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Macmillan Breast Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Job Reference: 358-1809483-CHU

University Hospitals of Leicester
Patient Appliances - Breast, Glenfield Hospital
£30,401 - 43,772 per annum

Macmillan Breast Care Nurse Advanced Nurse Practitioner Band 6/7 dependent on Experience.


An exciting opportunity for an experienced registered nurse has arisen within The Macmillan Breast Care Advanced Nurse Practitioner Team. Our department is one of the largest Breast units in the country.


We are looking to recruit a Band 6/7 Nurse who with specialized support and training will join the team of four other ANP’s. The team works with nine Breast Care Nurse Specialists and eight Breast surgical Consultants.


The role is to clinically assess patients in symptomatic, screening and follow-up clinics. Autonomous practice is required following extensive training, other nurse-led clinics and theatre assisting will also be involved once competent.


The post is for 37.5 hours per week.


A forward thinking and motivated individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills is essential for the role. Ability and desire to study formally and in-house is required.

Breast Cancer Care and oncology experience, with a post graduate specialist degree or willing to work towards one is desirable, but not essential. In- house training will be given to the right candidate as required.




For further details / informal visits contact:

If you would like to know more, or would like an informal visit to the Breast Unit, Please contact :-Diane Bonnington on 0116 250 2513.

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

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 especially 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 for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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

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