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Offer: Macmillan Myeloma Nurse Specialist:University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust 279

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Macmillan Myeloma Nurse Specialist

Job Listing reference: 279-COC3398679

   . University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust 279
Job location:
   . St Richard's Hospital, Chichester
   . £40,057 - £45,839 Per annum pro rata
About our Trust
University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust is a newly formed organisation following a merger between Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (WSHFT) and Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust (BSUH) on 1st April 2021. WSHFT and BSUH have been working in partnership with a shared leadership abilities team for four years leading up to the recent merger. Our vision (Excellent care, every time - "Where better never stops") is at the heart of all that that we do - we pride ourselves in putting the compassionate care of patients first and foremost. WSHFT became the first non-specialist acute hospital trust to be awarded Outstanding in all of the CQC’s key inspection areas and BSUH became the fastest improving acute hospital trust in England and was rated Good overall and Outstanding for caring by the CQC. Moving forward together, the ambition is to continue improving and providing excellent care, every time, for patients.
The merger was a technical but important process for both WSHFT and BSUH which will ensure that the right leadership abilities, structures, and governance are in place. Our journey has started but we have much still to lgain as we work towards full merger, enabled by our Patient First ethos which shapes our values and gives structure to our improvement and performance management. Our shared sense of purpose, commitment to investing in and developing our workforce and focus on continuous improvement in the pursuit of excellent care, every time, for our patients underpins all that we do. The largest part of this journey is investing in staff and creating a vibrant and supportive organisation where prosperous careers flourish.

Macmillan Myeloma Nurse Specialist
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join our cancer services team as a Macmillan Myeloma Nurse Specialist supporting the Haematology MDT at our St. Richard's Hospital site in Chichester.
This post is being supported by a Macmillan grant for 24 months and is part-time for 30 hours per week - 0.8 WTE (with a preference for a 4 day/week shift pattern).
We are offering a fixed term contract with a view to develop a business case to support the post becoming substantive.
The Haematology CNS team provides psychological support, expert advice, nursing expertise and expertise to patients and their families/carers and act as a resource to advise, educate and support those involved in the care of patients with haematological conditions.

The post holder will be expected to manage their own caseload, including leading on the provision of Nurse Led Clinics. The post will include clinical and project work. This post will suit a motivational, organised, empathetic and passionate person who has excellent communication expertise. The post holder should enjoy working within a team and have the vision to work in an ever changing specialty.
The post holder will be providing patient support and coordinate care all over the Myeloma pathway, which includes diagnostics treatment, symptom control, clinic and inpatient reviews. The post holder will work closely with colleagues across the multi-disciplinary team.

The post holder will provide a high degree of professional autonomy and make critical judgements using expect expertise, expertise and practice in order to provide the highest standard of holistic care to blood cancer patients, abiding by local and national guidelines/policies.

Secondment Candidates: Employees should ideally secure their manager's agreement for a secondment arrangement prior to applying, as this will be a condition of any offer made.
Developmental post: for the right candidate we are willing to consider a developmental post where the individual does not currently have the expertise required at band 7 level. Contact Us by us to discuss further.
If you are interested in this opportunity or require more information Contact Us by Hom Ramkelawon (Haematology Matron) at University Hospitals Sussex (West) on 01903 205111 ext 85358 or alternatively by email:
For further details / informal visits contact:
NameHom RamkelawonJob titleHaematology MatronEmail addresshom.ramkelawon@nhs.netTelephone number01903 205111 Ext 85358

General information for candidates
As part of our commitment to a safe working environment, we undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check on all new employees where the function is eligible for a criminal record check . We make offers in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975.
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Job Type:
   . Fixed term
Working pattern:
   . • Part time

Pay Scheme:
   . Agenda for change
Pay Band:
   . 7
Staff Group:
   . Nursing & Midwifery Registered

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