Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist in Thoracic Oncology

Categories: Care.

Harefield, Job Reference: 312-HH-CS-5449. Salary: Band 7 £31,383 – £41,373 + HCAs

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is the largest heart and lung centre in the UK and among the largest in Europe. We are a partnership of two specialist hospitals, which are known throughout the world for their expertise, standard of care and research success. We are seeking a clinical nurse specialist at HarefieldHospital with enthusiasm and skills to provide a supportive care service to patients who have been referred to the trust for treatment or investigation for cancer. Harefield Hospital provides surgical treatments for patients with lung cancer, as well as the management of secondary cancers and patients with more extensive disease. There is also a well-established RFA and Cyrotherapy service. The post holder will work within the multidisciplinary team to support patients and their families through their treatment, which includes diagnosis, potentially curative resection and palliative interventions. The cancer nursing team works closely with the palliative care team.

You will be an experienced nurse with a strong thoracic surgical and / or cancer care background. Excellent communication skills and an ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment are essential. In return we would be able to offer a supportive and cutting edge work setting with great opportunities for professional development. Informal discussions and visits are encouraged. Suitable candidates who do not fully meet the person specification should discuss the possibility of an initial training post at band 6.

For more information or an informal visit please contact Matthew Johnson, Macmillan Lead Cancer Nurse on 020 7352 8121 ext 4710, mobile 07531 978548 or via email,

To apply, please click on the following link:

Closing Date: Monday 30th January 2017

Proposed interview date: Tuesday 14th February 2017

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