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Breast Advance Nurse Practitioner posted by Kingston Hospital

Full Time
Kingston upon Thames

Job Description

Breast Advance Nurse Practitioner

Band 8a

Main area

Band 8a


37.5 hours per week

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Breast Department

Kingston Upon Thames

£49,349 to £55,562 pa inclusive of HCAS

02/07/2019 23:59

Kingston Hospital - First Acute Trust in London to be rated Outstanding by CQC for Overall Quality and Leadership
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital situated in a beautiful and remarkable part of the country - close to London yet surrounded by royal parks, historic buildings and the River Thames. We are located on a single site in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey and run a number of outpatient clinics in neighbouring areas including Raynes Park Health Centre and Teddington Memorial Hospital.
We employ 3,000 staff who proudly and efficiently support over 350,000 people locally through a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and we have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care, day surgery and maternity services.
The South West London Collaborative Bank
Kingston Hospital are a part of the local South West London Collaborative and offer competitive bank rates to work across the three NHS trusts: St Georges, Kingston Hospital and Epsom & St Helier. Our Smart App booking system makes life easier for flexible working!
Health and Wellbeing & Staff Benefits
The Trust understands that benefits go beyond just financial rewards and offers a wide range of benefits that recognise staff contribution, provide opportunities for career development and offer initiatives to promote a healthy work life balance
Our Health Heroes Awards 2018 - Staff Retention and Wellbeing Employer of the Year.
Trust Values
Caring - Design and deliver care around each individual patient's needs and wants. - Safe - Make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern as safety comes first - Responsible - All staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation - Value Each Other - Value each other's contribution.
For more information on working for us please visit our microsite at Apply Now >>

We are looking for two enthusiastic and motivated Advance Nurse Practitioners to join our growing Breast Service.
You will be an experienced practitioner, acting within your professional boundaries. You will have the skills to independently undertake history taking, physical assessment, diagnosis, treatment, evaluation of care and nurse prescribing. You will use your knowledge and skills to provide expert, efficient and safe patient care whilst under supervision of a Consultant. You will demonstrate clinical judgement and critical decision-making skills based upon evidence based practice, and work collaboratively with consultants. You will demonstrate expert knowledge and understanding of breast cancer, benign breast diseases and associated treatments.
The breast service offers a full complement of diagnostic facilities in the purpose built Sir William Rous Unit. Surgery is carried out on the Kingston Hospital site and includes breast reconstructive surgery. Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to be able to work in partnership with the Royal Marsden Hospital in the provision of complex breast cancer treatment. You will practice at an advanced level of professional autonomy and accountability within the multidisciplinary breast team adhering to breast unit guidelines, NICE guidelines and NMC Code of Conduct. You will be a registered general nurse with appropriate experience and/or qualifications.
This includes excellent interpersonal skills, an up to date knowledge base and the ability to work autonomously. The role will be demanding at times but extremely rewarding. Kingston Hospital's Breast services are part of the Cancer Unit based at Kingston Hospital, the Cancer Unit is an active member of Royal Marsden Partners (RMP) and the post-holder will be expected to participate in the RMP Breast Care Nursing Group.
PLEASE NOTE - Only those shortlisted for this post will be contacted by the Human Resources Department via e-mail. Please ensure therefore that you check your e-mail account regularly.
In order to streamline recruitment within our Trust we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.
Kingston Hospital NHS Trust has four key values and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are:
- Caring - Design and deliver care around each individual patient's needs and wants.
- Safe - Make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern as safety comes first
- Responsible - All staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation
- Value Each Other - Value each others contribution
Kingston Hospital NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding children and adults who are at risk of abuse. As such, if the appointee to this post will have access to children or vulnerable adults, he/she will be required to undertake an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check. However, all employees have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the course of their duties and for ensuring that they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role

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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+ Honey bees Nursery Information
+ Hospital map
+ Accommodation Information
+ Staff Benefits Booklet
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Further details / informal visits contact
Breezy Brown, General Manager on Apply Now >>.
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