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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/08/2022.

Nurse Specialist - Team Manager (XR07)

Job Reference: 298-AMS-779

Abdominal Medicine and Surgery
298 MacMillan Nurses
St James University Hospital
£40,057 to £45,839 pa

Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)- Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic Cancer


1 post

Full time 37.5 hours


We are looking for a skilled and experienced nurse to lead our team caring for adult patients with hepato-biliary and pancreatic (HPB) cancers.


The post holder will be expected to provide a seamless service, counselling, supporting and managing patients with hepato-biliary and pancreatic (HPB) cancers at SJUH. You will be required to manage a team of clinical nurse specialists and work closely with all members of the multi-disciplinary team. We are seeking a confident, self-motivated outgoing person who can work independently. We need someone who is passionate about the care they give to their patients and the support they provide to their team and the service. You will need to have excellent leadership skills and be familiar with service development and change management. Significant experience and knowledge in caring for patients with HPB / Pancreatic cancers and a willingness to participate in professional development and develop nurse led services are highly desirable. You will liaise with health care professionals across the region both within the hospital and community setting. You will need to be a confident and outgoing person with excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate that you are highly motivated.


Training and education will be provided to develop and build on their existing knowledge base.


For further information please contact Linda Johnson Matron on 01132066778 or Karen Henry Lead Cancer Nurse on 01132068809


This vacancy may close before the closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with & listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance & provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff & are committed to equal opportunities & welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants & to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely.

You may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the check on your behalf & will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service & pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last 3 full years & include valid work email addresses. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment.

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Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme & we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact Recruitment on (0113) 2065980

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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.

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