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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/10/2021.

Primary Care Lead Nurse

Job Reference: 468-ENH326-B

East and North Herts CCG
Charter House, Welwyn Garden City
£40,057 - £45,839 per annum pro rata (if part time

Harder to reach groups and communities are not benefiting as much as the general population in terms of improved cancer outcomes. As the Specialist Nurse – Cancer Screening , you will help expand on some of the objectives of the East and North Hertfordshire ‘Cancel Out Cancer’ campaign, with an aim to identify and support the hard to reach population and improve screening appointment take ups and Cancer Care Reviews.

The post holder will engage with a range of stakeholders which will include the voluntary, educational and social care providers across ENHCCG. You will utilise your knowledge and skills to develop strategies to reach the hard to reach population with an aim to improve patient outcomes. This will include working closely with the team behind Cancel Out Cancer (the Engagement Team and volunteer patient representatives) on following up awareness sessions with groups identified, and helping to promote the campaign with the people you come into contact with.

You will also lead on cancer screening and will aim to support and improve the uptake of the bowel, breast and cervical screening programme across East and North Hertfordshire, particularly in the hard to reach population.

This contract has a potential to be extended beyond the 12 months.

The post holder will be able to work autonomously having the necessary experience training, skills and knowledge to support an increase in aware of screening, and the objectives of the Cancel Out Cancer campaign. A major responsibility of the post holder will be to provide the necessary leadership, training and teaching to support further development and delivery of personalised cancer awareness.

Please note if this role has sufficient amount of applications the advert will close early.

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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