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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/09/2021.

Advanced Nurse Practioner

Job Reference: 282-C12116

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Advanced Nurse Practioner
Royal Marsden Chelsea Hosptial, Chelsea
£54,223 - £60,316 per annum inc hcas

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is a world-leading cancer centre. Our role is to offer our patients the best cancer care available anywhere in the world, and to continue to make a global contribution to finding better ways of diagnosing and treating cancer. We employ over 3,900 staff in a diverse range of careers including nursing, medical, science, radiography, pharmacy, occupational therapy, finance and administrative services. We have two hospitals – one in Chelsea, London, and one in Sutton, Surrey – as well as a Medical Daycare Unit in Kingston Hospital

At The Royal Marsden, we deal with cancer every day, so we understand how valuable life is. When people entrust their lives to us, they have the right to demand the very best. That's why the pursuit of excellence lies at the heart of everything we do.

At the heart of the hospital is our dedicated team. We offer a stimulating and dynamic working environment, a wide range of staff benefits and learning and development opportunities. We are looking for employees who aspire to excellence, share our values and can play a crucial role in our on-going achievements.

This is an exciting opportunity to join The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust as Advanced Nurse Practitioner for the Sarcoma team, committed to meet the complex needs of adults with cancer within this speciality.

The post holder will be required to support and work collectively with the Sarcoma team to provide holistic management of sarcoma patients in a multi-disciplinary setting, delivering high-quality and personalised care to this patient population and promoting a positive patient experience.

As an independent non-medical prescriber, the post holder will prescribe within their scope of practice and follow local and relevant national (e.g., NHSE/NICE) clinical guidelines. They will regularly review and annually audit their prescribing activity and will work within the framework of the Trust’s non-medical prescribing policy.

The post holder will identify the training needs of nursing and other multi-disciplinary staff members and provide internal and external education in relation to Sarcoma. They will demonstrate a commitment to continuous personal and professional development (CPD) and maintain a portfolio of practice. The post holder will participate in research projects, clinical audits and service evaluations.

We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic Advanced Nurse Practitioner with significant career experience in providing personalised care first hand, an excellent understanding of the NHS and excellent interpersonal and communication skills to undertake the role and support the Sarcoma service at The Royal Marsden. This will be a superb opportunity for a forward-thinking nurse to gain experience at the forefront of oncology practice.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameSteve ScholtesJob titleMatronEmail

The Royal Marsden values diversity and is committed to the recruitment and retention of underrepresented minority groups. We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates and candidates with disabilities.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are working to create a workplace that enables all staff to reach their full potential. We are committed to this because we know that greater diversity and inclusion will lead to an even greater positive impact for the people we serve.

Internal applicants from underrepresented minority groups are encouraged to seek development support such as work shadowing and interview skills coaching.

Flu Vaccination – What We Expect of our Staff

The Trust is committed to developing and delivering excellent customer focused service by treating patients, their families, friends, carers and staff with professionalism respect and dignity.

At The Royal Marsden we have an immune compromised patient population who we must protect as much as we can against the flu virus. Each year, seasonal flu affects thousands of people in the UK. Occurring mainly in winter, it is an infectious respiratory disease capable of producing symptoms ranging from those similar to a common cold, through to very severe or even fatal disease.

The wellbeing of our staff and patients is of the upmost importance to us, and it is the expectation of The Royal Marsden that all patient-facing staff have an annual flu vaccination, provided free of charge by the Trust.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, then please assume you have not been short-listed for interview on this particular occasion.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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