Lung cancer clinical nurse specialist

University Hospital Southampton

Main duties of the job
What you’ll do

You will provide specialist advice, information, education and support to patients, their carer’s and other health care professionals. You will be managing a patient caseload and will act as a key worker and advocate for the lung cancer patients from the point of diagnosis. An integral part of the role will be to communicate to patients in a way that empowers them to make informed choices about their health and treatment.

What we’re looking for

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced band 6 nurse to look after and provide high quality care for our patients on the lung cancer pathway. This post requires a minimum of 2 years cancer nursing experience.

You will require a positive outlook and the desire to drive new policies and procedures to help us achieve the 28 day pathway for lung cancer.

If you think you have the skills to provide this service and work with our teams we would love to hear from you.

Working for our organisation
What we can offer you

As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.

As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our Live Well and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.

UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

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