any position is conditional on the satisfactory completion of the core NHS Employment Checks Standards. Information disclosed in your application will be checked and any offer of appointment may be withdrawn if you knowingly withhold or provide false or misleading information.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Hinchinfbrooke Healthcare NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

As a leading local healthcare provider, Hinchingbrooke Hospital is proud to be a smokefree site. This means that our staff are not allowed to smoke anywhere on hospital grounds.

We offer a real commitment to your career in an environment where your ideas and skills are valued, where you are supported in developing to your full potential and where your individual contribution is respected, recognised and rewarded.

Our employee benefits include:

  • excellent pension, maternity and sick pay schemes
  • on-site flexible nursery open 7am to 8pm 52 weeks a year
  • access to inhouse physiotherapy services
  • family friendly working patterns
  • subsidised restaurant
  • easy & cheap staff parking
  • flexible working options
  • retail & leisure discounts

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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