Clinical Nurse Specialist for Head & Neck Oncology


up to £53,000 per annum DOE plus Benefits

The Post holder will be required to work autonomously as the Clinical Nurse Specialist for Head & Neck Oncology across multiple sites in Central London.

The role includes managing a caseload of patients diagnosed with and having treatment for these specialities. The role will include collaboration and liaison with Consultant medical staff, ward/departmental staff, and other CNSs, to provide seamless evidence based holistic pathway of care for all patients referred into the service.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work within multiple sites across central London clinical nurse specialists to provide expert clinical advice to the healthcare team taking into account all aspects of Clinical Governance.
  • Promote and develop the use of evidence based practice to improve the outcomes of patient care by enabling people to access, identify, appraise and interpret information to meet their needs
  • Provide specialist advice, guidance and support at an advanced level of knowledge to patients, carers and healthcare professionals.
  • Be an educational resource and participate in the continuing education of the multi-professional health care team in all aspects of their specific specialities.
  • Participate in and initiate clinical audit undertaken in relation to specific needs and the ongoing service development.

Skills & Experience

  • NMC registered Nurse
  • Extensive experience Head & Neck with Oncology, radiotherapy background or has preferably experience working as a Head & Neck Oncology Nurse Specialist
  • The role requires experience in both Medical Oncology and Clinical oncology.
  • Knowledge of surgical and radiological interventions for Head & Neck is also an advantage.
  • Post Registration Qualification relevant to the role.
  • Experience of working within the Clinical Nurse Specialist role or similar senior level
  • Master’s degree or working towards-Desirable
  • Knowledge of relevant national cancer policies and procedures
  • Good verbal and non-verbal communication skills

Our client has been recently awarded “Best Private Hospital Group” at the 2020 Health Investor Awards.

They continually invest in medical technology, and were the first centre in the UK to perform radiotherapy using the innovative Cyberknife technique, allowing surgeons to treat tumours that were previously deemed inoperable.

If you are interested in any of the above roles please contact Martine Cohen

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