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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/05/2021.

Nurse Specialist, Macmillan Breast Cancer

Job Reference: 358-3029051-MSK-SW

University Hospitals of Leicester
Breast care
Based at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.

An opportunity has arisen within the Breast Cancer Specialist Nurse team in supporting and caring for patients with a diagnosis of Breast Cancer. This is an exciting opportunity to learn and develop new skills within the Breast cancer speciality.

You will be supported by highly experienced Clinical Nurse Specialists in the care and management of these patients. You will be caring for patients and their family through their treatment pathway. This will include active participation in MDT meetings, multidisciplinary outpatient clinics, inpatient reviews, including holistic needs assessments and care planning. An integral part of the role includes managing the psychosocial needs of the patients and their families or carers, as they face the challenge of their diagnosis. The team is focused on changing services to enhance the delivery of patient care.

This is an exciting role and you will need to have excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to foster good working relationships, offering care in a kind and compassionate manner. The ideal candidate will be an experienced nurse with the ability to work autonomously with support from the multi-disciplinary team. You will be able to demonstrate recent experience of caring for patients with cancer and an understanding of Breast Cancers.

The team is focused on changing services to enhance the delivery of patient care. You would be supported both clinically and in personal education needs.

Applicants should have a sound understanding of the Clinical Nurse Specialist role and be willing to undertake further training and development as required.

Closing Date: 13-May-2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Susan Orgill, CNS and Lead advanced Nurse Practitioner:

  • 0116 2502513


Jill Hardman-Smith, Advanced Nurse Practitioner:

  • 0116 250 2513

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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