This post will support the existing Band 7 Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist Team in providing safe and effective care for all haematology patients needing support, advice or review within the Oncology service. The role will be fundamental in providing signposting and help for newly diagnosed Oncology patients, and for providing advice and support for those on treatment within the units and ward at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust. This is a newly funded post from the Cancer Alliance and is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to influence the delivery of Oncology care. It is anticipated this role will work primarily with lung, upper GI and colo-rectal patients therefore any experience with these groups will be an advantage but not essential
Main duties of the job
The role will provide telephone and face to face support for newly diagnosed and on treatment Oncology patients. The postholder will work closely with the existing Oncology Clinical Nurse Speciality Team, Oncology Navigators and Oncology Unit Nursing Teams, to ensure seamless support for our patients.
Working for our organisation
As a Trust, we are passionate about helping our staff to achieve their career aspirations, and can offer a variety of learning and development opportunities to support your continued professional development.
We are an organisation that strives to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in. We believe that by adhering to our Vision (“To provide excellent care for the communities we serve”) and working with our Trust Values in mind (Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, Trusted) we can achieve the right results for the people that matter most – our patients and their families.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.