Acute Oncology Nurse Practitioner
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Acute Oncology Nurse Practitioner (AONP) to work Trustwide as part of the Acute Oncology Team here in EKHUFT and to support the progression of moving to a 7 day service. We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated nurse practitioner to deliver a Nurse Led Service with single point access for hospital teams and primary care. This role requires the practitioner to provide specialist oncology advice, assessment and review of patients with suspected or known cancer diagnosis. The Acute Oncology Nurse Practitioner will work as part of the Acute Oncology Service to enable the facilitation and co-ordination of inpatient care, supported by EKHUFT Clinicians and MTW Oncologist. You will have experience within a variety of settings and experience in caring for patients with cancer or haematology malignancies. You will need acute care, triage skillset, knowledge base and insight around cancer pathways, referrals and the complexities involved in caring for this group of patients. You will be working very closely with the Trust's multi-disciplinary clinical, nursing, AHP teams and MTW Oncology consultants. You will have a clear understanding of the role of the Acute Oncology Service and Practitioner role as a clinical expert, leader, researcher and educator. You will also be committed to the development of specialist nursing practice and demonstrate evidence of on-going professional and academic development. You will be expected to work within your own limitations and within the NMC Code of Professional Conduct at all times. Ideally you will have successfully completed a first degree, as well as post-basic education in cancer, palliative care, acute care and be willing to undertake further study to support and develop this service. For further details / informal visits contact: Tracey Spencer-Brown Macmillan Acute Oncology Matron WHH, K&C Jennifer Jewell Macmillan Acute Oncology Matron QEQM, K&C There are lots of great opportunities at East Kent Hospitals, where staff are caring and put patients first, innovation flourishes and you can develop your career. A medical school will be opening in east Kent in 2020 with 100 training places a year. The Trust fully supports the SAS Doctors Charter and is committed to their development through its CPD Framework. To find out more about east Kent visit our website. We'll close this job advert once we've received sufficient applications which may be before the closing date so please apply as soon as possible. We only accept online applications. If you have any difficulty with this please contact our Resourcing Team on who are happy to help. We have a relocation policy for eligible candidates, promote flexible working and we are an inclusive employer. Parking is available at Trust sites but we encourage alternative options and offer Cycle 2 Work scheme. The ability to converse easily and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for all customer facing roles. Most positions require a Disclosure and Barring check and will be exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Posts working regularly or unsupervised with children or vulnerable adults require an enhanced check. Applicants for eligible roles requiring Tier 2 sponsorship must meet UK Visas and Immigration eligibility criteria. We operate a no-smoking policy on all our sites and grounds. If you are applying via NHS Jobs your application will be sent to our recruitment system TRAC. All subsequent information will be generated from TRAC so you won't be able to see the progress of your application or receive messages through NHS Jobs. By applying for this post you are agreeing to us transferring your application and details to our system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records. Good luck with your application, we'll contact you via email so please check your junk/spam folders. Disclosure and Barring Service Check This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. UK Registration Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .