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Macmillan Colorectal Specialist Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Macmillan Colorectal Specialist Nurse
NHS AfC: Band 6
Fixed term
15 hours per week
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Wythenshawe Hospital
£28,050 - £36,644 p.a (pro rata)
19/02/2019 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology, Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with experience and knowledge of colorectal cancer to join our  Macmillan colorectal Cancer Nursing team at Wythenshawe hospital. The post holder will provide clinical expertise and support to patients with colorectal cancer and their families from diagnosis, through investigations, treatments, living with cancer and palliation.

You must be able to communicate effectively at all levels, have an understanding of managing a caseload and effective teamwork, demonstrate a knowledge of colorectal cancer diagnosis and treatments, and understand the implementation of the recovery package.

In addition, the post holder will participate in audit and research and provide teaching, education and support to healthcare professionals. The post holder will also have involvement in representing the trust as required at local and national level in relation to the colorectal cancer agenda.


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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.

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Helen Ashby

Macmillan Colorectal Specialist Nurse

0161 291 6174



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