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CNS Lymphoma Service

Band 6

Main area
Haematology
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 sessions per week
Job ref
001-NMR432-1120
Site
UHW
Town
Cardiff
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
26/11/2020 23:59

CARING FOR PEOPLE - KEEPING PEOPLE WELL

 

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

 

The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

 

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

 

We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.

 

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


 

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our lymphoma team. Lymphoma is the fifth most prevalent cancer in the UK and the most common of the blood cancers. The role of a clinical nurse specialist (CNS) in Lymphoma is both challenging, rewarding, diverse but also extremely rewarding.

The post holder will act as key worker for a significant cohort of people diagnosed and living with Lymphoma in Cardiff and the Vale. This will involve being the main point contact for a cohort of patients and their families and be responsible for ensuring their concerns and needs are assessed and addressed, signposting them to local and national services. The post holder would be expected to coordinate and run weekly nurse led clinic both face to face and in a virtual format. They would also be expected to lead on patient engagement and service improvement initiatives.

The successful candidate would work closely with the Lymphoma Consultants, Advanced Nurse Practitioner, trials nurses and other members of the multidisciplinary team. The role is spread over two main sites, University Hospital of Wales and University Hospital Llandough the post holder would be expected to work across both of these sites.

Above all we are looking for individuals who share our values;

  • We care about people we serve and the people we work with.
  • We trust and respect one another.
  • We take personal responsibility.
  • We act with integrity.

Post holders will be expected at all times to behave in accordance with our values demonstrating commitment to the delivery of high quality services to patients.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply. 

Closing Date: 26/11/2020 

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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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Charlotte Bloodworth
Job title
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Email address
charlotte.bloodworth@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
07989 168 401