Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Macmillan Senior Specialist nurse – breast cancer

Band 7

Main area
Cancer Support
Band 7
Job ref
Churchill Cancer Centre/ Brodey centre/John Radcliffe Hospital
£33,222 - £43,041 per annum pro rata
24/02/2019 23:59

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.


Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values


Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Macmillan Senior Specialist Nurse – Breast Cancer

Banding: Band 7

Full time 37.5 hours

Do you deliver compassionate excellence? Are you enthusiastic about learning and development? Do you want a new challenge?  If yes then read on….

We are looking for a Senior Specialist Nurse to join our Breast Cancer specialist nursing service at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, working at both the Horton and Churchill hospital sites.

You would be joining a team of specialist nurses who provide a service to patients across the pathway from diagnosis through to discharge. The team also link in with the breast reconstruction and metastatic breast cancer services. The service covers the Churchill, Horton  and John Radcliffe Hospital sites.

Our nursing teams are central to the delivery of excellent care to cancer patients attending the Oxford University Hospital. Our teams deliver a holistic approach to patient care using the latest technologies to support individualised assessments and care planning. The service delivers evidence based care to patients undergoing treatment for breast cancer, supporting them through treatment decisions, treatment, safely managed discharge and onto living beyond treatment. You will work closely with other members of the specialist nursing teams, the wider MDT and cancer services, providing a service across care boundaries in liaison with primary care within the locality and the network. You will be part of a wider team of cancer specialist nurses and be supported in your on-going development.

You should have:

•             Significant relevant post-registration experience at Band 6 or above,

•             Cancer nursing experience

•             Advanced interpersonal and communication skills

•             Experience of multidisciplinary collaborative practice

•             Proven leadership and exceptional organisational ability

•             IT and data analysis skills

•             A Nursing Degree and either have or are willing to undertake study at Masters level.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact  Anne May on 01865 235354.

Informal visits are strongly encouraged and advised


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Anne May. Anne.may@ouh.nhs.uk
01865 235354

Karen Mitchell: Karen.mithchell@ouh.nhs.uk 01865 235 202

If you have problems applying, contact

01865 743462