Macmillan Nurse Consultant & Lead Clinician in Cancer

Recruiter
NHS Borders
Location
Melrose
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
OUR VALUES - AT THE HEART OF ALL THAT WE DO• Care and Compassion• Dignity and Respect• Openness, honesty and responsibility• Quality and Teamwork“An NHS Organisation that is Striving Continuously to Improve Patient Safety, Experience and Outcomes”An exciting opportunity has arisen to join NHS Borders Cancer Services as Macmillan Nurse Consultant and Lead Cancer Clinician. This post will provide strategic direction, leadership and management to specialist cancer services in NHS Borders and will work closely with colleagues across the region. The successful candidate will join the team at an exciting time and as we work towards the completion of an extension to the Borders Macmillan Centre which will provide additional capacity to meet current and future service demands. The post holder will be an active member of the lead cancer team directing and influencing the cancer services strategic agenda and will work closely with multidisciplinary teams to ensure that cancer care is integral to the development of health and social care services across the Borders.Recognised as an independent expert practitioner the post holder will work as part of the specialist cancer team to provide consistent and safe clinical decision making at all times, specifically carrying a clinical caseload within the newly established acute oncology service for a minimum of 15 hours per week. Informal enquiries are welcomed, please contact the current post holder Judith Smith on orto discuss furtherInterviews and assessment centre will be held on 19th January 2017